Beginner Friendly Running Events in Leeds

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JUL20
Registration Perks
Round Res

The Round Res, is an event based on a 5k route around Scammondon Water, the challenge starts and finishers above Scammonden Water (NW of Huddersfield) you & your team, run around the reservoir.

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Round Res

Low Platt Ln, Huddersfield HD3 3FR, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The Round Res, is an event based on a 5k route around Scammondon Water, the challenge starts and finishers above Scammonden Water (NW of Huddersfield) you & your team, run around the reservoir.

£7.50 - £27.50
Round Res
JUN8
Registration Perks
Sheffield Superhero/Supervillain Sprint 5K & 10K

Join us for the SECOND annual Sheffield Defeat Dementia Superhero Sprint on Saturday 8th June 2019.

This brand new Superhero/Supervillain sprint event consists of a 5km fun run and a 10km race and costume contest on the beautiful Sheffield/Tinsley canal towpath. Wear your favourite superhero or supervillain gear and use your superpowers to walk, run or sprint to the finish line. Its going to be a whole comic strip of fun with a whole lot of running thrown in too!

Burn off some energy, use your superpowers and have a WHOLE load of superhero or supervillain fun!. It's a family friendly 5k,10k with a medal and a FREE goody bag for all finishers!

Bring your family and friends and join us as we take to the streets for the second annual Sheffield Superhero Sprint. Choose your distance - 5km or 10km - and get going before the supervillains catch you. Run on your own, as a pair or in a team. FREE goody bag and bespoke medal for all runners; friendly marshals & refreshments available too. Get your capes on!

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Sheffield Superhero/Supervillain Sprint 5K & 10K

12 Meadowhall Rd, Sheffield S9 1EP, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

Join us for the SECOND annual Sheffield Defeat Dementia Superhero Sprint on Saturday 8th June 2019.

This brand new Superhero/Supervillain sprint event consists of a 5km fun run and a 10km race and costume contest on the beautiful Sheffield/Tinsley canal towpath. Wear your favourite superhero or supervillain gear and use your superpowers to walk, run or sprint to the finish line. Its going to be a whole comic strip of fun with a whole lot of running thrown in too!

Burn off some energy, use your superpowers and have a WHOLE load of superhero or supervillain fun!. It's a family friendly 5k,10k with a medal and a FREE goody bag for all finishers!

Bring your family and friends and join us as we take to the streets for the second annual Sheffield Superhero Sprint. Choose your distance - 5km or 10km - and get going before the supervillains catch you. Run on your own, as a pair or in a team. FREE goody bag and bespoke medal for all runners; friendly marshals & refreshments available too. Get your capes on!

£15 - £18
Sheffield Superhero/Supervillain Sprint 5K & 10K
OCT13
Registration Perks
King Of The Hill – Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

The best ideas are always the most simple! Start at the bottom of the hill and run to the top, then if thats not enough run back down. 400m up then down. In God's own county, this will be a race you won't forget. And with 4 different distances there's a route for all.

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King Of The Hill – Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Manchester Road Towngate, Marsden, Huddersfield HD7 6DB, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The best ideas are always the most simple! Start at the bottom of the hill and run to the top, then if thats not enough run back down. 400m up then down. In God's own county, this will be a race you won't forget. And with 4 different distances there's a route for all.

£5 - £18
King Of The Hill – Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K
JUN16
Canal Canter Summer Extravaganza

As the name suggests this is an out and back canter on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. The route will start and finish at Kirkstall about 2.5 miles outside the centre of Leeds. Whilst this flat route is not particularly technical its a great opportunity to improve your own PB.

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Canal Canter Summer Extravaganza

Commercial Rd, Leeds LS5 3AW, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

As the name suggests this is an out and back canter on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. The route will start and finish at Kirkstall about 2.5 miles outside the centre of Leeds. Whilst this flat route is not particularly technical its a great opportunity to improve your own PB.

