Half Marathons in Bradford

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JUN2
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Huddersfield Marathon & Half Marathon

Huddersfield Marathon is a great way to bring your summer to an exciting and fulfilling start. Incorporating a half Marathon and the HD3 Fitness fun run at HQ. It's already on many "to-do" lists for the year!

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Huddersfield Marathon & Half Marathon

32 Hadrian's Cl, Huddersfield HD3 3XZ, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

Huddersfield Marathon is a great way to bring your summer to an exciting and fulfilling start. Incorporating a half Marathon and the HD3 Fitness fun run at HQ. It's already on many "to-do" lists for the year!

£20 - £25
Huddersfield Marathon & Half Marathon
JUN30
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Halifax Marathon & Half Marathon

Taking place on June 30th, the 2019 Halifax Marathon is going to be a great way to bring your summer to an exciting and fulfilling start. Incorporating a half Marathon and fun run plus lots of other activities at the event HQ. It's already on many "to-do" lists for the year!

A multi-terrain course with hills - one or two big hills - and some fantastic views! The last two or three miles is a lovely long downhill. A great excuse for you, your family, your pets and all your friends to have some fun, raise some much needed funds for a very worthy local charity, and eat cake, lots of cake! Plus family fun run.

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Halifax Marathon & Half Marathon

Dean clough, Crib Ln, Halifax HX3 5DB, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

Taking place on June 30th, the 2019 Halifax Marathon is going to be a great way to bring your summer to an exciting and fulfilling start. Incorporating a half Marathon and fun run plus lots of other activities at the event HQ. It's already on many "to-do" lists for the year!

A multi-terrain course with hills - one or two big hills - and some fantastic views! The last two or three miles is a lovely long downhill. A great excuse for you, your family, your pets and all your friends to have some fun, raise some much needed funds for a very worthy local charity, and eat cake, lots of cake! Plus family fun run.

£15
Halifax Marathon & Half Marathon
JUL20
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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
AUG18
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Whitworth Trail Marathon

The WTM really brings something new and fresh to trail running. The route showcases some of the areas hidden treasures, and will take you to locations new. Routes all fully marked for an easy days trail running without the need for to much thought!

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Whitworth Trail Marathon

Whitworth Rake, Whitworth, Rochdale OL12 8XJ, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The WTM really brings something new and fresh to trail running. The route showcases some of the areas hidden treasures, and will take you to locations new. Routes all fully marked for an easy days trail running without the need for to much thought!

£20 - £35
Whitworth Trail Marathon
JUL28
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RunThrough Heaton 5k, 10k & Half - July

This large park, just north of Manchester and home to a Grade 1 listed neoclassical 18th century house, is the perfect setting for a fun and frantic day out. Running on the paths within Heaton Park, this race is a great opportunity for a chip timed personal best. There will music, refreshments and a fantastic themed Heaton Park medal.

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RunThrough Heaton 5k, 10k & Half - July

Heaton Park, Middleton Rd, Manchester M25 2SW, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

This large park, just north of Manchester and home to a Grade 1 listed neoclassical 18th century house, is the perfect setting for a fun and frantic day out. Running on the paths within Heaton Park, this race is a great opportunity for a chip timed personal best. There will music, refreshments and a fantastic themed Heaton Park medal.

£18 - £21
RunThrough Heaton 5k, 10k & Half - July
OCT13
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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
NOV10
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RunThrough Heaton 5k, 10k & Half Marathon – November

This large park, just north of Manchester and home to a Grade 1 listed neoclassical 18th century house, is the perfect setting for a fun and frantic day out. Running on the paths within Heaton Park, this race is a great opportunity for a chip timed personal best. There will music, refreshments and a fantastic themed Heaton Park medal.

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RunThrough Heaton 5k, 10k & Half Marathon – November

270 Middleton Rd, Manchester M8 4NB, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

This large park, just north of Manchester and home to a Grade 1 listed neoclassical 18th century house, is the perfect setting for a fun and frantic day out. Running on the paths within Heaton Park, this race is a great opportunity for a chip timed personal best. There will music, refreshments and a fantastic themed Heaton Park medal.

£20 - £24
RunThrough Heaton 5k, 10k & Half Marathon – November
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
JUN16
Baht’at Trail Marathon

The Bahtat trail marathon and half marathon are multi-terrain races taking place in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside.

