Half marathons

Half marathons

The classic distance for runners taking the first step up from a 10K or training for a marathon.

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611 Half marathons in the UK

Running 13.1 miles or 21.1km is a classic milestone for most runners and is a distance that boasts some of the biggest events in the UK. Select your location for half marathons in your area or scroll down to see events coming up.

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Stunningly scenic riverside route along the Thames towpath. Flat, fast and very runnable with great runner support. The marathon on the same day was previously rated one of the top 10 UK marathons.
  • Sun 3 Mar
  • £43-£45
Richmond, UK

Thames Meander | Half Marathon

Stunningly scenic riverside route along the Thames towpath. Flat, fast and very runnable with great runner support. The marathon on the same day was previously rated one of the top 10 UK marathons.

  • 13.1 miles trail running
The 'UK's most beautiful Half Marathon'! Fast run flanked by breathtaking views of Snowdonia National Park and the Menai Straits. It's no wonder this race has become a firm favourite.
  • Sun 3 Mar
  • £45.99-£47.99
  • Entries close today
Anglesey, Isle of Anglesey, UK

Jones o Gymru Anglesey Half Marathon

The 'UK's most beautiful Half Marathon'! Fast run flanked by breathtaking views of Snowdonia National Park and the Menai Straits. It's no wonder this race has become a firm favourite.

  • Entries close today
  • 13.1 miles road running
Pack your trainers alongside your bucket and spade for an event that seamlessly combines the thrill of running with the picturesque charm of Great Yarmouth over a fast-paced course.
  • Sun 3 Mar
  • £32-£34
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, UK

ATW Great Yarmouth Seafront Half Marathon

Pack your trainers alongside your bucket and spade for an event that seamlessly combines the thrill of running with the picturesque charm of Great Yarmouth over a fast-paced course.

  • 13.1 miles road running
We put you on a bus... We blindfold you... We take you to an unknown location... You have no tech, no map, no watch, no idea where you are... Will you make it back to HQ or be lost for ever?
  • Sun 3 Mar
  • £42.40
  • Entries close tomorrow
Bromley, Kent, UK

The Drop | London | 15 Miles

We put you on a bus... We blindfold you... We take you to an unknown location... You have no tech, no map, no watch, no idea where you are... Will you make it back to HQ or be lost for ever?

  • Entries close tomorrow
  • 15 miles multi terrain running
A great challenge whether it's your first half marathon or you're trying for a PB. There's a great atmosphere, uplifting crowd support, on-course entertainment, a fun-spirited day and is a UKA race.
  • Sun 3 Mar
  • £35.70-£37.70
Eastbourne, East Sussex, UK

Eastbourne Half Marathon

A great challenge whether it's your first half marathon or you're trying for a PB. There's a great atmosphere, uplifting crowd support, on-course entertainment, a fun-spirited day and is a UKA race.

  • 13.1 miles road running
Join this fantastic running experience on a completely flat course – perfect for achieving your personal best over a certified, accurate route, with free race photo, custom medal and friendly support!
  • Sun 10 Mar
  • £34-£36
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, UK

ATW Nottingham Holme Run | Half Marathon

Join this fantastic running experience on a completely flat course – perfect for achieving your personal best over a certified, accurate route, with free race photo, custom medal and friendly support!

  • 13.1 miles road running + 33 ft ascent
Fast, flat, PB-grabbing event on traffic-free trails and the canal towpath with a bespoke medal and treats at the finish line. All levels of runner welcome.
  • Sat 16 Mar
  • £28-£30
  • Entries closed
Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK

Spring Canal Canter Day 1 | Half Marathon

Fast, flat, PB-grabbing event on traffic-free trails and the canal towpath with a bespoke medal and treats at the finish line. All levels of runner welcome.

  • Entries closed
  • 13.1 miles trail running
The 16-mile race is two laps of the traditional course from the ancient marketplace, as part of the wider raceday, with great PB potential and bespoke medal too!
  • Sun 17 Mar
  • £34.50-£36.50
Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK

Kingston Breakfest Run | 16 Mile

The 16-mile race is two laps of the traditional course from the ancient marketplace, as part of the wider raceday, with great PB potential and bespoke medal too!

