Running Events in East of England

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JUL28
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Fun Colour Rush Northampton
Northampton, East Midlands, United Kingdom

Thousands of participants start the day off with a plain white t-shirt at registration, then whilst completing the 5KM course getting covered head to toe in rainbows of coloured powder.

Coming to a city near you!

#FunColourRush

£14 - £55
Fun Colour Rush Northampton
AUG6
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Ipswich 5k Summer Series - Race 4
Ipswich, East of England, United Kingdom

Escape work on a Tuesday evening to take part in the fourth of this 5k series in Christchurch Park. The course is 2 slightly hilly laps of the park, but is still well-suited to runners of all types. Come for the finisher's medal and compete in 3 or more races for a chance to win series champion.

£5 - £10
Ipswich 5k Summer Series - Race 4
AUG11
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Summer 10k Series - August
Aldbury, East of England, United Kingdom

Sign up for the 3rd of this 10k summer series in Aldbury. This event will see you running through woods and picturesque film locations, all the while being provided trail running tips by your experienced guide. Come along if you want running, coaching and sightseeing all rolled into one.

£10
Summer 10k Series - August
AUG18
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The Clacton Half Marathon & 10K
Clacton-on-Sea, East of England, United Kingdom

The Clacton Half Marathon and 10K returns to Clacton and is held as part of the Clacton Carnival. The Half Marathon is a flat out-and-back course along the seafront and is ideally suited to runners of all standards.

If the Half Marathon isn't quite your distance, then why not try the Clacton 10K? A fast and flat 10K along the seafront which will suit runners new to the 10K distance or those hoping for a fast time.

The Clacton Carnival Golden Mile Fun Run should appeal to sprinters of all ages, sizes and abilities. Test yourself against the best on this pancake flat 1 mile course.

£3 - £22
The Clacton Half Marathon & 10K
SEP1
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Wineathlon – Cambridge
Foxton, East of England, United Kingdom

An easy trail run/walk with feed stations every few miles, stocked with optional WINE samples!

So run, walk or crawl your way around this wine themed event, possibly the best excuse ever to get out of the house on a Saturday

Prizes for 1, 2 & 3rd place, best team name, best fancy dress... spot prizes

£17 - £28
Wineathlon – Cambridge
SEP7
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GoFeral 10K Trail Run, Endurance, Fun Run - September
Abbots Ripton, East of England, United Kingdom

Take a run through the stunning Estate at Abbots Ripton near Huntingdon.

10k of varied terrain and surroundings - mixed terrain of forest, farm track and fields awaits. A fairly level course should make it pretty fast for you P.B. seekers; although we may not be able to resist sending you up and over our few rare fenland hills! Each participant receives a GoFeral medal.

Fun Run also available on the day at 11am, 5 for children aged 5+, to be accompanied by a non-fee paying adult up to 11 years old.

£15
GoFeral 10K Trail Run, Endurance, Fun Run - September
SEP8
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The Beast of Bedford Half Marathon and Triathlon
Bedford, East of England, United Kingdom

The Beast of Bedford Half Marathon will have its inaugural event this summer at Box End Park.

This event is run & delivered by an experienced race organiser who is a local swimmer and triathlete explorer groups and the Box End venue, this event is going to be a great opportunity for newbies and experienced participants to enjoy together.

£30 - £120
The Beast of Bedford Half Marathon and Triathlon
SEP15
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Cransley Hospice Road Races
Kettering, East Midlands, United Kingdom

Once again, the picturesque village of Cranford will host the annual Cransley Hospice Road Races, sponsored by Western Power Distribution.

Last year our flagship event attracted over 400 runners collectively across the three events; the 10k, Half Marathon, and 2.3k Junior Run.

£5 - £22
Cransley Hospice Road Races
SEP22
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Hercules Festival of Sport – St. Albans
St Albans, East of England, United Kingdom

Set in the historic Roman town of St. Albans, our Hercules Festival of Sport will once again be a wonderful event and an ideal end to your season.

Our swim events will take place in the new stunning Westminster Lodge pool, which boasts state-of-the-art facilities. Our run takes place within the beautiful Verulamium Park and bike routes take place in the surrounding Hertfordshire countryside.

