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Trail runs in 2024

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Race through the beautiful castle grounds over 10K for all levels from first-timers to elite then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.
  • Sun 28 Jul
  • £28-£35
Grantham, Leicestershire, UK

Belvoir Castle | 10K Run

Race through the beautiful castle grounds over 10K for all levels from first-timers to elite then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.

  • 10 km trail running
Race a half marathon through beautiful castle grounds on a course for all levels from first-timers to elite then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.
  • Sun 28 Jul
  • £36-£45
Grantham, Leicestershire, UK

Belvoir Castle | Half Marathon

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

  • 21.1 km trail running
Run through beautiful castle grounds and into surrounding countryside over marathon distance for everyone from first-timers up to elite then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.
  • Sun 28 Jul
  • £52-£80
Grantham, Leicestershire, UK

Belvoir Castle | Marathon

Run through beautiful castle grounds and into surrounding countryside over marathon distance for everyone from first-timers up to elite then celebrate with friends and family in the festival village.

  • 42.2 km trail running
A major event in the East Anglian running calendar, attracting a large field of runners of all abilities to the winter residence of The Royal Family, to run a 24-hour race around the estate.
  • Sat 10 - Sun 11 Aug
  • £70-£80
Sandringham, Norfolk, UK

Run Sandringham 24

A major event in the East Anglian running calendar, attracting a large field of runners of all abilities to the winter residence of The Royal Family, to run a 24-hour race around the estate.

  • 24 hrs trail running
The South Downs National Park is a superb backdrop for a real charity challenge featuring Beachy Head, the Seven Sisters and the South Downs Way with a choice of distances from 25km right up to 100km!
  • Sat 7 - Sun 8 Sep
  • £10-£40
  • 15 charities
Eastbourne, East Sussex, UK

South Coast Ultra Challenge

The South Downs National Park is a superb backdrop for a real charity challenge featuring Beachy Head, the Seven Sisters and the South Downs Way with a choice of distances from 25km right up to 100km!

  • 1 day trail running
England’s greatest river provides a fantastic backdrop for an unforgettable 'festival' charity challenge weekend, with distances from 10km right up to 100km there’s a Thames Challenge for everyone!
  • Fri 13 - Sun 15 Sep
  • £10-£40
  • 15 charities
London, UK

Thames Path Ultra Challenge

England’s greatest river provides a fantastic backdrop for an unforgettable 'festival' charity challenge weekend, with distances from 10km right up to 100km there’s a Thames Challenge for everyone!

  • 1 day trail running
An end-of-season looped charity challenge in some of the Chilterns' finest countryside, with historic trails, rolling hills, nature reserves and fantastic views with routes from 10km up to 50km.
  • Sat 28 Sep
  • £10-£30
  • 8 charities
Henley-on-Thames, Buckinghamshire, UK

Chiltern 50 Ultra Challenge

An end-of-season looped charity challenge in some of the Chilterns' finest countryside, with historic trails, rolling hills, nature reserves and fantastic views with routes from 10km up to 50km.

  • 1 day trail running
The first day of the 3-day Atlantic Coast Challenge. Run, jog or walk a marathon from Padstow to Perranporth on an exhilarating coastal route.
  • Fri 4 Oct
  • £70
Hayle, Cornwall, UK

Atlantic Coast Challenge | Day 1

The first day of the 3-day Atlantic Coast Challenge. Run, jog or walk a marathon from Padstow to Perranporth on an exhilarating coastal route.

  • 42.2 km multi terrain running
3 marathons in 3 days! The original and best format for conquering the Atlantic Coast. Run, jog or walk a fully-supported marathon each day for 3 days with meals and a good nights' rest in between.
  • Fri 4 - Sun 6 Oct
  • £200
Hayle, Cornwall, UK

Atlantic Coast Challenge | Full 3 Days

3 marathons in 3 days! The original and best format for conquering the Atlantic Coast. Run, jog or walk a fully-supported marathon each day for 3 days with meals and a good nights' rest in between.

  • 128.7 km trail running
The second day of the 3-day Atlantic Coast Challenge. Run, jog or walk a marathon from Perranporth to the beautiful St Ives Bay on an exhilarating coastal route.
  • Sat 5 Oct
  • £70
Hayle, Cornwall, UK

Atlantic Coast Challenge | Day 2

The second day of the 3-day Atlantic Coast Challenge. Run, jog or walk a marathon from Perranporth to the beautiful St Ives Bay on an exhilarating coastal route.