  • 16 miles road running
The 20-mile race is two 8-mile laps from the ancient marketplace plus a 4-mile stretch along the river towpath, as part of the wider raceday, with a bespoke medal for every finisher!
  • Sun 17 Mar
  • £37.50-£39.50
Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK

Kingston Breakfest Run | 20 Mile

The 20-mile race is two 8-mile laps from the ancient marketplace plus a 4-mile stretch along the river towpath, as part of the wider raceday, with a bespoke medal for every finisher!

  • 20 miles road running
Fast and flat through historic streets on a two-lap course that avoids the city's hills. Voted 3rd best UK running event by the Daily Telegraph.
  • Sun 17 Mar
  • £5-£25
  • Entries closed
Bath, Somerset, UK

Bath Half Marathon

Fast and flat through historic streets on a two-lap course that avoids the city's hills. Voted 3rd best UK running event by the Daily Telegraph.

  • Entries closed
  • 13.1 miles road running
Fast, flat, PB-grabbing event on good trail and canal towpath with a bespoke medal and treats at the finish line.
  • Sun 17 Mar
  • £28-£30
Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK

Spring Canal Canter Day 2 | Half Marathon

Fast, flat, PB-grabbing event on good trail and canal towpath with a bespoke medal and treats at the finish line.

  • 13.1 miles multi terrain running
A new & unique concept where you turn up ready to conquer a Half Marathon but if you're feeling great tackle a Marathon, or go easy and run a cool 10km depending on how you feel on the day!
  • Sat 23 Mar
  • £52
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, UK

Running Tribe Races | Half Marathon

A new & unique concept where you turn up ready to conquer a Half Marathon but if you're feeling great tackle a Marathon, or go easy and run a cool 10km depending on how you feel on the day!

  • 13.1 miles multi terrain running
Run a half marathon on the island of Jersey from St Ouen in the west to the capital, St Helier, in the south along a fantastically flat and scenic course with a 5K downhill into the finish!
  • Sun 24 Mar
  • £39.50
Jersey, Jersey

Hospice 2 Hospice Half Marathon

Run a half marathon on the island of Jersey from St Ouen in the west to the capital, St Helier, in the south along a fantastically flat and scenic course with a 5K downhill into the finish!

  • 13.1 miles road running
A new half marathon to get people running and moving around the spectacular Salcey Forest for all abilities, speeds and experiences as part of the TrailFest events.
  • Sun 24 Mar
  • £30-£37
Northampton, Northamptonshire, UK

TrailFest | Salcey Forest | Half Marathon

A new half marathon to get people running and moving around the spectacular Salcey Forest for all abilities, speeds and experiences as part of the TrailFest events.

  • 13.1 miles trail running
Smash your personal best on a traffic-free, flat and fast course from the White Water Centre and into surrounding beautiful regional parkland with a custom-designed medal for finishers.
  • Sun 24 Mar
  • £34-£36
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, UK

ATW Run Fest at Lee Valley | Half Marathon

Smash your personal best on a traffic-free, flat and fast course from the White Water Centre and into surrounding beautiful regional parkland with a custom-designed medal for finishers.

  • 13.1 miles road running + 79 ft ascent
Two laps of a circular run around Swinsty and Fewston Reservoir, within the Yorkshire Dales.
  • Mon 25 Mar
  • £28-£30
Timble, North Yorkshire, UK

Fewston and Swinsty Reservoir Run Day 1 | Half Marathon

Two laps of a circular run around Swinsty and Fewston Reservoir, within the Yorkshire Dales.

  • 13.1 miles multi terrain running
Two laps of a circular 6.7 mile loop around Scarhouse Reservoir in the Yorkshire Dales with bespoke medal and finish line goodies.
  • Tue 26 Mar
  • £27-£29
Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire, UK

Scarhouse Reservoir Run Day 2 | Half Marathon

Two laps of a circular 6.7 mile loop around Scarhouse Reservoir in the Yorkshire Dales with bespoke medal and finish line goodies.

