Running events

Support the Foundation by taking part in a range of events from fun runs to competitive marathons, and from the world famous to the local.

Half Marathon

Great North Run Great North Run
Join our team for the world’s most popular half marathon

Bristol Half Marathon Bristol Half Marathon
One of the UK's top races

Edinburgh Marathon Festival Edinburgh Marathon Festival
On your own or in a team

Reading Half Marathon Reading Half Marathon
Places for the next Reading Half Marathon are going quickly

Bath Half Marathon Bath Half Marathon
Join our team for one of the most popular city centre running events in the UK

Silverstone Half Marathon Silverstone Half Marathon
Take your place on the grid at Silverstone – home of the world famous Formula 1 British Grand Prix

Richmond Half Marathon Richmond Half Marathon
Kew Gardens, London
Run London's most exclusive race, then visit the Richmond Fitness expo and music festival!

10K run

Run to the Beat Run to the Beat
Wembley Park, London
Live music acts spur you along in this unique and exciting 10k run

Great Manchester Run Great Manchester Run
Join our team for Britain's premier 10k running event

BUPA London 10k BUPA London 10k
Run Past London’s most famous sites in this popular 10km road race

Great Edinburgh Run Great Edinburgh Run
World class 10k and 5k in the capital

Womens 10k Glasgow Womens 10k Glasgow
The largest women's only 10k in the UK


Virgin London Marathon Virgin London Marathon
The World's most famous marathon

Berlin Marathon Berlin Marathon
Run for us in the world's most exciting Marathon

Edinburgh Marathon Festival Edinburgh Marathon Festival
On your own or in a team

Brighton marathon Brighton marathon

Join the team for one of the most exciting road running events in the UK

Paris Marathon Paris Marathon
Run a marathon for MRF in the world’s most romantic city

5K and fun run

Great Edinburgh Winter Run Great Edinburgh Winter Run
Holyrood Park, Edinburgh
Warm yourself up with this 5k


City to Summit City to Summit
Edinburgh to Ben Nevis
Triathlon's toughest


Tough Mudder Tough Mudder
London West, Midlands, Scotland, Yorkshire, South West, London South, North West
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Isle of Wight Challenge Isle of Wight Challenge
Isle of Wight
Join 1500 others in a stunning 106km route of the Isle of Wight

Thames Path Trail Thames Path Trail
Putney Bridge to Henley
Walk, jog or run the 25km, 50km, or 100km route from Putney Bridge to Henley

The Grand Union Challenge The Grand Union Challenge
Grand Union Canal
Follow the Grand Union Canal towpath, a secret hidden corridor through rolling countryside from London to Chilterns

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