Alongside challenging courses for multisport events, we have designed the line-up for the Festival of Sport to offer something for the whole family, including a Scootathon for the budding kid Olympians. The exceptional facilities of Westminster Lodge provide everything that athletes could wish for and the surroundings of Verulamium Park provide excellent spectating opportunities for your friends and family to participate too, so sign them up!

£15 - £55
Hercules Festival of Sport – St. Albans
OCT6
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RunThrough Colchester Stampede Half Marathon
Colchester, East of England, United Kingdom

We are excited to announce the brand new Colchester Stampede half marathon! You will have the unique chance to run the first ever Colchester Stampede 10km and half marathon at Colchester Zoo. Come and run at Colchester zoo, home to over 260 species and set in 60 acres of parkland and lakes!

£34
RunThrough Colchester Stampede Half Marathon
OCT19
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Discover Run the Wild 21k
Tring Station, East of England, United Kingdom

This half day running adventure based in the Chiltern Hills is all about you discovering what Run the Wild is all about! Along the way you will experience our famous hospitality and enjoy a well stocked refreshment point. As with all Run the Wild events, it's a team event so you will be grouped with similar ability runners and led by one of our Run Leaders who will route find and set the pace for you. We walk anything steep and it's a good opportunity to get some trail running tips from our leaders along the way. This is a great event for you to run in the beautiful Chilterns, meet the RtW team and experience a running adventure that gives you a taster of our multiday routes.

We hope to see you there!

£48
Discover Run the Wild 21k
OCT27
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RunThrough Bedford Autodrome Grand Prix – October
Bedford, East of England, United Kingdom

Come and run a chip timed 5k, 10k, Half Marathon or marathon around the flat and fast Bedford Autodrome.

Designed from scratch by former F1 driver Jonathan Palmer, there is nowhere else in the world like Bedford Autodrome. Join us for a unique opportunity to run a 5k, 10k, Half Marathon or Full Marathon at the one and only Bedford Autodrome and enjoy the thrill of running a brand new course and racing your way to a new chip timed personal best on this smooth traffic free tarmac motor racing circuit!

£18 - £30
RunThrough Bedford Autodrome Grand Prix – October
NOV2
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The Wendover Woods Autumn Festival of Running
Aston Clinton, South East, United Kingdom

Following the success of our inaugural March Festival of Running we return to Buckinginhamshire for an Autumn edition.

The festival includes a variety of events across the weekend of the 2nd and 3rd November including canicross events on the Saturday and 10 and 5 mile on the Sunday. There will also be a range of children's events covering 3k & 1k events across the weekend.

£5 - £22
The Wendover Woods Autumn Festival of Running
NOV8
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The Druid’s Challenge
Ivinghoe, South East, United Kingdom

You'll be following in the footsteps of travellers, herdsmen and soldiers who have used the Ridgeway since prehistoric times. Be entranced by the ancient landscapes, hidden valleys, beautiful downland and woodland.

As with all of our events, everything is taken care of at the Druid's Challenge so you can focus on the experience!

£58 - £195
The Druid’s Challenge
NOV9
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Brewery Trail Run 10K
Tring Station, East of England, United Kingdom

Trail running and beer. What more could you want?! Join us for a fun and instructive 10km trail run around the beautiful Chiltern Hills followed by a brewery tour at the world famous Tring Brewery. After a private tour of the brewery you're invited for a free tasting and not only that, we will include a bottle of beer! Are you a Colley's Dog or more of a Death or Glory kind of trail runner? There's only one way to find out and that's by signing up to this awesome running adventure! If you can run along the Ridgeway then you can drink a Ridgeway!

All our guides are local English Athletics qualified Run Leaders, and incidentally are fans of beer! It's an easily accessible event, just 40 minutes North West of London by rail or road. All abilities are catered for, so whether you are a new to trail running, just looking to get some miles in an inspiring location, or smash out trails like a pro, you're in good hands.

Spaces are limited so sign up quick!!

£25
Brewery Trail Run 10K
NOV14
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Yeti Challenge
Brixworth, East Midlands, United Kingdom

How far is the race?

