Running events

We have lots of running events taking place right across the UK and beyond throughout the year.

Whether you're an experienced long-distance runner or reaching for your running shoes for the first time, we've got the perfect race for you.

Big Fun Run Series

The Big Fun Run series is all about relaxed exercise - no times, no pressure, just lots of fun! These 5K runs are being staged all across the UK throughout the summer and autumn.

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Vitality London 10,000

Starting at The Mall, the Vitality London 10,000 follows a clockwise route across the capital, passing many of London's famous sights. Going past the likes of Nelson's Column, St Paul's Cathedral, The Bank of England to name a few.

Green Park, London 28 May 2018

Leeds 10k

Take part in the hugely popular Leeds 10k. This flat and fast course makes it the ideal run for setting a new personal best 10k time.

Leeds, LS1 3AD 8 July 2018

Great South Run 2018

The Great South Run is tackled by 24,000 runners of all abilities, and the festival atmosphere and picturesque route make it an event not to be missed.

Southsea, Portsmouth 21 October 2018

Half marathons

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London Landmarks Half Marathon

Join Team Asthma UK for this half marathon on closed roads in the City of London and Westminster.

Pall Mall, London, SW1 24 March 2019

The Vitality Big Half

Join Team Asthma UK for this exciting half marathon on closed roads in the centre of London.

Tower Bridge, London, SE1 10 March 2019

Simplyhealth Great North Run

Do something incredible by taking on the world's biggest and best loved half marathon, whilst also helping to fund life-saving asthma research.

Newcastle, Gateshead and South Shields. 8 September 2019

Royal Parks Half Marathon 2018

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Hyde Park, London W2 2UH 14 October 2018

Great Manchester Run 2018

If you're looking for a running event where you can experience a true Manchester welcome, then look no further.

Manchester City Centre 20 May 2018


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Virgin Money London Marathon 2019

Are you ready to start your London Marathon adventure? Apply to join Team Asthma UK and we can guarantee you a place in the world’s greatest marathon.

Greenwich Park - The Mall, London 28 April 2019

Brighton marathon

Join Team Asthma UK for the Brighton Marathon, one of the UK's favourite 26.2-milers.

Preston Park, Brighton BN1 6SD 14 April 2019

Berlin Marathon 2018

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Straße des 17. Juni, Berlin 16 September 2018

Ultra marathons

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London to Brighton Challenge

One of the UK's great endurance events, the London 2 Brighton Challenge is 100 km ultra-marathon.

London, Brighton 25 - 26 May 2019

South Coast Challenge

This brand new Ultra Challenge takes on some of England's finest scenery.

Eastbourne 25 - 26 August 2018
South Coast Challenge - 2 column

Thames Path Challenge

The Thames Path follows England's greatest river. The challenge heads upstream from Putney Bridge to Runnymede of Magana Carta fame, then on past some wonderful scenery to Henley for the full 100 km.

Putney, Henley 8 - 9 September 2018

Spartan Race

This course sees you tackle at least 15 obstacles. It's perfect for those entering the Spartan world, all the way to hardened warriors aiming to get their fastest sprint time.

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Climbing ropes at an assault course


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Berlin Marathon 2018

Registration for this event has now closed
Straße des 17. Juni, Berlin 16 September 2018

Do your own event

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I have my own place

If you have your own place in an event you can still fundraise for Asthma UK and receive support and advice with your training and fundraising.

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Asthma UK has dedicated cheer points at fundraising events