British Heart Foundation

FIGHT FOR EVERY HEARTBEAT

Choose from 10k or 13.1 mile routes at Harewood House in February 2019 and join us in beating heartbreak forever.

This tough challenge will take you across muddy tracks, grass trails and steep forest trails. This run will test even the most seasoned runner, but you'll feel like a champion when you cross the finish line.

BHF Harewood House Half Marathon & 10K

February

BHF Harewood House Half Marathon & 10K

Take on 13.1 miles at Warwick's only Half Marathon and join the fight against heart disease. This tough, traffic-free route will test even seasoned runners, but you'll feel run-stoppable when you cross that finish line!

New for 2019 is our Family Fun Run, all set within Warwick Racecourse and perfect for littler legs - a great way to get all the family involved.

BHF Warwick Half Marathon & Family Fun Run

March

BHF Warwick Half Marathon & Family Fun Run

Looking for a new year's fitness goal? Get on your bike and take on our first cycling event of 2019.

Sign up today for the London to Reading Bike Ride and focus your sights on completing this inspirational 40 mile challenge in support of life saving research.

BHF London to Reading Bike Ride

March

BHF London to Reading Bike Ride

Join us, and thousands of other runners, at the Health-on-Line Bournemouth Bay Run. With four distances to choose from, there really is something for everyone. Take on the stunning half marathon route, 10k race, or get the whole family involved in the 5k or 1k fun run.

Bournemouth Bay Run

April

Bournemouth Bay Run

Take on this exciting and tough multi-activity event in the spectacular landscape of the Snowdonia National Park. You'll challenge yourself mentally and physically as you take on some of the most demanding landscapes in Britain on foot, by bike and in a kayak. Approximately 10.5 miles of off-road cycling, 9 miles trekking and 2.5miles kayaking.

Snowdon Multi-Activity Challenge – May

May

Snowdon Multi-Activity Challenge – May

This is a beautiful and popular 30 or 50 mile circular bike ride starting and finishing in the same location at Cheltenham Racecourse, on the outskirts of Cheltenham. The ride follows a route through some of the most spectacular and unspoilt Cotswold countryside, making this a really special ride for all the family.

BHF Cotswolds Bike Ride

May

BHF Cotswolds Bike Ride

This iconic 54 mile bike ride is all about raising money for crucial research that will save lives. Passing through some of the UK's most picturesque countryside, it's not about crossing the line first - every competitor in this race will contribute to the fight to end heart disease. Whether you take part as an individual, or as a group, every last kilometre will get us a step closer to crossing the line even quicker.

BHF London to Brighton Bike Ride

June

BHF London to Brighton Bike Ride

Known to many as the toughest off-road ride in the UK, this seriously challenging event is not to be missed! Two routes to choose from: 35 miles, and the 'Big Daddy' - 100 miles with a total climb of over 10,000ft! If you're an experienced off-roader, you can become part of an extra special group of heart heroes. The 100 mile route starts in Winchester; the 35 mile route joins the long route at Devil's Dyke, near Brighton. Both routes finish by the seafront in Eastbourne.

BHF South Downs Way Off-Road Bike Ride

July

BHF South Downs Way Off-Road Bike Ride

The biggest charity swim in Europe heads back to Bournemouth. Join hundreds of others and brave the English Channel in this incredible 1.4 mile open water swim. Starting from Bournemouth Pier you will really put your front stroke to the test in this challenging sea swim as you follow the coastline to Boscombe Pier.

BHF Bournemouth Pier to Pier Swim

July

BHF Bournemouth Pier to Pier Swim

Starting in London, this 275 mile ride will take you through glorious English countryside, quiet French country lanes and the rolling green hills of Northern France.

Cycling is France's favourite sport, so dont be surprised when the locals stop to cheer you on in traditional market towns.

The pice de rsistance of this cycle will be the chance to ride the last few miles of the Tour de France route through Paris to finish at the Eiffel Tower. The following day you'll get to soak up the atmosphere of the final stage live from the world famous Champs-lyses.

The ride caters for all levels of ability and this unique cycling experience will see you fully supported by the crew, leaving you to just cycle, enjoy the team spirit and focus on your goal of reaching Paris.