£10.50 - £35.50
Canal Canter Summer Extravaganza
JUN2
Race for Life 5K & 10K - Leeds

This race is suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research.

The course starts and finishes in front of Temle Newsam house. It is a beautiful one lap course snaking its way around the estate. It is a mix of tarmac pathways, gravel trails and some sections of cut grass to run on. There are 1-2 hills but nothing too arduous, all runnable for a first time 5k

There are plenty of areas at the start and finish in front of the house and on the course from which to spectate, these will be obvious to find on event day.

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Race for Life 5K & 10K - Leeds

Club House, Temple Newsam Rd, Leeds LS15 0LN, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

This race is suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research.

The course starts and finishes in front of Temle Newsam house. It is a beautiful one lap course snaking its way around the estate. It is a mix of tarmac pathways, gravel trails and some sections of cut grass to run on. There are 1-2 hills but nothing too arduous, all runnable for a first time 5k

There are plenty of areas at the start and finish in front of the house and on the course from which to spectate, these will be obvious to find on event day.

£10 - £14.99
Race for Life 5K & 10K - Leeds
JUL14
Dog Jog – Leeds

The Dog Jog series are unique 5k jogging events for you and your dog to get fit and have fun. Each event offers a relaxed and fun atmosphere with no times and no pressure. They are also a great opportunity to meet like-minded dog owners in your area. Plus whats more, when you cross the finish line youll receive a fantastic Doggy Bag jam-packed with goodies for both you and your dog, as well as Dog Jog Collar Keyring medal! Dog Jog is all about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the great outdoors with your favourite four-legged friend!

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Dog Jog – Leeds

Princes Ave, Leeds LS8 2EP, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The Dog Jog series are unique 5k jogging events for you and your dog to get fit and have fun. Each event offers a relaxed and fun atmosphere with no times and no pressure. They are also a great opportunity to meet like-minded dog owners in your area. Plus whats more, when you cross the finish line youll receive a fantastic Doggy Bag jam-packed with goodies for both you and your dog, as well as Dog Jog Collar Keyring medal! Dog Jog is all about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the great outdoors with your favourite four-legged friend!

£5 - £16.25
Dog Jog – Leeds
JUL14
The Big Fun Run series – Leeds

Big Fun Run is a series of 5k untimed runs staged within scenic settings throughout the UK from July to October. Run for fitness, run for charity, run for funjust run! Theres no pressure, just some easy moves and lots of laughs. Its all about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the whole experience of the day.

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The Big Fun Run series – Leeds

Mansion Ln, Leeds LS8, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

Big Fun Run is a series of 5k untimed runs staged within scenic settings throughout the UK from July to October. Run for fitness, run for charity, run for funjust run! Theres no pressure, just some easy moves and lots of laughs. Its all about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the whole experience of the day.

£14 - £16
The Big Fun Run series – Leeds
JUN15
Race for Life 5K & 10K – Wakefield

The Race for Life is anything but a race. Its your time to get together with friends and family and show cancer it wont win. Its not about being the fittest or the fastest, its about crossing the finish line any way you want.

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Race for Life 5K & 10K – Wakefield

Thornes Park Athletics Stadium, Horbury Rd, Wakefield WF2 8TY, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The Race for Life is anything but a race. Its your time to get together with friends and family and show cancer it wont win. Its not about being the fittest or the fastest, its about crossing the finish line any way you want.

£10 - £14.99
Race for Life 5K & 10K – Wakefield
JUL6
The High Life Ultra

Starting from Otley, the High Life Ultra takes you to the highest points surrounding Otley for the best views around. Top the moors of Baildon Moor, (Skipton Moor), Askwith Moor, Lindley Moor, The Chevin, Rombalds Moor and others.

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The High Life Ultra

38-40 Boroughgate, Otley LS21 1AF, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

Starting from Otley, the High Life Ultra takes you to the highest points surrounding Otley for the best views around. Top the moors of Baildon Moor, (Skipton Moor), Askwith Moor, Lindley Moor, The Chevin, Rombalds Moor and others.

