Below are some fantastic running events for you to consider.

Please email the fundraising team: [email protected] if you have any questions, require support in setting up your fundraising page or would like a Sport in Mind T-Shirt to run in!

London Landmarks Half Marathon 2024

Sport in Mind are an official charity partner for this incredibly popular event. We are delighted to share we have 15 charity places available!! You can apply for one of our places HERE!

The 2024 race takes place on Sunday 7th April 2024. Apply today via the link below

London Landmarks Half Marathon 2024

Brighton Half Marathon 2024

Sport in Mind are excited to announce we have 10 charity places for the Brighton Half Marathon 2024!! You can apply for one of our places HERE!

The 2024 race takes place on Sunday 25th February 2024. Apply today via the link below

Brighton Half Marathon 2024

London Marathon 

The London Marathon is an annual marathon held in London, United Kingdom, and is the 2nd largest annual road race in the UK. The largely flat course is set around the River Thames, starting in Blackheath and finishing at The Mall. Although the ballot may now be closed for 2023- you can still enter the virtual race in aid of Sport in Mind!

Virtual TCS London Marathon - TCS London Marathon

Reading Half Marathon 2024

Sport in Mind are delighted to announce that we are once again the Official Sporting Partner for the Reading Half Marathon! Reading is our hometown and as always we are delighted to be involved!

The 2024 race will take place on Sunday 14th April 2024. We have 10 charity places up for grabs, apply today via the link below!

Reading half Marathon 2024

Brighton Marathon

Over 12,000 runners take part in the marathon each April, enjoying a course that starts in Preston Park at 9.45am, snakes its way through Brighton city centre, along the glorious seafront and finishes at the iconic Madeira Drive in front of thousands of cheering spectators.

The course bests for the men and women are well under 2hrs10min and 2:29, making it the second-fastest marathon in the UK. It is also the second-largest marathon in the UK and eighth largest in Europe.

Home | Brighton Marathon Weekend

Bath Half Marathon 

The Bath Half Marathon is a 'big city' race, starting and finishing in Bath City Centre. This course is fast and flat with proven potential to set a new personal best.

Race Info - Bath Half Marathon

Great North Run

60,000 determined and dedicated runners make the Great North Run the World’s biggest and best half marathon – famous for its warm North East welcome, unbeatable atmosphere and the millions raised for good causes.

Great North Run | 10 Sept 2023 |Great Run

Manchester Marathon

The adidas Manchester Marathon is one of the UK’s premier running events, famous for its fast, flat and friendly route.

From some superb elite runners, to those who thought completing a marathon would never be possible. Many regular runners find this the ideal event to get a personal best time, whilst everybody finds the incredible Mancunian support throughout the course unforgettable.

Manchester Marathon | The UK's 2nd Largest | Flat & Friendly

Spartan Races

Every weekend, thousands of Spartans will take the starting line in New York City, London, Mexico and other cities worldwide. Spartan races do more than test you physically and mentally. They expand what you believe is possible, one epic obstacle at a time

Spartan Race | Compete with the Best

Rough Runner

We are bringing our unique combination of obstacles and challenges to the incredible backdrop of Charlton Park in Wiltshire for what promises to be a fantastic weekend of thrills and spills, like the UK has not seen before.

Whether you are looking for a new OCR event with all the technical aspects to challenge you, or you’re looking for a fun-filled day out with your mates, Rough Runner OCR at Charlton Park has you covered.

Rough Runner OCR at Charlton Park – Rough Runner

Rise and Run Christmas Lights Tour

We invite runners of all abilities to join us for what is guaranteed to be a fun evening out. Celebrate Christmas with our magical 8K running tour of London’s famous lights.

On this circular route, you’ll marvel at the lights of the Royal Exchange, Leadenhall Market, Borough Market, Bankside and Southbank, Trafalgar Square, The Strand and St Paul Cathedral. The run will end with some Christmas drinks and treats at The Westin London City.

Rise & Run - Christmas Lights Tour Tickets, Tue 13 Dec 2022 at 18:00 | Eventbrite

Great Bristol Run

The Great Bristol Run is an action-packed day of running with a 10k and Half Marathon starting and finishing in the heart of the city.

Expect another action-packed day of running, with the 10k and Half Marathon on the same day, along with the Great Bristol Family Run. Both routes showcase the best of Bristol, including the vibrant waterfront, historic Castle Park and the Old City, with cheering crowds and our famous entertainment zones providing the soundtrack to your run.

Great Bristol Run | 14 May 2023 | Great Run

Farnborough Winter Half

If you are new to the Farnborough Winter Half Marathon, it is the first major half marathon of the year. It is a fast, flat, traffic-free route; that starts under the historic Airship Hangar alongside Farnborough Airport and takes you on a delightful semi-rural loop around Farnborough and its' surrounding areas.

If you are not ready for the full 13.1 miles, the event also features an accompanying 5K, which will has a limit of 300 runners as well as 800m kiddies run, which is free to enter. Watch this space for more details of what's in store for Britain's coolest event.

Great Bristol Run | 14 May 2023 | Great Run

Double Gloucester 6 Miles

Run up the infamous Gloucester Cheese Rolling Hill in this gruelling 6-mile looped trail race. Take in Cotswolds scenery as you get to the top, but don't forget you will have to summit the near-vertical hill twice. Be warned your feet might smell like the 9lb Double Gloucester by the end of it.

