Events in Dover

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JUL21
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Activelife Pier to Pier Swim

The Herne Bay Pier to Pier swim is a 750m, 1.5km or 3km sea swim; great for both experienced and inexperienced sea swimmers to complete in a sheltered yet challenging route across the coast to Herne Bay's iconic 19th Century Pier. The event is about you and the sea, there is no medal, t-shirt, goody bag to be looked at on race day and never sees the light of day again. Your event fee pays for the event services and none of the often unnecessary extras.

£20
Activelife Pier to Pier Swim
AUG26
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Canterbury Half Marathon

A popular part of the Kent sporting calendar, the Canterbury Half Marathon returns again in 2019. Organised to support Pilgrims Hospices by Nice Work, the race attracts a large Bank Holiday Monday entry to confirm its position as one of Kent's favourite half marathons.

The course is challenging and covers the quiet country lanes on the outskirts of the city.

£4 - £24
Canterbury Half Marathon
AUG11
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The Activelife Urban Warrior

Urban Warrior offers the best of obstacle course racing with a live DJ and over 20 exciting obstacles all indoors and with no mud to clean up afterwards. The obstacles have been designed by ex-SAS celebrity TV Trainer Rob Edmond and will remain our secret until race day.

The event is perfect for the novice / first timer but will challenge even those eager to be on the leader board. Whatever your previous experiences youll have a fantastic day tackling amazing obstacles, with great music and support all the way to the finish line finishing with a well deserved drink in our spectator friendly event village.

£35
The Activelife Urban Warrior
AUG25
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Oysterman Triathlon

As part of the Active Life Tri series, we bring you Whitstable's 4th Oysterman Triathlon. Based in the heart of the town, along the beautiful Tankerton Slopes this is a very unique sprint distance event consisting of a 500m sea swim followed by a 20km cycle and finishing with a stunning yet flat 5km coastal run. With training sessions and introduction to triathlon through GO TRI sessions in the lead up to the event, it is aimed at complete beginners all the way up to seasoned triers. Become an official Oysterman/woman, bragging rights guaranteed!

£50 - £70
Oysterman Triathlon
SEP8
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Rye Ancient Trails 30k & 15k

After a successful debut in 2018 when over 250 runners completed this multi-terrain race through the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in East Sussex, the race returns again in 2019.

Starting and finishing in the medieval town of Rye, this challenging circular route winds its way through ancient woodland and farmland on trails, footpaths and quiet country lanes, linking the Norman churches of Rye, Iden, Beckley, Northiam and Peasmarsh - a true steeplechase!

The undulating multi-terrain route includes 1,500ft of climb, with numerous gates and stiles to be negotiated, but the stunning scenery will keep you going to the finish.

Not up for the full 30K? There is a 15K option on the same route, turning at Peasmarsh. The Rye Ancient Trails 15k/30K is organised jointly by Nice Work and Rye Runners, raising money for the Oliver Curd Trust.

The race will be looking to attract runners of all abilities, from experienced athletes to those new to running.

Prizes/trophies are available for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Male and Female; 1st in age categories from Vet 1 to Vet 8; 1st Male & Female affiliated team (3 to count).

Medals will be on offer for all finishers.

£18 - £27
Rye Ancient Trails 30k & 15k
JUL7
French Revolution Sportive

Escaping Britains shores if only just for a day is enough to make this event sell out each time it has been held. Built on the foundations of Frances celebrated love of cycling, the Wiggle French Revolution is a teasing taster of what life is like riding on the other side of the English Channel.

£75
French Revolution Sportive
JUL7
Le Classique Sportive

The inaugural Le Classique was a huge success in 2016 and rolls on into 2017, providing riders with another chance to enjoy a day trip to France and a great day out on the bike.

Starting at Dover ferry port, we will arrange your ferry and parking and, once we've got you aboard, well add a little joie de vivre with fresh coffee and croissants to get you into the French spirit.

Both registration and the safety briefing will take place during the channel crossing to maximise your riding time. Ninety minutes later, youll roll off the ferry in Calais and the sportive begins. There are two courses to choose from: the Epic 83 miles or Standard 60 miles, but both routes explore the amazing northeast coast of France.

£75
Le Classique Sportive
JUN30
The Sandwich 10k

We made lots of changes for 2017 and you all loved it, so it will be more of the same, with some improvements thrown in! The revised route was a great success, so that's back again as well. The 10k starts on the edge of the ancient town of Sandwich and also uses the lanes around the village of Worth. For the first time, the event will be officially measured by UK Athletics representatives. The route is flat and mostly fast and so good times are possible. The route is suitable for all types of runner from beginner to elite.

