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.

Various Locations Various Dates

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 Bank Holiday Monday 25 May 2020

Great South Run 2019

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Southsea, Portsmouth 20 October 2019

Half marathons

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Other UK Half Marathons

Join #TeamAsthmaUK at some of the UK's biggest and best Half Marathons

Various Locations Various Dates

London Landmarks Half Marathon

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Pall Mall, London, SW1 TBC - Postponed due to Coronavirus

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 07 March 2021 (Please note date is TBC)

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. 13 September 2020

Royal Parks Half Marathon 2020

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 11 October 2020


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Asthma UK Other Marathons

Join #TeamAsthma UK at some of the UK'S best marathons

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Virgin Money London Marathon 2020

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.

London 4 October 2020

Brighton Marathon

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

Preston Park, Brighton BN1 6SD 20 September 2020

Edinburgh Marathon 2020

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 6 September 2020

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 31 Aug - 1 Sept 2019
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 12 - 13 September 2020
A group of Asthma UK walkers on a canal path

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.

Various locations Various dates
Climbing ropes at an assault course


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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