£35
The High Life Ultra
JUL13
Pretty Muddy Race for Life 5K & Kids – Harrogate

Race for Life Pretty Muddy is our brilliant 5k muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have fun with your friends, and raise valuable funds for beating cancer.

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Pretty Muddy Race for Life 5K & Kids – Harrogate

1 Oatlands Dr, Harrogate HG2 8JT, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

Race for Life Pretty Muddy is our brilliant 5k muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have fun with your friends, and raise valuable funds for beating cancer.

£10 - £19.99
Pretty Muddy Race for Life 5K & Kids – Harrogate
JUL14
Race for Life 5K & 10K – Harrogate

This is race is suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. This is beating cancer.

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Race for Life 5K & 10K – Harrogate

Harrogate HG1 1BJ, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

This is race is suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. This is beating cancer.

£10 - £14.99
Race for Life 5K & 10K – Harrogate
JUN5
King of the Hill – June

The best ideas are always the most simple! Start at the bottom of the hill and ride or run to the top. About 3 miles, or 5 kilometres lets just call it a long climb. The route follows the Kirklees Way, onto the Pennine Way, out onto the road at the top. First Wednesday of every month.

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King of the Hill – June

29 Binn Rd, Marsden, Huddersfield HD7 6HF, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The best ideas are always the most simple! Start at the bottom of the hill and ride or run to the top. About 3 miles, or 5 kilometres lets just call it a long climb. The route follows the Kirklees Way, onto the Pennine Way, out onto the road at the top. First Wednesday of every month.

£3
King of the Hill – June
JUL4
Huddersfield 5k Park Series – Race 1

Huddersfield 5k Park Series are new weekly 5k races run in July at the stunning Greenhead Park. The popular weekend parkrun regularly has 600 plus runners, so its the perfect venue to organise an accurately measured, UKA licensed, live chip timed 5k event series. The park itself is very easy to get to via the M62, or by bus or rail from all areas of the North West.

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Huddersfield 5k Park Series – Race 1

Colleta Pavilion, Huddersfield HD1 4HS, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

Huddersfield 5k Park Series are new weekly 5k races run in July at the stunning Greenhead Park. The popular weekend parkrun regularly has 600 plus runners, so its the perfect venue to organise an accurately measured, UKA licensed, live chip timed 5k event series. The park itself is very easy to get to via the M62, or by bus or rail from all areas of the North West.

£8 - £10
Huddersfield 5k Park Series – Race 1
MAY29
Hollingworth Lake 5k Series – Race 5
Littleborough, North West, United Kingdom

Many of us may have enjoyed a stroll around the scenic lake with a family or friend and enjoyed the flat surfaces, easy walking and views it offers. So when it came to hosting a 5k with a memorable route I looked no further than Hollingworth Lake. Runnable for all ability levels. Fast, flat, scenic and electronically timed 5k. UKA licence pending and Course Measurement distance certified race.

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Hollingworth Lake 5k Series – Race 5

Rose Cottage, Rakewood Rd, Littleborough OL15 0AP, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

Many of us may have enjoyed a stroll around the scenic lake with a family or friend and enjoyed the flat surfaces, easy walking and views it offers. So when it came to hosting a 5k with a memorable route I looked no further than Hollingworth Lake. Runnable for all ability levels. Fast, flat, scenic and electronically timed 5k. UKA licence pending and Course Measurement distance certified race.

£8 - £10
Hollingworth Lake 5k Series – Race 5
JUL14
Burton Leonard 10k

On behalf of the race organizing team, I would like to openly welcome entrants and supporters to the annual Burton Leonard 10K and 3K junior races.

We are delighted that the 2018 event is proudly sponsored again by the refreshing local business, Grass Roots of Harrogate.

