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Runs in UK in May 2025

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Walk, jog or run the stunning coastal paths of the Isle of Wight for a great charity cause, from the base camp at Chale, visiting historic Cowes and the iconic Needles en route.
  • Sat 3 - Sun 4 May 2025
  • £10-£40
  • 5 charities
  • Sat 3 - Sun 4 May 2025
  • £10-£40
  • 5 charities
Ventnor, Isle of Wight, UK

Isle of Wight Ultra Challenge

Walk, jog or run the stunning coastal paths of the Isle of Wight for a great charity cause, from the base camp at Chale, visiting historic Cowes and the iconic Needles en route.

  • Newcomers
  • Entertainment
  • Music
  • Chip timing
  • Enter online
  • GPS tracking
  • Fundraising required
  • Undulating
  • Event village
  • Age 14 & over
  • 1 day trail running
Who said grown-ups should have all the fun? These events see the younger Brummie runners tackle a supercharged run in the city centre with a carnival atmosphere to get athletes off to a flying start.
  • Sun 4 May 2025
  • £14
  • Sun 4 May 2025
  • £14
Birmingham, West Midlands, UK

Junior & Mini Great Birmingham Run

Who said grown-ups should have all the fun? These events see the younger Brummie runners tackle a supercharged run in the city centre with a carnival atmosphere to get athletes off to a flying start.

  • Families
  • Newcomers
  • Entertainment
  • Music
  • Fancy dress
  • Event village
  • Urban
  • Public transport links
  • Age 3-15
  • Fun run 2
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 4 May 2025
  • £27-£45
  • Sun 4 May 2025
  • £27-£45
Birmingham, West Midlands, UK

Great Birmingham Run

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.

  • Families
  • Newcomers
  • Entertainment
  • Music
  • Fancy dress
  • Event village
  • Urban
  • Public transport links
  • Age 15 & over
  • Half marathon
  • 10K run
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 4 - Mon 5 May 2025
  • £12-£110
  • Sun 4 - Mon 5 May 2025
  • £12-£110
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!

  • Families
  • Wheelchair users
  • Recycling
  • Newcomers
  • Entertainment
  • Music
  • Fancy dress
  • Event village
  • Park
  • All ages
  • Marathon
  • Half marathon
  • 5K run
  • Fun run
  • 10K run
If you’re after a fun fitness challenge in the picturesque setting of King's Lynn, a historic Norfolk market town, then this one’s for you with a fantastic medal and goody bag at the finish line.
  • Sun 4 May 2025
  • £23-£35
  • Sun 4 May 2025
  • £23-£35
King's Lynn, Norfolk, UK

Bespak GEAR 10K

If you’re after a fun fitness challenge in the picturesque setting of King's Lynn, a historic Norfolk market town, then this one’s for you with a fantastic medal and goody bag at the finish line.

  • Newcomers
  • Chip timing
  • Enter online
  • Flat
  • Traffic free
  • Fancy dress
  • Event village
  • Urban
  • Public transport links
  • Age 15 & over
  • 10 km road running
Get the family together and get active with this exciting challenge - part of the Recipharm GEAR 10K in King's Lynn.
  • Sun 4 May 2025
  • £6-£20
  • Sun 4 May 2025
  • £6-£20
King's Lynn, Norfolk, UK

Bespak Mini GEAR

Get the family together and get active with this exciting challenge - part of the Recipharm GEAR 10K in King's Lynn.

  • Families
  • Newcomers
  • Enter online
  • Traffic free
  • Event village
  • Urban
  • Age 6 & over
  • 1.9 km road running
The City of Lincoln Mini and Junior sponsored by Xerox Business Solutions is a great way for anyone and everyone aged 3 to 15 to get active in spring!
  • Mon 5 May 2025
  • £8-£15
  • Mon 5 May 2025
  • £8-£15
Lincoln, Lincolnshire, UK

City of Lincoln Mini and Junior Run

The City of Lincoln Mini and Junior sponsored by Xerox Business Solutions is a great way for anyone and everyone aged 3 to 15 to get active in spring!

  • Families
  • Newcomers
  • Event village
  • Age 3-15
  • Fun run 2
New off-road trail races around the grounds of Escot Park with some tough little climbs along the way, ideal for runners of all abilities with canicross category too. Medal for every finisher!
  • Sat 10 May 2025
  • £18-£35
  • Sat 10 May 2025
  • £18-£35
Exeter, Devon, UK

Exeter Trail Races

New off-road trail races around the grounds of Escot Park with some tough little climbs along the way, ideal for runners of all abilities with canicross category too. Medal for every finisher!

  • Trees not tees
  • Recycling
  • Newcomers
  • Dogs allowed
  • Park
  • Free venue entry
  • Sustainability policy
  • Plastic-free event
  • Age 12 & over
  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • CaniCross
  • Half marathon
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
  • 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!

