71 Fun runs in East of England

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Get the family together and get active with this exciting challenge - part of the Recipharm GEAR 10K in King's Lynn.
  • Sun 5 May
  • £6-£20
King's Lynn, Norfolk, UK

Recipharm Mini GEAR

Get the family together and get active with this exciting challenge - part of the Recipharm GEAR 10K in King's Lynn.

  • 1.9 km road running
A community focused event, ATW St Albans Half Marathon aims to raise money for local charities and organisations as well as put on a great day out for all the family, delivered by runners for runners.
  • Sun 9 Jun
  • £10
St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK

ATW St Albans 1.5 Mile Fun Run

A community focused event, ATW St Albans Half Marathon aims to raise money for local charities and organisations as well as put on a great day out for all the family, delivered by runners for runners.

  • 1.5 miles road running
Don’t let the grown-ups have all the fun. Join the Raring2Go Mini Miles, a fun run for all the family as part of Bedford's Running Festival with kids zone and fun fair too!
  • Sat 7 Sep
  • £12
Bedford, Bedfordshire, UK

ATW Bedford Running Festival | Raring2go Mini Mile

Don’t let the grown-ups have all the fun. Join the Raring2Go Mini Miles, a fun run for all the family as part of Bedford's Running Festival with kids zone and fun fair too!

  • 1 mile road running
This popular event has a strong history within the running community and has been taking place for over 40 years. Join a day of running, community spirit and exciting experiences!
  • Sun 2 Feb 2025
  • £10-£12
Watford, Hertfordshire, UK

ATW Watford Family Fun Run

This popular event has a strong history within the running community and has been taking place for over 40 years. Join a day of running, community spirit and exciting experiences!

  • 1.8 km road running
  • Sun 10 Mar
  • £5.50
Norwich, Norfolk, UK

Mike Groves 10K | Junior Race

Athletics Norfolk, County Championship 10k race.

  • 2 km road running
  • Sun 17 Mar
  • £13-£15
Dunstable, Bedfordshire, UK

Mayors Charity 5 Mile Race

Dunstable’s Mayor is proud to announce a brand-new Charity 5-mile road race hosted by her partners: Dunstable Road Runners to not only welcome runners to Dunstable,

  • 5 miles road running
  • Sun 24 Mar
  • FREE
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK

Keith Hall Memorial | Fun Run

In memory of Thorney Running Club's founder and former chairman Keith Hall, this race starts from Bedford Hall in Thorney and takes you along a road route through the village,

  • 3 km trail running
  • Fri 29 Mar
  • £15-£25
Sudbury, Suffolk, UK

Bob French Sudbury Fun Run

Sudbury’s Annual Charity 5-Mile Fun Run

  • 5 miles road running
  • Sun 31 Mar
  • £5
Fakenham, Norfolk, UK

Active Fakenham Easter Sunday | 1K Fun Run

Active Fakenham 5K and 1K runs are another part of our Easter Sunday Funday festivities.

  • 1 km road running
  • Sun 7 Apr
  • £6-£12
Haverhill, Suffolk, UK

Haverhill Running Festival | HaverSports Fun Run

Bigger and better than ever the Haverhill Running Festival is back for 2024!

  • 2.5 km road running
  • Sun 14 Apr
  • £6
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK

Cambridge Cambourne 10K and Fun Run | Fun Run

The Cambridge Cambourne 10k appeals to runners of all levels: from new runners to the more experienced.

  • 1 mile multi terrain running
  • Sun 14 Apr
  • FREE
Bedford, Bedfordshire, UK

Flitwick 10K | Juniors Fun Run

The Flitwick 10k road running race will be back for 2024.

  • 1 mile road running
  • Sat 20 Apr
  • £12.50-£22.50
St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK

Inflatable 5K - St Albans (Hertfordshire) | 2.5K

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

  • 2.5 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 20 Apr
  • £17.50-£27.50
St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK

Inflatable 5K - St Albans (Hertfordshire) | 5K

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

  • 5 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 20 Apr
  • £32.50-£42.50
St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK

Inflatable 5K - St Albans (Hertfordshire) | 15K

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

  • 15 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 21 Apr
  • £20
Norwich, Norfolk, UK

Little Lifts Trail Run | 10K

Join Little Lifts for the return of our Little Lifts Trail Run Event.

