Set a PB or simply get round - here's some inspiration for your next half.
Set a PB or simply get round - here's some inspiration for your next half.

Unmissable 2020 half marathons

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

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The Grand Brighton Half Marathon

The Grand Brighton Half Marathon - 23 February 2020

A flat & fast, beautiful seafront course, amazing crowd support and one of the first half marathons on the running calendar.

The Big Half

The Big Half - 1 March 2020

The London Marathon has a landmark-packed little sister, The Big Half, which has been enjoyed (and won) by British legend Sir Mo Farah.

Bath Half Marathon

Bath Half Marathon - 15 March 2020

Voted 'The Fastest Spring Half Marathon Course in the UK' by Athletics Weekly and steeped in heritage & beauty.

Hampton Court Palace Half Marathon

Hampton Court Palace Half Marathon - 15 March 2020

Its electric atmosphere, buzzing runners village and a remarkable route that takes you through the historic home of Henry VIII is invitingly flat and starts in front of the iconic Tudor Palace.

London Landmarks Half Marathon

London Landmarks Half - 29 March 2020

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?!

Sheffield Half Marathon

Sheffield Half Marathon- 29 March 2020

1,000's of runners of all abilities take to the streets of Steel City and surrounding countryside to raise £10,000's for good causes.

Hull Half Marathon

Hull Half Marathon - 19 April 2020

It’s big, it’s brilliant and it’s back. Following a successful first two years, the Hull Half Marathon returns for 2020.

Leeds Half Marathon

Leeds Half Marathon - 10 May 2020

One of the highlights of Leeds' sporting calendar, starting on The Headrow and finishing at the Millennium Square.

Virgin Sport Hackney Half

Virgin Sport Hackney Half Marathon - 17 May 2020

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!

Great Manchester Run Half Marathon

Great Manchester Run Half Marathon - 24 May 2020

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!

Edinburgh Half Marathon

Edinburgh Half Marathon - 24 May 2020

Once a year, thousands upon thousands of runners descend upon Edinburgh for a weekend of fun, festivities and sweat, all in the name of charity.

Great North Run

Great North Run - 13 September 2020

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 - 27 September 2020

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.

Cardiff Half Marathon

Cardiff Half Marathon - 4 October 2020

Experience the biggest half marathon in Wales and party hard in Cardiff with an excellent route, live bands and post-race runners' village.

Bournemouth Marathon Festival - Half Marathon

Bournemouth Half Marathon - 4 October 2020

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 - 11 October 2020

'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 - 11 October 2020

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 - 11 October 2020

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 - 11 October 2020

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.

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