Both race routes sample the natural rural terrain of the pretty landscape which surrounds our picturesque village. For 33 years, the event has famously attracted a complimentary mix of club runners and leisure runners from across the region. We organize our race plan with a culture of constant review and continuous improvement. Our goals are simple; To deliver an excellent race experience together with the safety of competitors, officials, and spectators. Recent tweaks over the last few years have produced well organized and suitably challenging courses. The start and finish area are located within the Burton Leonard Primary School grounds - allowing a great location for our finishing arch and plenty of space for warming up and spectators.

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Burton Leonard 10k

Apron Ln, Harrogate HG3, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

On behalf of the race organizing team, I would like to openly welcome entrants and supporters to the annual Burton Leonard 10K and 3K junior races.

We are delighted that the 2018 event is proudly sponsored again by the refreshing local business, Grass Roots of Harrogate.

Both race routes sample the natural rural terrain of the pretty landscape which surrounds our picturesque village. For 33 years, the event has famously attracted a complimentary mix of club runners and leisure runners from across the region. We organize our race plan with a culture of constant review and continuous improvement. Our goals are simple; To deliver an excellent race experience together with the safety of competitors, officials, and spectators. Recent tweaks over the last few years have produced well organized and suitably challenging courses. The start and finish area are located within the Burton Leonard Primary School grounds - allowing a great location for our finishing arch and plenty of space for warming up and spectators.

£13 - £15
Burton Leonard 10k
JUL25
Huddersfield 5k Park Series – Race 4

Huddersfield 5k Park Series are new weekly 5k races run in July at the stunning Greenhead Park. The popular weekend parkrun regularly has 600 plus runners, so its the perfect venue to organise an accurately measured, UKA licensed, live chip timed 5k event series.

Details

Huddersfield 5k Park Series – Race 4

Colleta Pavilion, Huddersfield HD1 4HS, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

Huddersfield 5k Park Series are new weekly 5k races run in July at the stunning Greenhead Park. The popular weekend parkrun regularly has 600 plus runners, so its the perfect venue to organise an accurately measured, UKA licensed, live chip timed 5k event series.

£8 - £10
Huddersfield 5k Park Series – Race 4
JUL6
Interstellar Run

The scale model of the solar system is spread out along 6.4 miles of the old East Coast mainline railway (the cycle track between York and Selby).

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Interstellar Run

Askham Bar Park & Ride, York YO23 2BB, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The scale model of the solar system is spread out along 6.4 miles of the old East Coast mainline railway (the cycle track between York and Selby).

£18 - £25
Interstellar Run
JUL4
King of the Hill – July

The best ideas are always the most simple! Start at the bottom of the hill and ride or run to the top. About 3 miles, or 5 kilometers. lets just call it a long climb. The route follows the Kirklees Way, onto the Pennine Way, out onto the road at the top.

The new KotH 10K, this is just as simple, run up the hill, run down the hill, so choose to run or ride the 5k or run 10k.

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King of the Hill – July

30 Binn Rd, Marsden, Huddersfield HD7 6HF, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The best ideas are always the most simple! Start at the bottom of the hill and ride or run to the top. About 3 miles, or 5 kilometers. lets just call it a long climb. The route follows the Kirklees Way, onto the Pennine Way, out onto the road at the top.

The new KotH 10K, this is just as simple, run up the hill, run down the hill, so choose to run or ride the 5k or run 10k.

£20
King of the Hill – July
JUN12
Sandall Beat Trail Race

We will once again have the use of the tremendous facilities at Castle Park the home of Championship Rugby Club the Doncaster Knights. They will be providing us with changing and showering facilities along with hot and cold food, refreshments and of course a fully licensed bar, where you will be able to regale your account of the great race you have just completed.

Sandall Beat Wood is the most popular woodland in Doncaster, it was established in the early 1800s and it is recognised as a Site of Special Scientific Interest and Local Nature Reserve. The woodland covers 140 acres and it is well served by many woodland trails making it the ideal venue for this 10K race. Doncaster Athletic Club makes good use of the woodland and surrounding area on their training nights

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Sandall Beat Trail Race

Armthorpe Rd, Doncaster DN2 5RT, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

We will once again have the use of the tremendous facilities at Castle Park the home of Championship Rugby Club the Doncaster Knights. They will be providing us with changing and showering facilities along with hot and cold food, refreshments and of course a fully licensed bar, where you will be able to regale your account of the great race you have just completed.