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Baht’at Trail Marathon

Victoria Park View, Keighley BD21, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The Bahtat trail marathon and half marathon are multi-terrain races taking place in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside.

£27 - £32
Baht’at Trail Marathon
JUN1
Wharfedale Trail Half Marathon

The Wharfedale Trail Half Marathon is a must for those who enjoy a serious outdoor challenge with fabulous views. The event starts and finishes at Wharfedale Rugby Club in Threshfield near Skipton in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Over 800 in Prizes including Course Record Prizes, plus specially designed "Event Buff" and a chance to win some fantastic Spot Prizes for all competitors.

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Wharfedale Trail Half Marathon

1 Wharfeside Ave, Threshfield, Skipton BD23 5BS, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The Wharfedale Trail Half Marathon is a must for those who enjoy a serious outdoor challenge with fabulous views. The event starts and finishes at Wharfedale Rugby Club in Threshfield near Skipton in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Over 800 in Prizes including Course Record Prizes, plus specially designed "Event Buff" and a chance to win some fantastic Spot Prizes for all competitors.

£28 - £30
Wharfedale Trail Half Marathon
JUN15
Hero Half Marathon - Tour of Tameside

The 13.1 mile half marathon journey takes their field of runners along the Longdendale Trail, a disused railway line which is ideal for achieving a PB time.

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Hero Half Marathon - Tour of Tameside

17 Marlow St, Hadfield, Glossop SK13 2AQ, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The 13.1 mile half marathon journey takes their field of runners along the Longdendale Trail, a disused railway line which is ideal for achieving a PB time.

£19 - £21
Hero Half Marathon - Tour of Tameside
JUL20
Pendle Running Festival

The race routes are designed to be challenging yet scenic. The half marathon has over 2,000ft of ascent and the 10k over 800ft! Bespoke medal for all finishers. Prizes for 1st - 3rd male & female, and vet categories. The village of Barley is a great base for families with a playground, a sculpture trail and a selection of cafes/pubs.

Home cooked food, bag storage, toilets and changing facilities are provided locally. All runners must register and collect their numbers before their race at Event HQ at Barley Village Hall. Prices increase on July 1st. Entry on Day available (if limits arent reached) at increased price level.

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Pendle Running Festival

2 Barley Green, Barley, Burnley BB12 9JU, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The race routes are designed to be challenging yet scenic. The half marathon has over 2,000ft of ascent and the 10k over 800ft! Bespoke medal for all finishers. Prizes for 1st - 3rd male & female, and vet categories. The village of Barley is a great base for families with a playground, a sculpture trail and a selection of cafes/pubs.

Home cooked food, bag storage, toilets and changing facilities are provided locally. All runners must register and collect their numbers before their race at Event HQ at Barley Village Hall. Prices increase on July 1st. Entry on Day available (if limits arent reached) at increased price level.

£15 - £22
Pendle Running Festival
JUL13
Skirfare Half Marathon

This race forms part of the Due North trail half marathon series. Prizes for overall position in the series.

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Skirfare Half Marathon

Hawkswick Cote Cottage, Hawkswick, Skipton BD23 5PX, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

This race forms part of the Due North trail half marathon series. Prizes for overall position in the series.

£30
Skirfare Half Marathon
AUG31
Skipton Trail Half

The Final race in the Due North Trilogy. A shorter version of the 2018 Sharphaw Metric Marathon.

No dogs are permitted to join you on the race due to crossing farmland.

This race forms part of the Due North trail half marathon series.

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Skipton Trail Half

Skipton BD23, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The Final race in the Due North Trilogy. A shorter version of the 2018 Sharphaw Metric Marathon.

No dogs are permitted to join you on the race due to crossing farmland.

This race forms part of the Due North trail half marathon series.

£30 - £32
Skipton Trail Half
JUL13
Skirfare Trail Half

A challenging race with over 1000m of ascent. The route takes runners over 3 tough, steep climbs and each descent thrilling enough to give you the adrenaline rush ready to take on the next climb. These tough hills reward you with spectacular views of wharfedale, some of the most beautiful scenery in the Yorkshire dales. Riverside footpaths, grassy descents and some technical, rocky sections make this a race not to be underestimated but definitely not to be missed. This race forms part of the Due North trail half marathon series. Prizes for overall position in the series.