Double Gloucester 6 Miles 2022 - Running in Witcombe — Let’s Do This (

Runthrough Southampton 10k

Come and join us for this BRAND NEW EVENT, starting and finishing in St. Mary’s Stadium, the home of Premier League football club Southampton FC!

This promises to be an exciting CLOSED ROAD event, around Southampton city centre. The route will go across the Northam Bridge, under the Itchen Bridge and through Ocean Village before finishing in the Stadium.

Southampton 10k - December 2022 | Run Through UK

South Downs Off-Road Half Marathon

The epic South Downs off-road Half Marathon is back and will be starting from Goodwood. This ultimate trail run will take you through South Downs National Park, expect spectacular views across the South Downs, and distant views of the North Downs, Chichester Harbour and the Isle of Wight. Your senses will be overloaded as you race some of the best trails that the South Downs has to offer. Come to earn your finisher's medal.

South Downs Off-Road Half Marathon 2022 - Running in Chichester — Let’s Do This (

Inflatable 5k

The world's largest and best fun run the 'Inflatable 5K’ has got even bigger and bouncier. Our Unique Inflatable Obstacle Course Race (OCR) has less Running and even more obstacles in 2022. New Obstacles, new pumping Music Zones and new Locations. It is going to be Epic!

Inflatable 5K Events | UK Running Events

Blenheim Palace Triathlon

We welcome competitors and spectators every year to the stunning surroundings of Blenheim Palace to take part in one of the most spectacular triathlons in Europe, set against the backdrop of a World Heritage Site.

Blenheim Palace Triathlon | 28th - 29th May

Born survivor Cheshire

30 gruelling obstacles on our10km mud-fuelled assault course designed by Royal Marine Commandos. Everybody finishes and every gets to take home this epic bundle of survivor swag so you can remember the feeling of achievement for years to come!

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Hampton Court Half Marathon

This is the only Half Marathon to be held at this famous and historic royal home. Hampton Court Palace is one of only two surviving palaces that King Henry VIII owned. The race will start inside the gates of Hampton Court Palace and finish in its beautiful gardens. After you’ve finished your race you can visit the famous maze and the world’s largest grape vine.

Official Hampton Court Palace Half Marathon | Half Marathon in London

Sussex Downs Half Marathon

Set in the South Downs National Park and with 2 distances on offer, the Sussex Downs Half Marathon is perfect for runners looking to dip their toe into trail running, or experienced runners looking for a winter race. Come for the finisher's goodies and stunning views.

The Sussex Downs Half Marathon starts out from Plumpton Racecourse, right at the foot of the South Downs National Park. This course has unspoilt views, fast, long-ranging trails, and challenging climbs, making it the perfect event for all types of runners.

Sussex Downs Half Marathon 2022 - Running in Plumpton — Let’s Do This (

Greenwich park 10k

Run a 10K in the famous Royal Park, overlooking the River Thames and home to one of London's most iconic views.

With its spectacular tree-lined avenues, gardens, and super-smooth pathways, you'll find yourself captivated by the sights as you fly downhill and conquer the climb.

Greenwich Park, 10k | Royal Borough of Greenwich (

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park half marathon and 10K

This ROAD CLOSED half marathon and 10k will start and finish at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, home of the 2012 London Olympic. Race around the incredibly inspiring Olympic Park passing the ArcelorMittal Orbit, Olympic Stadium, London Aquatics Centre, Copper Box Arena, Lee Valley VeloPark and Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Half Marathon | London Half Marathon

Deal castle 5 mile

The Deal Castle 5 Mile offers an accurately-measured, fast and flat promenade race. Organised by Deal Tri, this popular annual event always attracts a decent entry, with the course offering genuine pb potential if weather conditions are favourable.

Prizes are on offer to leading runners, plus age group winners and team prizes. The 5 mile race is preceded by a 1500m Junior Race, a popular event with plenty of prizes on offer for age groups from under 8's upwards.

The Deal Castle 5 Mile | Nice Work Race Management (

Great South Run

The South coast’s biggest and best running event takes place in Portsmouth over a fast and flat 10 mile route.

This year’s Great South Run saw thousands of runners taking on the 10 mile challenge in Portsmouth. Make sure you secure your place on the start line in 2023 and join us for another spectacular South Coast running celebration on Sunday 15th October. Earlybird entries have SOLD OUT but don’t worry if you missed out, you can still enter and be part of the action!

Great South Run | 15 October 2023 | Great Run

Thames Bridge Trek

Join 2000 walkers and trek across the Capital taking in unrivalled views of the skyline, and historic landmarks. Setting out from the Putney Bridge start we head East towards the City, zig-zagging over 16 historic bridges – each with its own fascinating story – and a mid point rest stop near The Oval Cricket Ground for some snacks & drinks. 25km later, it’s a party style finish line celebration in Southwark Park past the final crossing – the majestic Tower Bridge.

Thames Bridges Trek - Ultra Challenge

London Winter Walk

A great event to walk off the Christmas celebrations, and to kick start your New Year fitness regime! There are Full Marathon & Half Marathon & 10K options, all starting & finishing at The Oval Cricket Ground on Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 January, and take in highlights of the Thames, its historic bridges, and many of the Capital’s key landmarks. Families are welcome, there’s a free winter bobble hat & neck buff, rest stops with snacks, with a special medal and hot food at the finish.

London Winter Walk - Ultra Challenge

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