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Running Events in London

London provides hundreds of incredible running events throughout the year, catering to all standards and distances. These races are amazing ways of building communities and seeing the capital city in a new light. There are now over 50 Parkrun locations for you to try a weekly 5k, or there are a whole range of fun runs and charity events over a similar distance. These are great for getting family, friends, and the local community involved. If you are looking for a longer distance, there are a number of 10k and half-marathon events that make the most of London's historic landmarks, beautiful parks, or the scenic Thames path. Big city running festivals in Richmond and Hackney offer several race options and always have an incredible atmosphere of crowds, music, and more. Of course, the flagship running event in London is the annual London Marathon, which has over 40,000 competitors and 800,000 spectators, and is one of the six world marathon majors.

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90 Minute Dash - December

Saturday, 18th Dec 2021

90 Minute Dash - December

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London, Greater London

FilledTicket£8.50 – £19.50
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Santa in the City - Wednesday

Wednesday, 1st Dec 2021

Santa in the City - Wednesday

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London, Greater London

Participants

5k

FilledTicket£26.50
Booking perksFlat road
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Santa In the City - Thursday

Thursday, 2nd Dec 2021

Santa In the City - Thursday

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London, Greater London

Participants

5k

FilledTicket£26.50
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Jack the Ripper Running Tour (Walk / Jog)

Thursday, 28th Oct 2021

Jack the Ripper Running Tour (Walk / Jog)

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London, Greater London

Participants

10k

FilledTicket£24.60
Booking perksGreat sceneryFlat road
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Jack the Ripper Running Tour (Speedy Sub-11 min/mile pace)

Friday, 29th Oct 2021

Jack the Ripper Running Tour (Speedy Sub-11 min/mile pace)

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London, Greater London

Participants

10k

FilledTicket£24.60
Booking perksGreat sceneryFlat road
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Jack the Ripper Running Tour (Steady 11 - 13 min/mile pace)

Sunday, 31st Oct 2021

Jack the Ripper Running Tour (Steady 11 - 13 min/mile pace)

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London, Greater London

Participants

10k

FilledTicket£24.60
Booking perksGreat sceneryFlat road
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Jack the Ripper Running Tour (Speedy Sub-11 min/mile pace)

Thursday, 4th Nov 2021

Jack the Ripper Running Tour (Speedy Sub-11 min/mile pace)

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London, Greater London

Participants

10k

FilledTicket£24.60
Booking perksGreat sceneryFlat road
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Jack the Ripper Running Tour (Walk / Jog)

Friday, 12th Nov 2021

Jack the Ripper Running Tour (Walk / Jog)

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London, Greater London

Participants

10k

FilledTicket£24.60
Booking perksGreat sceneryFlat road
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Jack the Ripper Running Tour (Steady 11 - 13 min/mile pace)

Saturday, 13th Nov 2021

Jack the Ripper Running Tour (Steady 11 - 13 min/mile pace)

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London, Greater London

Participants

10k

FilledTicket£24.60
Booking perksGreat sceneryFlat road
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Golden Leaf 10k
Booked 3 times this week

Saturday, 20th Nov 2021

Golden Leaf 10k

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London, Greater London

Participants

10k

FilledTicket£13
Booking perksFlat
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Battersea Park 5k & 10k - November
Booked 10 times this week

Saturday, 13th Nov 2021

Battersea Park 5k & 10k - November

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London, Greater London

Participants

5k, 10k

FilledTicket£26
Booking perksFlat road
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Chase the Moon Battersea Park 5k & 10k - November
Booked 2 times this week

Wednesday, 24th Nov 2021

Chase the Moon Battersea Park 5k & 10k - November

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London, Greater London

Participants

5k, 10k

FilledTicket£24
Booking perksTrail
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Battersea Park 5k & 10k - December
Booked 2 times this week