No dogs are permitted to join you on the race due to crossing farmland.

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Skirfare Trail Half

Arncliffe, Skipton BD23 5QB, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

A challenging race with over 1000m of ascent. The route takes runners over 3 tough, steep climbs and each descent thrilling enough to give you the adrenaline rush ready to take on the next climb. These tough hills reward you with spectacular views of wharfedale, some of the most beautiful scenery in the Yorkshire dales. Riverside footpaths, grassy descents and some technical, rocky sections make this a race not to be underestimated but definitely not to be missed. This race forms part of the Due North trail half marathon series. Prizes for overall position in the series.

No dogs are permitted to join you on the race due to crossing farmland.

£30 - £32
Skirfare Trail Half
JUL7
Burn Valley Half Marathon

Welcome to the Burn Valley Half Marathon, one the most scenic and demanding races in England. After a break of several years the race is now being organised by Ripon Runners and, as in previous years, it starts and finishes in the market town of Masham the gateway to Wensleydale. The race is also now part of the Ripon Runners Hornblower Series.

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Burn Valley Half Marathon

17 Market Pl, Masham, Ripon HG4 4EG, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

Welcome to the Burn Valley Half Marathon, one the most scenic and demanding races in England. After a break of several years the race is now being organised by Ripon Runners and, as in previous years, it starts and finishes in the market town of Masham the gateway to Wensleydale. The race is also now part of the Ripon Runners Hornblower Series.

£17 - £19
Burn Valley Half Marathon
SEP8
Farnham Pilgrim Marathon

A challenging trail Half Marathon with beautiful scenery and outstanding views in the Surrey Hills. Mainly off-road, multi-terrain, multi-surface. This race is entering its 7th year. It has become a very popular and successful event. It is renowned for a large number of friendly marshals, has frequent water/refreshment stations, free parking, and many other facilities. Farnham Pilgrim Half Marathon is possibly one of the toughest, prettiest trail half marathons in the UK. It is set to be one of the must-do events of the year again! The route is challenging and hilly, after all, it is the Surrey Hills! This is no ordinary half marathon. It is a unique bespoke event.

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Farnham Pilgrim Marathon

182 Huddersfield Rd, Holmfirth HD9 3TP, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

A challenging trail Half Marathon with beautiful scenery and outstanding views in the Surrey Hills. Mainly off-road, multi-terrain, multi-surface. This race is entering its 7th year. It has become a very popular and successful event. It is renowned for a large number of friendly marshals, has frequent water/refreshment stations, free parking, and many other facilities. Farnham Pilgrim Half Marathon is possibly one of the toughest, prettiest trail half marathons in the UK. It is set to be one of the must-do events of the year again! The route is challenging and hilly, after all, it is the Surrey Hills! This is no ordinary half marathon. It is a unique bespoke event.

£27 - £29
Farnham Pilgrim Marathon
NOV16
Kirkstall Abbey Trail Running Festival

This established trail running festival is back for another year and getting bigger and better every time. The event starts and finishes in the grounds of the magnificent Kirkstall Abbey. Kirkstall Abbey is set on the banks of the river Aire and is one of the most complete examples of a medieval cistercian Abbey in Great Britain.

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Kirkstall Abbey Trail Running Festival

68 Abbey Rd, Leeds LS5 3JG, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

This established trail running festival is back for another year and getting bigger and better every time. The event starts and finishes in the grounds of the magnificent Kirkstall Abbey. Kirkstall Abbey is set on the banks of the river Aire and is one of the most complete examples of a medieval cistercian Abbey in Great Britain.

£19 - £41
Kirkstall Abbey Trail Running Festival
SEP15
Vale of York Half Marathon

The Vale of York Half Marathon: the fast, flat, PB-loving half marathon in aid of Sue Ryder just got better.

This year the race will start on a real (but not live!) runway. Our hosts (and friends) at Sherburn Aero Club are closing the airfield to traffic to let you taxi to the start and take off (with clearance from Air Traffic Control) on 13.1 flat miles on scenic closed roads south of York.

For the novice runner this is a perfect introduction to a longer distance. For the more seasoned racer it is a genuine PB opportunity. And for those training for an autumn marathon it fits perfectly into your training schedule. Follow the event on Twitter and Facebook to get all the news on our fifth year surprises.