  • 42.2 km multi terrain running
Starts in Newquay and follow the coast all the way down to finish at the beautiful St Ives Bay, pitting your mental and physical prowess against some of the most scenic coastlines in Britain.
  • Sat 5 Oct
  • £90
Hayle, Cornwall, UK

Atlantic Coast Ultra 40 Miler

Starts in Newquay and follow the coast all the way down to finish at the beautiful St Ives Bay, pitting your mental and physical prowess against some of the most scenic coastlines in Britain.

  • 40 miles multi terrain running
Come and Beat the Bull! Run the Kielder 10K around the stunning Bull Crag Peninsula of Kielder Water and enjoy the stunning scenery of one of the most beautiful 10Ks in the UK.
  • Sat 5 Oct
  • £23.50-£28.50
Hexham, Northumberland, UK

Active Northumberland Kielder 10K

Come and Beat the Bull! Run the Kielder 10K around the stunning Bull Crag Peninsula of Kielder Water and enjoy the stunning scenery of one of the most beautiful 10Ks in the UK.

  • 10 km trail running
The third day of the classic 3-day Atlantic Coast Challenge. Run, jog or walk a marathon from Lelant to the iconic Lands End on an exhilarating coastal route.
  • Sun 6 Oct
  • £70
Hayle, Cornwall, UK

Atlantic Coast Challenge | Day 3

The third day of the classic 3-day Atlantic Coast Challenge. Run, jog or walk a marathon from Lelant to the iconic Lands End on an exhilarating coastal route.

  • 44.3 km multi terrain running
Circumnavigate the largest man-made lake in northern Europe, Kielder Water, on an off-road marathon which is one of the most stunning marathon races around!
  • Sun 6 Oct
  • £39-£44
Hexham, Northumberland, UK

Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon

Circumnavigate the largest man-made lake in northern Europe, Kielder Water, on an off-road marathon which is one of the most stunning marathon races around!

  • 26.2 miles trail running
Race along hard-packed trails around the shore of Kielder Water in this beautiful but tough half-marathon, all part of a weekend celebration of running!
  • Sun 6 Oct
  • £34-£39
Hexham, Northumberland, UK

Active Northumberland Kielder Half Marathon

Race along hard-packed trails around the shore of Kielder Water in this beautiful but tough half-marathon, all part of a weekend celebration of running!

  • 13.1 miles trail running
This fun 1.5km race for children aged 6 to 10 takes place within the Kielder Waterside Park boundary and juniors get to cross over the iconic Marathon finish line alongside the stunning Kielder Water.
  • Sun 6 Oct
  • £8-£9
Hexham, Northumberland, UK

Active Northumberland Kielder Junior | The Ospreys

This fun 1.5km race for children aged 6 to 10 takes place within the Kielder Waterside Park boundary and juniors get to cross over the iconic Marathon finish line alongside the stunning Kielder Water.

  • 1.5 km trail running
The Falcons cover 2.5km within the Kielder Waterside Park boundary and is for children age 11-15. Cross over the iconic Marathon finish line alongside the stunning Kielder Water!
  • Sun 6 Oct
  • £8-£9
Hexham, Northumberland, UK

Active Northumberland Kielder Junior | The Falcons

The Falcons cover 2.5km within the Kielder Waterside Park boundary and is for children age 11-15. Cross over the iconic Marathon finish line alongside the stunning Kielder Water!

  • 2.5 km trail running
An ultra run to the south coast with top reviews, amazing scenery, wonderful trails, forest and paths before reaching the stunning seafront finish line for your ice cream and medal!
  • Sat 12 Oct
  • £66-£68
Ringwood, Dorset, UK

Run to the Sea Bournemouth

An ultra run to the south coast with top reviews, amazing scenery, wonderful trails, forest and paths before reaching the stunning seafront finish line for your ice cream and medal!

  • 50 km multi terrain running
An 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 10 May 2025
  • £63-£70
Horsham, West Sussex, UK

Run to the Sea Brighton

An 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
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 17 May 2025
  • £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
Graded ‘easy’ this scenic 5K trail run is for everyone and can be fast and furious from the word go or taken easy - it’s your enjoyment that counts. Includes Full Weekend Festival Ticket in the price!
  • Sat 17 May 2025
  • £20-£42.50
Keswick, Cumbria, UK

Keswick Mountain Festival | adidas TERREX 5K Trail Run

Graded ‘easy’ this scenic 5K trail run is for everyone and can be fast and furious from the word go or taken easy - it’s your enjoyment that counts. Includes Full Weekend Festival Ticket in the price!

