Running Events in Ipswich

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AUG18
Registration Perks
The Clacton Half Marathon & 10k

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.

Bespoke medals and finish line goodies are on offer to all finishers.

£3 - £22
The Clacton Half Marathon & 10k
OCT6
Registration Perks
RunThrough Colchester Stampede Half Marathon

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
JUL2
Ipswich 5k Summer Series – Race 3

The ever popular Ipswich 5k Summer Series. This is the third race in the series which features an undulating two lap course in Christchurch Park. Runners of all standards are welcome, including beginners, and there will be a medal and finish line goodies for all finishers.

You can enter a single race, or purchase a three race or four race season ticket. The series comprises four 5K races. Points scored in your best three races count towards overall Series prizes (first 100 male and female finishers in each race score points).

There will be prizes for race winners and winners of vet categories, plus team prizes and a special series prize for 1st Male and 1st Female.

£8 - £10
Ipswich 5k Summer Series – Race 3
AUG1
Dog Jog – Ipswich

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
AUG6
Ipswich 5k Summer Series Race Four

The ever-popular Ipswich 5k Summer Series. This is the final race in the series which features an undulating two lap course in Christchurch Park. Runners of all standards are welcome, including beginners, and there will be a medal and finish line goodies for all finishers.

You can enter a single race, or purchase a three-race or four race season ticket. The series comprises four 5K races. Points scored in your best three races count towards overall Series prizes (first 100 male and female finishers in each race score points).

£8 - £10
Ipswich 5k Summer Series Race Four
JUN28
Friday 5 Series – Stowmarket

The Friday 5s is a series of six 5 mile races that take place on Friday evenings The Stowmarket Striders Friday 5 mile race is leg 3 of the prestigious Friday 5 Series of races.

We have a beautiful new route this year for one year only. It's fast, its flat, down beautiful country lanes - it may just be 5 mile PB potential starting just outside the village of Buxhall. The course is an accurately measured five miles, is chip timed and is run under UKA rules.

£12 - £14
Friday 5 Series – Stowmarket
JUN29
Colour 5K Colchester

Colour 5K is a crazy fun run that anyone can take part in and enjoy. It's all about COLOUR! Every kilometre you run or walk, you pass through a Colour Zone and meet a bunch of enthusiastic Colour Bandits who will do there best to cover your nice clean white t-shirt with coloured powder. At each kilometre, a new colour is added until you reach the finish line and join up with all the other runners for the grand finale, 'The Colour Extravaganza'. This is a great event to enjoy with family and friends. There's also a mini 1k colour fun run for kiddies and parents.

£16 - £22
Colour 5K Colchester
JUN30
Nayland 10k

Hello! Welcome to the annual Nayland 10k sponsored by Peake Fitness, and how excited we are to be organising the third event of it's kind in Nayland, this year on Sunday 30 June. We are trying to be greener and careful of our beautiful environment and surroundings this year, so are proposing the following changes:

Reducing event waste and promoting recycling

Promote cupless water stations with Ooho water capsules

Award finishers a wooden, very unique Finisher's medal made from sustainable wood

Reduce and reuse event signage/printed materials where possible

Commit to partnering with local businesses to enhance the event and support the community

£5 - £17
Nayland 10k
AUG31
Big Fun Run Ipswich

Big Fun Run is a series of 5k untimed runs staged within scenic settings throughout the UK from July to October. Run for fitness, run for charity, run for funjust run! Theres no pressure, just some easy moves and lots of laughs. Its all about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the whole experience of the day.

£11.50 - £13.50
Big Fun Run Ipswich
JUL5
Friday 5 – Great Bentley

The Friday 5 Series is a popular series of 6 open races each of approximately 5 miles in length, all held during the summer on Friday evenings. These races are always family friendly and are a great way to spend a summers evening. Prizes are awarded to individuals and teams at each race, and also for the series as a whole (based on a points system).

£14
Friday 5 – Great Bentley
JUN21
Bury Friday 5
Bury Saint Edmunds, East of England, United Kingdom

The Bury Friday 5 is one of six races that make up the Friday 5 Series, with each one approximately 5 miles in length. Held on Friday evenings between May and July, across Suffolk and Essex, the races are always family friendly and are a great way to spend a summer's evening. Prizes are awarded to individuals and teams at each race, and also for the series as a whole (based on a points system).

