203 Runs in South East in May 2024

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The multi-award-winning MK Marathon Weekend is Buckinghamshire’s most popular weekend of running and features a choice of races, extra medal for running both days and stunning Stadium MK finish!
  • Sun 5 - Mon 6 May
  • £10-£140
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, UK

MK Marathon Weekend

The multi-award-winning MK Marathon Weekend is Buckinghamshire’s most popular weekend of running and features a choice of races, extra medal for running both days and stunning Stadium MK finish!

  • Marathon
  • Half marathon
  • 5K run
  • Fun run
  • 10K run
Walk, jog or run the stunning coastal paths of the Isle of Wight. Make a full, half or quarter tour of the island from the basecamp at Chale, visiting historic Cowes and the iconic Needles en route.
  • Sun 5 - Mon 6 May
  • £79-£198
Ventnor, Isle of Wight, UK

Isle of Wight Challenge

Walk, jog or run the stunning coastal paths of the Isle of Wight. Make a full, half or quarter tour of the island from the basecamp at Chale, visiting historic Cowes and the iconic Needles en route.

  • 100K ultra run 2
  • 50K ultra run 2
  • Trail run 2
Previously rated one of the top 10 UK marathons! Scenic mixed-terrain routes following Bewl Water around the reservoir route on undulating rural wooded trails and quiet country lanes.
  • Sat 11 May
  • £26-£56
Wadhurst, East Sussex, UK

Bewl Water

Previously rated one of the top 10 UK marathons! Scenic mixed-terrain routes following Bewl Water around the reservoir route on undulating rural wooded trails and quiet country lanes.

  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Marathon
  • 50K ultra run
Run Gatwick is back at Gatwick Aviation Museum for a truly aviation-themed 10K where you run closer than ever to Gatwick Airport - right beside the runway!
  • Sun 12 May
  • FREE-£33
Gatwick, Surrey, UK

Run Gatwick

Run Gatwick is back at Gatwick Aviation Museum for a truly aviation-themed 10K where you run closer than ever to Gatwick Airport - right beside the runway!

  • 10K run
  • 5K run
Walk, jog or run along the Capital to Coast route, with a range of distance options from the full 100km to a 25km quarter challenge offering a superb challenge for all ability and experience levels.
  • Sat 25 - Sun 26 May
  • £139
Richmond, UK

London 2 Brighton Challenge

Walk, jog or run along the Capital to Coast route, with a range of distance options from the full 100km to a 25km quarter challenge offering a superb challenge for all ability and experience levels.

  • 100K ultra run 2
  • 50K ultra run 2
  • Trail run
Bank Holiday ultra run to the south coast with top reviews, amazing scenery, wonderful trails and rolling downs before reaching the promenade finish line for your ice cream and medal!
  • Sat 4 May
  • £66-£68
Horsham, West Sussex, UK

Run to the Sea Brighton

Bank Holiday ultra run to the south coast with top reviews, amazing scenery, wonderful trails and rolling downs before reaching the promenade finish line for your ice cream and medal!

  • 50 km multi terrain running
  • Fri 3 May
  • £22-£34
Egham, Surrey, UK

Midweek Chasing Numbers May 2024

Get involved in this Chasing Numbers midweek run.

  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Marathon
  • 50K ultra run
  • Sat 4 May
  • £6-£30
East Grinstead, West Sussex, UK

Mid Sussex Marathon Weekend - East Grinstead

The Mid Sussex Marathon Weekend returns for it’s 13th year in 2024!

  • Fun run 2
  • 10 miler
  • Sat 4 May
  • £15-£94
Romsey, Hampshire, UK

Brutal Challenge - Ower!

The event takes place on the private Ower Shooting Ground.

  • Fun run
  • Trail run
  • Sat 4 May
  • £5-£15
Andover, Hampshire, UK

Hurstbourne

A challenging five mile race in the heart of the beautiful North Wessex Downs, starting in the village of Hurstbourne Tarrant and following part of the Test Way through woods and farmland.