  • 10 km trail running
  • Wed 24 Apr
  • £6.10-£17.10
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, UK

Great Yarmouth Promenade 5 Mile Series - Race 1

Great Yarmouth Road Runners are pleased to host once again their Great Yarmouth Promenade Five Mile race series.

  • 5 miles road running
  • Sun 5 May
  • £2
Hitchin, Hertfordshire, UK

Hitchin 10 | The Children's Lister Neonatal Golden Mile

Welcome to The Hitchin 10km.

  • 1 mile road running
  • Sun 5 May
  • £5-£6
Peterborough, Lincolnshire, UK

Langtoft Road Run | 3K Fun Run

Run, support and celebrate Langtoft's biggest event in the calendar.

  • 3 km road running
  • Sun 5 May
  • £5-£7.50
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK

Fen Drayton 10K, Fun Run & Family Fun Day | 2.5K Fun Run

A multi-terrain route through the beautiful Fen Drayton Lakes Nature Reserve.

  • 2.5 km multi terrain running
  • Mon 6 May
  • £6-£8
Radlett, Hertfordshire, UK

Nagler Simmons Radlett Rotary Five Fields Fun Runs | 1.5K

The event comprises of 2 fun runs.

  • 1.5 km trail running
  • Mon 6 May
  • £12-£14
Radlett, Hertfordshire, UK

Nagler Simmons Radlett Rotary Five Fields Fun Runs | 5K

The event comprises of 2 fun runs.

  • 5 km trail running
  • Mon 6 May
  • £4
Thetford, Norfolk, UK

Breckland 10K Thetford AC Anniversary - Race 1 | Fun Run

Thetford AC celebrates their 50th anniversary, so for one year only we plan to run a duo of events with jigsaw medal to celebrate.

  • 1 km road running
  • Tue 7 May
  • FREE
Harwich, Essex, UK

Harwich Runners 5K Series - Race 1 | Junior 1 Mile

The first in a 5-race series of summer evening events.

  • 1 mile road running
  • Wed 8 May
  • £6.10-£17.10
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, UK

Great Yarmouth Promenade 5 Mile Series - Race 2

Great Yarmouth Road Runners are pleased to host once again their Great Yarmouth Promenade Five Mile race series.

  • 5 miles road running
  • Sat 11 May
  • £32
Brentwood, Essex, UK

Nuclear Races Rush Weekend | Rookies Kids Saturday

Nuclear Races challenge all levels of fitness ability and ages - testing courage, determination, teamwork and physical strength.

  • 3 m road running
  • Sat 11 May
  • £29.50
Brentwood, Essex, UK

Nuclear Races Rush Weekend | Rookies Saturday

Nuclear Races challenge all levels of fitness ability and ages - testing courage, determination, teamwork and physical strength.

  • 1.5 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £32
Brentwood, Essex, UK

Nuclear Races Rush Weekend | Rookies Sunday

Nuclear Races challenge all levels of fitness ability and ages - testing courage, determination, teamwork and physical strength.

  • 3 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £4
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK

Eye 10K Road Race and 3K Fun Run | 3K Fun Run

Eye 10k Road Race + 3k Fun Run

  • 3 km road running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £6-£15
Sawston, Cambridgeshire, UK

Sawston Fun Run and Walk | Long Route Run - 7.4K

Get Ready to Make 2024 the Best Year Ever!

  • 7.4 km road running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £6-£15
Sawston, Cambridgeshire, UK

Sawston Fun Run and Walk | Short Route Run - 3.8K

Get Ready to Make 2024 the Best Year Ever!

  • 3.8 km road running
  • Sun 12 May
  • FREE-£5
Whipsnade, Bedfordshire, UK

Black to the Trails | 1K

Let’s continue to make history…

  • 1 km trail running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £37.50
Brentwood, Essex, UK

Nuclear Races Rush Weekend | Family Wave

Nuclear Races challenge all levels of fitness ability and ages - testing courage, determination, teamwork and physical strength.

  • 5 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £7
Basildon, Essex, UK

TT10 Races | 2.5K Fun Run

The TT10 Races (formally Test Track 10) offer the participants and spectators a unique opportunity to see areas of the Ford site normally prohibited to the general public with participants...

  • 2.5 km road running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £16-£18
Basildon, Essex, UK

TT10 Races | 10K

The TT10 Races (formally Test Track 10) offer the participants and spectators a unique opportunity to see areas of the Ford site normally prohibited to the general public with participants...

