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- The Festival of Endurance at Hever Castle4JUL
The Festival of Endurance at Hever CastleMulti-Sport ‧ Hever Castle140.6 mi • 76.9 mi • 75.6 mi • 70.2 mi • 38.5 mi • 37.0 mi • 26.2 mi • 15.4 mi • 13.1 mi • 7.4 mi • 1.2 mi(1)
- Running Grand Prix at Goodwood Motor Circuit- July4JUL
Running Grand Prix at Goodwood Motor Circuit- JulyRunning ‧ Chichester26.2 mi • 20.0 mi • 13.1 mi • 6.2 mi • 3.1 mi(1)
- The Drumlanrig Half Marathon, 10K & 5K4JUL
The Drumlanrig Half Marathon, 10K & 5KRunning ‧ Thornhill13.1 mi • 6.2 mi • 3.1 mi
- North Downs Way Marathon & Half Marathon4JUL
North Downs Way Marathon & Half MarathonRunning ‧ Reigate26.2 mi • 13.1 mi(12)
- Spring into Summer Series: Week 6 - Animal Kingdom in support of the International Rhino Foundation3JUL
Spring into Summer Series: Week 6 - Animal Kingdom in support of the International Rhino FoundationRunning ‧ London26.2 mi • 13.1 mi • 6.2 mi • 3.1 mi • 1.2 mi
- Week Two - Gloucestershire Social Distancing Race Series3JUL
Week Two - Gloucestershire Social Distancing Race SeriesMulti-Sport ‧ England26.2 mi • 13.1 mi • 6.2 mi • 3.1 mi
- Run Northumberland Coquet Half Marathon4JUL
Run Northumberland Coquet Half MarathonHalf Marathon ‧ Rothbury13.1 mi(1)
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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.