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.

The Big Fun Run Series

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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

Edinburgh Marathon Festival - 10k run

The Edinburgh Marathon Festival is Scotland's biggest celebration of running. This 10K course takes you around the beautiful Holyrood Park with stunning views of Edinburgh Castle and a panoramic view of the city.

Holyrood Park, Edinburgh 26 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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The Big Half 2018

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

London Bridge, London, SE1 4 March 2018

Great North Run 2018

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. 9 September 2018

Royal Parks Half Marathon 2018

The Royal Parks Half Marathon is the capital's biggest and best-loved half marathon. Join Team Asthma UK and run the most iconic half marathon course in the country.

Hyde Park, London W2 2UH 7 October 2018

Edinburgh Half Marathon 2018

The Edinburgh Marathon Festival is Scotland's biggest celebration of running. The half marathon follows part of the full marathon's flat and fast route.

Regent Road, Edinburgh 27 May 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

Virgin Sport Hackney Half Marathon 2018

Virgin Sport Hackney Half Marathon is a flat and fast course rated in the UK's top ten half marathons. Run through Hackney and its many green spaces, as well as the iconic Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Hackney, London E9 5PF 20 May 2018

Great Birmingham Run 2018

The Run the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run, the second biggest half marathon in the UK.

Birmingham, West Midlands B4 7UL October 2018

Marathons

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Virgin Money London Marathon 2018

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 22 April 2018

Brighton marathon

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

Preston Park, Brighton BN1 6SD 15 April 2018

Berlin Marathon 2018

Whether you are running your first marathon or looking to beat your personal best, you should look no further than the BMW Berlin Marathon.

Straße des 17. Juni, Berlin 16 September 2018

Edinburgh Marathon 2018

The Edinburgh Marathon Festival is Scotland's biggest celebration of running. The marathon has been voted the fastest in the world and is great for new and experienced runners.

City Centre, Edinburgh 27 May 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 27 - 28 May 2018

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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Overseas

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Berlin Marathon 2018

Whether you are running your first marathon or looking to beat your personal best, you should look no further than the BMW Berlin Marathon.

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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