  • 10 km road running
  • Sun 19 May
  • £5
Peterborough, Lincolnshire, UK

Deepings Run | Fun Run

Flat and fast one-loop course. Accurately measured

  • 3 km road running
  • Sun 19 May
  • £4-£6
St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK

Wheathampstead 10K & 2K Fun Run | 2K Fun Run

The ever popular Wheathampstead 10k race and 2K family fun run will be back again in 2024, starting and finishing on Marford Playing Fields.

  • 2 km trail running
  • Sun 19 May
  • £22-£24
Bishop's Stortford, Essex, UK

Stort 10 & 5 Mile | 5 Mile

Join the 39th edition of the Stort 10 race in 2024.

  • 5 miles trail running
  • Sun 19 May
  • £4
Thetford, Norfolk, UK

Breckland 10K Thetford AC Anniversary - Race 2 | Fun Run

Thetford AC celebrates their 50th anniversary, so for one year only we plan to run a duo of events with jigsaw medal to celebrate.

  • 1 km road running
  • Wed 22 May
  • £6.10-£17.10
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, UK

Great Yarmouth Promenade 5 Mile Series - Race 3

Great Yarmouth Road Runners are pleased to host once again their Great Yarmouth Promenade Five Mile race series.

  • 5 miles road running
  • Mon 27 May
  • FREE
Bishop's Stortford, Essex, UK

Hatfield Broad Oak 10K | Little ‘O’ Family Fun Run

The HBO 10k is one of the most popular road races in the South East, attracting brand new runners through to highly experienced club members.

  • 1 mile road running
  • Tue 28 May
  • FREE
Harwich, Essex, UK

Harwich Runners 5K Series - Race 2 | Junior 1 Mile

The second in a 5-race series of summer evening events.

  • 1 mile road running
  • Sun 2 Jun
  • £1
Hitchin, Hertfordshire, UK

Hitchin Half & Tough 10K | Kids Fun Run

Get ready for the Hitchin Half Marathon and Tough 10K in 2024.

  • 1 km road running
  • Fri 7 Jun
  • FREE
Bedford, Bedfordshire, UK

Marston Forest | Junior 1K Fun Run

The Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers Marston Forest 5k chip timed race takes place every summer, it is popular with both experienced athletes and those runners looking to do their first official 5k race!

  • 1 km road running
  • Sat 8 Jun
  • £3
Saffron Walden, Essex, UK

Quendon & Rickling RunFest | 1K Fun Run

The Quendon & Rickling RunFest is back in its original spot in the calendar for 2024 after the massive sellout success of 2023 with a choice of...

  • 1 km trail running
  • Sun 9 Jun
  • £10
St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK

St Albans Half Marathon | 1.5 Mile Fun Run

A community focused event, St Albans Half Marathon aims to raise money for local charities and organisations as well as put on a great day out for all the family.

  • 1.5 miles road running
  • Sun 9 Jun
  • £7
Colchester, Essex, UK

Boxted 10K | Junior 2K

Boxted Runners, a rural village running club affiliated with EA are very pleased to return in 2024 with another exciting 10K, 5K and 2K race!

  • 2 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 16 Jun
  • £8-£10
Sandringham, Norfolk, UK

Run Sandringham | Community Mile

Run Sandringham looks forward to welcoming thousands of runners of all abilities and ages to the Royal Estate to run a Half Marathon or Community Mile in 2024...

  • 1 mile trail running
  • Tue 18 Jun
  • FREE
Harwich, Essex, UK

Harwich Runners 5K Series - Race 3 | Junior 1 Mile

The third in a 5-race series of summer evening events.

  • 1 mile road running
  • Sun 30 Jun
  • £3
Bedford, Bedfordshire, UK

Silsoe Stride | Children's Race 100M

The 11th Silsoe Stride will be run in 2024.

  • 100 m trail running
  • Sun 30 Jun
  • £3
Bedford, Bedfordshire, UK

Silsoe Stride | Children's Race 500M

The 11th Silsoe Stride will be run in 2024.

  • 500 m trail running
  • Sun 30 Jun
  • £3
Bedford, Bedfordshire, UK

Silsoe Stride | Children's Race 1000M

The 11th Silsoe Stride will be run in 2024.

