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Welcome to Essential Events the place to find the race you want.

Looking for a race? Looking to publicise an event? Aiming to raise some charity cash? Well you've come to the right place. Whatever you want you'll find it here or you can get your event in front of thousands of people looking to run. Whether its Road Running, Trail, Triathlon, Ultra, Duathlon, SwimRun, Aquathon, Obstacle Course or Swimming this is the place to check out the details so you can enter and compete, raise money for a charity or just find an event to challenge yourself.

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N.E.C Birmingham

The National Running Show Birmingham: This award winning event brings together runners of all levels from across the country. The 2020 event will have a huge variety of features such as The Ultra Zone, OCR Zone, Treadmill Challenge, plus an amazing speaker line up including Linford Cristie, Sally Gunnell, Kriss Akabusi and Susie Chan. Now in its third year, the event is set to attract 27,000 active and engaged runners and takes place on 25 & 26 January 2020 at The NEC in Birmingham. Have a look at our info pack or website for more info.

The industry leading B2B Networking Dinner from The National Running Show. This a unique opportunity for the B2B Running Community to meet, network and do business in a fun and friendly environment. Over 400 guests are expected to attend and will be hosted by comedians Rob Deering and Paul Tonkinson. Positioned on the middle night of The National Running Show, Sat 25 Jan 2020 at The Hilton Metropole in Birmingham. Have a look at our website for further details.


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