Sandall Beat Wood is the most popular woodland in Doncaster, it was established in the early 1800s and it is recognised as a Site of Special Scientific Interest and Local Nature Reserve. The woodland covers 140 acres and it is well served by many woodland trails making it the ideal venue for this 10K race. Doncaster Athletic Club makes good use of the woodland and surrounding area on their training nights

£4.30 - £16.60
Sandall Beat Trail Race
JUN23
Race for Life 5K – Doncaster

This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. This is beating cancer.

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Race for Life 5K – Doncaster

Townfields Hotel, 60 Thorne Rd, Doncaster DN1 2JW, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. This is beating cancer.

£10 - £14.99
Race for Life 5K – Doncaster
JUL11
Alderman’s Ascent Fell Race

The 2nd running of this fund-raising 8.5k hill race, with a total ascent of 402m, from Saddleworth Rangers clubhouse, Greenfield, Greater Manchester. The route is mostly off road and covers narrow paths and uneven terrain, with steep, grassy climbs and descents. Junior Races are also available.

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Alderman’s Ascent Fell Race

5 Manchester Rd, Greenfield, Oldham OL3 7DW, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The 2nd running of this fund-raising 8.5k hill race, with a total ascent of 402m, from Saddleworth Rangers clubhouse, Greenfield, Greater Manchester. The route is mostly off road and covers narrow paths and uneven terrain, with steep, grassy climbs and descents. Junior Races are also available.

£5
Alderman’s Ascent Fell Race
AUG7
King of the Hill - August

The best ideas are always the most simple! Start at the bottom of the hill and ride or run to the top. Spot prizes, league table & a Crown.

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King of the Hill - August

29 Binn Rd, Marsden, Huddersfield HD7 6HF, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The best ideas are always the most simple! Start at the bottom of the hill and ride or run to the top. Spot prizes, league table & a Crown.

£3 - £5
King of the Hill - August
JUL10
Doncaster 5K

Doncaster AC present Doncasters classic race of the year, a fast three lap course around the town centre for 5K runners and one lap for fun runners. Large home crowds line the route which is well marshalled with authorised road closures and police support.

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Doncaster 5K

Doncaster, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

Doncaster AC present Doncasters classic race of the year, a fast three lap course around the town centre for 5K runners and one lap for fun runners. Large home crowds line the route which is well marshalled with authorised road closures and police support.

£5.30 - £20
Doncaster 5K
SEP4
King of the Hill – September

The best ideas are always the most simple! Start at the bottom of the hill and ride or run to the top. About 3 miles, or 5 kilometres% lets just call it a long climb. The route follows the Kirklees Way, onto the Pennine Way, out onto the road at the top. First Wednesday of every month.

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King of the Hill – September

23 Old Mount Rd, Marsden, Huddersfield HD7 6DX, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The best ideas are always the most simple! Start at the bottom of the hill and ride or run to the top. About 3 miles, or 5 kilometres% lets just call it a long climb. The route follows the Kirklees Way, onto the Pennine Way, out onto the road at the top. First Wednesday of every month.

£3 - £5
King of the Hill – September
DEC7
Leeds & Liverpool Christmas Cracker

Don those festive costumes and take part in the Leeds & Liverpool Christmas Cracker. Runners of all levels will enjoy competing in events from a 5k to a marathon. Come if you want to take down another race before Christmas or simply want to take advantage of the mulled wine and cake on offer.

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Leeds & Liverpool Christmas Cracker

18 Kirkstall Ln, Leeds LS5 3BH, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

Don those festive costumes and take part in the Leeds & Liverpool Christmas Cracker. Runners of all levels will enjoy competing in events from a 5k to a marathon. Come if you want to take down another race before Christmas or simply want to take advantage of the mulled wine and cake on offer.