You decide! The 3.3-mile off-road loop means your race can be just over 5k or even over 60k. You decide how many laps you're going to do on the day within the 6-hour time limit. If you're looking to cover a marathon distance, you'll need to complete 8 laps (26.4 miles) and a half marathon will be 4 laps (13.2 miles).

£25 - £48.50
Yeti Challenge
NOV17
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Sublime Long Sutton Autumn 10K
Long Sutton, Yorkshire and the Humber, United Kingdom

A fast flat course with very few twists or turns. This England Athletics licensed race has been designed with one primary objective in mind... To help you achieve your Personal Best.

£19 - £21
Sublime Long Sutton Autumn 10K
DEC4
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Gato Sports Head Torch 10K – December
Hartwell, East Midlands, United Kingdom

Won't it be dark?

Yes, that's sort of the point and it's awesome! Join us for the Gato Sports Head Torch 10K!

£15 - £38.50
Gato Sports Head Torch 10K – December
DEC14
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The Salcey Forest Christmas 10k & 5k
Northamptonshire, East Midlands, United Kingdom

Get your Christmas off to a flying start and join us for this brand new festive 10k race using the relatively flat forest paths and trails in and around Salcey Forest.

The event is open to runners of all abilities, from novices to experienced athletes and is perfect for spring marathon training.

And if 10k doesn't quite suit, why not try the 5k option?

£12 - £18
The Salcey Forest Christmas 10k & 5k
JAN12
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The Oundle New Year 10k & 5k
Oundle, East Midlands, United Kingdom

Looking to get fit in the New Year? Then why not join us in the historic market town of Oundle, for the Oundle New Year 10k. Also new for this year we will be offering a 5k option!

The race is ideal for those new to running or anyone looking to get the New Year off to a flying start. The route follows a scenic course around the gently undulating wide, quiet country lanes in and around the pretty Norhamptonshire villages surrounding Oundle.

The race is a fundraiser for Oundle Primary School organised by Nice Work.

£3 - £18
The Oundle New Year 10k & 5k
JAN23
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Gato Sports Head Torch 10K – January
Hartwell, East Midlands, United Kingdom

Won't it be dark?

Yes, that's sort of the point and it's awesome! Join us for the Gato Sports Head Torch 10K!

£15 - £38.50
Gato Sports Head Torch 10K – January
FEB16
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The Milton Keynes 5k and 10k Winter Warmer Run
Milton Keynes, South East, United Kingdom

A chance to lace up those shoes, get motivated, focus on training during winter and run this event with us. So come on, let's do this! Secure your place today!

Our Winter Warmer Runs are proud to support the Charity Shelter and our goal is to help raise awareness and funds for them.

£16
The Milton Keynes 5k and 10k Winter Warmer Run
FEB19
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Salcey Winter Challenge
Northamptonshire, East Midlands, United Kingdom

How far is the race?

You decide! The 3.3-mile loop at Salcey Forest means your race can be 5k or over 60k! You decide how many laps you're going to do on the day within the 6-hour time limit. If you're looking to cover a marathon distance, you'll need to complete 8 laps (26.4 miles) and a half marathon will be 4 laps (13.2 miles!).

£21 - £44.50
Salcey Winter Challenge
FEB25
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Gato Sports Head Torch 10K – February
Northamptonshire, East Midlands, United Kingdom

Won't it be dark?

Yes, that's sort of the point and it's awesome! Join us for the Gato Sports Head Torch 10K!

£15 - £38.50
Gato Sports Head Torch 10K – February
MAR15
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The 3rd Oundle 20 Mile Road Race
Oundle, East Midlands, United Kingdom

Join us in the historic market town of Oundle, for the return of the Oundle 20 Mile Road Race in 2020. The 2019 race sold out so an early entry is advised!

The race is ideal for those training for London, Brighton or other Spring marathons and follows a scenic course around the gently undulating wide, quiet country lanes in and around the pretty Norhamptonshire villages of Fotheringay, Nassington, Yarwell and Kings Cliffe, so most definitely pb potential!

Race also includes multiple well stocked aid stations along the route.

The race is a fundraiser for Oundle Primary School organised by Nice Work.

