Running events calendar

Running events calendar

Runs for every type of runner - from small club runs to the biggest mass participation events in the world.

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4249 Runs in the UK

From parkruns to ultra runs in the mountains, there is no activity with such a huge variety of events as running and we've got 1000's listed here. Select your location for runs in your area, choose your distance or terrain below or scroll down for the UK's biggest events.

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Choose your distance or terrain

From short fun runs to ultra marathons, on or off-road.

5K runs

5K runs

Perfect events for parkrunners or first-timers as well as speed demons looking for a PB.

Find a local 5K
10K runs

10K runs

One of the most popular distances for runs and a great step towards a half marathon.

10K runs
10 mile runs

10 mile runs

10 mile runs have a legacy going back decades as a classic middle distance race.

10 milers
Half marathons

Half marathons

At half the ultimate running distance, 13.1-miles is a classic milestone for most runners.

Half marathons
Marathons

Marathons

The marathon is well established as the ultimate running distance. Find your 26.2-mile race here!

Marathons
Ultra runs

Ultra runs

Running anything longer than a marathon, an ultra is an endurance event like no other.

Ultra runs
Fun runs

Fun runs

Explore fun runs in the UK, including kids running races and free fun runs!

Run for fun
Charity runs

Charity runs

Find a local charity run or secure a charity place in the biggest runs in the UK.

Run for charity
Trail runs

Trail runs

Escaping to the trails has never been so popular - find your next off-road run right here.

Run the trails
Mud runs

Mud runs

Combine a serious endurance challenge with getting filthy just for the fun of it!

Mud runs
Obstacle races

Obstacle races

Combine running with obstacles and mud across distances from 3-15K.

Obstacles
Fell runs

Fell runs

Running up and down hills in some of the UK's most remote and rugged terrain.

Fell runs
Multi-terrain runs

Multi-terrain runs

Runs with a varied mix of road and off-road terrain over a range of distances.

Multi-terrain runs
Fixed time runs

Fixed time runs

Enjoy running without the pressure of a specific distance but for a set time, featuring 24-hour solo or relay events.

Fixed time runs
CaniCross

CaniCross

Enter an event with your four-legged friend and share the race experience!

Dog runs

Featured running events

What's hot in the world of running events.

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 for 2024!
  • Fri 17 - Sun 19 May
  • £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 for 2024!

  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • 50K ultra run
  • Fell run
  • + 12 more races
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
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 8 - Sun 9 Jun
  • £90-£120
  • 3 charities
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
A South Downs Ultra Marathon steeped in history taking in Chichester coast and Arundel Castle. 100K and 50K trail routes, supported all the way, with a legendary basecamp overnight option.
  • Sat 15 - Sun 16 Jun
  • £75-£165
Chichester, West Sussex, West Sussex, UK

Race to the King

A South Downs Ultra Marathon steeped in history taking in Chichester coast and Arundel Castle. 100K and 50K trail routes, supported all the way, with a legendary basecamp overnight option.

  • 100K ultra run
  • 50K ultra run 2
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 29 - Sun 30 Jun
  • £90-£120
  • 2 charities
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
The UK's favourite ultra marathon along one of Britain's oldest paths. 100K and 50K trail routes, supported all the way, with a legendary basecamp overnight option.
  • Sat 13 - Sun 14 Jul
  • £85-£255
Watlington, Oxfordshire, UK

Race to the Stones

The UK's favourite ultra marathon along one of Britain's oldest paths. 100K and 50K trail routes, supported all the way, with a legendary basecamp overnight option.

  • 50K ultra run 2
  • 100K ultra run 3
Take part in the world's biggest half marathon and experience the buzz, unrivalled support and cheerful crowds of this historic event. Charity places now available for 2024!
  • Sun 8 Sep
  • FREE-£50
  • 40 charities
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, UK

Great North Run

Take part in the world's biggest half marathon and experience the buzz, unrivalled support and cheerful crowds of this historic event. Charity places now available for 2024!

  • 13.1 miles road running
Run Bournemouth provides the perfect opportunity to escape from it all and run along the beautiful and scenic South Coast during a weekend festival of running.
  • Sat 12 - Sun 13 Oct
  • £13.50-£48.50
Bournemouth, Dorset, UK

Run Bournemouth

Run Bournemouth provides the perfect opportunity to escape from it all and run along the beautiful and scenic South Coast during a weekend festival of running.

  • Half marathon
  • 10K run
  • 5K run
  • Fun run 3
Round off the season with a flat and fast half on fully closed roads with some of the best crowd support around and receive your chunky medal near Old Trafford.
  • Sun 13 Oct
  • £44
  • 10 charities
Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK

Manchester Half Marathon

Round off the season with a flat and fast half on fully closed roads with some of the best crowd support around and receive your chunky medal near Old Trafford.

  • 13.1 miles road running
Thousands of runners (and walkers) of all abilities will tackle the flat, traffic-free course past the city's historic sites to a cracking Yorkshire atmosphere! Relay team challenge available too.
  • Sun 20 Oct
  • £65-£67
  • 2 charities
York, North Yorkshire, UK

Yorkshire Marathon

Thousands of runners (and walkers) of all abilities will tackle the flat, traffic-free course past the city's historic sites to a cracking Yorkshire atmosphere! Relay team challenge available too.

  • 26.2 miles road running
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, voted UK's fastest!
  • Sat 25 - Sun 26 May
  • £14.50-£142.25
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, voted UK's fastest!

  • Marathon 2
  • Half marathon
  • 10K run
  • 5K run
  • Fun run 4
Experience the renowned atmosphere of the TCS London Marathon, the most popular marathon in the world, with its grand finale on The Mall itself! Charity places now available for 2025.
  • Sun 27 Apr 2025
  • £69.99-£125
  • 2 charities
London, UK

TCS London Marathon

Experience the renowned atmosphere of the TCS London Marathon, the most popular marathon in the world, with its grand finale on The Mall itself! Charity places now available for 2025.

  • 26.2 miles road running

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Featured events are listed below - select your region to see all events.

A scenic out and back course alongside the Huddersfield Canal, West Yorkshire, with a range of distances on offer plus a bespoke medal and goodies at the finish.
  • Sun 14 Apr
  • £14-£55
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, UK

I'll 'Sithee' at the Slawit Sweetathon Slog

A scenic out and back course alongside the Huddersfield Canal, West Yorkshire, with a range of distances on offer plus a bespoke medal and goodies at the finish.

  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Marathon
  • Ultra run
The route follows the park’s smooth pathways alongside legendary monuments, statues and memorials - and past the famous Serpentine Lake.
  • Sun 14 Apr
  • £23-£25
London, UK

The One in the Park | Hyde Park

The route follows the park’s smooth pathways alongside legendary monuments, statues and memorials - and past the famous Serpentine Lake.

  • 5K run
  • 10K run