  • 13.1 miles multi terrain running
Two laps of a circular loop around Thruscoss Reservoir in the Yorkshire Dales followed by bespoke medal and finish line goodies.
  • Wed 27 Mar
  • £28-£30
Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK

Thruscross Reservoir Run Day 3 | Half Marathon

Two laps of a circular loop around Thruscoss Reservoir in the Yorkshire Dales followed by bespoke medal and finish line goodies.

  • 13.1 miles multi terrain running
Multiple circular loops around the lovely Grimwith Reservoir in the Yorkshire Dales with a bespoke medal and goodies at the finish line.
  • Thu 28 Mar
  • £28-£30
Skipton, North Yorkshire, UK

Grimwith Reservoir Run Day 4 | Half Marathon

Multiple circular loops around the lovely Grimwith Reservoir in the Yorkshire Dales with a bespoke medal and goodies at the finish line.

  • 13.1 miles trail running
Two laps of a circular run around Swinsty and Fewston Reservoir, within the Yorkshire Dales.
  • Fri 29 Mar
  • £28-£30
Timble, North Yorkshire, UK

Fewston and Swinsty Reservoir Run Day 5 | Half Marathon

Two laps of a circular run around Swinsty and Fewston Reservoir, within the Yorkshire Dales.

  • 13.1 miles multi terrain running
The Kew Half Marathon starts inside Kew Gardens and every runner will receive a fantastic medal, a technical running t-shirt (male & female cut) and free entry into the gardens!
  • Sun 31 Mar
  • £48-£50
  • 2 charities
Richmond, UK

gofundme Kew Gardens Half Marathon

The Kew Half Marathon starts inside Kew Gardens and every runner will receive a fantastic medal, a technical running t-shirt (male & female cut) and free entry into the gardens!

  • 13.1 miles road running
We put you on a bus... We blindfold you... We take you to an unknown location... You have no tech, no map, no watch, no idea where you are... Will you make it back to HQ or be lost for ever?
  • Sat 6 Apr
  • £42.40
Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

The Drop | Edinburgh | 15 Miles

We put you on a bus... We blindfold you... We take you to an unknown location... You have no tech, no map, no watch, no idea where you are... Will you make it back to HQ or be lost for ever?

  • 15 miles multi terrain running
A fabulous event starting in Myrtle Park in Bingley and taking in the magnificent hills and countryside surrounding Bingley.
  • Sat 6 Apr
  • £28-£30
Bingley, West Yorkshire, UK

John's April Fool Frollick | Half Marathon

A fabulous event starting in Myrtle Park in Bingley and taking in the magnificent hills and countryside surrounding Bingley.

  • 13.1 miles trail running
A single lap of the marathon course which offers a spectacular route including green parks, shoreline and riverside views, starting and finishing at the iconic Southampton Guildhall.
  • Sun 7 Apr
  • £38-£40
  • 1 charity
Southampton, Hampshire, UK

ABP Southampton Half Marathon

A single lap of the marathon course which offers a spectacular route including green parks, shoreline and riverside views, starting and finishing at the iconic Southampton Guildhall.

  • 13.1 miles road running
A spirited Central London run with live music, upbeat DJs, street-dancers and inspiring themes on a landmark-packed route with closed roads. Charity places available for 2024.
  • Sun 7 Apr
  • FREE-£50
  • Entries closed
London, UK

London Landmarks Half Marathon

A spirited Central London run with live music, upbeat DJs, street-dancers and inspiring themes on a landmark-packed route with closed roads. Charity places available for 2024.

  • Entries closed
  • 13.1 miles road running
A major event in the UK's running calendar, the Sheffield Half Marathon is South Yorkshire’s biggest event of its kind and boasts a stunningly scenic route with majestic views of the Peak District.
  • Sun 7 Apr
  • £42-£44
  • 3 charities
Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK

Sheffield Half Marathon

A major event in the UK's running calendar, the Sheffield Half Marathon is South Yorkshire’s biggest event of its kind and boasts a stunningly scenic route with majestic views of the Peak District.

  • 13.1 miles road running
The Magna Carta Half Marathon is based in scenic Runnymede right near the historic site where the treaty of Magna Carta was agreed by King John of England and signed on 15th June 1215.
  • Sat 13 Apr
  • £43-£45
Egham, Surrey, UK

Magna Carta | Half Marathon

The Magna Carta Half Marathon is based in scenic Runnymede right near the historic site where the treaty of Magna Carta was agreed by King John of England and signed on 15th June 1215.