£3 - £30
The 3rd Oundle 20 Mile Road Race
JUL27
Heckington 10 Mile Road Race
Heckington, Yorkshire and the Humber, United Kingdom

The 10 Mile Road Race held as part of the annual Heckington Show is the oldest road race in the Midlands with the first race being held in 1965. We are pleased to run the race in association with Sleaford Striders Athletics Club.

£16 - £18
Heckington 10 Mile Road Race
JUL28
Gnome Roam
Northampton, East Midlands, United Kingdom

A fun theme, an excuse for a bit of fancy dress if you like that sort of thing, a bit of Gnomish bling? These perennial colourful garden favourites deserve their own run! Plus we thought it would be nice for a new event to be launched at Northampton too!

£39.95
Gnome Roam
JUL28
Trust10 Dunstable Downs & the Whipsnade Estate - July
Whipsnade, East of England, United Kingdom

Our free monthly 10k trail event will give everyone the opportunity to train whilst enjoying our special place. Join us on the fourth Sunday of every month for our free 10k trail run. The route will take you across Dunstable downs, through Chute Wood and around meadows before returning to the Chiltern Gateway Centre. The 10k course is two multi trail laps of 5k. If you feel 10k is too far, dont panic as some runners choose to complete just one lap of 5k.

Free
Trust10 Dunstable Downs & the Whipsnade Estate - July
JUL28
Wellingborough 5
Wellingborough, East Midlands, United Kingdom

Since 1998, the club has been proud to host our own event, the Wellingborough 5. The race is part of the Northamptonshire Athletics Associations Northamptonshire Road Race League.

£16 - £18
Wellingborough 5
JUL28
Trust10 Trail Run Dunstable Downs - July
Whipsnade, East of England, United Kingdom

A free monthly 10k trail run through the woodland paths. See the beauty of the seasons changing. Free, fun, informal, forever and for everyone. Come and Trust10 with us.

Free
Trust10 Trail Run Dunstable Downs - July
JUL28
The Littleport Leisure 10K Run
Littleport, East of England, United Kingdom

The Littleport 10k is a multi-terrain race suitable for runners of all abilities, from new runners to the more experienced.

£12 - £15
The Littleport Leisure 10K Run
JUL31
Doug Anderson 5k
Bedford, East of England, United Kingdom

The race is organised by Bedford Harriers which was formed in 1985. Since then, the club has steadily grown and we now have over 500 members.

£10 - £12
Doug Anderson 5k
AUG1
Dog Jog – Ipswich
Ipswich, East of England, United Kingdom

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 - £13.50
Dog Jog – Ipswich
APR28
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Salcey Spring Challenge
Northamptonshire, East Midlands, United Kingdom

How far is the race?

You decide! The 3.3-mile loop at Salcey Forest means your race can be 5k or over 60k! You decide how many laps you're going to do on the day within the 6-hour time limit. If you're looking to cover a marathon distance, you'll need to complete 8 laps (26.4 miles) and a half marathon will be 4 laps (13.2 miles).

£21 - £44.50
Salcey Spring Challenge
AUG3
First Saturday in the Month 5K - August
Letchworth Garden City, East of England, United Kingdom

The 1st Saturday of every month, the run will start at 9.00 am and it takes 5 minutes to walk from the car park to the start. The run is a two lap course on Norton Common, an area of natural beauty. The course is footpaths, tracks and grassland and is described as undulating.

Free
First Saturday in the Month 5K - August
AUG4
Riverside Runners 31st Anniversary 10K & Fun Run
Eaton Ford, East of England, United Kingdom

Riverside Runners wish you a warm welcome to their 32nd Anniversary 10K and fun run. All profits from the race will be distributed to the Club's nominated charities - MAGPAS Air Ambulance and Teenage Cancer Trust, Addenbrooks.

£5 - £17
Riverside Runners 31st Anniversary 10K & Fun Run
AUG4
Bearbrook 10k
Weston Turville, South East, United Kingdom

Aylesbury's greatest road race!

£13 - £15
Bearbrook 10k
AUG7
Scottow Sundowner 5k
RAF Coltishall, East of England, United Kingdom

Looking to stretch the legs after a long day at work? Then why not take on the Scottow Sundowner 5k along this fast and flat road race around RAF Coltishall. The race is suitable for experienced runners and beginners alike - for the quickies its a chance to record a PB and for those who are new to races, a perfect first race.