£10.50
Leeds & Liverpool Christmas Cracker
SEP14
Pretty Muddy Race for Life – York

Race for Life Pretty Muddy is our brilliant muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have fun with your friends. And raise valuable funds for beating cancer.

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Pretty Muddy Race for Life – York

The Knavesmire, York YO23 1ES, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

Race for Life Pretty Muddy is our brilliant muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have fun with your friends. And raise valuable funds for beating cancer.

£10 - £19.99
Pretty Muddy Race for Life – York
SEP15
Race For Life 5K & 10K – York

This race is suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. This is beating cancer.

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Race For Life 5K & 10K – York

The Racecourse, Knavesmire Rd, York YO23 1EX, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

This race is suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. This is beating cancer.

£10 - £14.99
Race For Life 5K & 10K – York
DEC14
Elsecar Trail Running Festival & Santa Dash

Elsecar Trail running festival and Santa Dash along the lovely Transpennine trail. Enjoy a fantastic winter weekend of running along the lovely transpennine trail. On Saturday 16th, distances include the marathon and half marathon and on Sunday 17th you can run the 10k or for the second year running the fantastic santa dash (fancy dress encouraged).

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Elsecar Trail Running Festival & Santa Dash

100 Wath Rd, Elsecar, Barnsley S74 8JF, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

Elsecar Trail running festival and Santa Dash along the lovely Transpennine trail. Enjoy a fantastic winter weekend of running along the lovely transpennine trail. On Saturday 16th, distances include the marathon and half marathon and on Sunday 17th you can run the 10k or for the second year running the fantastic santa dash (fancy dress encouraged).

£4 - £38
Elsecar Trail Running Festival & Santa Dash
MAY25
Registration Perks
Zombie Apocalypse Sunset Screamer

There are mysterious sounds and sightings being reported around Sheffield. Its up to you and only you to save yourself from the figures lurking in the shadows. We predict that the zombies will attack Sheffield on Saturday 25th May 2019, so its up to you to gather your troops and take on the zombies. The undead will be lurking in the shadows of the trees for an estimated 5km. Are you ready to run for your life?

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Zombie Apocalypse Sunset Screamer

12 Meadowhall Rd, Sheffield S9 1EP, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

There are mysterious sounds and sightings being reported around Sheffield. Its up to you and only you to save yourself from the figures lurking in the shadows. We predict that the zombies will attack Sheffield on Saturday 25th May 2019, so its up to you to gather your troops and take on the zombies. The undead will be lurking in the shadows of the trees for an estimated 5km. Are you ready to run for your life?

Booking Closed
Zombie Apocalypse Sunset Screamer
JAN1
New Years Day Awakener

A multi terrain 5k run from the Red Lion, Whitworth, Rochdale, Lancashire. This course includes two laps of Brownhouse Wham Reservoir, near Rochdale.

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New Years Day Awakener

52 Milkstone Rd, Rochdale OL11 3TA, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

A multi terrain 5k run from the Red Lion, Whitworth, Rochdale, Lancashire. This course includes two laps of Brownhouse Wham Reservoir, near Rochdale.

New Years Day Awakener

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What you need to know about Beginner Friendly Running Events

Whether you’re completely new to running or just getting back into the swing of things, we’ve got some great race recommendations to get you started. Chosen by our team, these are some of our favourite events for first-timers. 5k races & 10k races are perfect for beginners, they tend to be relatively flat (always check the elevation just in case) and there’ll usually be a great crowd to cheer you on.

Find the right running event for you

To keep motivated try to run with friends and to organise a race a few months away as something to work towards. Running as a sport is very inclusive, people love to chat and give a boost to those around them! Practice makes perfect so with the right training you can achieve anything. Start small and it won’t be long before you’re a total professional tackling the bigger races.

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