£16 - £18
The Sandwich 10k
JUN22
Harbour Wallbanger

A 7 kilometre race along the beach from Broadstairs Harbour (Viking Bay) to the wall at the far end of Ramsgate Main Sands and back following the same route.

$12 - $14
Harbour Wallbanger
JUL9
East Kent Road Relay Series – Round 5

The East Kent Road Relay Series dates have now been announced, kicking off on Tuesday with a trip to Folkestone, with events every fortnight up to the grand finale at Canterburys track on 9th July.

We have a very good record in this in recent years, but although the competition is fierce at the sharp end of the field the road relays have a lot more to offer. This series of races has always been a popular way to sharpen up and get in some speed work for the summer whilst enjoying the fun of being in a team and the company of club-mates, not to mention the traditional (and now much copied) nosh up after the final race while waiting for the overall series results to be confirmed.

Free
East Kent Road Relay Series – Round 5
MAR8
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The Brett Lydd - 20 Mile & Half Marathon
Romney Marsh, South East, United Kingdom

This race is perfect for Spring marathon training. It's perfect too for those looking to run the distance for the first time or for those looking to post a fast time.

The race is on a pancake-flat course through the lanes surrounding the Marsh town of Lydd. Runners of all standards are welcome and race profits are donated to the Mayor of Lydd's Charity Fund.

The race will, once again, enjoy the sponsorship of Brett, the UK's largest independent construction and building materials company.

£3 - £26
The Brett Lydd - 20 Mile & Half Marathon
JUL7
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The Running Outlet - Herne Bay 10K - Les Golding Memorial

The Herne Bay 10K Les Golding Memorial is a well established race in the calendar. The coastal route is almost entirely flat so PBs are often attainable. The race raises significant charitable funds. Team & Individual Prizes and Medals for all runners. The race has chip timing and there is 1500m U15 children race aswell.

£19 - £21
The Running Outlet - Herne Bay 10K - Les Golding Memorial
SEP8
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Channel Triathlon
Folkestone Harbour, South East, United Kingdom

Triathlon located at Folkestone Harbour run in association with the Rotary Club of Folkestone Channel and raising funds for charitable causes.

This is a charity event organised by Tri Spirit Events on behalf of the Rotary Club of Folkestone Channel. The main charities will be the Celia Blakey Centre for care of people being treated for cancer and the Shepway Sports Trust many other local charities will also benefit.

£42 - £84
Channel Triathlon
SEP8
The 32nd Wingham 10K & 5K

This ever popular event is back for another year! This is the only race in the world with clay medals made by Canterbury Pottery!! This race sold out in 2016 and 2017, so act fast to guarantee your space!

£12 - £18
The 32nd Wingham 10K & 5K
AUG11
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Brett Owler Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K – Summer

The Owler Marathon, Half marathon and 10K returns in 2019! Runners get the chance to test their legs again with this new two lap multi-terrain run, set in the great surroundings of Conningbrook Lakes Country Park while taking in the quiet roads of Brook. This event also includes the Owler Half marathon and 10K.

£20 - £33
Brett Owler Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K – Summer
JUL21
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Owler Triathlon
Romney Marsh, South East, United Kingdom

Returning to probably the fastest middle distance triathlon in the South East in 2019. New parking area for competitors and spectators plus a new run route.

Owler Tris offer middle distance plus standard triathlons, aquabikes and OWS.

The triathlons will start in Lydd Lake with a two lapped swim, before competitors ride a flat lapped bike route on scenic country roads through Lydd, Brooklands and Camber, before returning to transition at Lydd lake.

The 21K run section is flat four laps out and back route along paths around lake and surrounding paths. The standard run also follows the same route. You then head to cross the finish line in style.

Also on offer the Owler Aquabike both at half, standard and sprint distance.

£20 - £150
Owler Triathlon
AUG31
Black Hugin Challenge

Between Thanet and Sandwich lays Pegwell Bay, famous for the Viking Ship, The Hugin, that rests there in all its recently restored glory. This event will have a 6 hour time limit for you to run as many, or as few laps as you wish. We're going to be flexible with the route, mainly as it will depend on conditions on the day. Loops of 3.75 miles miles and will be a mixture of terrain. Sundown is 7.30pm so you'll be partially in light, then twilight and then finally deep night, all being well on a lovely early Autumnal evening.

£40
Black Hugin Challenge
SEP29
The Folkestone Rotary Half Marathon

Always the one to attend. Great event and feedback - everything you expect and more from a top class event. The race is organised by Folkestone Rotary Club (Charity no: 266883) in support of local and international charities. Medals and finish line goodies are on offer for all finishers plus there are prizes for the leading runners.