  • 13.1 miles trail running
The Magna Carta 10K is based in scenic Runnymede right near the historic site where the treaty of Magna Carta was agreed by King John of England and signed on 15th June 1215.
  • Sat 13 Apr
  • £28-£30
Egham, Surrey, UK

Magna Carta | 10K

The Magna Carta 10K is based in scenic Runnymede right near the historic site where the treaty of Magna Carta was agreed by King John of England and signed on 15th June 1215.

  • 10 km trail running
A scenic out-and-back course alongside the Huddersfield Canal. West Yorkshire with a bespoke medal and goodies at the finish.
  • Sun 14 Apr
  • £28-£30
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, UK

I'll 'Sithee' at the Slawit Sweetathon Slog | Half Marathon

A scenic out-and-back course alongside the Huddersfield Canal. West Yorkshire with a bespoke medal and goodies at the finish.

  • 13.1 miles trail running
Two loops set in the grounds of Roche Abbey, South Yorkshire with a bespoke medal and treats for all finishers.
  • Sun 21 Apr
  • £28-£30
Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK

Run Roche Abbey Run Run Run | Half Marathon

Two loops set in the grounds of Roche Abbey, South Yorkshire with a bespoke medal and treats for all finishers.

  • 13.1 miles multi terrain running
Enjoy a fully closed road race, on flat coastal roads with a spectacular seafront finish. Chance to take home a PB along with the finishers' t-shirt and medal.
  • Sun 28 Apr
  • £37.50-£41.50
  • 1 charity
Worthing, West Sussex, UK

Worthing RUNFEST Half Marathon

Enjoy a fully closed road race, on flat coastal roads with a spectacular seafront finish. Chance to take home a PB along with the finishers' t-shirt and medal.

  • 13.1 miles road running
Following a triumphant return to the events calendar the much-loved Coventry Half Marathon is back on historic city centre streets and out towards Shakespeare’s county.
  • Sun 28 Apr
  • £30.50-£42.50
Coventry, West Midlands, UK

Coventry Half Marathon

Following a triumphant return to the events calendar the much-loved Coventry Half Marathon is back on historic city centre streets and out towards Shakespeare’s county.

  • 13.1 miles road running
An exciting new addition to the day of running! A flat and fast course with iconic landmarks, Transporter Bridge, historic city centre, modern riverfront, natural scenery and coastal wildlife.
  • Sun 28 Apr
  • £34-£44
City of Newport, Newport, UK

ABP Newport Wales Half Marathon

An exciting new addition to the day of running! A flat and fast course with iconic landmarks, Transporter Bridge, historic city centre, modern riverfront, natural scenery and coastal wildlife.

  • 13.1 miles road running
Take on a thrilling run at the Midlands' biggest and best running event! Thousands of Brummies pound the streets every year, from the heart of the city with an incredible atmosphere all the way.
  • Sun 5 May
  • £41
  • 6 charities
Birmingham, West Midlands, UK

Great Birmingham Run Half Marathon

Take on a thrilling run at the Midlands' biggest and best running event! Thousands of Brummies pound the streets every year, from the heart of the city with an incredible atmosphere all the way.

  • 13.1 miles road running
Two loops around the trails of Temple Newsam, Leeds, West Yorkshire with a bespoke medal and lots of goodies and treats for all finishers.
  • Sun 5 May
  • £28-£30
Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK

Dandelions at Dawn | Temple Newsam | Half Marathon

Two loops around the trails of Temple Newsam, Leeds, West Yorkshire with a bespoke medal and lots of goodies and treats for all finishers.

  • 13.1 miles multi terrain running
A popular, fast, scenic AIMS-certified race, with BARR Gold accreditation for outstanding race management featuring beautiful lakes, parks, and picturesque villages with the highest level of support.
  • Mon 6 May
  • £36-£42
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, UK

MK Half Marathon

A popular, fast, scenic AIMS-certified race, with BARR Gold accreditation for outstanding race management featuring beautiful lakes, parks, and picturesque villages with the highest level of support.

