Running Challenges

Running Challenges

Running is a very popular and fun way to keep fit. Why not take on a race and help raise much needed funds for the Child Brain Injury Trust? There are many different types of races, varying in distance, type of track and location.

Below are a list of upcoming events, please click on the event name for more information.

We have limited Charity places available at the Vitality British London 10K, for more information or to book your place please contact Emily Honey. We also have places at the Edinburgh Marathon Festival, so please contact Claire Murray for more information.


Event Information Location Date
Adidas Half Marathon A half marathon that races around the famous Silverstone Motorsport Racecourse Silverstone Racecourse 12/03/17
Ards Half Marathon and Walk,/a> This is the ninth year the half marathon and walk have been going. Ards 24/06/16
ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon Described as the “flattest, fastest and friendliest’ marathon, it won the title of UK’s Best Marathon for two years at the Running Awards Trafford, Manchester 10/04/16
Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run The weekend includes a half marathon, a 10K and Super Saturday (a series of events for children) Glasgow 01/10/16 – 02/10/16
Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running A well established marathon that takes in the beautiful scenery of the Loch Ness, The Festival of Running also includes a 5K and 10K Inverness 25/09/16
Belfast City Marathon Starting at City Hall and finishing at Ormeau, the marathon expects 17,500 runners to hit the streets of Belfast this year Belfast 15/02/16
Belfast City Half Marathon In it’s fourth year the half marathong will start and finish at Ormeau Park. Belfast 18/09/16
Bournemouth Marathon Festival Taking in the best of Bournemouth and Pool, there are six races to choose from: A full marathon, a half marathon, a 10K, a 5K and Junior Races Bournemouth 01/09/16 – 02/09/16
Bridgewater Half Marathon A half marathon, a 10K and a 5K all to choose from Bridgewater, Somerset 04/09/16
Brighton Marathon Weekend The weekend encompasses a marathon, a 10K and Mini Mile Races (for children) Brighton 15/04/16 – 17/04/16
Bristol 10K The sea-level route starts and finishes in Bristol’s historic Harbourside Bristol 15/05/16
Bristol Half Marathon The course is a point to point loop starting and finishing in Harbourside Bristol 25/09/16
Cardiff Half Marathon A half marathon open for runners of all ages and abilities from champions to beginners Cardiff 02/10/16
Causeway Coast Marathon An event for everyone from the ultra marathon to the 10km route. Causeway Coast 24/09/16
Edinburgh Marathon Festival There are various distances to choose from: full marathon, half marathon, team relay, 10K, 5K and junior races. To run with a charity space please contact Claire Murray for more information Edinburgh 28/05/16 – 29/05/16
Exeter’s Great West Run A half marathon through the heart of Exeter Exeter TBC
Great Run Series A selection of different distances in different locations A variety of locations A variety of dates
Lisburn Half Marathon With a half marathon, a 10k and a fun run, this event is recognised as one of Northern Ireland’s largest sporting participation events. Lisburn 12/06/16 – 15/06/16
London 10,000 The race starts on The Mall and finishes on Spur Road opposite Buckingham Palace London 30/05/16
MBNA Chester Marathon The day will include the full marathon as well as the 26.2km MBNA Chester Metric Marathon and the MBNA Chester Mini-Marathon. Chester 02/10/16
Mourne Way Marathon The day will include an ultra marathon, a marathon, a half marathon and a 10k, traversing foothills of the mountains. Mourne Way 11/06/16
Mourne Skyline Mountain Trail Race A 35K race, set in the heart of the scenic Mourne Mountains in Northern Ireland. Mourne Way 11/06/16
Newry City Marathon The day will include the full marathon and a Wheelchair marathon as well as a half marathon, a 10 mile walk and a fun run. Newry 29/05/16
Oulton Park Half Marathon and 10K A half marathon and a 10K that takes place at the Oulton Park Motor Racing Circuit with the finish in the pit lane Oulton Park Motor Racing Circuit TBC
Oxford Half Marathon A half marathon through the historic city of Oxford Oxford TBC
Plymouth Half Marathon A traffic free road-race that takes in coastal views, a harbour and the grounds of Saltram Park Plymouth 17/04/16
Richmond Running Festival The day includes Kew Gardens 10K, Visit Richmond Half Marathon & NIKE kids’ mile races, Richmond Fitness expo and music festival London 18/09/16
Robin Hood Marathon A full marathon, a half marathon and a mini marathon (for children) are all available Nottingham TBC
Royal Parks Foundation Half A half marathon in central London that passes many of the Capital’s famous landmarks London 09/09/16
Running4Women Windsor 10K A 10K specifically for women to enter Windsor 24/09/16
Run to the Beat A 10K through London followed by a big after party featuring well known DJs London TBC
Run Mucker Run “Probably the toughest obstacle course in Ireland!” Ballymoney 30/04/16
Scottish Half Marathon + 10K A flat and fast route perfect for setting a PB, you can take on a half marathon or a 10K Tranent 18/09/16
South Coast Half Marathon A choice of a half marathon, 10K or 5K around the town of Seaford in East Sussex East Sussex 10/07/16
Swansea Half Marathon Wales’s second biggest half marathon, follows a scenic flat route Swansea 26/06/16
Thames Path Challenge Putney Bridge to Henley with distances of 100km, 50km or 25km that you can complete at your own pace London 10/09/16 – 11/09/16
The Yorkshire Marathon Series There are several events to choose from including a full marathon and a ten mile Yorkshire 09/10/15
Virgin Money London Marathon A full marathon through the streets of London London 24/04/16
Vitality Bath Half Marathon A long established fast and flat half marathon through the city of Bath London 12/03/17
Vitality British 10K London Run A 10K that takes in a lot of famous London landmarks. We have limited charity places available on this race, so email Emily Honey now to reserve your place London 10/07/16
Vitality Reading Half Marathon Running alongside a big crowd through the centre of Reading finishing inside an Olympic Stadium Reading 03/04/16
Vitality Run Hackney A half marathon through Hackney, punctuated by street entertainment Hackney 08/05/16
Vitality WestRun London A closed road 10K through West London London TBC
Waterside Half Marathon A half marathon, a three person marathon relay and a 2K family fun run. Waterside 04/09/16
Windsor Half Marathon A half marathon through the picturesque Windsor Great Park Windsor 25/09/16


Events outside the UK

Event Information Location Date
Marató de Barcelona A full marathon through Barcelona that encompasses some of Barcelona’s most famous landmarks Barcelona, Spain 25/09/16
Dublin City Marathon A single lap marathon, starting and finishing in Dublin City Centre Dublin 30/10/16
Semi-Marathon de Paris A half marathon through the French capital city, Paris Paris, France 06/03/16
Marathon de Paris A full marathon through the beautiful city of Paris Paris, France 03/04/16
New York City Marathon A 26.2 mile marathon through the diverse New York City New York City, USA 11/06/16


Fun Runs

Event Information Location Date
Great Midlands Fun Run A fun run, walk or jog for people of all ages and abilities Royal Sutton Coldfield 05/06/16
Zombie Evacuation Race A 5K fun run full of zombies and frights North London TBC



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