  • Fun run
  • Multi-terrain run
  • Sun 5 May
  • £20-£45
Worthing, West Sussex, UK

Three Forts Challenge

A tough and enduring run, founded in 1976.

  • Trail run
  • Half marathon
  • Marathon
  • Sun 5 May
  • £23-£29
Worthing, West Sussex, UK

Angmering Bluebell Trail Run

The 20th running of the Angmering Bluebell Trail Run will take place in 2024.

  • 10K run
  • CaniCross 2
  • 10 miler
  • Mon 6 May
  • £32-£49
Winchester, Hampshire, UK

BigWayRound

BigWayRound, the Award Winning, Gold-rated Trail Running Event is now live for 2024!

  • Trail run 2
  • Marathon
  • 50K ultra run
  • Mon 6 May
  • £5-£23
Reading, Berkshire, UK

Reading Roadrunners Shinfield 10K

Popular long-established event on course with great potential for early in the year PB.

  • XC run 2
  • 10K run
  • Mon 6 May
  • £6-£30
Burgess Hill, West Sussex, UK

Mid Sussex Marathon Weekend - Burgess Hill

The Mid Sussex Marathon Weekend returns for it’s 13th year in 2024!

  • Fun run 2
  • 10K run
  • Mon 6 May
  • £5-£15
Andover, Hampshire, UK

Harewood Forest Trail Race

Undulating trail routes await you at this spring race in the beautiful setting of the Harewood Forest, in the heart of the Test Valley

  • Fun run
  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Sat 11 May
  • £8-£20
Cobham, Surrey, UK

The Cobham Festival of Running

After a successful debut in 2022 the Cobham Festival of Running returns in 2024 at the beautiful Painshill Park.

  • Fun run
  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Sat 11 May
  • £22-£25
Windsor, Buckinghamshire, UK

The All Nations Run

The All Nations 5k, 10k and Half Marathon run is a chance to don your country colours and feel like you are running for your country!

  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Sat 11 May
  • £12.50-£42.50
Guildford, Surrey, UK

Inflatable 5K - Guildford (Surrey)

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

  • Fun run
  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Obstacle race
  • Sat 11 May
  • £20-£30
Andover, Wiltshire, UK

Collingbourne Races

This scenic Mid-Kent event starts and finishes in Marden at the Marden Memorial Hall.

  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Sat 11 May
  • £22-£40
Staines, Surrey, UK

The Barbie Run

Join Saturn Running Events as we celebrate Katie Simpsons 40th birthday run - which means we run and celebrate and eat cake...

  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Marathon
  • 50K ultra run
  • Sun 12 May
  • £18-£30
Maidstone, Kent, UK

Maidstone Riverside 10K and 10M

The third year of these riverside routes starting and finishing in the amphitheatre across the river from David Lloyd Health Club in Maidstone Town Centre.

  • 10K run
  • 10 miler
  • Sun 12 May
  • £5-£25
Bognor Regis, West Sussex, UK

Bognor Prom

The Bognor Prom 10k is an inclusive, fast, flat course and is perfect for that 10k PB...... just watch out for the wind on the return leg!

  • Fun run
  • 10K run
  • Sun 12 May
  • £11.50-£30.50
Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK

Bidwells Oxford Town and Gown

Bidwells Oxford Town and Gown is the oldest run in the series.

  • Fun run
  • 10K run
  • Sun 12 May
  • £5-£18
Horsham, West Sussex, UK

Horsham 10K

The annual Horsham 10k race is a popular multi-terrain race starting and finishing at Horsham Rugby Club.

  • Fun run
  • 10K run
  • Sun 12 May
  • £8-£17.50
Stockbridge, Hampshire, UK

The Houghton Trail Event

Welcome to The Houghton Trail Event, an annual cross country running, canicross and cycling event that has been taking place each Spring in Houghton Hampshire UK for over twenty years.