£25
The Folkestone Rotary Half Marathon
JUL5
Rye Summer Classic Series 10K July

The Rye Summer Classic Series is a popular series of three Friday evening events and in 2019 returns for a 14th year. Featuring two 10k races and a season-ending final 5k.

The route is a traffic free road, out and back course through the Rye Harbour Nature Reserve. The course is accurately measured, fast and flat and, if the weather is fine, a perfect opportunity for a PB.

Suitable for experienced runners and beginners alike, the event also includes a Children's Race.

£2 - £36
Rye Summer Classic Series 10K July
OCT5
Survival

Kents toughest military OCR, Survival, returns. Whichever option you choose, we guarantee an EPIC muddy race that will have you jumping, swinging, wading and crawling your way through Kents toughest military obstacles scattered around the old spoil heap at Betteshanger. And, as youve come to expect with SURVIVAL, therell be a few surprises along the way.

£50 - £80
Survival
OCT5
Kent SURVIVAL2

Scale the heights of Vertigo (shortlisted as Best New Obstacle in the 2018 Mudstacle Awards), wade ankle deep in mud through the trenches, brave the icy lake swim, do battle with Carnage and earn yourself some awesome swag.

£50 - £65
Kent SURVIVAL2
AUG18
The Mount Ephraim 10K

The Mount Ephraim 10k is a well organized and popular race.

Your entry into the race will also secure you free family admission to Mount Ephraim Gardens - the beautiful country estate that has been owned by the Dawes family for over 300 years.

Visitors to the Edwardian Gardens will enjoy a captivating experience with breathtaking views of the Kent countryside.

All proceeds will help Porchlight, a Kent charity which helps rough sleepers and the homeless in Kent - please visit their website here.

The Mount Ephraim 10k is kindly sponsored by Shepherd Neame.

£15 - £17
The Mount Ephraim 10K
OCT31
Halloween Challenge Samphire Hoe

We've been given permission to hold the Halloween Challenge at Samphire Hoe! We'll start in the daylight and then watch the sun go down and the ghosts and ghouls come out as the night comes in. Did we ever mention all the shipwrecks along the English Channel?

£39.50
Halloween Challenge Samphire Hoe
AUG2
Rye Summer Classic Series 10K August

The Rye Summer Classic Series is a popular series of three Friday evening events and in 2019 returns for a 14th year. Featuring two 10k races and a season-ending final 5k. Tonight's race is a fast and flat 10k.

Suitable for experienced runners and beginners alike, the event also includes a Children's Race.

£2 - £36
Rye Summer Classic Series 10K August
SEP29
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Chilham Castle Duathlon

The 11th Chilham Castle Duathlon returns with sprint and standard distance duathlons with cross country run held within the picturesque grounds of Chilham Castle with views of the castle and Canterbury Cathedral.

This will be followed by a very fast but challenging cycle route partly ridden on a designated cycle time trial route then finishing off with a second run in the park.

£24 - £55
Chilham Castle Duathlon
SEP29
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Chilham Castle Challenge Runs

For the 8th year, runners get the chance to stretch their legs in the beautiful surroundings of Chilham Castle, with the Chilham Castle Challenge 5K and 10K.

The run events start at 8:00 am - why not have a Sunday morning blast and then rest in the afternoon?

£16 - £20
Chilham Castle Challenge Runs
AUG26
Kings Head Canter 5K

A friendly rural road race, over a point, to point course, starting in one East Sussex village and finishing in the neighboring village.

This year will be the 21st running of the Kings Head Canter 5K. Each year on the August Bank Holiday Monday around 240 runners enjoy the great atmosphere of this well-organized event, complete with barbeque and drinks at the finish.

£11 - £13
Kings Head Canter 5K
SEP22
Cystic Fibrosis Faversham 10K

The Faversham 10km route is set in the beautiful countryside of Kent and is the perfect event for runners of all abilities - elite or first time runner, all runners are equally welcome. Starting at the Abbey School in Faversham, this road race takes you through picturesque countryside and is set to be an event you won't forget, for all the right reasons. Don't train alone this year; have a fantastic day out with the whole family with our 1km Fun Run open to everyone to make sure that everyone can go home with a finisher's meal!

£16 - £18
Cystic Fibrosis Faversham 10K
SEP6
The 14th Rye Summer Classic Series 5K Race Three – September

The Rye Summer Classic Series is a popular series of three Friday evening events and in 2018 returns for a 14th year. Featuring two 10k races and a season-ending final 5k. Tonight's race is a fast and flat 10k.

