2023 Edinburgh Marathon Team Relay @ Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom on 28 May 2023

The EMF Hairy Haggis Team Relay is an opportunity for a team of 4 runners to take part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival. The 26.2 miles is split into 4 legs, each runner will run one leg. The approximate distance of each leg is shown below:

Leg 1: The Royal Leg – 8.3 miles: Starting […]

ASICS London 10K 2022 @ 105 Piccadilly, Greater London, England, United Kingdom on 10 June 2022

The only closed-road 10K in London this Summer!

The ASICS London 10K is central London’s most iconic landmark run, with a twist. Every summertime thousands of runners descend on the capital to celebrate the sport of running in the ultimate London street party.

The ASICS London 10K is the fastest way to tour central […]

The London Triathlon 2022 @ ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, Greater London, England, United Kingdom on 07 August 2022

The iconic London Triathlon will take place on Sunday 7th August, starting with an open water Swim in East London’s Royal Victoria Dock followed by a Bike ride and Run past world-famous London landmarks!

Participants can support a host of charities including Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSH) which is this year’s official headline […]

Inverness Half Marathon & 5K @ Inverness Sports Centre, Bught Lane, Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom on 12 March 2022

This popular Spring race follows a flat and scenic route through the historic Highland capital of Inverness alongside the picturesque River Ness with great PB potential. A warm Highland welcome awaits all runners as they approach the finish line.

“This event has to be one of my all time favourites. The atmosphere is amazing, the […]

Manchester Half Marathon 2022 @ Manchester, England, United Kingdom on 09 October 2022

Get ready to supercharge your stride and go for glory in this speedy, friendly and supportive half.

Returning on Sunday 9th October welcoming runners of all abilities, the 2022 Manchester Half is the biggest event of its type in the North West, with over 10,000 runners taking on the incredible closed road route.

Since […]

Bradford 10k @ Bradford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom on 18 September 2022

Bradford’s biggest road race is back for 2022! Starting and finishing in the iconic surroundings of City Park, the fast, flat 10k course is perfect for those chasing a personal best or looking to take part in a 10k for the first time.

Hebrides Tip to Toe 2023 @ Outer Hebrides, Scotland, United Kingdom on 14 September 2023

A multisport crossing of the entire island chain of the Outer Hebrides on bike, foot and boat from North to South.

If you are the sort of person who looks at far-flung islands ‘at the edge of the map’ and wonders what is there, then the Outer Hebrides are for you. A wondrous archipelago forming […]

Coast to Coast 2022 @ Scottish Highlands, Nairn, Scotland, United Kingdom on 09 September 2023

For over 10 years, intrepid #ratracers have been taking on our original Scottish adventure race and falling in love with the wild hills of the Highlands. This breathtaking 105 mile route takes in some of the most mysterious and wild locations in Scotland, run bike and kayak* past the historic Cawdor Castle, the legendary Loch […]

Man Vs Coast 2023 @ Cornwall, Land’s End, England, United Kingdom on 01 July 2023

Man Vs Coast returns to the most famous coastline in the British Isles. Our breathtaking 25 mile route takes in high cliffs, brooding moorland, picture-perfect beaches, crashing waves, big swells, rough-hewn rocks, water jumps, short swims and a few cheeky surprises. This is one for the adventurer who wants to make a weekend of it.


The Wall 2023 @ Hadrian’s Wall, Carlisle, England, United Kingdom on 17 June 2023

Are you ready for an adventure? Take on the UK’s most iconic ultramarathon and conquer 70 stunning miles through historic Hadrian’s Wall country in a continuous fully supported and way marked journey. Run or trek this classic route in a day!

The Isles Ultra 2023 @ Outer Hebrides, Scotland, United Kingdom on 28 September 2023

This 6-day running adventure traces a route the entire length of the inhabited isles of the Outer Hebrides, and passes through the most superlative coastlines, beaches, hillsides, sea and inland loch and river terrain in Scotland and the UK.

Firstly, it completes the 150-miles of the entire Hebridean Way, then on the 6th day, an […]

Ultra Tour of Arran 2023 @ Isle of Arran, Scotland, United Kingdom on 01 April 2023

They say Arran is Scotland in miniature. From dense forests and coastal scenery in the south to crumbling castles and dramatic mountains in the North, the Isle of Arran delights at every turn. Welcome to Ultra Tour of Arran – a 3 day off-road running adventure from Rat Race – The UK’s favourite adventure sports […]

The Mighty Deerstalker 2023 @ Innerleithen, Scotland, United Kingdom on 11 March 2023

If you’ve never experienced the eerie brilliance of this classic Rat Race event you need to grab yourself a spot on this startline as the legendary Mighty Deerstalker returns for a final farewell in 2023 after 15 incredible years.

