Running events in Leicester

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What you need to know about Running

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.

Find local Running races

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 Leicester

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Run 5k, 10k or the Move Mile around the flat and fast Airfield at Prestwold Hall and battle to get around the course before the sun goes down. This is a perfect venue for testing yourself over a new distance or going for a personal best!

Each kilometre is accurately marked out with distance flags and we have plenty of helpers to keep you on track and to encourage you on your way to the finish. At the end of the race, you will each get a themed medal, water, fruit & flapjack and free event photographs!

This is a chip timed race and all runners will receive an accurate official time!

Leicestershire Chase The Sun

Prestwold, Leicestershire, GB
Leicestershire Chase The Sun
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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
ASDA Foundation Nottingham 10K
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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 events in Leicester

Join Us for this Disco Themed Lapped Run Around the 3 Mile Lap Route. 2 Music Stages around The Route to Keep You Going Plus Live Music. Traffic Free Flat Course Feed Station Every 3 miles Chip Timed & Fully Suported Route Medal & Goody Bag at the Finish

Let’s Go Round Again Nottingham

Nottingham, GB
Let’s Go Round Again Nottingham
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5k Races in Leicester

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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 – Nottingham

Colwick, Nottinghamshire, GB
Dog Jog – Nottingham
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Run 5k, 10k or the Move Mile around the flat and fast Airfield at Prestwold Hall and battle to get around the course before the sun goes down. This is a perfect venue for testing yourself over a new distance or going for a personal best!

Each kilometre is accurately marked out with distance flags and we have plenty of helpers to keep you on track and to encourage you on your way to the finish. At the end of the race, you will each get a themed medal, water, fruit & flapjack and free event photographs!

This is a chip timed race and all runners will receive an accurate official time!

Leicestershire Chase The Sun

Prestwold, Leicestershire, GB
Leicestershire Chase The Sun
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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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Ultramarathon events in Leicester

Equinox24 is a 24 hour mixed terrain race around a 10k loop against the clock. The event is open to all abilities: whether entering to run solo or in a team of 2-8, whether you aim to win or just to take part, this race will be exhilarating, testing and rewarding with a great atmosphere. The 10k route will take you around the picturesque Belvoir Castle Estate.

There is free camping from Friday for competitors and spectators. Equinox24 is renowned for its welcoming, supportive and friendly atmosphere and is a great experience for runners and supporters alike.

Youll find the Equinox24 physically challenging and mentally tough but an amazing experience not to be missed.

A weekend you will talk about for years, especially with those who share the weekend with you.

Equinox24

Grantham, GB
Equinox24

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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