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UK 5k Running Events

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JUL7
OFFICIAL PARTNER
The Wales 5KTenby, GB

The Wales 5K is a 5km out and back run starting from Tudor Square, Tenby and heading out towards Kiln Park on the closed roads of the Wales Marathon.

The Wales 5k is the perfect race for first timers. Safe, closed roads and an incredible finish line atmosphere make this the ideal choice for your first race.

Finishing on the award winning red carpet, dedicated athletes, fun runners and first timers alike will earn themselves the knowledge that they have raced in the first year of what is sure to be a huge event for years to come.

£20
5k
The Wales 5K
AUG4
OFFICIAL PARTNER
Battlefield RunNorthampton, GB

Marathon training, setting your sights on your first half marathon, or want to enjoy a summer 5 or 10k road race the Battlefield Run at historic Naseby is a great event to add to your calendar.

Set in the heart of Northamptonshire, the Battlefield Run starts and ends in Naseby, home of the famous Battle of Naseby where, in 1645 Oliver Cromwell defeated Charles I in the key battle of the English Civil War.

Taking advantage of the rolling Northamptonshire countryside this beautiful and peaceful road run covers 2 laps for half marathon, one lap 10k and an out and back 5k.

£12 - £25
5k • Half Marathon • 10k
Battlefield Run
JAN27
Farnborough Winter Half Marathon & 5k Fun RunFarnborough, GB

Sunday 27th January is an important date for Farnborough as it hosts the third Farnborough Half Marathon, returning after a sell-out first and second edition. Home of the world famous Air Show, Farnborough was crying out for a major running event and now, with the full support of Rushmoor Borough Council, we are pleased to say the town has one established - The Farnborough Winter Half Marathon.

Free - £35
5k • Half Marathon • Other
Farnborough Winter Half Marathon & 5k Fun Run
JUL14
Colour Me Krazy – 5kShepperton, Surrey, GB

This Brand New Colour Run 5k is coming to Weybridge, July 2019. Colour Me Krazy is an exciting Race that brings together the Challenge of a 5k Race with a Splash of Colour, ideal for all the Family!

Organised by the Team behind the Weybridge 10k, we have brought over 2500 Runners to the Streets of Weybridge over the last 2 years and we can't wait to introduce this Brand New Event.

The Goal is to have a Good Time and Achieve a 5k Run that you can Walk, run, jog and if youre feeling brave cartwheel the whole way!! And for those who want to achieve even more they can try for their Personal Best. Create a team or go solo and totally work it! Bring your Friends and Family to cheer you on and add some colour to your white tees. Start and Finish by the River Thames and Enjoy a Route that takes you along the Famous 10k Tow Path that is talked about by our very own 10K finishers.

Every 1k mark there is a Colour Station that you Pass through but we ensure you, you wont be coming out with a white tee anymore. Here, our Race Team Shower with our Special 100% Safe Colour Powder. As you go, the Colours build, until by the end of the course where youll be covered in all the colours of the rainbow.

At the Finish Line we have a Huge Colour Party, where you get to Throw Coloured powder and light up the sky and make it rain colour. To make it even more fun we challenge you to cover your friends and family in all the colour so they have no white showing.

#ColourMeKrazy #RunWeybridge

2 reviews
£14 - £24
5k
Colour Me Krazy – 5k
DEC2
OFFICIAL PARTNER
Run Santa RunBasildon, GB

Get in the festive spirit and join us for our annual Run Santa Run event at Wat Tyler Park in Basildon! Offering both a 5k Santa run and a 2.5k Reindeer Run for those with little legs!

In addition to the Santa Run and Reindeer Run, we are also offering a variety of attractions including:
Santas Grotto from 10 am 2 pm
Toy Sale
Live music / Choirs
And much more to be revealed!

£7 - £12
5k • Other
Run Santa Run
JAN20
OFFICIAL PARTNER
Windsor Winter 5k, 10k, 15k runWindsor, GB

Now in its 11th year, this is the premier Winter Run Series to take part in. These events are perfect for anyone looking to get fit or take part in their first event. Dorney Lake is the perfect venue for Running Events.

100% accurate course and 100% traffic free. A fast and fun race. Perfect winter conditioning. This fun and exciting Run Series will put you on good form for the coming season.

£20 - £35
5k • Other • 10k
Windsor Winter 5k, 10k, 15k run
DEC9
OFFICIAL PARTNER
Richmond Park Christmas 10k & 5kRichmond, GB

This popular series signs off for the year by kicking off the Festive Season. This is the final race in the series and its a perfect setting for a pacy, traffic-free Sunday morning 10k. If you prefer, why not take on the 5k option? The undulating course covers the tracks, trails and footpaths within the park and is suitable for runners of all abilities. Beginners welcome.

