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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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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Marathon Luxembourg will start on Saturday, June 1st 2019, in Luxembourg City (Luxembourg).

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Walton on Thames, Surrey

Distance: 5.3 km;7 hours

The God of Thunder is one of our special extended 7 hour timed events where you can complete as many, or as few, laps as you like of a 5.3km, 3.28 mile, out and back, course along the beautiful River Thames. We welcome all abilities of runner - complete one lap and you’re both a finisher and a winner in our eyes, or keep going and see how far you can get in the full 7 hour time limit and everyone gets the fabulous bespoke finishers’ medal. In 2020 we’re going to bring you medals fit for gods!

Cheadle, Greater Manchester

Distance: 5 km

A lovely, undulating 2 lap trail race in Abney Hall Park in Cheadle, starting outside the main Hall and finishing by the guide hut. Takes place on the first Saturday of each month.

Halewood, Merseyside

Distance: 5 km

A free 5k monthly race which aims is to give runners of all abilities the opportunity to test themselves over the 5k distance in a fully licensed race over an accurately measured course. The race is held over a fast, flat all tarmac surface with PB potential. This is an out and back route down the Liverpool Loop Line from Knowsley Harriers AC HQ - a traffic free route with marshals and a lead bike.;This race is held on the first Saturday of each month.

Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Distance: 5 km, 1500m

A monthly time trial race held usually on the first Saturday. Race HQ is the Cricket Pavilion, Queen’s Park, Chesterfield. Changing, showers, refreshments available. Also a 1500m Fun Run for children of all ages, which starts straight after the main race.

Wandsworth Park, London

Distance: 10 km

This event is fast and friendly, with 4 laps around Wandsworth Park and the Thames footpath.;Start Time;10:00am

The National Running Show London: After the success of the award winning National Running Show in Birmingham there was unprecedented demand from our audience to launch a London show and it is perfectly timed to target the Autumn race season.This event will take place on 13 & 14 June 2020 at the Business Design Centre in Islington and has some incredibly exciting features, content and speakers including Dame Kelly Holmes, Roger Black and Nell McAndrew.Have a look at our info pack or website for more details.


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