100 Runs in South West in May 2024

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This event showcases the stunning location of Exmoor with its abundance of natural beauty, breathtaking scenery and unlimited potential to inspire. It is truly trail running territory at its best.
  • Sat 11 May
  • £35-£71
Exmoor, Devon, UK

Endurancelife | Exmoor

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

  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Marathon
  • Ultra run
Walk, jog or run along the fabulous UNESCO World Heritage coastline of the Jurassic Coast, starting at the picturesque Corfe Castle, with a range of distances to suit all abilities.
  • Sat 18 - Sun 19 May
  • £129
Wareham, Dorset, UK

Jurassic Coast Challenge

Walk, jog or run along the fabulous UNESCO World Heritage coastline of the Jurassic Coast, starting at the picturesque Corfe Castle, with a range of distances to suit all abilities.

  • Trail run 2
  • 50K ultra run 2
  • 100K ultra run 2
  • 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 routes.
  • Sun 19 May
  • £34-£44
Bristol, Somerset, UK

Great Bristol Run

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 routes.

  • Half marathon
  • 10K run
A family festival with running events for all levels, mixed 5-a-side football competition, live music, family entertainment, delicious food and licensed bar in the picturesque city of Salisbury.
  • Sun 26 May
  • £9-£26
Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK

Race For Men

A family festival with running events for all levels, mixed 5-a-side football competition, live music, family entertainment, delicious food and licensed bar in the picturesque city of Salisbury.

  • Fun run
  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
It's fun to run, and running with your friends and family is even better! Runners of all ages (3+) can get involved in the Great Bristol Family Run, part of the Great Bristol Run weekend.
  • Sun 19 May
  • £12
Bristol, Somerset, UK

Great Bristol Family Run

It's fun to run, and running with your friends and family is even better! Runners of all ages (3+) can get involved in the Great Bristol Family Run, part of the Great Bristol Run weekend.

  • 1 mile road running
  • Sat 4 May
  • £35-£75
Lynton, Devon, UK

The Maverick Exmoor Goat Ultra

Exmoor National Park in the South-West of England is known for its dramatic coastline and moorland...

  • Trail run 3
  • Ultra run
  • Sat 4 May
  • FREE
Calne, Wiltshire, UK

Oldbury White Horse Children’s Triathlon

Welcome to the Oldbury White Horse Children's Triathlon, based at the newly uplifted Calne Community Campus & Kingsbury Green Academy.

  • Kids triathlon 5
  • Fun run
  • Sun 5 May
  • FREE
Calne, Wiltshire, UK

Oldbury White Horse Sprint Events

Welcome to the Oldbury White Horse Triathlon, based at the newly uplifted Calne Community Campus & Kingsbury Green Academy.

  • Sprint triathlon
  • Sprint duathlon
  • Sprint aquabike
  • Sprint aquathlon
  • Fun run
  • Sun 5 May
  • £14-£28
Sturminster Newton, Dorset, UK

North Dorset Village Marathon and Relay

Individual marathon race and relay event

  • Marathon 2
  • Sun 5 May
  • £3-£19
Saltash, Cornwall, UK

Saltash Half Marathon and 5K+ and Fun Run

The Saltash Half Marathon and 5K+ and Fun Run form part of the Saltash Mayfair weekend

  • Fun run
  • 5K run
  • Half marathon
  • Sun 5 May
  • £23-£30
Wimborne, Dorset, UK

The Bluebell Bash

Be sure to add this trail run through scenic bluebell forests to your spring running calendar.

  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Sun 5 May
  • £1.50-£20
Wells, Somerset, UK

Runaway Train

The Runaway Train celebrates theWindsor Hill railway path, with a rugged trail race and a feast in Shepton Mallet market place.

  • Trail run 2
  • Short walk 2
  • Tue 7 May
  • £2-£8
Bristol, Somerset, UK

Bristol Sri Chinmoy Races Summer Series - Race 1

Sri Chinmoy Races in Bristol take place on weekday evenings every Summer between early May and late July on the "Sri Chinmoy Peace Mile" in Eastville Park.