  • 5 km trail running
The ultra is graded ‘very hard’ and one to get into your ultra running calendar if you’re looking for UTMB index runs where you can bag points. Includes Full Weekend Festival Ticket in the price!
  • Sun 18 May 2025
  • £70-£75
Keswick, Cumbria, UK

Keswick Mountain Festival | adidas TERREX 50K Trail Ultra Marathon

The ultra is graded ‘very hard’ and one to get into your ultra running calendar if you’re looking for UTMB index runs where you can bag points. Includes Full Weekend Festival Ticket in the price!

  • 50 km trail running + 1995 m ascent
Graded ‘moderate’, this 10K trail run is open to all. Cruise round or race at the front end, it is a beautiful course to be enjoyed by all. Includes Full Weekend Festival Ticket in the price!
  • Sun 18 May 2025
  • £47.50-£52.50
Keswick, Cumbria, UK

Keswick Mountain Festival | adidas TERREX 10K Trail Run

Graded ‘moderate’, this 10K trail run is open to all. Cruise round or race at the front end, it is a beautiful course to be enjoyed by all. Includes Full Weekend Festival Ticket in the price!

  • 10 km trail running + 330 m ascent
The UK’s biggest 24 hour relay race. Epic, Brutal, Relentless. Race against the clock to tackle as many laps of the iconic course as you can. How far can you go in 24 hours?
  • Sat 7 - Sun 8 Jun 2025
  • £55-£85
Reading, Berkshire, UK

Endure24 | Reading

The UK’s biggest 24 hour relay race. Epic, Brutal, Relentless. Race against the clock to tackle as many laps of the iconic course as you can. How far can you go in 24 hours?

  • 24 hrs multi terrain running
Take on England’s finest countryside for charity, at your own pace, with stunning views en-route. With distances from 10km right up to 100km there’s a Lake District Challenge for everyone!
  • Sat 7 - Sun 8 Jun 2025
  • £10-£50
Kendal, Cumbria, UK

Lake District Ultra Challenge

Take on England’s finest countryside for charity, at your own pace, with stunning views en-route. With distances from 10km right up to 100km there’s a Lake District Challenge for everyone!

  • 1 day trail running
Run or hike the UK's most iconic ultramarathon and conquer 70 miles in 26 hours over a fully waymarked journey through Hadrian's Wall country. Ideal first ultra.
  • Sat 14 Jun 2025
  • £200-£220
Carlisle, Cumbria, UK

Rat Race | The Wall

Run or hike the UK's most iconic ultramarathon and conquer 70 miles in 26 hours over a fully waymarked journey through Hadrian's Wall country. Ideal first ultra.

  • 70 miles trail running + 3460 ft ascent
Test yourself for charity in the rolling hills of the Cotswolds featuring the Cotswold Way, trails and fabulous views, with routes from 10km right up to 100km there’s something for everyone!
  • Sat 21 - Sun 22 Jun 2025
  • £10-£50
Cirencester, Gloucestershire, UK

Cotswold Way Ultra Challenge

Test yourself for charity in the rolling hills of the Cotswolds featuring the Cotswold Way, trails and fabulous views, with routes from 10km right up to 100km there’s something for everyone!

  • 1 day trail running
A coastal trail ultra through the ancient village of Bosham towards Chichester Harbour with panoramic views of this AONB, to finish at the fantastic basecamp with food and bars.
  • Sat 21 Jun 2025
  • £75
Chichester, West Sussex, West Sussex, UK

Race to the King | 50K Coastal

A coastal trail ultra through the ancient village of Bosham towards Chichester Harbour with panoramic views of this AONB, to finish at the fantastic basecamp with food and bars.

  • 50 km trail running + 1885 ft ascent
Take on the full 100K Race to the King ultra marathon challenge in one go. Fully supported through day and night on a route combining castles and coastal scenery.
  • Sat 21 - Sun 22 Jun 2025
  • £165
Chichester, West Sussex, West Sussex, UK

Race to the King | 100K Non-stop

Take on the full 100K Race to the King ultra marathon challenge in one go. Fully supported through day and night on a route combining castles and coastal scenery.