  • Fun run
  • Trail run
  • CaniCross
  • Mountain biking events 2
  • Sun 12 May
  • £2-£17
Hungerford, Berkshire, UK

The Kintbury 5

Run 5 miles on tracks, trails and quiet roads around Kintbury and Inkpen

  • Fun run 3
  • Multi-terrain run
  • Sun 12 May
  • £5-£20
Prestwood, Buckinghamshire, UK

Run Prestwood

Run Prestwood is a road race that has taken place in the village of Prestwood since 1993. The event started as a 10K race in association with a local leisure centre and has gone on to now include a 5K

  • 10K run
  • 5K run
  • Fun run
  • Tue 14 May
  • £6-£20
Gosport, Hampshire, UK

Gosport Summer Series - Race 2

Nice Work cordially invite you to join us for another exhilarating Gosport 5k Summer Series.

  • Fun run
  • 5K run
  • Thu 16 May
  • £7-£26
Wokingham, Berkshire, UK

Dinton Summer Series | Race 1

The series of the summer!

  • Fun run
  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Sat 18 - Sun 19 May
  • £28-£68
Reading, Berkshire, UK

Goring Gap Trail Weekender

Join this amazing trail weekender and complete a 52k ultra, 50 mile ultra or half marathon race.

  • Ultra run 2
  • Challenge walk
  • Long distance walk
  • Half marathon
  • Sat 18 May
  • £32.50-£40
Newbury, Berkshire, UK

Compton Challenge

Compton Harriers invite you to take part in The Twenty Fourth Compton Downland Challenge consisting of The Compton Marathon & 16 Mile Challenge

  • Trail run
  • Marathon
  • Sat 18 May
  • £35-£75
Cranleigh, Surrey, UK

The Maverick Adidas Terrex X Series North Downs

Join Maverick Race for a trail running journey through Surrey with our four amazing routes.

  • Trail run 4
  • Sat 18 May
  • £12.50-£42.50
Longfield, Kent, UK

Inflatable 5K - Brands Hatch (Kent)

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

  • Fun run
  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Obstacle race
  • Sun 19 May
  • £7.50-£25
Banbury, Oxfordshire, UK

Deddington Four Farms Challenge

A 5k, 10k & new for 2024 20K run around the picturesque parish of Deddington.

  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Trail run
  • Sun 19 May
  • £10-£20
Sevenoaks, Kent, UK

Run, Walk or Push against Dementia

‘Run, walk or push against dementia’ returns to the fabulous Knole Park in Sevenoaks in 2024.

  • Fun run
  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Sun 19 May
  • £6-£20
Godalming, Surrey, UK

The Godalming Run

5k & 10k races through the streets of Godalming and off road among the Surrey Hills, including the grounds of Charterhouse public school.

  • Fun run
  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Sun 19 May
  • £2-£19
Hailsham, East Sussex, UK

Hailsham Active Run

Following the success of the inaugural Hailsham Active Run in 2023, members of the public are encouraged to enter this year’s spectacular race!

  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Fun run 2
  • Sun 19 May
  • £13.50-£25
Woodstock, Oxfordshire, UK

Blenheim 7K

4 Races, 1 Magical Day

  • CaniCross
  • Fun run 2
  • Trail run
  • Sun 19 May
  • £19-£35
Rye, East Sussex, UK

Rye 10 & 5 Mile

If you're looking for a racing treat, then look no further;

  • Fun run
  • 10 miler
  • Sun 19 May
  • £27
Pulborough, West Sussex, UK

Pulborough Vineyard Run

Stunning views across the West Sussex Countryside to the South Downs – undulating run / walks!

  • 5K run
  • Trail run 5
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Sun 19 May
  • £7-£25
Hook, Hampshire, UK

Hook Fun Run & Road Races

The 2024 Hook Fun Run & Road Races are back for 32nd year!