Don your tweed and grab your pipe for the last lungbusting frolic in the hills and […]

The Crossing 2022 @ Whitehaven, England, United Kingdom on 25 August 2022

Get ready to tackle 200 gnarly miles over 3 days as you take on the tracks and trails that span through the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and the North Yorkshire Moors. Sample some of the UK’s finest mountain biking as you ride through jaw-dropping scenery.

Urban Adventure 2022 @ Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom on 09 July 2022

Are you ready to take on the Rat Race Urban Adventure? The face of sport just took a turn for the surreal, as our madcap dash around the city will see you face all manner of challenges as you choose your own route around our course and carry out activities city-wide. On a course that […]

Inverness 1/2 Marathon & 5K @ Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom on 12 March 2023

The Inverness Half Marathon, taking place 12 March 2023, is the perfect race for first timers, PB chasers and everyone in between!

This popular Spring race follows a flat and scenic route through the historic Highland capital of Inverness alongside the picturesque River Ness with great PB potential. A warm Highland welcome awaits all […]

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running @ Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom on 02 October 2022

Come and join over 9000 runners in the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running on 2 October 2022.

‘Beautiful scenery, fantastic atmosphere’, ‘friendliest race you’ll ever participate in’, ‘friendly, well organised beautiful scenery’, ‘best marathon in the UK by a country mile’, ‘a truly inspirational event’… are just some of the comments we […]

Ciderthon Half Marathon and 5K @ The Henley Showground, Marlow Road, Henley-on-Thames, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom on 20 August 2022

“Ciderthon aims to mix the elation of running with the taste of the ancestral drink, celebrating the culture of cider making and the enjoyment of drinking it. Often the two activities are seen as mutually exclusive events, but after having such a great time at Marathon du Medoc in Bordeaux, I had to bring a […]

Conquer the Chilterns, Sunday 18th September 2022 @ The Henley Showground, Marlow Road, Henley-on-Thames, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom on 18 September 2022

This is one of the most scenic events in the country with a fantastic course around the Chiltern Valley and banks of the River Thames.

The swim takes place in the Thames and navigates the world-famous Henley Royal Regatta and Temple Island Meadows.

The cycle is a lapped course with one large climb per lap. […]

Hanley Economic Potters ‘Arf Marathon @ Upper Market Square, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, United Kingdom on 12 June 2022

The Potters ‘Arf is one of the most unique races in the UK. It has amazing Stokie support; places for all; a wonderful atmosphere at the city centre finish; medal, fantastic challenges and more! We want it to be a shining ray of hope in 2022.

The event includes a 13.1-mile race, as well […]

PORTUGAL1001 @ Chaves, Vila Real, Portugal on 24 September 2022

It is the longest ultramarathon on the Iberian Peninsula: 1001km divided by 14 stages, with an average of 71.5km per day, on a self-sufficient basis and guided only by GPS. The route consists in paths, tracks, forest and asphalted roads, which can be national or municipal, or simply local accesses.

PT281 @ Belmonte, Castelo Branco, Portugal on 21 July 2022

PT281 Ultramarathon is a race of extreme difficulty, due to its mountain characteristics (D+ 6,776 meters / D- 6,900 meters) and intense/dry heat (40º C), placing it somewhere between Badwater (USA) and BR135+ (Brazil). The course is made in a continuous way, for more than 280 km, on a self-sufficient basis and with a time […]

OH MEU DEUS @ Seia, Guarda, Portugal on 10 June 2022

“Oh meus deus” has several races with diferent distances and altitudes: OMD20 (26,8km, slope of 1.860 m, in 8h – Long trail) OMD50 (54km, slope of 2.548m, in 11h – Long trail) OMD100 (101.7km, slope of 5.209m, in 26h – Ultra XL Trail) The OMD Ultra Trail® Serra da Estrela is the forerunner in long […]

2023 Supernova Kelpies 5K @ The Helix: Home of The Kelpies, The Helix Grangemouth, Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom on 18 March 2023

The Kelpies Supernova 5K Run returns with events taking place on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th March 2023. promising a spectacular weekend of running for all the family.

Come and light up the night at Helix Park in Falkirk with your best fluorescent fancy dress and soak up the feel-good factor under the watchful eye […]

Conquer Cardiff Summer 5k, 10k and Half Marathon @ Bute Park, North Road, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom on 03 July 2022

It’s time to conquer our 2022 Cardiff Summer 5k, 10k and Half Marathon and have a morning out with family, friends, or colleagues and be part of this great event. Take on Bute Park. Running around the stunning venue, join us to challenge yourself and meet a load of great people, make new friends and […]