  • Newcomers
  • Chip timing
  • Enter online
  • Hilly
  • Event village
  • Age 20 & over
  • 50 km multi terrain running
The marathon takes on the officially measured Kirtling Road route and the half marathon follows the Windmill route - both are mildly undulating and very scenic.
  • Sun 11 May 2025
  • £30-£37.50
  • Sun 11 May 2025
  • £30-£37.50
Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk, UK

Zig Zag Marathon and Half

The marathon takes on the officially measured Kirtling Road route and the half marathon follows the Windmill route - both are mildly undulating and very scenic.

  • Newcomers
  • Event village
  • Park
  • Age 18 & over
  • Half marathon
  • Marathon
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 11 May 2025
  • £45
  • Sun 11 May 2025
  • £45
York, North Yorkshire, UK

The Drop | York

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?

  • Newcomers
  • Event village
  • Urban
  • Age 18 & over
  • 10 miler
  • Multi-terrain run
A selection of races with top reviews based in the village of Naseby famous for the Battle of Naseby in 1645. The ultra takes in Althorp, home of the Spencer family and Princess Diana's resting place.
  • Sun 11 May 2025
  • £24-£60
  • Sun 11 May 2025
  • £24-£60
Naseby, Northamptonshire, UK

Shires and Spires

A selection of races with top reviews based in the village of Naseby famous for the Battle of Naseby in 1645. The ultra takes in Althorp, home of the Spencer family and Princess Diana's resting place.

  • Recycling
  • Newcomers
  • Event village
  • Rural
  • Age 16 & over
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Marathon
  • Trail run
  • Ultra 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.
  • Sun 11 May 2025
  • £30-£48
  • Sun 11 May 2025
  • £30-£48
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.

  • Families
  • Trees not tees
  • Newcomers
  • Entertainment
  • Music
  • Fancy dress
  • Event village
  • Urban
  • Sustainability policy
  • Public transport links
  • Age 15 & over
  • Half marathon
  • 10K run
Join thousands of runners on the streets of Sunderland, enjoying fabulous coastal views and superbly organised races across a range of distances. There is something for everyone!
  • Sun 11 May 2025
  • £5-£36
  • Sun 11 May 2025
  • £5-£36
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, UK

Sunderland City Runs

Join thousands of runners on the streets of Sunderland, enjoying fabulous coastal views and superbly organised races across a range of distances. There is something for everyone!

  • Trees not tees
  • Wheelchair users
  • Recycling
  • Newcomers
  • Entertainment
  • Music
  • Event village
  • Urban
  • Public transport links
  • Age 5 & over
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Fun 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.
  • Sun 11 May 2025
  • £12
  • Sun 11 May 2025
  • £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.

  • Enter online
  • Flat
  • Traffic free
  • Fancy dress
  • Urban
  • Age 3 & over
  • 1 mile road running
Welcome to the Rob Burrow Leeds Marathon which has become hugely popular, with thousands of runners of all abilities taking to the streets the city's most scenic countryside and outer suburbs.
  • Sun 11 May 2025
  • £61-£73
  • Sun 11 May 2025
  • £61-£73
Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK

Rob Burrow Leeds Marathon

Welcome to the Rob Burrow Leeds Marathon which has become hugely popular, with thousands of runners of all abilities taking to the streets the city's most scenic countryside and outer suburbs.

  • Newcomers
  • Chip timing
  • Enter online
  • Undulating
  • Traffic free
  • Fancy dress
  • Event village
  • Urban
  • Rural
  • Public transport links
  • Age 18 & over
  • 26.2 miles road running
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 11 May 2025
  • £50
  • Sun 11 May 2025
  • £50
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!

  • Newcomers
  • Chip timing
  • Enter online
  • Traffic free
  • Fancy dress
  • Event village
  • Urban
  • Public transport links
  • Age 17 & over
  • 13.1 miles road running
The UK's Number 1 Mountain Festival! Sport, Speakers, Live Music, Activities, Good Times. A full multi-sport and entertainment festival with exciting new changes!
  • Fri 16 - Sun 18 May 2025
  • £30
  • Fri 16 - Sun 18 May 2025
  • £30
Keswick, Cumbria, UK

Keswick Mountain Festival

The UK's Number 1 Mountain Festival! Sport, Speakers, Live Music, Activities, Good Times. A full multi-sport and entertainment festival with exciting new changes!

  • Families
  • Wheelchair users
  • Newcomers
  • Dogs allowed
  • Entertainment
  • Music
  • Enter online
  • Event village
  • Event expo
  • Park
  • Rural
  • Mountains
  • All ages
  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • 50K ultra run
  • Fell run
  • + 12 more races
An unforgettable weekend of movement, sport and entertainment set in the grassy parkland of Hackney Marshes, hosting the hugely popular Hackney Half, an electrifying 5K and festival vibes!
  • Sat 17 - Sun 18 May 2025
  • FREE-£30
  • Sat 17 - Sun 18 May 2025
  • FREE-£30
London, UK

Hackney Moves

An unforgettable weekend of movement, sport and entertainment set in the grassy parkland of Hackney Marshes, hosting the hugely popular Hackney Half, an electrifying 5K and festival vibes!

