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MAY25
Edinburgh Marathon FestivalEdinburgh, GB

Take part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival and explore the beautiful views of Edinburgh. It will be held on 25/26th May and offers a marathon, half marathon, 10k and 5k.

The Edinburgh Marathon was voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World. Enjoy a fantastic all-encompassing route taking in some of Edinburghs most iconic landmarks as well as offering picturesque views along the East Lothian coastline.

Directly preceding the Marathon, the EMF Half follows the same fast and flat route, offering genuine PB potential. This increasingly popular race distance is a fantastic alternative for those that dont fancy the big 26.2.

The 10K & 5k fall on the Saturday of the Festival weekend and are run in the stunning surroundings of Holyrood Park. Starting and finishing near Dynamic Earth, these routes offer striking panoramic views of the city and Edinburgh Castle.

1 reviews
£17.55 - £57.70
5k • Marathon • Half Marathon • 10k
Edinburgh Marathon Festival
DEC2
Hillsborough Santa RunHillsborough, Lisburn, GB

A festive 10k or 5k run, plus a 1.5 mile fun run, from Hillsborough Village Centre, County Down.

5k • 10k • Other
Hillsborough Santa Run
FEB16
The 5Kool RuN – FebruaryTavistock, Devon, GB

A 5k run starting and finishing on the track at Tavistock College, and taking place on the 3rd Saturday of each month. This event is modelled on the increasingly popular park runs; it uses canal and riverside paths, but to eek out a 5k traffic-free course it will also be using footpaths.

3 reviews
5k
The 5Kool RuN – February
MAR17
OFFICIAL PARTNER
Windsor & Eton 5km, 10km, 15km RunDorney, Buckinghamshire, GB

This is the premier Winter Run Series to take part in. These events are perfect for anyone looking to get fit or take part in their first event. Dorney Lake is the perfect venue for Running Events.

100% accurate course and 100% traffic free. A fast and fun race. Perfect winter conditioning. This fun and exciting Run Series will put you in good form for the coming season.

5 reviews
£20 - £35
5k • Other • 10k
Windsor & Eton 5km, 10km, 15km Run
DEC31
Nos Galan Road RacesMountain Ash, Rhondda Cynon Taff, GB

The World-famous Nos Galan Road Races are part of the annual New Year's Eve's celebration in Mountain Ash, in the Cynon Valley, and with over 1500 people taking part last year, 2016 looks set to be the biggest event in its long and illustrious history. A crowd of around 10,000 spectators are expected on the streets of Mountain Ash on New Year's Eve, for what will no doubt be the biggest street party in Rhondda Cynon Taf!

£10 - £12
5k
Nos Galan Road Races
DEC9
Wigan Christmas DashWigan, Greater Manchester, GB

Our 6th annual 5k Santa Fun Run is taking place in the fantastic Mesnes Park, Wigan.

On Sunday 9th December 2018 join hundreds of Santa's turning Mesnes Park red to complete the 5k dash route. Everyone taking part will receive a fantastic festive Santa suit to complete your 5k in, and entry also includes a Turkey sandwich, mince pie and mulled wine (water for the children) for all finishers.

What better way to spend Sunday 9th December than 'Dashing' around Mesnes Park dressed as Santa with festive Christmas music provided by Wish FM.

£20
5k
Wigan Christmas Dash
JAN13
OFFICIAL PARTNER
The Bushy Park New Year 10k & 5kTeddington, GB

This is the first race in this popular London series and it's a perfect setting for a fast, flat and traffic-free Sunday morning 10k. If you prefer, why not take on the 5k option? The course covers the tracks, trails and footpaths within the park and is suitable for runners of all abilities. Beginners welcome.

Race features chip timing - plus finish line goodies and a medal for you at the finish.

Prizes are generously sponsored by Sporting Feet, who have stores in Putney and Richmond. There will be a special spot prize of a 20 voucher for two lucky runners.

£15.60 - £20.70
5k • 10k
The Bushy Park New Year 10k & 5k
DEC1
The Chasewater Pudding DashBurntwood, Staffordshire, GB

Why not get the festive season off to flying start and join us for the Chasewater Christmas Pudding Dash 10k & 5k?

This festive race uses the undulating paths and trails around Chasewater Reservoir and looks set to be a Christmas Cracker of an event once again. Dress up as your favourite festive character and join us in celebrating the festive season and take part in the either 10k or 5k.

There are festive goodies and mince pies on offer plus a special festive medal and Christmas pudding available to all finishers. There will also be prizes on offer for leading runners and age category winners.

The Children's Santa Dash is available to all youngsters and all finishers receive a festive medal and goodies.

£10 - £17
5k • 10k
The Chasewater Pudding Dash
NOV24
RunThrough Lee Valley VeloPark – NovemberLondon, GB

Set in Lee Valleys Velo Park, a normal home for cycling, RunThrough are bringing you the first opportunity to run the route on this spectacular one mile circuit at Olympic Park. As always with RunThrough, you will each get a medal, water, fruit & flapjack on the day. Come and enjoy the day with us; we hope to see you there!

£16 - £20
5k • Half Marathon • 10 Miles • 10k
RunThrough Lee Valley VeloPark – November
DEC2
Do It For Charity Santa Run – Victoria Park, LondonLondon, GB

Hitch up your sleigh for Londons largest Santa Run and bring a flash of red to the streets of London with thousands of runners dressed as Santa Claus to spread festive fun and burn a few cheeky calories for the holidays.

Join thousands of participants in our fantastic DIFC Santa Run London's Victoria Park - an amazing event in aid of a charity close to your heart_ Over 4,000 people are expected to take part, raising funds for hundreds of different charities, and this is your chance to join them! No previous experience necessary - the spirit of the event is 'taking part' not 'winning' so you can run, jog or walk - you decide!

Run your way around a 5k or 10k course and recover to the sounds of Christmas carols while sampling the delights of mince pies.

Charity Tickets
5k • 10k
Do It For Charity Santa Run – Victoria Park, London
DEC2
Jingle Bell Jog & Reindeer RunSt Albans, Hertfordshire, GB

Join us for our annual festive fundraiser and get dressed up as either a Santa or Reindeer!

Our 1.5km Reindeer Run is perfect for younger children to run, walk or toddle. Entry includes reindeer antlers and a medal at the finish line.

The longer 5km Jingle Bell Jog which is open to over 10s sees participants racing around St Albans in Santa suits complete with beards which are included in your entry fee.

5k • Other
Jingle Bell Jog & Reindeer Run
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What you need to know about 5k running

A 5k run is the perfect distance for a beginner, it’s 3.1 miles and is the shortest and most popular road running distance. It’s a great goal to include in your fitness regime because there’s no pressure, people walk, jog or sprint so it’s totally up to you.

Find local 5k running races

There are loads of great 5k events, they tend to attract a great crowd and are very family orientated. From runs around the London Parks, to night runs and family events, you won’t be short of 5ks to choose from. Most marathon events such as London or Berlin have a 10k and a 5k race as well so it’s worth checking the larger events.

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