Running events in Aberdeen August 2018

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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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Today, with international organisations, local clubs and national events to choose from, there are thousands of races to discover, and we want to help you find them quickly and easily. Below you’ll find selections by running type, running location and some exceptional events to take part in.

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10k Races in Aberdeen August 2018

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Arguably the most beautiful city in the UK! A rare chance to run through the ancient city walls and marvel at its medieval gems. When it comes to stunning scenery, the York 10K is hard to beat! Extremely popular, the flat route takes runners right through the historic heart of this beautiful city.

A flat, fast course taking runners on a tour past the York Minster, the city walls and attractions such as Clifford's Tower and the Shambles. Starting and finishing at the Knavesmire, the York 10K is a fantastic challenge for all abilities.

Asda Foundation York 10k

York, York, GB
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The Asda Foundation Nottingham 10K is proving popular as ever, with 2018 set to be our biggest and best yet. Demand is so high, that weve had to increase capacity for this years event!

The flat and fast route starts and finishes at Nottingham Rugby club with the course taking runners on a journey through the scenic Lady Bay area, where youll be cheered on by crowds of enthusiastic spectators.

Runners then travel on to the stunning Holme Pierrepont Country Park, home to the National Watersports Centre, where they will take a lap of the Regatta Lake, before heading for home and a grand finish back at the Rugby Club!

ASDA Foundation Nottingham 10K

West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, GB
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Join us for our new Thursday evening event running around Media City in Salford. Starting and finishing in the centre of Media City you will head out around a 2.5km loop that runs over the canal and runs past the imperial war museum along with the ITV and BBC television studios.

Each kilometre will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers to encourage you on your way to the finish line. Included in your entry fee is a themed medal, water and post race goodies. Come and enjoy the day with us; we hope to see you there!

Run Media City – August

Salford, Greater Manchester, GB
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Marathon events in Aberdeen August 2018

The Isle of Man Marathon is a competitor friendly event taking place on the picturesque course in the North of the Island, nestled between England and Ireland. The Half Marathon has been voted in Runners World as one of the top ten races in the United Kingdom,

Microgaming IOM Marathon & Half Marathon

Ballacloan Stadium, Ballaoloan Rd, Ramsey, Isle of Man

There are lots of Half, Full & Ultra Marathons but there is only one QUADRATHON, a festival of running that goes way beyond the run itself, walkers, runners, coastal scenery, lapping waves, camaraderie, hospitality and medals to dream for are only a few of the reasons why youd want to register for this iconic and friendliest of event.

The stunning location is surpassed only by the camaraderie and hospitality that is the hallmark of the Quadrathon, and has participants returning year after year. Chose a half or full marathon a day for 4 days, or theHero Ultra - 105 miles over 26 hours. 16-19 August.

The Quadrathon Challenge

Moville, County Donegal, IE
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5k Races in Aberdeen August 2018

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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!

Dog Jog – Derby

Derby, Derby, GB
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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!

Dog Jog – Sheffield

Kiveton Park, South Yorkshire, GB
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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!

Dog Jog – Manchester

Manchester, Greater Manchester, GB
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Ultramarathon events in Aberdeen August 2018

The race is non-stop and will continue through the night. The route will incorporate multiple loops through the beautiful grounds of the Grimsthorpe estate. Runners will carry electronic timing chips that will record the lap times. The terrain is a mixture of a limestone trail , tarmac and field trails. At the end of each loop entrants will return to the main check point where they have access to their tent supplies. All entrants are required to bring a tent to put their supplies in that they will need for the duration of the event.

The GrimReaper UltraMarathon is a non-stop race in teams or as solo runner/walkers that continue through the night for those doing the longer distances Incorporating multiple 10 mile loops around the grounds of Grimsthorpe Castle Estate. Teams can be made up of between 2-4 persons and will share the distance out between the team members. Teams and solo runners/walkers can choose between 40 ,70 or 100 miles. All race distances start at the same time and all have the same time limit of 26 hours. Camping available and a great atmosphere guaranteed.

All competitors will be expected to manage their own time, deciding how long to spend resting and refueling during the event.

The GrimReaper Ultra

Bourne, GB
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A 42-mile point-to-point ultramarathon along the West Highland Way trail through the highlands of Scotland from Tyndrum to Fort William.

The Devil o' the Highlands race was first to run in 2003 making it the 2nd oldest ultramarathon in Scotland (after the West Highland Way Race). The 2018 event will be the 19th anniversary.

Devil O’ The Highlands Footrace

Fort William, Highland, GB

There are lots of Half, Full & Ultra Marathons but there is only one QUADRATHON, a festival of running that goes way beyond the run itself, walkers, runners, coastal scenery, lapping waves, camaraderie, hospitality and medals to dream for are only a few of the reasons why youd want to register for this iconic and friendliest of event.

The stunning location is surpassed only by the camaraderie and hospitality that is the hallmark of the Quadrathon, and has participants returning year after year. Chose a half or full marathon a day for 4 days, or theHero Ultra - 105 miles over 26 hours. 16-19 August.

The Quadrathon Challenge

Moville, County Donegal, IE

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