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Vale of York Half Marathon

Sherburn Aero Club, New Lennerton Ln, Sherburn in Elmet, Leeds LS25 6JE, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The Vale of York Half Marathon: the fast, flat, PB-loving half marathon in aid of Sue Ryder just got better.

This year the race will start on a real (but not live!) runway. Our hosts (and friends) at Sherburn Aero Club are closing the airfield to traffic to let you taxi to the start and take off (with clearance from Air Traffic Control) on 13.1 flat miles on scenic closed roads south of York.

For the novice runner this is a perfect introduction to a longer distance. For the more seasoned racer it is a genuine PB opportunity. And for those training for an autumn marathon it fits perfectly into your training schedule. Follow the event on Twitter and Facebook to get all the news on our fifth year surprises.

£24 - £27
Vale of York Half Marathon
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
NOV10
Run Bolton Abbey

Run Bolton Abbey was a sell-out success last year: over 1,200 runners enjoyed running in the stunning scenery of Bolton Abbey and we raised around 30,000 for Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice.

There is a choice of distances to suit all abilities of runners a 10K, 10 mile, half marathon and a 2-mile fun run.

This is a unique opportunity to run on parts of the estate not usually accessible to the public and we guarantee the autumnal colours will be stunning!

The races will start in waves at 11am after a minute's silence is observed.

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Run Bolton Abbey

Dales Way, Skipton BD23 6HD, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

Run Bolton Abbey was a sell-out success last year: over 1,200 runners enjoyed running in the stunning scenery of Bolton Abbey and we raised around 30,000 for Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice.

There is a choice of distances to suit all abilities of runners a 10K, 10 mile, half marathon and a 2-mile fun run.

This is a unique opportunity to run on parts of the estate not usually accessible to the public and we guarantee the autumnal colours will be stunning!

The races will start in waves at 11am after a minute's silence is observed.

£6 - £29
Run Bolton Abbey
OCT27
Milltown to Moors Oldham Half Marathon

A gruelling race, this half marathon covers a 13.1 mile run through Oldham and its many miles of countryside, pushing challengers to their limits whilst offering some of the best scenery the borough has to offer.

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Milltown to Moors Oldham Half Marathon

25 St Domingo St, Oldham OL9 6EH, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

A gruelling race, this half marathon covers a 13.1 mile run through Oldham and its many miles of countryside, pushing challengers to their limits whilst offering some of the best scenery the borough has to offer.

£27
Milltown to Moors Oldham Half Marathon
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
FEB23
BHF Harewood House Half Marathon & 10K

Choose from 10k or 13.1 mile routes at Harewood House in February 2019 and join us in beating heartbreak forever.

This tough challenge will take you across muddy tracks, grass trails and steep forest trails. This run will test even the most seasoned runner, but you'll feel like a champion when you cross the finish line.

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BHF Harewood House Half Marathon & 10K

Harewood House, Harewood, Leeds LS17 9LG, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

Choose from 10k or 13.1 mile routes at Harewood House in February 2019 and join us in beating heartbreak forever.

This tough challenge will take you across muddy tracks, grass trails and steep forest trails. This run will test even the most seasoned runner, but you'll feel like a champion when you cross the finish line.

£10 - £31
BHF Harewood House Half Marathon & 10K

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What you need to know about Half Marathons

At 13.1 miles, a half marathon is long enough to test even the strongest runners, but short enough for almost anyone determined to conquer their next challenge. We have a jam-packed calendar of half marathons taking place up and down the country — from big ballot events to local community races and spectacular trail runs. Get involved and conquer your next challenge.

Find local Half Marathon running races

A half marathon is a fantastic event for those new to running to really push themselves, or as a great warm up event for those ready to tackle a full marathon or even an ultramarathon

What is the distance covered in half marathon?
The half marathon is one of running`s most popular distance - a half marathon is 13.1 miles (or 21.1km).
What is an average time for a half marathon?
Breaking 2:00 (9:09 per mile pace) is a common goal, and that time is considered a respectable half marathon time among runners. The average times for half marathons in the U.S. in 2015 were 2:04:00 for males and 2:22:21 for females.
What is the half marathon world record?
The world record for men is 58:23 for men and 1:04:52 for women.
How long does it take to train for a half marathon?
If you are working with a training plan you can achieve a half marathon in 8 weeks.
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