Race features chip timing - plus finish line goodies and a medal for you at the finish. We are pleased to welcome Much Better Adventures on board as one of our event partners.

Much Better Adventures is an award winning platform for booking unique, ready-made adventure weekends with amazing local hosts. Join a small social group of like-minded people, or book privately just for you and friends. From Kayaking and Wildcamping the Norwegian Fjords to climbing Mt Toubkal in Morocco, check out the amazing adventures you could have on your next weekend away.

As an event entrant, you can get 25 credit to use on any adventure weekend.

£14 - £19
5k • 10k
Richmond Park Christmas 10k & 5k
MAY25
Edinburgh Marathon FestivalEdinburgh, GB

Take part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival and explore the beautiful views of Edinburgh. It will be held on 25/26th May and offers a marathon, half marathon, 10k and 5k.

The Edinburgh Marathon was voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World. Enjoy a fantastic all-encompassing route taking in some of Edinburghs most iconic landmarks as well as offering picturesque views along the East Lothian coastline.

Directly preceding the Marathon, the EMF Half follows the same fast and flat route, offering genuine PB potential. This increasingly popular race distance is a fantastic alternative for those that dont fancy the big 26.2.

The 10K & 5k fall on the Saturday of the Festival weekend and are run in the stunning surroundings of Holyrood Park. Starting and finishing near Dynamic Earth, these routes offer striking panoramic views of the city and Edinburgh Castle.

1 reviews
£17.55 - £57.70
5k • Marathon • Half Marathon • 10k
Edinburgh Marathon Festival
MAR17
OFFICIAL PARTNER
Windsor & Eton 5km, 10km, 15km RunDorney, Buckinghamshire, GB

This is the premier Winter Run Series to take part in. These events are perfect for anyone looking to get fit or take part in their first event. Dorney Lake is the perfect venue for Running Events.

100% accurate course and 100% traffic free. A fast and fun race. Perfect winter conditioning. This fun and exciting Run Series will put you in good form for the coming season.

5 reviews
£20 - £35
5k • Other • 10k
Windsor & Eton 5km, 10km, 15km Run
APR14
OFFICIAL PARTNER
The Bushy Park Spring 10k & 5kTeddington, GB

Celebrate Spring at the Bushy Park Spring 10k & 5k.

Taking place within the iconic surroundings of Bushy Park which is the perfect setting for a fast, flat and traffic-free Sunday morning 10k. If you prefer, why not take on the 5k option? The course covers the tracks, trails and footpaths within the park and is suitable for runners of all abilities. Beginners welcome.

Race features chip timing - plus finish line goodies and a medal for you at the finish.

2 reviews
£15.60 - £20.70
5k • 10k
The Bushy Park Spring 10k & 5k
FEB17
OFFICIAL PARTNER
Dorney Lake Winter 5km, 10km, 15km RunDorney, Buckinghamshire, GB

Now in its 11th year, this is the premier Winter Run Series. These events are perfect for anyone looking to get fit or take part in their first event, or for more experience runners looking to lay down a marker. Dorney Lake is the perfect venue for Running Events!

100% accurate course and 100% traffic free. A fast and fun race! Perfect winter conditioning. This fun and exciting Run Series will put you on good form for the coming season.

8 reviews
£20 - £35
5k • Other • 10k
Dorney Lake Winter 5km, 10km, 15km Run
APR14
OFFICIAL PARTNER
Thames Valley Spring 5km, 10km, 15km runDorney, Buckinghamshire, GB

This is the premier Winter Run Series to take part in. These events are perfect for anyone looking to get fit or take part in their first event. Dorney Lake is the perfect venue for Running Events.

100% accurate course and 100% traffic free. A fast and fun race. Perfect winter conditioning. This fun and exciting Run Series will put you on good form for the coming season.

£20 - £35
5k • Other • 10k
Thames Valley Spring 5km, 10km, 15km run
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What you need to know about 5k running

A 5k run is the perfect distance for a beginner, it’s 3.1 miles and is the shortest and most popular road running distance. It’s a great goal to include in your fitness regime because there’s no pressure, people walk, jog or sprint so it’s totally up to you.

Find local 5k running races

There are loads of great 5k events, they tend to attract a great crowd and are very family orientated. From runs around the London Parks, to night runs and family events, you won’t be short of 5ks to choose from. Most marathon events such as London or Berlin have a 10k and a 5k race as well so it’s worth checking the larger events.


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