  • 13.1 miles road running
This trail half showcases the stunning location of Exmoor and its abundance of natural beauty, breathtaking scenery and unlimited potential to inspire. It is truly trail running territory at its best.
  • Sat 11 May
  • £47
Exmoor, Devon, UK

Endurancelife | Exmoor | Half Marathon

This trail half showcases the stunning location of Exmoor and its abundance of natural beauty, breathtaking scenery and unlimited potential to inspire. It is truly trail running territory at its best.

  • 13.5 miles trail running + 2822 ft ascent
Scenic mixed-terrain route around Bewl Water on undulating rural wooded trails and quiet country lanes. The marathon on the same day was previously rated one of the top UK marathons.
  • Sat 11 May
  • £38-£40
Wadhurst, East Sussex, UK

Bewl Water | Half Marathon

Scenic mixed-terrain route around Bewl Water on undulating rural wooded trails and quiet country lanes. The marathon on the same day was previously rated one of the top UK marathons.

  • 13.1 miles trail running
The multi-terrain half marathon is mostly on road and covers a section of the longer distance routes.
  • Sun 12 May
  • £35
Naseby, Northamptonshire, UK

Shires and Spires | Half Marathon

The multi-terrain half marathon is mostly on road and covers a section of the longer distance routes.

  • 13.4 miles multi terrain running + 897 ft ascent
The Leeds Half Marathon is Yorkshire’s biggest and probably loudest event of its kind and features an exhilarating city centre finish in Millenium Square with great atmosphere throughout!
  • Sun 12 May
  • £37-£49
  • 10 charities
Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK

Leeds Half Marathon

The Leeds Half Marathon is Yorkshire’s biggest and probably loudest event of its kind and features an exhilarating city centre finish in Millenium Square with great atmosphere throughout!

  • 13.1 miles road running
We put you on a bus... We blindfold you... We take you to an unknown location... You have no tech, no map, no watch, no idea where you are... Will you make it back to HQ or be lost for ever?
  • Sun 12 May
  • £42.40
York, North Yorkshire, UK

The Drop | York | 15 Miles

We put you on a bus... We blindfold you... We take you to an unknown location... You have no tech, no map, no watch, no idea where you are... Will you make it back to HQ or be lost for ever?

  • 15 miles multi terrain running
Join thousands of runners to explore the north and south of the River Wear in this picturesque half marathon, running from the city of Sunderland to its coastal roads! Top reviews and an awesome day.
  • Sun 12 May
  • £38-£40
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, UK

Sunderland City Runs | Half marathon

Join thousands of runners to explore the north and south of the River Wear in this picturesque half marathon, running from the city of Sunderland to its coastal roads! Top reviews and an awesome day.

  • 13.1 miles road running
This 25km is graded ‘hard’ and is on technical, fast flowing and rugged trails around Derwentwater, the Borrowdale Valley and the Watendlath Valley. Includes Full Weekend Festival Ticket in the price!
  • Sat 18 May
  • £55-£60
Keswick, Cumbria, UK

Keswick Mountain Festival | adidas TERREX Half Marathon Trail Run

This 25km is graded ‘hard’ and is on technical, fast flowing and rugged trails around Derwentwater, the Borrowdale Valley and the Watendlath Valley. Includes Full Weekend Festival Ticket in the price!

  • 25 km trail running + 866 m ascent
One of the capital's favourite running events thanks to its fusion of running, music and culture and part of a weekend-long festival taking over the borough. Charity places now available for 2024.
  • Sun 19 May
  • FREE-£30
  • Entries closed
London, UK

Hackney Half Marathon

One of the capital's favourite running events thanks to its fusion of running, music and culture and part of a weekend-long festival taking over the borough. Charity places now available for 2024.

  • Entries closed
  • 13.1 miles road running
One of the UK’s longest established and most highly regarded half marathons, starting and finishing in this historic Roman/Medieval city. Come and celebrate over 40 years of running in Chester!
  • Sun 19 May
  • £42-£49
  • 1 charity
Chester, Cheshire, UK

Essar Chester Half Marathon

One of the UK’s longest established and most highly regarded half marathons, starting and finishing in this historic Roman/Medieval city. Come and celebrate over 40 years of running in Chester!