BHF London to Paris Tour de France

July

BHF London to Paris Tour de France

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the BHF Sponsored Bike Ride at Goodwood Motor Circuit, as well as the 100th Anniversary of Goodwood opening its doors after the war, even more, a reason to join in the celebrations and support our life-saving research.

Join us on a 2.4-mile tarmac surface round the famous motor circuit. Riders can complete as many laps as they wish, the most completed is up to 50 (120 miles!). Please note this event is not wheelchair accessible except for limited spectator viewing.

Bike Ride at Goodwood Motor Circuit

July

Bike Ride at Goodwood Motor Circuit

Cycle from the city of York, through the scenic moors and countryside of North Yorkshire. Choose your challenge from 26 and 41-mile routes and join the fight for every heartbeat. Both routes start from the historic city of York and take in some of North Yorkshire's breathtaking countryside.

Heart of York Bike Ride

September

Heart of York Bike Ride

Join us for this 10k fun run through the lovely landscaped gardens at Handsworth Park, Birmingham and experience the great community atmosphere.

Suitable for all ages, this a great event for all the family to help raise vital funds in the fight for every heartbeat.

The Handsworth Park 10k Fun Run

September

The Handsworth Park 10k Fun Run

Take on our popular London to Brighton Off-Road Bike Ride, and see if you can conquer Europe's biggest charity mountain bike event.

Join the Heart Riders team this September for an exhilarating 74 mile challenge along varied terrain. Your physical endurance levels will be put to the test - but it's worth every bead of sweat.

Found on the bucket list of many a mountain bike enthusiast, this unique event packs all the best bits of off-road riding together into one jam-packed amazingly varied route that will provide you with a muddy adventure you'll never forget. From steep forest inclines to tricky technical descents, rocky paths to adrenaline pumping single tracks - we've got it all.

The variation means there's something on offer for cyclists of all abilities. There's plenty of technical sections to delight the off-road professional - but at 75 miles, the event also presents an achievable challenge to those new to the sport, especially with the help of our training advice and support.

Most importantly of all, by taking part in this challenge you'll be supporting and raising money for our life saving research. So what are you waiting for? Get your place now!

BHF London to Brighton Off-Road Bike Ride

September

BHF London to Brighton Off-Road Bike Ride

Take part in one of the UK's most beautiful running events and help us beat heartbreak forever. Fit for runners of all ages and abilities. Choose from a Half Marathon, 10K or 2K Fun Run and conquer the iconic Blenheim Palace Estate.

All Half Marathon and 10K entrants also get free entry into the 2K Fun Run, so you can take part with friends and family after your event.

BHF Blenheim Palace Half Marathon

September

BHF Blenheim Palace Half Marathon

One of the UK's most iconic cycling events is back. Cycle through the night aiming for a finish line under the Blackpool Illuminations - left on just for the occasion.

Make this year you do something different, something you'll never forget.

At midnight youll set off from the iconic Intu Trafford Centre and take on a 52 mile Lancashire route, heading for the glow of the Blackpool sea front, where the world famous illuminations will be switched on exclusively to welcome you across the finish line. While others are tucked up in bed, you'll be putting your mental and physical endurance levels to the test on this unforgettable challenge. It'll be hard work but as you cycle up Blackpool Promenade, under the dazzling lights and cross the finish line in time to watch the sunrise over the sea, safe in the knowledge you've just completed a tough challenge in order to help save lives, it will all feel worth it.

Manchester to Blackpool Night Ride

October

Manchester to Blackpool Night Ride

The adventure starts in the bustling capital of Deli where youll be able to explore the city before our first team dinner that evening. The next day we make our way to Dharamsala - the home of the Dalai Lama. Here we will explore the temples and monasteries; all dotted with colourful Tibetan prayer flags. After an overnight stay we are off to Bir which sits at the foot of the Himalayas, here we can relax in the grounds before our trek starts the next day.

The amazing 5 day trek begins around the Uhl valley and river where we will pass through local villages and stop for a sunset dip in a water-spot. Keep an eye out for Himalayan wildlife! Over the next few days we trek past snow-capped mountains, local villages and camp under the stars. Its the penultimate day where you have time to reflect on the challenge and celebrate your success with an evening meal. Then we have a relaxing day set amid Japanese Gardens before we make our way back to Deli.

Dalai Lama Himalayan Trek

October

Dalai Lama Himalayan Trek

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