  • Fun run
  • 10K run
  • 10 miler
  • Sun 19 May
  • £5-£23
Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, UK

Nettlebed Stinger 10K

Welcome to the Third Nettlebed Stinger 10km Race

  • Fun run 2
  • 10K run
  • Sun 19 May
  • £5-£34
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK

The Ridge Off Roader

Now in its 11th year, the Ridge Off Roader is a challenging mixed terrain, mainly off road race.

  • Fun run
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Sat 25 May
  • £28-£60
Godalming, Surrey, UK

The Fox

The Fox Ultra presents runners with a unique opportunity to circumnavigate Guildford, anti-clockwise.

  • Half marathon
  • Marathon
  • Ultra run
  • Sun 26 May
  • £15-£30
Sheerness, Kent, UK

The Island Run

Back in 2024 offering a 10k or 5k seafront run. This year the Rotary Club of Minster-on-Sea and Sporting Events UK have teamed up to bring you this great event.

  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Sun 26 May
  • £24.30-£39
Windsor, Berkshire, UK

Royal Windsor Trail Run

Windsor’s Original Trail Run!

  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Sun 26 May
  • £4-£28
Folkestone, Kent, UK

Folkestone Coastal

Popular 10-kilometre race from Folkestone seafront towards Hythe and back flat, fast course.

  • Fun run
  • 10K run
  • Sun 26 May
  • £22-£40
Staines, Surrey, UK

Running For Cocktails & Medals 2

Join Saturn Running Events for the second in our mini-three event series of Cocktails to collect.

  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Marathon
  • 50K ultra run
  • Wed 29 May
  • £26-£28
Windsor, Buckinghamshire, UK

Run Dorney Evening

Join RunThrough Events for a 5k or 10k distance at the home of London 2012′s Olympic rowing events.

  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Wed 29 May
  • £5-£16
Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, UK

GBR Run Bexhill 5K Series - Race One

GBR Run are pleased to be reviving this popular 5k and Youth Mile Series to the Sussex Running Calendar.

  • Fun run
  • 5K run
  • Wed 1 May
  • FREE
Woking, Surrey, UK

The Jim Miller Woking 3 Miles Monthly Handicap

An event for road runners over 3 miles (well, actually 2.85 miles or 4.6 km), but with a couple of differences from most runs:

  • 3 miles road running
  • Fri 3 May
  • £29.99-£31.99
Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, UK

PHOENIX Fridays - Choo Choo Friday

Continuing the 'PHOENIX Fridays' - a series of Friday running events with flexible 'rock up and run' start times to suit you, here's our 'Choo, Choo Friday' - Thank Phoenix it's Friday!.

  • 7 hrs trail running
  • Sat 4 May
  • £85
Reading, Berkshire, UK

Mapledurham Backyard Ultra

In 2024 CG Trails will be hosting a backyard ultra at Mapledurham House.

  • 6.7 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 4 May
  • £34.95
Rochester, Kent, UK

Ranscombe Spring Challenge

The Spring Challenge at Ranscombe!

  • 8 hrs trail running
  • Sat 4 May
  • £20-£39.95
Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, UK

May the 4th Be With You

PHOENIX Running is inviting you along to our 'May the 4th Be With You Run' and this year we'll have a whole selection of epic medals to choose from.

  • 7 hrs trail running
  • Sat 4 May
  • £215
Richmond, UK

Thames Path 100

The TP100 is a 100 Mile continuous trail race along the Thames path from London to Oxford. Total Climb: 1900 Feet. 13th annual.

  • 100 miles trail running
  • Sat 4 May
  • £98-£120
Dover, Kent, UK

The Governor Backyard Ultra

The World's first and only Backyard Ultra inside a prison

  • 4.17 miles trail running
  • Sun 5 May
  • £20-£39.95
Dorking, Surrey, UK

HERCULES Labour Nine

In 2024 Phoenix Running epic Hercules run series will continue and we're delighted to be back at the wonder Denbies Wine Estate for this one.