  • Fun run 2
  • Wed 8 May
  • £12-£30
Poole, Dorset, UK

Upton Summer Series - Race 1

Six races spread over the summer on a Wednesday evening – All abilities welcome.

  • Fun run
  • Multi-terrain run
  • Wed 8 May
  • £2-£14
Yeovil, Somerset, UK

YTRRC Summer 5K Series Race 2

YTRRC 5K series also with a childs fun run - with 6 races taking place from April to September with spot prizes and Age Category prizes.

  • Fun run
  • 5K run
  • Sun 12 May
  • £13-£46
Exeter, Devon, UK

Exeter Live Better Marathon

The course is ideal for those competing for the first time as well as seasoned runners looking for a fast time.

  • Fun run
  • Marathon
  • Sun 12 May
  • £3-£18
Ottery Saint Mary, Devon, UK

Ottery 10K

A flat 10K run on lanes around Ottery St Mary in Devon and 1 mile fun run for Juniors

  • Fun run
  • 10K run
  • Sun 12 May
  • £22-£55
Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK

Stroud Trails

A fabulous & challenging mixture of local trails, Cotswold hills, famous Towpaths, disused Railway Tracks, nationally acclaimed Common Land.

  • Trail run
  • Half marathon
  • Marathon
  • Ultra run
  • Sun 12 May
  • £25-£35
Exeter, Devon, UK

The Haldon Half Marathon

New For 2024! Join Purple Gecko Events for a new, challenging course through the forest on a balmy, early summer morning!

  • Half marathon
  • CaniCross
  • Thu 16 May
  • £2-£10
Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, UK

The Dave Jones Prom Run Series - Race 9

The Weston Prom Runs are an annual series of 9 five-mile races, this year held under Run Britain rules, covering two laps of the famous Weston-super-Mare promenade.

  • Fun run 2
  • Sat 18 May
  • £35
Redruth, Cornwall, UK

The Coast to Coast Copper Trail

Welcome to The Coast to Coast Copper Trail, back for its 4th year in 2024!

  • Trail run
  • CaniCross
  • Sun 19 May
  • £20-£32
Newton Abbot, Devon, UK

Wray Trail

Join this new Half Marathon and 10k along the “Wray Trail” Bovey Tracey in South Devon

  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Wed 22 May
  • £3-£19
Martock, Somerset, UK

Town Tree Trail

Yeovil Town RRC present the return of the Town Tree 10k Trail Race.

  • Fun run
  • 10K run
  • Sat 25 May
  • FREE
Swindon, Wiltshire, UK

Cotswolds Lake 62 Spring Events

Welcome to the Cotswolds Lake 62 Spring Events based at a private venue in the Cotswolds.

  • Novice triathlon
  • Super sprint duathlon
  • Super sprint aquabike
  • Kids aquathlon
  • Sprint triathlon
  • + 4 more races
  • Sat 25 May
  • FREE
Swindon, Wiltshire, UK

Vale Tridents Open Water Aquathlon

Welcome to the Vale Tridents Open Water Aquathlon based at a private venue in the Cotswolds.

  • Kids aquathlon 5
  • Fun run
  • Sat 25 May
  • £32-£56
Plymouth, Devon, UK

Race The Tide

In the glorious setting of the privately-owned Flete Estate, Mothecombe, South Devon.

  • Trail run
  • Half marathon
  • Marathon
  • Sat 25 - Sun 26 May
  • £27-£29
Exmouth, Devon, UK

Running Events Devon - May we Challenge You

Running Events Devon would like to invite you to come and run with us.

  • Trail run 2
  • Sun 26 May
  • £5-£26
Wells, Somerset, UK

Wells Festival of Running

The festival includes a 10km and 5km road race, as well as a shorter run for 8-12 year olds.

