ARCHIVED RACE: Merseyvend 5k Halewood free monthly race – JULY @ The Environment Centre, Okell Drive, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom on 05 July 2014


This is a fully licensed free to enter 5k race that is held on the first Saturday of each month at 10:00. It is a turn up, register and race. It has been going since 2012 is held over a superfast flat all tarmac course. It is a friendly set up suitable for all abilities […]

Kent Roadrunner Marathon @ Cyclopark, Gravesend, Kent, United Kingdom on 30 May 2015


2015 will be fourth running of the annual Kent Roadrunner Marathon.

The 2012 & 2013 events scored average RW readers’ review ratings of 94%, putting them in the top ten of all road marathons in the UK. The race was also awarded Top 5 status for “PB Potential” in RW’s 2012 Races of the Year […]

Edinburgh Marathon Festival @ Regent Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom on 30 May 2015


Route: Flat & Fast. This course was voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World in 2008. Great if it’s your first marathon or you are looking for a PB! Runners must be a minimum of 18 years old on race day to enter. Please note that the route may be subject to […]

Abingdon 10km @ Tilsley Park, Abindon, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom on 20 July 2014


Flat and fast PB potential course around Tilsley Park in Abingdon, just 10mins away from Oxford.

The race starts and finishes with laps of the athletics track in the stadium with the rest of the run through the park land.

There are medals and t-shirts for all finishers of the race with trophies for the […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Self Transcendence 10K @ Battersea Park, Battersea, London, United Kingdom on 03 May 2014


A fun 10K run through the beautiful leafy surroundings of Battersea Park in the heart of London. Run and Become and Sri Chinmoy AC have been organising races in Battersea for 30 years, and you will be well supported and cheered all the way into the finish chute.

ARCHIVED RACE: Northampton Pitsford Water 10km @ Pitsford Water Reervoir, Causeway Car Park, Brixworth Road, Holcot, United Kingdom on 18 May 2014


Fast PB potential course around Pitsford Reservoir. This single lap course offers breath taking views over the lake and there is water supplied (for drinking!) around the course.

There are medals and t-shirts for all finishers as well as trophies for the top 3 male and female runners.

A new event for 2014 so course […]

Run For Osteoporosis 5k / 10k @ Hyde Park, London, United Kingdom on 25 October 2014


Event Profile: This race is a two lap scenic course in the beautiful grounds of Hyde Park;. A donation from each entry will go straight to The National Osteoporosis society; just by participation alone you will be helping.

River Thames Half Marathon @ Walton Bridge, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom on 05 October 2014


The River Thames Half is a new half marathon over a flat, fast and visually interesting course along roads and Thames towpath to the south west of London. It is a perfect preparation event if you are running New York, Amsterdam or Florence marathons or you want the challenge of running a half marathon.


ARCHIVED RACE: Hay 5km @ Near Co-Op, Hay-on-Wye, Powys, United Kingdom on 18 May 2014


A fast and flat 5km course run in this historical and world famous town of Hay-on-wye. The course runs along the River Wye and is mostly traffic free. There is a medal for all finishers and refreshments at the end. The race starts at 9:30.all abilities are welcome. Please see website for more details:

Worcester City Half Marathon @ Copenhagen St, Worcester, Worcestershire, United Kingdom on 17 August 2014


A flat and fast half marathon course run in the centre of Worcester along the River Severn past the Cathedral. The race benefits from excellent transport links with train stations and bus station as well as the Motorway nearby. There are also plenty of facilities nearby. All finishers will receive a bespoke medal and tee-shirt […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Worcester City 10km @ Copenhagen St, Worcester, Worcestershire, United Kingdom on 01 June 2014


A flat and fast 10km course run in the centre of Worcester along the River Severn past the Cathedral. The race benefits from excellent transport links with train stations and bus station as well as the Motorway nearby. There are also plenty of facilities nearby. All finishers will receive a bespoke medal and refreshment during […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Golden Gallop 10km @ Fairfield High School, Peterchurch, Hereford, Herefordshire, United Kingdom on 20 April 2014


A fast predominately flat 10km course with a medal for all finishers and is an ideal event for those looking to try and get a PB or training for a half or full marathon or just looking to get fit. The course is very scenic with views of the Golden Valley. Please see website for […]

Aspen PE City marathon @ NG Kerk, Marne Avenue, Lorraine, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa on 06 December 2014


This is a fast, flat course run through scenic, residential smallholdings in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Traffic is not a problem. The difference between the highest and lowest point is only 70 metres. The 10 kilometre race is run as an out and back course over the first five kilometres of the marathon route. Current […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Southbourne Fast & Flat 10K @ St. Katharine’s C.E. (V.A.) Primary School, Rolls Drive, Bournemouth, Dorset, United Kingdom on 27 April 2014


Our annual Southbourne Fast and Flat race started in 2010 and offers something for everyone from serious runners aiming for their personal best 10K, to novice runners looking for a challenge in the 5K and even active kids in the FUN run.