  • 7 hrs road running
  • Sun 5 May
  • £16
Sutton, Surrey, UK

Nonsuch Park 10k Charity Fun Run

4 Laps potential pb course starting and finishing at Nonsuch Mansion Park

  • 10 km road running
  • Mon 6 May
  • £20-£22
Whitstable, Kent, UK

The Furley Page Whitstable 10K

This is a great seaside event in the popular Kent coastal town of Whitstable.

  • 10 km road running
  • Mon 6 May
  • £17-£19
Chesham, Buckinghamshire, UK

Pednor 5 Road Race

Chiltern Harriers Athletic Club is holding the 36th running of this race in 2024, the early Spring Bank Holiday – the sun always shines for this race!

  • 5 miles road running
  • Sat 11 May
  • £39.90-£49.90
Brighton, East Sussex, UK

Color Obstacle Rush - Brighton

Color Obstacle Rush is the biggest run in the world that combines the fun of colour and obstacles.

  • 5 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 11 May
  • £45
Guildford, Surrey, UK

Greensand Way Ultra Run

Starting and finishing at West Hanger, near Guildford, this run features some of the best parts of the North Downs Way AND the Greensand Way.

  • 30 miles trail running
  • Sat 11 May
  • £39.95
Birchington, Kent, UK

Simon Says...Run!

A simple concept. When the Race Director Simon says run, then run!

  • 6 hrs road running
  • Sat 11 May
  • £37.95-£39.95
Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, UK

The Neo Run

In 2024 Phoenix Running is brining you the third and final event in our brand new trilogy - the Neo Run.

  • 7 hrs multi terrain running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £20-£39.95
Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, UK

VE Day - Military Series Run

Phoenix Running is inviting you to the first in our series of four Military themed running events honouring some of the most influential and critical dates from WWII.

  • 7 hrs trail running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £22-£24
Dartford, Kent, UK

Darent Valley 10K

A 10k multi terrain road race which starts and finishes in the beautiful village of Eynsford and is mainly rural and undulating along country lanes, passing through picturesque Farningham Village...

  • 10 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £39.95
Birchington, Kent, UK

Afternoon Tea Challenge

Runbelievable Challenges warmly invite you for Afternoon Tea at Minnis Bay, there will be cakes and finger foods aplenty!

  • 6 hrs road running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £20-£22
Staines, Surrey, UK

Staines 10K

Welcome to the Staines 10K. Organised by Spelthorne Borough Council, Runnymede Runners and Staines Strollers, the Staines 10K aims to provide a fast flat race...

  • 10 km road running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £23-£25
Marlow, Buckinghamshire, UK

Marlow 5

Handy Cross Runners brings you Marlow 5.

  • 5 miles road running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £18-£20
Alton, Hampshire, UK

Alton Ten

The course is changing where approx 5 miles will be on quieter country lanes around Binsted.

  • 10 miles road running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £16
Seaford, East Sussex, UK

Seaford 10K

Out and Back Run - Start/Finish Martello Tower to Newhaven Accurately measured course

  • 10 km road running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £26-£30
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, UK

The Buckingham Half Marathon

The 6th Buckingham Half Marathon will be held in 2024.

  • 13.1 miles road running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £10-£20
Reading, Berkshire, UK

First Days Colour Run

Fun for all the family

  • 2.5 km trail running
  • Fri 17 May
  • £29.99-£31.99
Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, UK

PHOENIX Fridays - Cheese n Wine Friday

Continuing the 'PHOENIX Fridays' - a series of Friday running events with flexible 'rock up and run' start times to suit you, here's our 'Cheese n Wine Friday' - Thank Phoenix it's Friday!.

  • 7 hrs trail running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £44.90-£54.90
Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey, UK

Color Obstacle Rush - London

Color Obstacle Rush is the biggest run in the world that combines the fun of colour and obstacles.

