Running events in Southend-on-Sea April 2019

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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.

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 Southend-on-Sea April 2019

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Welcome to ABP Southampton Marathon, Half Marathon, and 10k! This fantastic event offers runners the choice of either a Marathon, Half Marathon or 10km race, along with closed roads through the heart of Southampton.

All races start and finish in the heart of Southamptons city centre with the run course passing iconic local landmarks including Bargate, QE2 Anchor and St Marys Stadium. Sure to be the race highlight will be running both the ascent and more popularly the descent over the Itchen bridge, which will be closed exclusively for this unique event.

ABP Southampton Marathon, Half, 10k & Mile

Southampton, Southampton, GB
1 race
£32.99£34.99
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Marathon events in Southend-on-Sea April 2019

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The ASICS Greater Manchester marathon in Trafford on the same super fast course that is the flattest marathon course in the UK and one of the flattest in the world.

For 2018, the race village will be at Emirates Old Trafford, the home of Lancashire Cricket Club and will be sited on the car park in front of the stadium. You will start the race just a short walk away on the A56 White City Roundabout and finish on Talbot Road outside Emirates Old Trafford. The venue change is in line with our growth plans for the event and now allows us to have an 8m wide finish giving you a spectacular finale to your great day.

Some highlights of the route:

- The flattest marathon course in the UK - flatter than London, Edinburgh, New York, Chicago and many others
- Perfect PB course
- The race village situated at Emirates Old Trafford, the home of Lancashire County Cricket Club, on the car park in front of the pavilion.
- The race will start on the A56 near the White City roundabout, a short walk from the race village at Emirates Old Trafford
- Awesome entertainment and support along the course - see the comments page to hear what our runners said
- The route will be held entirely on closed, main roads
- More of the route in Altrincham where the crowd support was amazing
- We have a new 8m wide finish outside Emirates Old Trafford, Lancashire County Cricket Club (LCCC) on Talbot Road

At our 2017 event 86% of the top 50 recorded a PB or SB and 50% of the top 250 got a PB. This race is YOUR best chance to get a marathon PB!

ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon

Stretford, Greater Manchester, GB
ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon
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The Brighton Marathon is now one of the UKs favourite 26.2-milers. It became the 12th largest European marathon in just six years, and attracts runners from all around the world. With unbeatable crowd support and amazing sea views, the Marathon is a truly unique running event, backgrounded by the cosmopolitan City of Brighton & Hove.

The first running of the race took place on 18th April 2010 and the tenth running of the race will take place on the 14th April 2019. The course bests for the men and women are well under 2:10 and 2:29, making it the second fastest marathon in the UK. It is also the second-largest marathon in the UK and twelfth largest in Europe.

Since its inauguration, the Brighton Marathon has dramatically developed to become the Brighton Marathon Weekend, comprising the Brighton Marathon, BM10k, Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens Mini Mile Races, and the Event Village.

Brighton Marathon

Brighton, The City of Brighton and Hove, GB
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Brighton Marathon
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Welcome to ABP Southampton Marathon, Half Marathon, and 10k! This fantastic event offers runners the choice of either a Marathon, Half Marathon or 10km race, along with closed roads through the heart of Southampton.

All races start and finish in the heart of Southamptons city centre with the run course passing iconic local landmarks including Bargate, QE2 Anchor and St Marys Stadium. Sure to be the race highlight will be running both the ascent and more popularly the descent over the Itchen bridge, which will be closed exclusively for this unique event.

ABP Southampton Marathon, Half, 10k & Mile

Southampton, Southampton, GB
1 race
£32.99£34.99
ABP Southampton Marathon, Half, 10k & Mile
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5k Races in Southend-on-Sea April 2019

The 2019 event will take place on April 6 & 7.

The California Classic Half Marathon and the California Classic Century rides are on the same weekend again! Join us Saturday April 6th 2019 as we will host 2,000 riders as they get to experience the ONLY bike ride that closes a freeway! Then on Sunday April 7th 2019 we will host 3,000 runners in our Half Marathon and Half Marathon Relay as participants run through African Adventure in Fresno Chaffee Zoo, with a grand finish along home-plate inside Chukchansi Stadium. Or choose our Rock and Run 5k, it doesn't go through the Zoo, but has all of the other benefits of the Half Marathon.

California Classic Weekend

Fresno, California, US
California Classic Weekend

The fifth Annual run for the Russell Home 5k will be 6 April 2019 at the Cypress Grove Park. Race Day registrration starts at 7:00 and 5k Run/Walk starts at 8:00am

Run For The Russell Home

Edgewood, Florida, US
Run For The Russell Home
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Ultramarathon events in Southend-on-Sea April 2019

The Jabulani Challenge is a stunning 12km, 22km or 45km trail run & charity fundraiser held in the north of Sydney. Predominantly on single track the trail has everything to offer from waterside tracks, rainforest, bushland, steep hill inclines and creek crossings. Exploring some of the hidden waterways that Pittwater is famous for its hard to believe you are only 30 minutes from the Sydney CBD.

Jabulani Challenge

Lindfield, New South Wales, AU
Jabulani Challenge

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