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!
Half Marathons in Yorkshire and the Humber
Saddle up for THE race of the summer on 24th August! With Rodeo bull, medieval stocks, LAPD Law Enforcement officers & REAL LAPD car, music, pizza, BBQ, beer, prosecco and much, much more, it's the rootin'est tootin'est family event of the summer!
The best ideas are always the most simple! Start at the bottom of the hill and run to the top, then if that's not enough run, back down again. 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.
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.
The Harvest Hobble is a 26 or13 mile walk or run on footpaths, tracks and some minor roads in the Lincolnshire Wolds. It follows part of the Viking Way as well as some lesser used paths. Participants are allowed up to 10 hours to complete the route.
A lovely scenic, traffic free out and back route, from Hornsea, through to Hull and back along the Transpennine Trail.
Yorkshireman off road 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.
This is a picturesque half marathon starting at Edgeley Park, home of Stockport County Football Club and finishing in Alexandra Park, Edgeley.
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!
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.
Come along to the seaside at Cleethorpes to join over 2000 other runners in the 3rd Coastal 5k/half marathon.
Fantastic location on the sea front with super views out to sea and lovely coastal footpaths.
Can you hack it?
Join us for the Forest and Moors Marathon!
'The Macc-Run-Fest is open to everyone, and has a race for everyone! Whether it is a Fun Run or even our challenging Half-Marathon - come along and join the biggest community event in Macclesfield'.
Wholly located within the National Park, and utilising sections of the Cleveland Way, this area is superbly suited to trail running. The course is rich and varied with reminders to Yorkshire's fine heritage all around - from the dry stone walls and disused railway lines, to the hardy sheep flocks up on the moors. The world famous Whitby Abbey is just a few miles up the road, so there is plenty to make a weekend long visit well worthwhile.
The only event of it's kind in the stunning Holme Valley.
These North Yorkshire 10K, half marathon, marathon and ultra courses are rich and varied with reminders to Yorkshire's fine heritage all around - from the dry stone walls and disused railway lines, to the hardy sheep flocks up on the moors.
Williams BMW Rochdale Half Marathon, 10K and 1-mile Fun Run returns for its 5th year. Its one of the highlights of our sporting calendar and has already helped raise tens of thousands for local and national charities.
Williams BMW Rochdale Half Marathon, 10K and 1-mile Fun Run returns!. Its one of the highlights of our sporting calendar and has already helped raise tens of thousands for local and national charities.
This is the trail half marathon that takes you round not one but two nature reserves!
This all on road Half Marathon starts and finishes in the beautiful grounds of Normanby Hall Country Park. The route follows the picturesque Tour of Britain course from 2017 (but no bikes allowed!)
With a very special finishing medal for all, chip timing and cake at the finish line oh and of course some hedgehogs will be paying a visit!
Run in pairs over the beautiful Lincolnshire Wolds with the famous Beanie hat, sausage/cheese roll and cuppa waiting for you in the village park.
This is so much fun with many runners coming back every year to sample the super atmosphere of the Wolds and running with a friend.
The Anna Verrico Isle of Axholme Half Marathon and Relay. A fast and flat race route from the historic and picturesque Lincolnshire town of Epworth, following the River Trent and visiting several villages around the Isle of Axholme. Run for a personal best time or prize in the solo event or come with friends and try the new relay.
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.
The Worksop Halloween Half Marathon (also known as the scenic one) takes place on the last Sunday in October every year. The course runs largely through Clumber Park, which provides beautiful scenery and is perfect for spectators to support their family and friends along the route. This is a hugely popular event so book now to avoid disappointment!
Are you a half marathon runner looking for your next challenge? Good news! The Oldham Half Marathon is back another year. 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.
Established in 1982, The Worksop Halloween Half Marathon (also known as the scenic one) takes place on the last Sunday in October every year. The course runs largely through Clumber Park, which provides beautiful scenery and is perfect for spectators to support their family and friends along the route. This is a hugely popular event so book now to avoid disappointment.
The Northern Jumble- A great opportunity to build up the bling and take one of the bespoke medals designed for Its Grim Up North Running all for the bargain price of 10.
The lovely village of Slaithwaite provides the perfect setting for another out and back along the canal. The lovely mill town captures the North in every sense, friendly folk, beautiful hillsides and plenty of tea shops, what more could anyone ask for.
"Slaithwaite (pronounced 'slawit' or 'Slaithwaite' by locals) is a true "Yorkshire grit" mill town straddled by the viaduct and bisected by the canal. Slaithwaite retains its essential character, despite being used as the setting for the television series, "Where the Heart is" and for some of "Last of the Summer Wine". A lovely church, the fine 17th Century Dartmouth Estate Manor House, and other buildings dating from the 18th Century combine with large central mills to give quality to this industrial village that was once home to Luddites".
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.
Rother Valley Country Park is the perfect location for a new exciting running festival. Set just outside of Sheffield and Rotherham with easy motorway access it's the perfect event location for all runners looking to achieve their goals before the year-end. The Routes are pretty flat so they should be quick courses for this time of year.
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.
The great thing about living at the seaside is that during the winter months, there's plenty of empty roads to run on. The worst thing about living on the seaside is that there aren't many people around to share the empty roads with. Inspired by this, Vigilantes Running is proud to present 'The Maravan', a unique Marathon Double event run on the almost empty roads of a virtually deserted caravan park.
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.
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).
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.
This race starts and finishes at Ampleforth College and uses roads and tracks within the estate, lending itself to a great traffic free route for runners.
Hardmoors 26.2 Trail Marathon Series comprises beautiful and challenging Trail Marathons, Half Marathons and 10ks based in various different locations around the North Yorkshire Moors.
Goathland Trail Marathon circular routes starting from Goathland Village Hall for:- Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k.
Circular routes for Marathon/Half Marathon/10k
All routes will be signed but runners most carry the below attached route map and a race route description.
After the massive success of the 6th North Lincolnshire Half Marathon, we will be back bigger and better on Sunday 5th Ma. We have taken on board all the feedback and our plans are well and truly revised.
We love working with local community groups and charities to put this race on for you. It gives us the opportunity to financially support these groups, in return for their amazing support out on the course.
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