The route is a traffic free road, out and back course through the Rye Harbour Nature Reserve. The course is accurately measured, fast and flat and, if the weather is fine, a perfect opportunity for a PB.

Suitable for experienced runners and beginners alike, the event also includes a Children's Race.

This accurately-measured course is a fast and flat, out and back route along the paved paths of the Rye Harbour Nature Reserve. When conditions are favourable, it can make for some fast times - but, be prepared, it can be windy!

£8 - £10
The 14th Rye Summer Classic Series 5K Race Three – September
SEP21
Ragnar White Cliffs
Sittingbourne, South East, United Kingdom

At Reebok Ragnar White Cliffs your team will tackle a 170(ish) mile course that snakes through picturesque towns, rolling fields, and the most beautiful collection of white cliffs you've ever seen. Entering this unique, overnight relay means night-time runs, turning a spacious van into a temporary home, and a bond-strengthening experience like no other. Trust us, your Ragnar van will develop your own unique language, ecosystem, and culture by the end of the race!

£625 - £1,050
Ragnar White Cliffs
SEP15
Rother Valley 10K

The Rother Valley 10k is an accurately measured road race. It starts at Northiam Railway Station (on the Kent & East Sussex Steam Railway) and finishes in the scenic grounds of Bodiam Castle (National Trust). Apart from a short section on the A28 at the start, the route follows the country lanes between Northiam and Bodiam which pass through the village of Ewhurst Green.

£15 - £17
Rother Valley 10K
OCT27
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Brett Rapid Duathlon
Romney Marsh, South East, United Kingdom

The first Brett Rapid Duathlon which offers sprint and standard distance duathlons with cross country run held within the Brett Lydd grounds followed by a very fast cycle route ridden on a designated cycle time trial route then finishing off with a second run in the grounds.

£25 - £60
Brett Rapid Duathlon
NOV24
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Owler Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K – Winter

Returning in 2018 the Owler Marathon, Half marathon and 10K on Sunday 25th November 2018, runners get the chance to test their legs again with this new two lap multi-terrain run, set in the great surroundings of Conningbrook Lakes Country Park while taking in the quiet roads of Brook. This event also includes the Owler Half marathon and 10K.

£20 - £33
Owler Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K – Winter
JUN19
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The Kent Golden Mile

Join us for the return of the Kent Golden Mile. The races should appeal to sprinters of all ages, sizes and abilities. Test yourself against the best on this pancake flat, point to point, accurately measured 1 mile course.

And if you've enough energy left, why not try your luck in the Kent Golden 5k that follows this race? A fast and flat out and back dash along the promenade that would suit runners of all standards, including beginners.

There are plenty of prizes up for grabs, including cash prizes for the first three in the Senior Golden Mile! Plus 150 cash prizes available to teams from both Clubs or Schools in the Junior Golden Mile.

Booking Closed
The Kent Golden Mile
SEP28
The Tolkien Run

This event is Tolkien themed, the event date falling so close to several famous Hobbits' birthdays! There will be a somewhat 'foodie theme, so of course there will be breakfast, second breakfast, elevensis, lunch and perhaps even a spot of afternoon tea! The 3.75 mile loop course is a mix of gently rolling trail and flat sea wall, all within the shadow of the White Cliffs of Dover. 6hr time limit.

The Tolkien Run
JUN22
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RBLI Zenith24

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New event in the heart of Kent this 24 hour ultra run is sure to test you and your friends. Race as a solo, in pairs or teams. Your goal is to complete as many laps as you can in 24 hours from Midday Saturday until Midday Sunday.

£15 - £400
RBLI Zenith24
MAY30
Viking 100 Endurance Run

We've been very fortunate to have been granted permission to hold a 100 mile ultra event out of Brooks Farm, Reculver Kent. The kind farmers there allow us to use their land and facilities to hold a running event and 98% of the route is on their land which does make for some lovely running! (And a huge barn makes a brilliant base camp!) The main event will be a 100 mile endurance run of 15 times 6.67 mile loops. In addition we'll hold a 24 hour Challenge Event, a 6 hour timed challenge on both the Saturday and Sunday and a Pacer Challenge to complete as many 6.67 mile loops as possible in the time limit chosen.

£38
Viking 100 Endurance Run
SEP7
Centurion Track 100

he Centurion Track 100 is an elite level event, designed for runners to compete under the fastest possible conditions and with a focus on record setting.

The race is for the 100 mile distance only and a 17 hour cut off will be in place for all runners.

Centurion Track 100

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