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

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

Liverpool Rock n Roll Marathon Liverpool Rock n Roll Marathon
Liverpool
City centre sounds

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

Great Manchester Run Great Manchester Run
Manchester
The biggest 10 kilometre race in Europe.

Meadows Marathon Meadows Marathon
The Meadows, Edinburgh
Choose from four distances 5K,10k, half or full marathon

Edinburgh Marathon Festival Edinburgh Marathon Festival
Musselburgh, Edinburgh
Be a part of Scotland’s largest running festival

Rock and Roll Half Marathon and 10k Rock and Roll Half Marathon and 10k
Dublin
Plan a summer running holiday!

Marathon

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

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

Belfast City Marathon Belfast City Marathon
Belfast
Something for everyone in Belfast

Brighton Marathon Brighton Marathon

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

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

Liverpool Rock n Roll Marathon Liverpool Rock n Roll Marathon
Liverpool
City centre sounds

Meadows Marathon Meadows Marathon
The Meadows, Edinburgh
Choose from four distances 5K,10k, half or full marathon

Edinburgh Marathon Festival Edinburgh Marathon Festival
Musselburgh, Edinburgh
Be a part of Scotland’s largest running festival

Stirling Scottish Marathon  Stirling Scottish Marathon
Stirling
Scotland’s newest marathon

10 mile run

Great South Run Great South Run

One of the premier runs in the UK's running season, the Great South Run is a ten mile run taking in the sights of Portsmouth including the magnificent HMS Victory.

Great Edinburgh Run Great Edinburgh Run
Edinburgh
Explore Edinburgh’s most iconic landmarks on this 10 mile course

Extreme

Tough Mudder Tough Mudder

It's time to get tough on meningitis and septicaemia

The Mighty Deerstalker The Mighty Deerstalker
Traquair house, Innerleithen near Edinburgh
One of the UK’s toughest off road runs – but also the most fun!

Spartan Race Spartan Race
Edinburgh
Get ready to run, climb and crawl over some of Edinburgh’s most challenging terrain

10K run

Vitality London 10k Vitality London 10k

The London 10,000 starts and finishes in St James’s Park and uses Green Park as its assembly area.

Great Manchester Run Great Manchester Run
Manchester
The biggest 10 kilometre race in Europe.

Meadows Marathon Meadows Marathon
The Meadows, Edinburgh
Choose from four distances 5K,10k, half or full marathon

Balfron 10k Balfron 10k
Balfron, Stirlingshire
Take in the best of the Scottish countryside on this 10k

Edinburgh Marathon Festival Edinburgh Marathon Festival
Musselburgh, Edinburgh
Be a part of Scotland’s largest running festival

VHI Dublin Women’s Mini Marathon VHI Dublin Women’s Mini Marathon
Dublin City Centre
It’s that time of year again when we gather our female troops! We want you to join our team and take part in the biggest ‘ladies only’ event.

Glasgow Men’s 10k Glasgow Men’s 10k
Glasgow
Great for men looking to conquer their first running event

Women’s 10k Women’s 10k
Glasgow
Be a part of Scotland’s biggest women-only running event

Rock and Roll Half Marathon and 10k Rock and Roll Half Marathon and 10k
Dublin
Plan a summer running holiday!

5K and fun run

Meadows Marathon Meadows Marathon
The Meadows, Edinburgh
Choose from four distances 5K,10k, half or full marathon

Edinburgh Kilomathon Edinburgh Kilomathon
Edinburgh
If you’re looking to push yourself beyond a 5k or 10k distance, this is the race for you!

Colour Me Rad Glasgow Colour Me Rad Glasgow
Glasgow Green, Glasgow
Inject some colour into your 5k fundraising challenge

Edinburgh Marathon Festival Edinburgh Marathon Festival
Musselburgh, Edinburgh
Be a part of Scotland’s largest running festival

Colour Me Rad Aberdeen Colour Me Rad Aberdeen
Hazelhead Park, Aberdeen
Inject some colour into your 5k fundraising challenge

13K run

Edinburgh Kilomathon Edinburgh Kilomathon
Edinburgh
If you’re looking to push yourself beyond a 5k or 10k distance, this is the race for you!

Trekking

Trekfest – The Beacons Trekfest – The Beacons
The Beacons
A fun, challenging trek for all abilities Trekfest returns for its fifth year in 2017

Mountain Treking

Trekfest – The Beacons Trekfest – The Beacons
The Beacons
A fun, challenging trek for all abilities Trekfest returns for its fifth year in 2017

5km

Chariots of Fire 5km Beach Race Chariots of Fire 5km Beach Race
West Sands, St Andrews
Re-enact the iconic film sequence

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