  • 5 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £105
Farnham, Surrey, UK

North Downs Way 50

The NDW50 is a 50 mile point to point run along the North Downs Way National Trail from Farnham in Surrey to Knockholt Pound on the outskirts of Greater London. Total Climb: 5,600 Feet. 13th annual.

  • 50 miles trail running
  • Sun 19 May
  • £16
Reigate, Surrey, UK

Reigate Priory Park 10K Charity Fun Run

250 metres plus 4 laps starting and finishing at Priory Park

  • 10 km xc running
  • Sun 19 May
  • £21-£23
Binfield, Berkshire, UK

The Binfield 10K

Get involved in this year’s 10k run around the Berkshire village of Binfield

  • 10 km road running
  • Sun 19 May
  • £23-£25
Winchester, Hampshire, UK

Compton 10K

The Compton School Association (CSA) are proud to present the 2024 Compton 10k and Fete in 2024.

  • 10 km multi terrain running
  • Tue 21 May
  • £13.50-£25
Andover, Hampshire, UK

Thruxton 10K Series - Race 1

Experience the thrill of running on the UK’s fastest race track – the iconic Thruxton Motor Racing Circuit near Andover in Hampshire.

  • 10 km road running
  • Tue 21 May
  • £10-£15
Banbury, Oxfordshire, UK

The EMGP Banbury 5 Mile Road Race

This race is part of a series of races across the East Midlands Grand Prix

  • 5 miles road running
  • Fri 24 May
  • £12.50
Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK

10K Guided Sunset Run - Overton

Join Wilderness Running for a sociable 10k trail run ending at sunset to take in the best of the views on the local trails.

  • 10 km trail running
  • Sat 25 May
  • £44.90-£54.90
Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK

Color Obstacle Rush - Manchester

Color Obstacle Rush is the biggest run in the world that combines the fun of colour and obstacles.

  • 5 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 25 May
  • £120-£140
Horndean, Hampshire, UK

UK Ultra South Downs 100 Miles

The South Downs 100 miles, is a point to point, trail race through the beautiful South Downs National Park.

  • 100 miles trail running
  • Sat 25 May
  • £20-£39.95
Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, UK

We're All Mad Here

Phoenix Running is inviting you to join us for a rather 'mad' run on our 'Runderland' weekend because, well, 'We're All Mad Here' really.

  • 7 hrs trail running
  • Sat 25 May
  • £39.95
Gravesend, Kent, UK

SBT Challenge

For the SBT Challenge!

  • 7 hrs trail running
  • Sun 26 May
  • £100-£110
Arundel, West Sussex, UK

UK Ultra South Downs 100K

The South Downs 100km is a point to point, trail race from Arundel to Eastbourne.

  • 100 km trail running
  • Sun 26 May
  • £58-£65
Brighton, East Sussex, UK

UK Ultra South Downs 50K

The South Downs 50k is a 50km point to point trail race from Falmer to Eastbourne.

  • 50 km trail running
  • Sun 26 May
  • FREE
Dorking, Surrey, UK

Trust 10K Run

Join on the fourth Sunday of the month for the free 10k trail run.

  • 10 km trail running
  • Sun 26 May
  • £20-£39.95
Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, UK

Alice in Runderland

Phoenix Running is inviting you to join us for a rather awesome run in 'Runderland' where things just get curiouser and curiouser.

  • 7 hrs trail running
  • Sun 26 May
  • £40-£45
Polegate, East Sussex, UK

UK Ultra South Downs 20 Mile

The South Downs 20 miles is a beautiful route in a stunning location, through the South Downs National park.

  • 20 miles trail running
  • Sun 26 May
  • £39.95
Gravesend, Kent, UK

Flamingo Run

Cyclopark going pink for the Flamingo Run...

  • 6 hrs trail running
  • Sun 26 May
  • £38
Polegate, East Sussex, UK

UK Ultra Seven Sisters Half Marathon

The Seven Sisters Half Marathon is a beautiful route in a stunning location, through the South Downs National Park.

  • 13.1 miles trail running

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