£10 - £12
Scottow Sundowner 5k
AUG9
Sleaford Striders Summer 10k
Sleaford, Yorkshire and the Humber, United Kingdom

A relaxed summer evening 10k run on quiet lanes in rural lincolnshire near sleaford. Start/finish at Screddington Community Centre (NG34 0AG)

£10 - £12
Sleaford Striders Summer 10k
AUG10
Stour Valley Path 100 & 50
Newmarket, East of England, United Kingdom

The Stour Valley Path is a 100km (62 mile) long footpath in England, which starts in Newmarket (Suffolk) and ends in Cattawade, a village near Manningtree (Essex). The SVP100 covers almost the entire length of the well marked trail, and is one of the longest point to point races in East Anglia.

The path is notable for the beauty of the scenery en route. The landscape of the Stour Valley was made famous by painters such as John Constable and Thomas Gainsborough, and inspired the author Beatrix Potter. The SVP100 is easily accessible from East Anglia, London, East Midlands and Stansted airport.

£47
Stour Valley Path 100 & 50
AUG10
SVP100
Newmarket, East of England, United Kingdom

The Stour Valley Path is a 100km (62 mile) long footpath in England, which starts in Newmarket (Suffolk) and ends in Cattawade, a village near Manningtree (Essex). The SVP100 covers almost the entire length of the well marked trail, and is one of the longest point to point races in East Anglia.

£47 - £72
SVP100
AUG11
Newark Half Marathon
Newark, East Midlands, United Kingdom

The Eden Hall Middlebeck Newark Half Marathon is a flat, fast and scenic summer race. It is limited to 1,500 entrants with a fun run and entertainment for all the family in support of our Newark based charity partners: Beaumont House, Child Bereavement Centre, and Mind. The setting is historic Newark with its castle and civil war museum.

£23 - £25
Newark Half Marathon
AUG18
Pukka Races – ONLY FOOLS RIDE HORSES
Colchester, East of England, United Kingdom

STICK A PONY IN ME POCKET..ONLY FOOLS RIDE HORSES is a 5K / 10K themed Obstacle Race over a cross country equestrian course!

The race takes you over 30+ obstacles, tough hills, water, woodland, some Del Boy challenges and plenty of surprises!

ONLY FOOLS RIDE HORSES is low on the mud factor, but what it lacks in mud it makes up with pure FUN!

£34 - £39
Pukka Races – ONLY FOOLS RIDE HORSES
AUG18
Kimbolton Castle Half Marathon & Fun Run
Kimbolton School Kimbolton, East of England, United Kingdom

Competitors will receive all the elements you would expect from a high profile City Centre Running event, including online registration, chip timing, UKA measured course, professional event medical cover, high quality medals and a technical t-shirt for all finishers.

£3.50 - £23
Kimbolton Castle Half Marathon & Fun Run
AUG18
Fritton Lake 10k Marathon Swim Challenge
Great Yarmouth, East of England, United Kingdom

The 10km is fast becoming an iconic swim distance. We offer you the chance to take on this marathon challenge. Well provide the route and everything else you need, the rest is down to you!

Swimming 1000m and then making an Aussie exit you decide how to approach the challenge. Will you take it easy and enjoy a brief rest from swimming whilst enjoying the spectator support? Or, will you run straight through and plunge into the water for your next lap?

£36
Fritton Lake 10k Marathon Swim Challenge
AUG18
Dereham 5k
Dereham, East of England, United Kingdom

The Dereham 5k is a 2-lap course around the Town on mostly closed roads, it is a fast & flat ideal for those seeking a PB.

£13 - £15
Dereham 5k
AUG24
Ridgeway Challenge 86 Mile Ultra
Ivinghoe Aston, South East, United Kingdom

A continual running event, 86 miles along a 5000 year old trackway through the Chiltern Hills and North Wessex Downs (along Grim's Ditch for several miles); 9,000 feet of ascent. Starts on the top of Ivinghoe Beacon. Entrants must be at least 21 years old. Incorporating the UK Trail Running Championships Ultra Distance.

£63 - £65
Ridgeway Challenge 86 Mile Ultra
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