  • 13.1 miles road running
Loved by Bristolians and beyond, it's the best in the South West! Each year, thousands of runners push their perseverance and passion to the limit and take on Bristol’s super-scenic half marathon.
  • Sun 19 May
  • £44
Bristol, Somerset, UK

Great Bristol Run Half Marathon

Loved by Bristolians and beyond, it's the best in the South West! Each year, thousands of runners push their perseverance and passion to the limit and take on Bristol’s super-scenic half marathon.

  • 13.1 miles road running
Just before the Marathon, the Half follows the same fast and flat route from the iconic castle and city sights to the coast for an explosive finish and offers genuine PB potential.
  • Sun 26 May
  • £42.25
  • Entries closed
Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Edinburgh Half Marathon

Just before the Marathon, the Half follows the same fast and flat route from the iconic castle and city sights to the coast for an explosive finish and offers genuine PB potential.

  • Entries closed
  • 13.1 miles road running
Race through the beautiful castle grounds over a half marathon route for all levels from first-timers to elite then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.
  • Sun 26 May
  • £34-£45
Gort, Ireland

Lough Cutra Castle | Half Marathon

Race through the beautiful castle grounds over a half marathon route for all levels from first-timers to elite then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.

  • 21.1 km trail running
The city’s original and best-loved running event! It's a party from start to finish with a high-energy soundtrack and live music. Over 99% of Manchester runners say they’d recommend it to a friend.
  • Sun 26 May
  • £49
  • 12 charities
Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK

Great Manchester Run Half Marathon

The city’s original and best-loved running event! It's a party from start to finish with a high-energy soundtrack and live music. Over 99% of Manchester runners say they’d recommend it to a friend.

  • 13.1 miles road running
For runners of all levels as part of a family festival with mixed 5-a-side football competition, live music, family entertainment, delicious food and licensed bar in the picturesque city of Salisbury.
  • Sun 26 May
  • £21.40-£23.40
Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK

Race For Men | Half Marathon

For runners of all levels as part of a family festival with mixed 5-a-side football competition, live music, family entertainment, delicious food and licensed bar in the picturesque city of Salisbury.

  • 13.1 miles multi terrain running
Race through the beautiful grounds of the majestic Château de Chantilly in an event for all levels of runner, then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.
  • Sun 9 Jun
  • £36-£45
Chantilly, France

Château de Chantilly | Half Marathon

Race through the beautiful grounds of the majestic Château de Chantilly in an event for all levels of runner, then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.

  • 13.1 miles multi terrain 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
  • £33-£35
St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK

ATW St Albans Half Marathon

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.

  • 13.1 miles road running
We put you on a bus... We blindfold you... We take you to an unknown location... You have no tech, no map, no watch, no idea where you are... Will you make it back to HQ or be lost for ever?
  • Sun 9 Jun
  • £42.40
Carlisle, Cumbria, UK

The Drop | Carlisle | 15 Miles

We put you on a bus... We blindfold you... We take you to an unknown location... You have no tech, no map, no watch, no idea where you are... Will you make it back to HQ or be lost for ever?

  • 15 miles multi terrain running
A flat out-and-back event alongside the Leeds and Liverpool canal in the Yorkshire Dales with a bespoke medal and goodies for all finishers.
  • Sun 9 Jun
  • £28-£30
Skipton, North Yorkshire, UK

The Glorious Gargrave Gallop | Half Marathon

A flat out-and-back event alongside the Leeds and Liverpool canal in the Yorkshire Dales with a bespoke medal and goodies for all finishers.

  • 13.1 miles multi terrain running
Take on this fast and flat summer extravaganza along with the Leeds to Liverpool canal. These out-and-back routes are perfect for all participants looking to run further in a friendly atmosphere.
  • Sun 16 Jun
  • £28-£30
Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK

Summer Extravaganza | Half Marathon

Take on this fast and flat summer extravaganza along with the Leeds to Liverpool canal. These out-and-back routes are perfect for all participants looking to run further in a friendly atmosphere.

