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- Holme Pierrepont Half Marathon17OCT
Holme Pierrepont Half MarathonHalf Marathon ‧ Holme Pierrepont13.1 mi
- Leamington Spa Half Marathon17OCT
Leamington Spa Half MarathonHalf Marathon ‧ Warwick13.1 mi • 0.6 mi(56)
- RunThrough Bedford Autodrome Grand Prix – October17OCT
RunThrough Bedford Autodrome Grand Prix – OctoberRunning ‧ Bedford26.2 mi • 20.0 mi • 16.0 mi • 13.1 mi • 6.2 mi • 3.1 mi(1)
- Bucks Trail Half Marathon17OCT
Bucks Trail Half MarathonHalf Marathon ‧ Aston Clinton13.1 mi
- Hamsterley Forest 10K & Half Marathon - October17OCT
Hamsterley Forest 10K & Half Marathon - OctoberRunning ‧ Hamster, Redford13.1 mi • 6.2 mi(1)
- Kings Forest Trail Ultra Marathon, Marathon & Half16OCT
Kings Forest Trail Ultra Marathon, Marathon & HalfRunning ‧ Bury Saint Edmunds31.1 mi • 26.2 mi
- THE 2 LAKES TRAIL RACES16OCT
THE 2 LAKES TRAIL RACESRunning ‧ Wales13.1 mi • 6.2 mi • 3.1 mi
- The Lucky Horseshoe Challenge - Day 217OCT
The Lucky Horseshoe Challenge - Day 2Running ‧ HorseheathC-19 Plan
- Discover Run the Wild, Half 16OCT
Discover Run the Wild, HalfHalf Marathon ‧ Tring Station13.0 mi(1)
- Aviemore Half Marathon & 10k17OCT
Aviemore Half Marathon & 10kRunning ‧ Glenmore13.1 mi • 6.2 mi(2)
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About half marathons in the UK
Half marathons are the among the most popular running events in the United Kingdom. A half marathon is a running race, usually taking place on roads (rather than trails), over a distance of 13.1 miles (21.1km). There are over 500 half marathons happening in the UK every year, including the largest half marathon in the world, the Great North Run which takes place in Newcastle in September and attracts more than 57,000 runners. If you're looking to make the jump to the full 26.2 miles, check out our list of UK marathons, or if you're after something shorter or want a training race, here is our calendar of 10k runs.
Frequently Asked Questions
For something more local, there are hundreds of smaller races all over the country organised by local running clubs and race directors.