83 Runs in Dorset

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Run, walk or crawl a trail marathon along the stunning Jurassic Coast or complete the full challenge of 3 marathons in 3 days!
  • Fri 22 - Sun 24 Mar
  • £70-£200
Portland, Dorset, UK

Jurassic Coast Challenge

Run, walk or crawl a trail marathon along the stunning Jurassic Coast or complete the full challenge of 3 marathons in 3 days!

  • Multi-terrain run 3
  • Ultra run 2
Walk, jog or run along the fabulous UNESCO World Heritage coastline of the Jurassic Coast, starting at the picturesque Corfe Castle, with a range of distances to suit all abilities.
  • Sat 18 - Sun 19 May
  • £129
Wareham, Dorset, UK

Jurassic Coast Challenge

Walk, jog or run along the fabulous UNESCO World Heritage coastline of the Jurassic Coast, starting at the picturesque Corfe Castle, with a range of distances to suit all abilities.

  • 100K ultra run 2
  • 50K ultra run 2
  • Trail run 2
  • Marathon
Run Bournemouth provides the perfect opportunity to escape from it all and run along the beautiful and scenic South Coast during a weekend festival of running.
  • Sat 12 - Sun 13 Oct
  • £13.50-£48.50
Bournemouth, Dorset, UK

Run Bournemouth

Run Bournemouth provides the perfect opportunity to escape from it all and run along the beautiful and scenic South Coast during a weekend festival of running.

  • Half marathon
  • 10K run
  • 5K run
  • Fun run 3
  • Sat 9 Mar
  • £35-£40
Swanage, Dorset, UK

Jurassic Express Trail Run

Welcoming back for the 2nd year, The Jurassic Express Half Marathon starting from Swanage!

  • Trail run
  • Half marathon
  • Sat 23 Mar
  • £26-£34
Beaminster, Dorset, UK

Mapperton Muddle

A country event with a 10km & Half Marathon

  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Sat 23 Mar
  • £30-£40
Christchurch, Hampshire, UK

New Forest Trail Run - Hinton Admiral

The New Forest ½ Marathon - Hinton Admiral Estate is an amazing early season trail running event set in the exclusive Hinton Admiral Estate in the New Forest National Park...

  • 10K run
  • Trail run
  • Half marathon
  • Sun 24 Mar
  • £5-£29
Bournemouth, Dorset, UK

Bournemouth Bay Run

Bournemouth Bay Run will take place in 2024. Whatever your running ability – fun or competitive, there’s a race for you.

  • Half marathon
  • Fun run
  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Sat 6 Apr
  • £60-£200
Portland, Dorset, UK

The Oner - Rab’s Ultra

The ORIGINAL coast path ultra run…

  • Ultra run 3
  • Sun 28 Apr
  • £5-£50
Wimborne, Dorset, UK

Garmin UK Trail Running Festival

The Garmin New Forest Marathon is an established event described as "The holy grail of running"

  • Fun run 2
  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Marathon
  • Sun 5 May
  • £14-£28
Sturminster Newton, Dorset, UK

North Dorset Village Marathon and Relay

Individual marathon race and relay event

  • Marathon 2
  • Sun 5 May
  • £23-£30
Wimborne, Dorset, UK

The Bluebell Bash

Be sure to add this trail run through scenic bluebell forests to your spring running calendar.

  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Wed 8 May
  • £12-£30
Poole, Dorset, UK

Upton Summer Series - Race 1

Six races spread over the summer on a Wednesday evening – All abilities welcome.

  • Fun run
  • Multi-terrain run
  • Wed 29 May
  • £12-£30
Poole, Dorset, UK

Upton Summer Series - Race 2

Six races spread over the summer on a Wednesday evening – All abilities welcome.

  • Fun run
  • Multi-terrain run
  • Sun 9 Jun
  • £40-£58
Swanage, Dorset, UK

BigSea – Isle Of Purbeck, Dorset

For those of you who like your trail running Feats to be BIG, BigFeat Events give to you the Classic Element Race Series.

  • Trail run
  • 50K ultra run
  • Sat 15 Jun
  • FREE-£45
Swanage, Dorset, UK

The Maverick Adidas Terrex Original Dorset

The Maverick Adidas Terrex Dorset Original event is set in the home of Maverick Race.

  • Trail run 3
  • Wed 19 Jun
  • £12-£30
Poole, Dorset, UK

Upton Summer Series - Race 3

Six races spread over the summer on a Wednesday evening – All abilities welcome.

  • Fun run
  • Multi-terrain run
  • Wed 10 Jul
  • £12-£30
Poole, Dorset, UK

Upton Summer Series - Race 4

Six races spread over the summer on a Wednesday evening – All abilities welcome.

  • Fun run
  • Multi-terrain run
  • Wed 24 Jul
  • £12-£30
Poole, Dorset, UK

Upton Summer Series - Race 5

Six races spread over the summer on a Wednesday evening – All abilities welcome.

  • Fun run
  • Multi-terrain run
  • Wed 7 Aug
  • £12-£30
Poole, Dorset, UK

Upton Summer Series - Race 6

Six races spread over the summer on a Wednesday evening – All abilities welcome.