Saturday, 11th Dec 2021

Battersea Park 5k & 10k - December

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London, Greater London

Participants

5k, 10k

FilledTicket£26
Booking perksFlat
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Chase the Moon Battersea Park 5k & 10k - December

Wednesday, 22nd Dec 2021

Chase the Moon Battersea Park 5k & 10k - December

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London, Greater London

Participants

5k, 10k

FilledTicket£24
Booking perksRoad
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Chase the Moon Battersea Park 5k & 10k - March

Wednesday, 30th Mar 2022

Chase the Moon Battersea Park 5k & 10k - March

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London, Greater London

Participants

5k, 10k

FilledTicket£24
Booking perksFlat trail
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Battersea Park 5k & 10k - April

Saturday, 9th Apr 2022

Battersea Park 5k & 10k - April

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London, Greater London

Participants

5k, 10k

FilledTicket£26
Booking perksFlat trail
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Battersea Park Half Marathon - May

Saturday, 14th May 2022

Battersea Park Half Marathon - May

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London, Greater London

Participants

half marathon

FilledTicket£28
Booking perksFlat trail
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Chase the Sun Battersea Park 5k & 10k - June

Wednesday, 29th Jun 2022

Chase the Sun Battersea Park 5k & 10k - June

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London, Greater London

Participants

5k, 10k

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FilledTicket£24
Booking perksGreat atmosphereFlat trail
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Chase the Sun Battersea Park 5k & 10k - August

Wednesday, 3rd Aug 2022

Chase the Sun Battersea Park 5k & 10k - August

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London, Greater London

Participants

5k, 10k

FilledTicket£24
Booking perksFlat road
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Battersea Park 5k & 10k - August

Saturday, 20th Aug 2022

Battersea Park 5k & 10k - August

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London, Greater London

Participants

5k, 10k

FilledTicket£26
Booking perksFlat road
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Chase the Sun Battersea Park 5k & 10k -  September

Wednesday, 7th Sep 2022

Chase the Sun Battersea Park 5k & 10k - September

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London, Greater London

Participants

5k, 10k

FilledTicket£24
Booking perksFlat trail
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Battersea Park Half Marathon - September

Saturday, 10th Sep 2022

Battersea Park Half Marathon - September

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London, Greater London

Participants

half marathon

FilledTicket£28
Booking perksFlat trail
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Chase the Moon Battersea Park 5k & 10k - September

Wednesday, 28th Sep 2022

Chase the Moon Battersea Park 5k & 10k - September

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London, Greater London

Participants

5k, 10k

FilledTicket£24
Booking perksFlat road
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Battersea Park 5k & 10k - October

Saturday, 22nd Oct 2022

Battersea Park 5k & 10k - October

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London, Greater London

Participants

10k, 5k

FilledTicket£26
Booking perksFlat road
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Running in London

Home to one of the largest marathons in the world, London is a hotspot for beginner and advanced runners alike. With dozens of huge parks and hundreds of races and events year-round, there'll always be an opportunity to put on those running shoes.

Frequently asked questions

How can I start running?
Running is the most accessible sport, and London boasts infinite opportunities to get those running shoes on with parkruns, color runs, and numerous beginner-friendly 5ks to ease you into your running journey. To stay motivated, pick a training plan and find a friend to train and run with.
What are the best running events in London?
The jewel in the crown of London's running calendar is undoubtedly the London Marathon, drawing over 40,000 participants every year. It might be the biggest, loudest and most well known, but it's not the only big event in London. From the Royal Parks Half to a range of fun runs, London's running scene is more vibrant than ever. Expect to meet awesome people from all over and probably get overtaken by someone in fancy dress.
Where are the best places to run in London?
Richmond Park boasts lovely trails with views of London, and is great for both short and long-distance runs. For something more central, the path along Regent’s Canal is very accessible by tube and runs for over 20 kilometers through the city. Victoria Park, Hampstead Heath and Brockwell Park are all popular running parks.
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