Smash your PB or simply get round - here are the most popular halves to get you fired up
Smash your PB or simply get round - here are the most popular halves to get you fired up

Top half marathons across the UK

Half marathon: a classic distance every level of runner can aspire to achieve. We bring you some of the best half marathons in the best places to help spark that all-important inspiration for your next event.

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Great Manchester Run Half Marathon

Great Manchester Run Half Marathon - May

Buzzing atmosphere, incredible supporters and booming anthems rock the city's streets. Experience a running event like no other this May - it's not too late!
Virgin Sport Hackney Half

Virgin Sport Hackney Half - May

There's still time to join this year's Festval of Fitness! Inspired by East London's creative spirit, this is a true celebration with boot camps, sports stations, fun zones and - oh - the half marathon of course!
Run Fest Run

RunFestRun - May/Jun

Join Chris Evans, Vassos and friends for a weekend of live music, inspiring talks, family activities and plenty of running including the longest distance of the weekend - the half marathon!
Great North Run

Great North Run - Sept

The world's biggest half marathon with 60,000 runners energised by unrivalled spectator support and the best atmosphere imaginable.
Great Bristol Half Marathon

Great Bristol Half Marathon - Sept

Bristol doesn’t just buzz, it thumps! From the historic Harbourside, the scenic sea-level route takes runners along the Portway, through the stunning Avon Gorge and twice under Brunel’s famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
English Half Marathon

English Half Marathon - Sept

A full weekend of activities in the North West for runners of all abilities and hugely popular year on year. Enjoy the full EHM experience this year.
Bournemouth Marathon Festival - Half Marathon

Bournemouth Marathon Festival - Half Marathon - Oct

With stunning sea views and crisp fresh air, this event is a real treat for runners of all abilities. The main focus of the race is the beautiful coastline and you'll have opportunity to go out to sea twice along two piers!
Royal Parks Half Marathon

Royal Parks Half Marathon - Oct

'Britain's most beautiful city run' takes you on a traffic-free foot-tour of the capital's world-famous landmarks and includes four of London's eight Royal Parks followed by the indulgent food and fitness festival.
Oxford Half Marathon

Oxford Half Marathon - Oct

Explore the historic university town of Oxford on a fast, flat, traffic-free tour of world-famous buildings, colleges, parks and waterways with an added festival-style twist.
Manchester Half Marathon

Manchester Half Marathon - Oct

Possibly the fastest half marathon in the UK - if not the world! Prepare yourself for a PB in this speedy, friendly and supportive half on closed roads.
Great Birmingham Run

Great Birmingham Run - Oct

Birmingham comes alive with thousands of runners pounding the traffic-free streets in the UK's second biggest half marathon, motivated by on-course bands, entertainment and cheering crowds.
Barcelona Half Marathon

Barcelona Half Marathon - Feb

See Barcelona's best sights from the Cathedral and Placa Catalunya to the finishing stretch on the gorgeous sea front where you can relax on one of Barcelona's world-class beaches to rest your tired legs in the sunshine.
London Landmarks Half Marathon

London Landmarks Half Marathon - March

A blast of a run on closed roads via most of the iconic landmarks the capital has to offer! Who needs the full marathon anyway?!

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