  • Fun run
  • Multi-terrain run
  • Sat 19 Oct
  • FREE-£150
Wareham, Dorset, UK

The Maverick Jurassic 100K Ultra

Set in the home of Maverick Race, we are excited to offer you our first 100km race!

  • Trail run 3
  • Ultra run
  • Sat 16 Nov
  • FREE-£40
Wareham, Dorset, UK

The Maverick Exposure Lights Dark Castle

Back for its second year, Dark Castle has become one of the most unique Maverick events in our calendar!

  • 5K run
  • Trail run 2
  • Sun 1 Dec
  • £28-£54
Christchurch, Hampshire, UK

New Forest Xmas Trails

Start your festive season with Bigfeat Events at our brand new Christmas trail running festival, set in the beautiful winter wonderland location of the New Forest National Park.

  • Trail run 2
  • Marathon
  • 50K ultra run
  • Sun 3 Mar
  • £16
Weymouth, Dorset, UK

Weymouth Bay 10K Charity Fun Run

Out & Back - Starting at Bowleaze Green 122 metres plus 2 laps and then on towards Pleasure Pier & Return Overcombe

  • 10 km road running
  • Sun 17 Mar
  • £36-£38
Weymouth, Dorset, UK

Weymouth Half Marathon

The 9th Weymouth Half Marathon will take place in 2024.

  • 13.1 miles road running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £23-£31
Dorchester, Dorset, UK

Hardy Half Marathon

A Family Orientated Running Event in Dorset's County Town of Dorchester

  • 13.2 miles trail running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £10
Wimborne, Dorset, UK

Ox Calf

Following its fantastic first running last year, the Ox Calf is making a welcome return – a 4km kids’ race to complement the Ox Races over the weekend.

  • 4 km trail running
  • Sat 25 May
  • £15-£19
Weymouth, Dorset, UK

Egdon Easy 10K

The Egdon Easy is a flat 10km race which is mostly on the paths and cycle ways around Weymouth's Lodmoor Nature Reserve and Country Park,...

  • 10 km road running
  • Sun 9 Jun
  • £24-£28
Dorchester, Dorset, UK

The Puddletown Plod Half Marathon Road Race

The St. Mary’s School Association (supported by Egdon Heath Harriers) presents The Puddletown Plod Half Marathon Road Race

  • 13.1 miles road running
  • Sat 15 Jun
  • £44-£46
Dorchester, Dorset, UK

Giants Head Marathon

The marathon route is a very challenging, hilly but beautiful course running through the Sydling and Cerne valleys running around and under the famous Cerne Giant.

  • 26.2 miles trail running
  • Sat 15 Jun
  • £32-£34
Dorchester, Dorset, UK

Sydling Hill Race

The Sydling Hill route is a very challenging, hilly 11km course running through the Sydling and Cerne valleys.

  • 11 km fell running
  • Sun 16 Jun
  • £34-£36
Dorchester, Dorset, UK

Giant’s Half

Giants Head Half is the most recent addition to the weekend’s events, but has proved popular.

  • 13.1 miles trail running
  • Sat 22 Jun
  • £200
Poole, Dorset, UK

Jurassic Extinction Ultra Trail – 120 Miles

The Jurassic Coast 100.

  • 120 miles trail running
  • Sat 22 Jun
  • £178
Poole, Dorset, UK

Jurassic Coast 100 Mile Ultra

The Jurassic Coast 100.

  • 105 miles trail running
  • Sat 22 Jun
  • £45
Swanage, Dorset, UK

Jurassic Coast Ultra Run

Starting and finishing by the beach of Studland Bay, this challenging and hilly 30 mile ultra run will take you on a wonderful tour of the Jurassic Coast and Isle of Purbeck.

  • 30 miles trail running
  • Sat 22 Jun
  • £105
Weymouth, Dorset, UK

Jurassic Coast 100K Ultra

The Jurassic Coast 100.

  • 100 km trail running
  • Sun 23 Jun
  • £72
Lyme Regis, Dorset, UK

Jurassic Coast 50K Ultra

The Jurassic Coast 100.

  • 50 km trail running
  • Sun 23 Jun
  • £15-£17
Wareham, Dorset, UK

Coombe Keynes 10K

A 10K trail race on south Dorset's Lulworth Estate

  • 10 km trail running
  • Sat 29 Jun
  • £65
Lyme Regis, Dorset, UK

Ham & Lyme 100K

The Ham & Lyme races take in the stunning Liberty Trail, which runs from Ham Hill Country Park in Somerset to Lyme Regis in Dorset,

  • 100 km trail running + 6634 ft ascent
  • Sat 12 Oct
  • £61-£63
Ringwood, Dorset, UK

Run to the Sea Bournemouth

From Moors Valley Country Park to Hengistbury Head, Bournemouth, following the Castleman Trailway for part of the way and along the stunning seafront into Bournemouth.

  • 50 km multi terrain running
  • Fri 6 - Mon 9 Dec
  • £425
Portland, Dorset, UK

The Two'R

164 miles and 24,000+ feet of elevation over the Jurassic Coast Path

  • 164 miles multi terrain running + 24000 ft ascent

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