Running events in Coventry

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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 Coventry

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Draycote Water is set in the heart of Warwickshire and is an ideal place for a run. Last year's 10k sold out and we had a record number of runners taking part in the race, be sure to book your place early for this popular 10k. A mixed ability race, all runners are welcome.

Draycote Water Summer 10k – August

Kites Hardwick, Warwickshire, GB
1 race
£13£15
Draycote Water Summer 10k – August
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Marathon training, setting your sights on your first half marathon, or want to enjoy a summer 5 or 10k road race the Battlefield Run at historic Naseby is a great event to add to your calendar
Set in the heart of Northamptonshire, the Battlefield Run starts and ends in Naseby, home of the famous Battle of Naseby wherein 1645 Oliver Cromwell defeated Charles I in the key battle of the English Civil War.

Taking advantage of the rolling Northamptonshire countryside this beautiful and peaceful road run covers 2 laps for half marathon, one lap 10k and an out and back 5k.

Battlefield Run

Northampton, GB
Battlefield Run
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Draycote Water is set in the heart of Warwickshire and is an ideal place for a run. Last year's 10k sold out and we had a record number of runners taking part in the race, be sure to book your place early for this popular 10k. A mixed ability race, all runners are welcome.

Draycote Water Summer 10k – September

Kites Hardwick, Warwickshire, GB
1 race
£13£15
Draycote Water Summer 10k – September
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Marathon events in Coventry

Though the course is in the very centre of Vilnius, You will not sense any smell of exhaust gas and You will not experience any other troubles as the Danske Bank Vilnius marathon is probably one of the most greenest marathons, as well as Vilnius, among all other capitals. As the course of marathons extends in both sides of the river Neris while running You will be able to admire the main historical architectural monuments of Lithuania ( the Cathedral, the campanile, the Gediminas castle, the Hill of three crosses).

Danske Bank Vilnius marathon

Birmingham, West Midlands, GB
Danske Bank Vilnius marathon

Starting in the Medieval market town of Henley in Arden with its half timbered buildings and the earthwork remains of "Beaudesert Castle" the route passes through the village of Ullenhall and then the magnificent "Coughton Court" home of the Throckmorton family who were associated with the "gunpowder plot" of 1605.

The shorter route then returns to Henley passing huge swathes of newly planted trees and some of the remnants of the Ancient Forest of Arden in the form of "Bannams Wood" and "Clouse Wood".

The main course continues through the town of Alcester settled first in Roman times, but later chosen by the Marquis of Hertford who built "Ragley Hall" there as the family seat.

Forest Marathon

Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire, GB
Forest Marathon
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5k Races in Coventry

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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 – Birmingham

Birmingham, West Midlands, GB
Dog Jog – Birmingham
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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 – Coventry

Coventry, West Midlands, GB
Dog Jog – Coventry
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Marathon training, setting your sights on your first half marathon, or want to enjoy a summer 5 or 10k road race the Battlefield Run at historic Naseby is a great event to add to your calendar
Set in the heart of Northamptonshire, the Battlefield Run starts and ends in Naseby, home of the famous Battle of Naseby wherein 1645 Oliver Cromwell defeated Charles I in the key battle of the English Civil War.

Taking advantage of the rolling Northamptonshire countryside this beautiful and peaceful road run covers 2 laps for half marathon, one lap 10k and an out and back 5k.

Battlefield Run

Northampton, GB
Battlefield Run
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Ultramarathon events in Coventry

Fifty years and over 100,000 entries later, the Original Mountain Marathon continues to go from strength to strength as an icon of the UKs outdoor and running community.

The Original Mountain Marathon was created to give competitors an opportunity to test their abilities in the mountains. All within a safety net created by the most experienced event team in the UK.

50 years of the OMM: The UKs biggest mountain race has shaped the UK outdoor community for 50 years. Since 1968 the UKs greatest running legends, product creators & influential people have stood on the start line.

Teams of two receive a map with a series of checkpoints they must visit over the two days. Competitors must carry everything they need for the two days including an overnight wild camp at the end of day one. There are seven course options of varying distance and ascent to choose from.

OMM Original Mountain Marathon 50 YRS

Kilsby, Northamptonshire, GB
OMM Original Mountain Marathon 50 YRS

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