  • Fun run
  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Sun 26 May
  • £5-£45
Exeter, Devon, UK

Exeter's Great West Run

If you want a run with the perfect blend of quiet countryside and electric city-centre vibes, then look no further than The Elysium Healthcare Great West Run.

  • Half marathon
  • Fun run
  • 10K run
  • Sun 26 May
  • £13.50-£29.50
Dymock, Gloucestershire, UK

Dymock Half Marathon and 5 Mile Race

Welcome to the 33rd staging of the Dymock Half Marathon and the return of the Dymock 5 mile race.

  • Fun run
  • Half marathon
  • Wed 29 May
  • £12-£30
Poole, Dorset, UK

Upton Summer Series - Race 2

Six races spread over the summer on a Wednesday evening – All abilities welcome.

  • Fun run
  • Multi-terrain run
  • Wed 1 May
  • £15-£17
Lostwithiel, Cornwall, UK

Boconnoc 5 Mile

East Cornwall Harriers is proud to invite you to the Boconnoc 5 mile event at the beautiful Boconnoc Estate in 2024.

  • 5 miles multi terrain running
  • Sun 5 May
  • £16-£18
Crediton, Devon, UK

Crediton Crunch 10K

Crediton Crunch 10K is proud to be part of the INSTEP DEVON race series

  • 10 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 5 May
  • £16-£18
Trowbridge, Wiltshire, UK

Trowbridge 5K

The Trowbridge 5K is a Road Race and Fun Run over a flat and potentially fast course, starting and finishing in Trowbridge Town Park.

  • 5 km road running
  • Tue 7 May
  • £7.50-£14.50
Exeter, Devon, UK

Run Exe 5K Summer Series - Race 2

A great traffic free and pancake flat 5km run on footpaths and cycle tracks around Exwick Playing Fields and the River Exe Flood Relief.

  • 5 km road running
  • Sat 11 - Sun 12 May
  • £85
Taunton, Somerset, UK

Westcountry Ultra 100 Miler

The 100 miler takes in the routes of both 50 milers combined, so here are the descriptions.....

  • 100 miles trail running + 9694 ft ascent
  • Sat 11 May
  • £60
Taunton, Somerset, UK

Westcountry Ultra Flat 50 Miler

Before we go any further let's get one thing straight - The Westcountry Ultra Flat 50 Miler does have some hills.

  • 50 miles trail running + 1385 ft ascent
  • Sat 11 May
  • £60
Minehead, Somerset, UK

Westcountry Ultra Hilly 50 Miler

Starting and finishing in Minehead, this run takes in some of the most brutal climbs you will find in Somerset.

  • 50 miles fell running + 8309 ft ascent
  • Sat 11 May
  • £15-£17
Ivybridge, Devon, UK

Ivybridge 10K

The Ivybridge 10K is back again in 2024.

  • 10 km road running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £23-£31
Dorchester, Dorset, UK

Hardy Half Marathon

A Family Orientated Running Event in Dorset's County Town of Dorchester

  • 13.2 miles trail running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £30-£32
Chippenham, Wiltshire, UK

The Hullavington Half Marathon

The Hullavington Half Marathon is a road race over a gently undulating and picturesque course, starting and finishing in the village of Hullavington, near Chippenham in Wiltshire.

  • 13.1 miles road running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £14-£16
Chippenham, Wiltshire, UK

The Hullavington 5K

The Hullavington 5K is a road race and fun run held over a flat, fast and picturesque course, starting and finishing in the village of Hullavington, near Chippenham in Wiltshire.

  • 5 km road running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £15
Coleford, Gloucestershire, UK

The Scorpion Run

An incredible 10k run with amazing views of the river Wye but with a sting in the tail.

  • 12 km trail running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £23-£25
Bideford, Devon, UK

Bideford 10K

Run the Bideford 10k and support Children’s Hospice South West!