  • 100 km trail running + 4619 ft ascent
Head through the historic town of Arundel and witness the impressive Arundel Castle as you meander along the River Arun, across the South Downs in breathtaking surroundings.
  • Sat 21 Jun 2025
  • £75
Chichester, West Sussex, West Sussex, UK

Race to the King | 50K Castle

Head through the historic town of Arundel and witness the impressive Arundel Castle as you meander along the River Arun, across the South Downs in breathtaking surroundings.

  • 50 km trail running + 2663 ft ascent
From the idyllic basecamp hub in Bakewell, charity challengers will head into the fabulous Peak District National Park on a route from 10 miles right up to the full 100km with full support!
  • Sat 28 - Sun 29 Jun 2025
  • £10-£50
Bakewell, Derbyshire, UK

Peak District Ultra Challenge

From the idyllic basecamp hub in Bakewell, charity challengers will head into the fabulous Peak District National Park on a route from 10 miles right up to the full 100km with full support!

  • 1 day trail running
The UK’s biggest 24 hour relay race. Epic, Brutal, Relentless. Race against the clock to tackle as many laps of the iconic course as you can. How far can you go in 24 hours?
  • Sat 28 - Sun 29 Jun 2025
  • £55-£85
Wetherby, West Yorkshire, UK

Endure24 | Leeds

The UK’s biggest 24 hour relay race. Epic, Brutal, Relentless. Race against the clock to tackle as many laps of the iconic course as you can. How far can you go in 24 hours?

  • 24 hrs multi terrain running
Man vs Coast is a 25-mile adventure run in Cornwall featuring natural obstacle challenges such as sea wades and coasteering for the adventurer who wants to make a weekend of it.
  • Sat 5 Jul 2025
  • £119-£129
Marazion, Cornwall, UK

Rat Race | Man Vs Coast

Man vs Coast is a 25-mile adventure run in Cornwall featuring natural obstacle challenges such as sea wades and coasteering for the adventurer who wants to make a weekend of it.

  • 25 miles trail running
Take on the first half of the UK's favourite ultramarathon and wander through woodland before coming down into the renowned ‘field of dreams’, to finish at the fantastic basecamp with food and bars.
  • Sat 12 Jul 2025
  • £85
Watlington, Oxfordshire, UK

Race to the Stones | 50K Saturday

Take on the first half of the UK's favourite ultramarathon and wander through woodland before coming down into the renowned ‘field of dreams’, to finish at the fantastic basecamp with food and bars.

  • 50 km trail running + 1973 ft ascent
Take on the full 100K Race to the Stones ultramarathon in one go. Fully supported through day and night on an incredibly scenic and historic route.
  • Sat 12 Jul 2025
  • £175
Watlington, Oxfordshire, UK

Race to the Stones | 100K Non-stop

Take on the full 100K Race to the Stones ultramarathon in one go. Fully supported through day and night on an incredibly scenic and historic route.

  • 100 km trail running + 3704 ft ascent
Take on the full 100K Race to the Stones ultramarathon with an overnight stop at the all-inclusive Basecamp, meaning a good nights' sleep in between the 50K stints.
  • Sat 12 Jul 2025
  • £255
Watlington, Oxfordshire, UK

Race to the Stones | 100K Two Days with camping

Take on the full 100K Race to the Stones ultramarathon with an overnight stop at the all-inclusive Basecamp, meaning a good nights' sleep in between the 50K stints.

  • 100 km trail running + 3704 ft ascent
Take on the full Race to the Stones 100K ultramarathon over two days, making your own arrangements for overnight accommodation at the halfway point.
  • Sat 12 Jul 2025
  • £165
Watlington, Oxfordshire, UK

Race to the Stones | 100K Two Days no camping

Take on the full Race to the Stones 100K ultramarathon over two days, making your own arrangements for overnight accommodation at the halfway point.

  • 100 km trail running + 3704 ft ascent
Starting from Basecamp, race 50K to complete the second day of Race to the Stones through the North Wessex Downs to the finish line at the incredible Avebury Stone Circle.
  • Sun 13 Jul 2025
  • £85
Wantage, Oxfordshire, UK

Race to the Stones | 50K Sunday

Starting from Basecamp, race 50K to complete the second day of Race to the Stones through the North Wessex Downs to the finish line at the incredible Avebury Stone Circle.

  • 50 km trail running + 1731 ft ascent