Although this is part of the Friday 5 Series many local runners choose to run this race without taking part in the Series.

£14
Bury Friday 5
AUG18
Pukka Races – ONLY FOOLS RIDE HORSES

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
JUN23
Race the Train - Bury to Rawtenstall
Bury Saint Edmunds, East of England, United Kingdom

In partnership with East Lancashire Railway's this race will start from Bury train station on the sound of the steam trains whistle. Runners will then set off North along trail paths running alongside the railway lines and Irwell River. The run is from point to point, starting at Bury and finishing at Rawtenstall Station.

£22
Race the Train - Bury to Rawtenstall
JUN26
Bungay Black Dog Summer Series Race 2

The three Summer Series 10 km races in 2019 will be held on 5th June, 26th June and 17th July 2019. These are held on a Wednesday evening at 19:30 and begin and finish at the Bungay Area Running Centre (BARC) near The Maltings, Ditchingham.

Runners can enter for 1, 2 or all 3 races (Bungay Black Dog Runners should enter 2 and help in 1). Runners who complete all 3 events will receive a memento.

£10 - £12
Bungay Black Dog Summer Series Race 2
SEP15
Dedham 10K

The Dedham 10k Run has enjoyed more than 25 years of competitive and fun running for all ages whatever your level and interest in running and has proved popular with every level of runner. The run is set in beautiful Constable country on the Essex / Suffolk border, so whether you are a dedicated competitive runner or a young fun runner, it's a wonderful day out for all the family.

£5 - £17
Dedham 10K
JUN26
Bungay 10k – Race 2

The three Summer Series 10 km races are held on a Wednesday evening at 19:30 and begin and finish at the Bungay Area Running Centre (BARC) near The Maltings.

Runners can enter for 1, 2 or all 3 races (Bungay Black Dog Runners should enter 2 and help in 1). For runners who complete in all 3 events you will receive a memento.

£10 - £12
Bungay 10k – Race 2
SEP8
Langham 10K and 2K Fun Run

The Langham 10km and Fun Run is an annual event organised by the Friends Of Langham School (FOLS), a charitable organisation The route winds through picturesque Constable countryside, and this late summer event is recognised locally as one of the most enjoyable and friendliest. The race now annually attracts over 500 runners, with a good mix of Club Runners of all abilities and those just running to keep fit or just for the fun of it from neighbouring counties and beyond.

£5 - £15
Langham 10K and 2K Fun Run
JUN23
Steeple Bumpstead 10K and 3K Runs

On 23rd June the Steeple Chasers will host the 5th annual Steeple Bumpstead 10km and 3km races. Both events will be chip-timed. This event is run entirely for charity and we have distrbuted more than 10,000 over the last 4 years, mostly to local charities. We look forward to having another great year for charitable causes.

£6 - £7
Steeple Bumpstead 10K and 3K Runs
JUL7
Harling 10k

Entries for the Harling 10k 2019 are now open, with last year's event being a sell out and limited places available again this year please book early to avoid disappointme

£14 - £16
Harling 10k
SEP29
Stowmarket Half Marathon

The Stowmarket Half Marathon will, once again take place from The Tomlinson Groundcare premises in Buxhall on 29th September 2019.

After the recent sad loss of our friend, fellow club member and sponsor, Robert Tomlison's family are, once again, very kindly and generously hosting our very popular Half Marathon.

The race will be dedicated in Roberts memory and we invite you to enter the race which is one of the most rural and scenic Half Marathons in the Suffolk race calendar.

The race will be the 2019 County Championship event.

£16 - £18
Stowmarket Half Marathon
AUG25
Mersea Island 5 & 10 Mile

The Mersea Island Lions Club have been organising these popular running races for several years now as part of their programme of community events. Our running events are perfect for a family day out with a sandy beach just across the road from the Start/Finish line and a choice of cafs nearby serving teas, light refreshments and ice-creams!

£15
Mersea Island 5 & 10 Mile
SEP7
The Chappel Ale Trail

COMPANY OF RUNNERS cordially invite you to strap on your drinking trousers and tie off your trail shoes to compete in a splendiferous scramble around the wonderful wilds of Wakes Colne. We start you with the thrills of trail running, and then finish you with the spills of a beer festival!