  • 10 km road running
  • Fri 17 May
  • £26-£28
Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK

Dark Ox

The Dark Ox is a quarter-marathon event (10.5K ish) that complements the other Ox races over the weekend, and gives you a chance to try your luck on the route in the dark!

  • 10.5 km trail running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £50-£52
Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK

Ox 50 Mile

The Ox 50-mile race is a lapped race with a generous cut-off to help you hit that 50-mile milestone.

  • 50 miles trail running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £36-£42
Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK

Ox Frolic

The Ox Frolic race is a lapped 12-hour race consisting of a looped route, made up of a variety of off-road tracks through Cranborne Chase woods.

  • 12 hrs trail running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £195
Plymouth, Devon, UK

Devon Coast to Coast Ultra Marathon

112 miles non stop from Wembury to Lynmouth, crossing the whole county and two national parks – 40hr time limit

  • 112 miles trail running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £1-£2
Tavistock, Devon, UK

Tavy 5

The Tavy 5k (formerly known as the 5Kool Run) is held monthly.

  • 5 km road running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £10
Wimborne, Dorset, UK

Ox Calf

Following its fantastic first running last year, the Ox Calf is making a welcome return – a 4km kids’ race to complement the Ox Races over the weekend.

  • 4 km trail running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £105
Newton Abbot, Devon, UK

Devon 100K

Join the Devon Coast to Coast race for the final 100km from Chagford on Dartmoor to the coast at Lynmouth – 26hr time limit

  • 100 km trail running
  • Sun 19 May
  • £26-£28
Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK

Light Ox

The Light Ox is a quarter-marathon event (10.5K ish) – many of our runners combine this with other race distances over the weekend!

  • 10.5 km trail running
  • Sun 19 May
  • £16-£20
Poole, Dorset, UK

The May 5

A great local, 5 mile race around Canford Heath that offers something for everyone.

  • 5 miles road running
  • Sun 19 May
  • £70
South Molton, Devon, UK

Exmoor in a Day Marathon

Join the Devon Coast to Coast race for the final marathon stage from West Anstey to Lynmouth, a full Exmoor crossing open to runners and walkers – 12hr time limit.

  • 26.2 miles trail running
  • Sun 19 May
  • £32-£34
Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK

Ox Half Marathon

The Ox half-marathon route takes in the Wiltshire Chalk Downs and Cranborne Chase woods, with spectacular views across the countryside.

  • 13.1 miles trail running
  • Sun 19 May
  • £17-£19
Newquay, Cornwall, UK

Trevornick 10K

The sixth race in the Cornish Grand Prix running series, the Trevornick 10k is a bit different in that it is a multi-terrain race.

  • 10 km multi terrain running
  • Wed 22 May
  • £15-£20
Chippenham, Wiltshire, UK

Lightning Bolt 10K - Race 2

The Lightning Bolt 10k, an event that does exactly what it says on the tin.

  • 10 km road running
  • Fri 24 May
  • £28-£48
Exeter, Devon, UK

Run Exe Relays

The #RunExeRelays...teams of four with each person running a 4km leg.

  • 4 km road running
  • Sat 25 May
  • £75-£140
Helston, Cornwall, UK

Classic Quarter

Welcome to the Endurancelife Classic Quarter - now in it's 18th year!

  • 44 miles trail running
  • Sat 25 May
  • £15-£19
Weymouth, Dorset, UK

Egdon Easy 10K

The Egdon Easy is a flat 10km race which is mostly on the paths and cycle ways around Weymouth's Lodmoor Nature Reserve and Country Park,...

  • 10 km road running
  • Sun 26 May
  • FREE
Marlborough, Wiltshire, UK

Trust10 Trail Run at Avebury

The Trust10 is a monthly, 10k trail run that gives you the opportunity to explore the wider Avebury landscape.

  • 10 km trail running
  • Mon 27 May
  • £15-£17
Bideford, Devon, UK

Buckland Brewer 10K

A 10k run in the heart of Torridge countryside

  • 10 km multi terrain running

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