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.

10K run

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

Lisburn Half Marathon, 10k and 3k fun run Lisburn Half Marathon, 10k and 3k fun run
Lisburn
Choose your distance and support us

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

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

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

Half Marathon

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

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

Ards Half Marathon and 9 mile walk Ards Half Marathon and 9 mile walk

Pace yourself

Waterside Half Marathon Waterside Half Marathon

Early entry strongly advised

Belfast Half Marathon Belfast Half Marathon
Belfast
Half a marathon, all the fun

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

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

Extreme

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

Man vs Mountain Man vs Mountain
Mount Snowdon
Brutal AND Beautiful – 20 miles – 1 Mountain – can you conquer Snowdon?

Tough Mudder Tough Mudder
London West, Midlands, Scotland, Yorkshire, South West, London South, North West
It's time to get tough on meningitis and septicaemia

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

Loch Ness Marathon Loch Ness Marathon
Loch Ness
If you only ever run one marathon in your life, make sure it’s this one

Bournemouth Marathon  & Running Festival Bournemouth Marathon & Running Festival

Join us on the South Coast

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

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

Walking

TrekFest Brecon Beacons TrekFest Brecon Beacons
Brecon Beacons
TrekFest is a tough UK challenge for tough and adventurous trekkers. Join us for either the 27 mile or 54 mile challenge this June in the stunning Brecon Beacons.

TrekFest Peak District TrekFest Peak District
Peak District
TrekFest is a tough UK challenge for tough and adventurous trekkers. Join us for either the 27 mile or 54 mile challenge this September in the stunning Peak District.

10 mile run

Great Edinburgh Run Great Edinburgh Run
Edinburgh
World class 10 mile in the capital

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.

5K and fun run

Spartan and Super Spartan Sprint Spartan and Super Spartan Sprint
Edinburgh
Test your resilience, strength, stamina and quick decision making skills

Color Me Rad 5K Color Me Rad 5K

A colourful fiesta of running

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Pneumococcal meningitis
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