£10 - £12
The Chappel Ale Trail
SEP8
Thetford Iceni 10k

A 10k out and back run from Thetford, in Norfolk, using the one of the oldest Roman roads in Britain, the Ickneild Way. Friendly 10k event in the heart of South Norfolk. A mix of road and trail running.

£18
Thetford Iceni 10k
SEP15
Positive Steps Kings Forest 10K - Race 2
Bury Saint Edmunds, East of England, United Kingdom

This 10k route has been created to offer a winter run through the beautiful Kings Forest. The route starts and finishes at West Stow Country Park and is run on forest tracks. This event has been authorised by the Forestry Commission.

£16 - £18
Positive Steps Kings Forest 10K - Race 2
OCT13
Tiptree 10


The event comprises a 10-mile road race, over a predominantly flat course (there are a couple of hills to keep it interesting!) and it will be fully marshalled by members of Tiptree Road Runners, who will be there to ensure your safety and also provide some vocal encouragement and support. Its an attractive course, mainly on rural roads, giving you the opportunity to enjoy some scenic Essex countryside.

£17 - £19
Tiptree 10
OCT19
Endurancelife Coastal Trail Series – Suffolk

Natural England, the RSBP and the National Trust are but a sample of the many key-holders managing this sensitive and beautiful landscape. We are privileged to run in this peaceful and serene landscape and all those who respect their environment are welcome to join us! Extremely flat by Endurancelife standards the Suffolk 10K, half, marathon and ultra courses are quick, but we have no doubt it will become a Series favourite.

£33 - £66
Endurancelife Coastal Trail Series – Suffolk
OCT5
Great Barrow Challenge - Autumn Double

These are 7 individual routes, multi terrain of a minimum of 26.2 miles. There are checkpoints/water/food stations roughly every 5 miles around the course with roving marshals in vehicles together with medical teams

We have 2 'All Road' courses (Kirtling & Clover) we are getting officially measured to be recognised as Road Courses.

£30
Great Barrow Challenge - Autumn Double
DEC15
Festive Forest Challenge
Bury Saint Edmunds, East of England, United Kingdom

The Festive Forest Challenge is held in the Kings Forest, just 4 miles outside Bury St Edmunds, easily accessible from East Anglia, London & the East Midlands. This popular event is now in its seventh year. It is run on good traffic-free tracks.

£23 - £29
Festive Forest Challenge
JUN23
Mersea Island Round the Island Race

Approximately 13 miles, multi-terrain following the sea wall, beach and very short stretches on-road, all on the flat. The course runs completely round the Island in a clockwise direction. It is recommended that you wear a good strong pair of trainers, racing flats are definitely unsuitable.

Booking Closed
Mersea Island Round the Island Race
JUN27
The Great Barrow Challenge - 10 in 10

This was the first 10 in 10 multi-terrain marathon event in the UK, with 10 marathons in 10 days on offer. Runners can choose which marathons to run, or can tackle all 10. The event is very flexible. Mixed terrain event in the heart of Suffolk.

Maps and routes etc will be given out on the day along with your race numbers..

£28 - £350
The Great Barrow Challenge - 10 in 10
OCT5
Saltmarsh 75

The Saltmarsh75 is a two day Ultra Marathon, where competitors tackle 75 miles of some of Englands most unique coast line, the Saltmarsh Coast of the Maldon District.

Take on the challenge as a walker, a runner, or a bit of both, the choice is yours. If you're not quite up for the full challenge, then we have a variety of packages to suit all, including our new duo option.

Saltmarsh 75

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What you need to know about Running Events

Running is the world’s most accessible sport. Park runs, colour runs, 5k, 10k, half marathons, marathons and ultras — all you need is a pair of trainers and off you go. Running events are hugely popular on Let’s Do This and it’s a sociable sport, so get some friends involved and achieve something extraordinary.

If you’re starting small, the 5k and 10k events are great fun and definitely worth doing even if you’re training for a bigger challenge further down the line. Getting used to the atmosphere of an event is important. You’re so much more likely to hit a better time if there’s a crowd cheering you on, people in fancy dress and a big celebration at the finish line.

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