  • 1000 m trail running
  • Sat 6 Jul
  • £12
Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, UK

Outlaw Half Holkham Weekend | Future Outlaw Half Holkham Mini

The Outlaw Half Holkham weekend hosts a range of events against the stunning backdrop of Holkham Hall in beautiful North Norfolk.

  • 1.2 miles road running
  • Sat 6 Jul
  • £12
Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, UK

Outlaw Half Holkham Weekend | Future Outlaw Half Holkham Junior

The Outlaw Half Holkham weekend hosts a range of events against the stunning backdrop of Holkham Hall in beautiful North Norfolk.

  • 2.4 miles road running
  • Tue 9 Jul
  • FREE
Harwich, Essex, UK

Harwich Runners 5K Series - Race 4 | Junior 1 Mile

The fourth in a 5-race series of summer evening events.

  • 1 mile road running
  • Fri 26 Jul
  • FREE
Ipswich, Suffolk, UK

Ipswich Twilight Road Races | Daily Mile (for invited schools only)

The Ensors Ipswich Twilight 10k is one the region’s biggest and best-supported 10k races, attracting runners of all ages and abilities.

  • 1 mile road running
  • Fri 26 Jul
  • £3
Ipswich, Suffolk, UK

Ipswich Twilight Road Races | Family Fun Run 2K

The Ensors Ipswich Twilight 10k is one the region’s biggest and best-supported 10k races, attracting runners of all ages and abilities.

  • 2 km road running
  • Tue 30 Jul
  • FREE
Harwich, Essex, UK

Harwich Runners 5K Series - Race 5 | Junior 1 Mile

The fifth and final in a 5-race series of summer evening events.

  • 1 mile road running
  • Sat 10 Aug
  • FREE
Sandringham, Norfolk, UK

Run Sandringham 24 | 1 Mile Children’s Fun Run

Take on a 5 Mile course and run as far as you can around Sandringham Estate in 24 hours - as a Solo, Pair or Team & Free Kids Race

  • 1 mile multi terrain running
  • Sat 17 Aug
  • £12.50-£22.50
Billericay, Essex, UK

Inflatable 5K - Basildon (Essex) | 2.5K

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

  • 2.5 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 17 Aug
  • £17.50-£27.50
Billericay, Essex, UK

Inflatable 5K - Basildon (Essex) | 5K

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

  • 5 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 17 Aug
  • £32.50-£42.50
Billericay, Essex, UK

Inflatable 5K - Basildon (Essex) | 15K

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

  • 15 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 25 Aug
  • £25
March, Cambridgeshire, UK

Insane Terrain Running | Insane Terrain Running - WAVE 1

An off-road obstacle course built for all ages and abilities with the main objective of having fun!

  • 5 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 25 Aug
  • £25
March, Cambridgeshire, UK

Insane Terrain Running | Insane Terrain Running - WAVE 2

An off-road obstacle course built for all ages and abilities with the main objective of having fun!

  • 5 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 25 Aug
  • £25
March, Cambridgeshire, UK

Insane Terrain Running | Insane Terrain Running - WAVE 3

An off-road obstacle course built for all ages and abilities with the main objective of having fun!

  • 5 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 25 Aug
  • £25
March, Cambridgeshire, UK

Insane Terrain Running | Insane Terrain Running - WAVE 4

An off-road obstacle course built for all ages and abilities with the main objective of having fun!

  • 5 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 25 Aug
  • £25
March, Cambridgeshire, UK

Insane Terrain Running | Insane Terrain Running - WAVE 5

An off-road obstacle course built for all ages and abilities with the main objective of having fun!

  • 5 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 28 Sep
  • £40
Brentwood, Essex, UK

Nuclear Fit

Nuclear Fit is a high-energy and exciting outdoor functional fitness race with a 1km trail run alternating with one unique functional fitness station repeated six times to test strength and endurance.

  • 6 km trail running
  • Sat 12 Oct
  • £12.50-£22.50
Norwich, Norfolk, UK

Inflatable 5K - Norwich (Norfolk) | 2.5K

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

  • 2.5 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 12 Oct
  • £17.50-£27.50
Norwich, Norfolk, UK

Inflatable 5K - Norwich (Norfolk) | 5K

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

  • 5 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 12 Oct
  • £32.50-£42.50
Norwich, Norfolk, UK

Inflatable 5K - Norwich (Norfolk) | 15K

Get ready to bounce your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course!

  • 15 km multi terrain running

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