  • 13.1 miles trail running
The half pint-sized trail challenge with top reviews on scenic countryside routes with keepsake beer glass, real ale, medal, free photo, prizes, goodies and special Bridgedale socks offer!
  • Sun 16 Jun
  • £49-£51
Kingsclere, Hampshire, UK

The Hampshire Hoppit | Half Marathon

The half pint-sized trail challenge with top reviews on scenic countryside routes with keepsake beer glass, real ale, medal, free photo, prizes, goodies and special Bridgedale socks offer!

  • 13.1 miles trail running + 330 m ascent
A new half marathon to get people running and moving around the spectacular Cannock Chase Forest for all abilities, speeds and experiences as part of the TrailFest events.
  • Sat 22 Jun
  • £30-£37
Rugeley, Staffordshire, UK

TrailFest | Cannock Chase Forest | Half Marathon

A new half marathon to get people running and moving around the spectacular Cannock Chase Forest for all abilities, speeds and experiences as part of the TrailFest events.

  • 13.1 miles trail running + 1500 ft ascent
Race a half marathon through the beautiful grounds of the Cholmondeley Castle estate in this event for a range of levels of runner, then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.
  • Sun 23 Jun
  • £36-£45
Malpas, Cheshire, UK

Cholmondeley Castle | Half Marathon

Race a half marathon through the beautiful grounds of the Cholmondeley Castle estate in this event for a range of levels of runner, then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.

  • 21.1 km road running
Explore Richmond Park whilst completing your favourite distance. The route will guide you through different terrain of this mesmerising park - join this park run turned trail run!
  • Sun 23 Jun
  • £33-£35
Richmond, UK

The One in the Park | Richmond | Half Marathon

Explore Richmond Park whilst completing your favourite distance. The route will guide you through different terrain of this mesmerising park - join this park run turned trail run!

  • 13.1 miles trail running
Join this exhilarating Endurance Weekend in the stunning Chiltern Hills! Whether you seek a weekend of endurance, picturesque sights or a chance to bond with fellow athletes, this is your opportunity!
  • Sun 23 Jun
  • £34
Chesham, Buckinghamshire, UK

ATW Chiltern Endurance Weekend | Half Marathon Trail Race

Join this exhilarating Endurance Weekend in the stunning Chiltern Hills! Whether you seek a weekend of endurance, picturesque sights or a chance to bond with fellow athletes, this is your opportunity!

  • 21.1 km trail running

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  • 22 Nov 2022

How long is a half marathon anyway?

The short answer: 13.1 miles. Understanding what that looks and feels like isn't that simple, though, so we've set out what it's like to run a half marathon bit by bit!

What is the best half marathon near me?
  • 10 mins read
  • 10 Nov 2022
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What is the best half marathon near me?

Looking for a half marathon this year? This is your guide to the best half marathons in the UK, organised into regions so you can find a race near you!

Your guide to the London Landmarks Half Marathon
  • 5 mins read
  • 12 Oct 2022
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Your guide to the London Landmarks Half Marathon

The only half marathon to run through Westminster and the City of London, this is a fantastic race touring the capital's most iconic landmarks. This is everything you need to know about the race!

Your guide to the Edinburgh Marathon 2023
  • 10 mins read
  • 28 Sep 2022

Your guide to the Edinburgh Marathon 2023

Alongside the headline 26.2-mile run, there are eight other races to choose from at this vibrant festival in the Scottish capital.

Race 101: the Great North Run
  • 5 mins read
  • 16 Aug 2022
Ready to race

Race 101: the Great North Run

All your questions about the Great North Run answered in one place, helping you to take the plunge and get involved!

13 reasons to enter the biggest half marathon in the world
  • 10 mins read
  • 11 Aug 2022
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13 reasons to enter the biggest half marathon in the world

The Great North Run attracts 57,000 runners each year to the North East, all keen to enjoy its world-famous atmosphere!

Run for charity in the Great North Run
  • 5 mins read
  • 11 Aug 2022
Do it for charity

Run for charity in the Great North Run

There are a huge range of fantastic charities with places available for this popular half marathon every year - and this is how you can get involved.

Half marathons near you

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