Top running events in the Midlands
From hugely popular half marathons to a muddy obstacle course at Belvoir Castle, there’s more to the Midlands than just Walkers crisps and Spaghetti Junction. We’ve picked out some of the best running events from the beautiful counties of the Midlands.

Top running events in the Midlands

If obstacle courses are your thing, they don’t come much bigger than Tough Mudder, which returns to the stunning Belvoir Castle in May. Prefer a mass-participation run with huge crowd support and a shiny medal to finish? The Great Birmingham Run may be right up your street.

Take a look at our top picks below...

ASDA Foundation Leicester 10K | 9 Sep

After a highly-rated debut in 2017, the ASDA Foundation Leicester 10K is back for 2018! The 2018 event is set to be bigger and better still, having secured its place in the region’s must-do running calendar.

Leicester 10K

Run Sutton Park | 13 Oct

Do it for charity this summer and take on Run Sutton Park - a 5K or 10K run surrounded by beautiful greenery with #TeamMencap!

Run Sutton Park

Great Birmingham Run | 14 Oct

The Great Birmingham Run is the 2nd biggest half marathon in the UK with 18,000 runners + live music en route to keep up the motivation! Bring the family to join in with the Junior & Mini run's taking place on the same day.

Great Birmingham Run

Inflatable 5K - Lincoln Santa Run | 24 Nov

Lincoln - Santa Claus is coming to town! With NEW, crazy obstacles you’ll need to grab your hats & hold on to your sacks for the most fun and extreme 5K Santa run you'll ever experience!

Inflatable 5K - Lincoln

Tough Mudder Full – Midlands | 18-19 May

Tough Mudder Midlands returns to this excellent venue, the stunning Belvoir Castle in Lincolnshire, so get ready to face a series of new, adrenaline-pumping challenges with family or friends! Saturday and Sunday dates available.

Tough Mudder - Midlands

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