  • Families
  • Carbon offset
  • Wheelchair users
  • Newcomers
  • Entertainment
  • Music
  • Fancy dress
  • Event village
  • Event expo
  • Urban
  • Park
  • Free venue entry
  • Sustainability policy
  • Public transport links
  • Age 16 & over
  • Half marathon
  • 5K run
This popular weekend of multisport welcomes everyone to a wide range of activities, lively event village, grandstand seating, relay options, youth events plus some exciting new additions!
  • Sat 17 - Sun 18 May 2025
  • £12.84-£256.80
  • Sat 17 - Sun 18 May 2025
  • £12.84-£256.80
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, UK

Outlaw Half Nottingham Weekend

This popular weekend of multisport welcomes everyone to a wide range of activities, lively event village, grandstand seating, relay options, youth events plus some exciting new additions!

  • Families
  • Newcomers
  • Dogs allowed
  • Event village
  • Park
  • Age 4 & over
  • Fun run 2
  • Sprint triathlon
  • Middle aquabike
  • Half Ironman
Walk, jog or run along the fabulous UNESCO World Heritage coastline for charity, starting at the picturesque Corfe Castle, with a range of distances to suit all abilities and full support too.
  • Sat 17 - Sun 18 May 2025
  • £10-£40
  • 8 charities
  • Sat 17 - Sun 18 May 2025
  • £10-£40
  • 8 charities
Wareham, Dorset, UK

Jurassic Coast Ultra Challenge

Walk, jog or run along the fabulous UNESCO World Heritage coastline for charity, starting at the picturesque Corfe Castle, with a range of distances to suit all abilities and full support too.

  • Newcomers
  • Entertainment
  • Music
  • Chip timing
  • Enter online
  • GPS tracking
  • Fundraising required
  • Undulating
  • Hilly
  • Event village
  • Age 14 & over
  • 1 day trail running
The city’s original and best-loved running event! With a 10K or a half marathon distance to choose from, over 99% of Manchester runners say they’d recommend it to a friend.
  • Sun 18 May 2025
  • £37-£52
  • Sun 18 May 2025
  • £37-£52
Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK

Great Manchester Run

The city’s original and best-loved running event! With a 10K or a half marathon distance to choose from, over 99% of Manchester runners say they’d recommend it to a friend.

  • Families
  • Trees not tees
  • Wheelchair users
  • Recycling
  • Newcomers
  • Entertainment
  • Music
  • Fancy dress
  • Event village
  • Urban
  • Sustainability policy
  • Public transport links
  • Age 15 & over
  • Half marathon
  • 10K run
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 18 May 2025
  • £10-£49
  • Sun 18 May 2025
  • £10-£49
Chester, Cheshire, UK

Essar Chester Half Marathon and Fun Run

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!

  • Families
  • Newcomers
  • Entertainment
  • Music
  • Fancy dress
  • Event village
  • Urban
  • Rural
  • Public transport links
  • All ages
  • Half marathon
  • Fun run
Experience Edinburgh's festival of running on Bank Holiday weekend! With nine distances on offer there's something for everyone - come and smash your PB at the marathon, previously voted UK's fastest!
  • Sat 24 - Sun 25 May 2025
  • £12-£176
  • Sat 24 - Sun 25 May 2025
  • £12-£176
Edinburgh, UK

Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Experience Edinburgh's festival of running on Bank Holiday weekend! With nine distances on offer there's something for everyone - come and smash your PB at the marathon, previously voted UK's fastest!

  • Families
  • Wheelchair users
  • Recycling
  • Newcomers
  • Fancy dress
  • Event village
  • Urban
  • Park
  • Rural
  • Coast
  • Sustainability policy
  • Public transport links
  • Age 3 & over
  • Marathon 2
  • Half marathon
  • 10K run
  • 5K run
  • Fun run 4
Can you survive Farmmageddon? You have 32 hours to complete 100 miles over a fantastic 5.3K loop through the lovely grounds of Hyde Hall Farm. 24-hour or shorter distance options too.
  • Sat 24 - Sun 25 May 2025
  • £34-£165
  • Sat 24 - Sun 25 May 2025
  • £34-£165
Buntingford, Hertfordshire, UK

Farmmageddon

Can you survive Farmmageddon? You have 32 hours to complete 100 miles over a fantastic 5.3K loop through the lovely grounds of Hyde Hall Farm. 24-hour or shorter distance options too.

  • Newcomers
  • Event village
  • Rural
  • Age 18 & over
  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Marathon
  • Ultra run 2
  • + 1 more race

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