· 10k: 1 lap, out and back. 8.5k on seafront promenade. 1.5k on […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Parkinson’s UK Run Highclere @ Highclere Castle, Newbury, Berkshire, United Kingdom on 11 May 2014


Join us for the 2nd year of our 10K road race and smash your target at Highclere!

Our fast, single-lap has definite personal-best potential with a winning time and course record of 33.01 last year. The undulating route provides fantastic views across the 1,000 acre estate of Highclere Park and is all on closed roads.


ARCHIVED RACE: Sinfin classic 10k @ Elvaston Country Park, Derby, Derbyshire, United Kingdom on 01 June 2014


Set in the beautiful grounds of Elvaston Castle the course is flat and runs through the gardens and along a river bank back into the park before finishing near the cricket club. Ideal for a PB

ARCHIVED RACE: Run Hackney @ Hackney Marshes, Homerton Road, Hackney, United Kingdom on 22 June 2014


On 22 June 2014, Hackney will close its roads to cars and open them to thousands of runners for the very first time. Lace up for this flat run through the greenest borough in London. Breeze your way past the famous Hackney Empire. Pick up the pace at Broadway Market. Stretch your legs alongside London […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Great Wrexham Road Runner 2014 @ Queensway International Sports Stadium, Wrexham, North Wales, United Kingdom on 06 April 2014


Due to the overwhelming success of the Great Wrexham Road Runner 2013, race organisers Nightingale House Hospice will be organising the event for second time. This 10k closed road running event is unique because it gives runners the opportunity to participate without the worry of traffic as the full 10k course will be entirely closed […]

ARCHIVED RACE: 1610 Bridgwater 10K @ Trinity Sports & Leisure, Bridgwater, Somerset, United Kingdom on 06 April 2014


The one lap route is largely on quiet, sealed surface country roads, although one section of around 300m is on a gravel track, which can be slightly rough. The course profile is totally flat, so if you are after a PB, or looking for a flat and novice friendly early season 10k, this is the […]

ARCHIVED RACE: The Limassol Marathon: Official Marathon of Cyprus @ 38 Omonias Avenue, Limassol, Molos, Cyprus on 16 March 2014


The Limassol Marathon is the official road race of Cyprus, set in the country’s second largest city. It’s beginner and race-time friendly course and stunning scenery has cemented it as a viable venture for aspiring athletes of all levels.

Starting on the seafront, the AIMS accredited marathon has a route like no other, running along […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Sunderland City Half Marathon @ Stadium of Light, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom on 04 May 2014

Marathon of the North 2012 - Runners crossing Wearmouth Bridge

The Sunderland City Half Marathon will be held for the second time in the City with a new route and as a stand alone race. The event starts and finishes at the Stadium of Light and is held entirely within the city centre and the coastal road to Roker Park. Held in conjunction with the […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Sunderland City 10K @ Stadium of Light, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom on 04 May 2014

Marathon of the North 2012 - Runners crossing Wearmouth Bridge

This will be the fourth edition of the incredibly popular city centre event which takes in some of the best sights in the City, including the sea front, Roker Park and the famous River Wear. The event has grown in size in each of the previous three years and is already a much anticipated occasion […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Valentines 10K @ Chessington Sports Centre, Chessington, Surrey, United Kingdom on 16 February 2014


The 26.2 Road Runners Club is pleased to announce that online entries are now open for its next annual Valentines 10k race on Sunday the 16th of February 2014 at the start time of 09:00.

We welcome entries from ALL grades of runners, whether you are a fast club runner or a jogger seeking a […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Ramathon @ Elvaston Castle, Elvaston, Derbyshire, United Kingdom on 08 June 2014



We are delighted to announce the return of the Ramathon, sponsored by Oviso, on Sunday 8th June 2014! The scenic half marathon course starts and finishes in the magnificent grounds of Elvaston Castle, near Derby. The flat route utilises the stunning grounds and […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Dymchurch Kent 10km @ Rendevous Point (opposite Retro Coffee Bar), Dymchurch, Kent, United Kingdom on 23 March 2014


Fast PB potential course along the sea promenade wall.

Commemorative medals for all finishers!

Trophies for top 3 finishers.