UK Running Events 2019

Running Events

Running events are some of the most popular types of fitness events out there – and are one of the easiest to get in to, whilst being very tricky to master. Because of this, it is a great place to start when you want to get in to a fitness regime – but there is a lot more to it than simply placing one foot in front of the other!

Luckily it is one of the easiest sports to get in to – you just need to start moving! Starting off with small jogs and sprints is the best way to get started and then you can slowly start to increase distance to build yourself up to bigger and better runs. We would suggest started off with something like a 5K or trail running as this is not too challenging but long enough for you to get a real sense for what is involved in the sport. You can read our article here all about how to prepare for your first 5K which will give you some more insight on how to get your training started.

Once you get started you will quickly see there is a lot more to taking on a run than simply getting out there and jogging. If you are looking to get serious then you may want to start investing in some good gear – a good pair of running shoes is the best place to start. You can also invest in a lot of other running specific clothing too though be warned things can start to get expensive.

Running Races Near Me

There are quite a lot of different runs to choose from depending on what kind of experience you are looking for or if you would like to raise money for charity We list some of the best running events in the UK, if you know what type of event you want you can click one of the links below to find out more.

Fun Runs  | 5K Runs  | 10K Runs  | Half Marathons  | Marathons

People taking part in the Bournemouth Marathon

Bournemouth Marathon



Edinburgh Marathon


Runners taking part in the Great Scottish Run 10k

Great Scottish Run 10k


Athletes running the Cardiff Half Marathon

Cardiff Half Marathon



Henley 10KM Trail Run

Henley on Thames


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