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All races which take place in the Midlands (England, UK) are listed within this category. Races are listed in date order, though Midlands events which have already taken place are not held in this calendar (see the “Archive” or search – top right – for past events). The West Midlands include the following counties: Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Northamptonshire. The East Midlands include the following counties: Shropshire, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire.

Midlands Races on a Map

Brueton parkrun @ Brueton every Saturday at 9am

Take part in the Brueton parkrun @ Brueton every Saturday at 9am!

parkruns are always raced over 5 kilometers (5K) and take place weekly, on Saturday mornings, at 9am.

It is completely free to take part in a parkrun event, though you must visit the parkrun website and register prior to taking part.

These events [...]

Coventry parkrun @ every Saturday at 9am

Take part in the Coventry parkrun @ every Saturday at 9am!

parkruns are always raced over 5 kilometers (5K) and take place weekly, on Saturday mornings, at 9am.

It is completely free to take part in a parkrun event, though you must visit the parkrun website and register prior to taking part.

These events are [...]

Cannon Hill parkrun, Birmingham @ Cannon Hill, Birmingham every Saturday at 9am

Take part in the Cannon Hill parkrun, Birmingham @ Cannon Hill, Birmingham every Saturday at 9am!

parkruns are always raced over 5 kilometers (5K) and take place weekly, on Saturday mornings, at 9am.

It is completely free to take part in a parkrun event, though you must visit the parkrun website and register prior to [...]

Braunstone parkrun @ Braunstone, Leicester every Saturday at 9am

Take part in the Braunstone parkrun @ Braunstone, Leicester every Saturday at 9am!

parkruns are always raced over 5 kilometers (5K) and take place weekly, on Saturday mornings, at 9am.

It is completely free to take part in a parkrun event, though you must visit the parkrun website and register prior to taking part.

These [...]

Womens Running 10k – Nottingham @ Nottingham, United Kingdom on 19 July 2014

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Part of our inaugural 2013 Series, we are delighted to return to Nottingham’s serene Victoria Embankment. You’ll enjoy the company of the River Trent for much of your 10km- which means a flat course is on offer!

A traffic-free road route accounts for most of the two-lap course and with a verdant tree-canopy on offer [...]

Notts 5 Mile Road Race & 1 Mile Fun Run @ Victoria Embankment, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom on 23 July 2014

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The Riverbank Notts 5 and 1 Mile Fun Run returns to the Embankment on Wednesday 23rd July 2014. The course will be the same as last year with our base at the Riverbank Bar and Restaurant. The race takes in two laps of the Embankment and is flat fast and traffic free. There is plenty [...]

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

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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 [...]

Big Fun Run 5k Derby @ Darley Park, Derby, Derbyshire, United Kingdom on 18 August 2014

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The Big Fun Runs are 5km untimed runs staged within scenic settings. The Big Fun Run series is strictly for FUN where it’s all about relaxed exercise. No times, no pressure, no sweat – just some easy moves and lots of laughs. The runs are suitable for all the family where you can accomplish your [...]

BADGERS Atherstone 10k @ Memorial Hall, Atherstone, Warwickshire, United Kingdom on 31 August 2014

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This road running competition is set on an undulating course over a distance of ten kilometres (6.2 miles) The race will take you through the heart of the Merevale Hall Estate and incorporates some of the stunning views over the counties of Warwickshire and Leicestershire.

City of Birmingham 10K AND 5K @ Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, United Kingdom on 07 September 2014

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The City of Birmingham 10K and 5K Fun Run takes place within stunning Sutton Park and is aimed at all abilities. Whether you are running for fun or an experienced runner, choose which distance you’d like to take part in. The event guarantees to be a fantastic challenge and a great day out!

Supported by [...]

Wild Warrior @ Wild Park Lane, Derby, Derbyshire, UK on 20 September 2014

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Wild Warrior @ Wild Park Lane, Derby, Derbyshire, UK on 20 August 2014 [...]

Wild Warrior @ Wild Park Lane, Derby, Derbyshire, UK on 21 September 2014

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Wild Warrior @ Wild Park Lane, Derby, Derbyshire, UK on 21 August 2014 [...]

Big Fun Run 5k Coventry @ Memorial Park, Coventry, United Kingdom on 21 September 2014

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The Big Fun Runs are 5km untimed runs staged within scenic settings. The Big Fun Run series is strictly for FUN where it’s all about relaxed exercise. No times, no pressure, no sweat – just some easy moves and lots of laughs. The runs are suitable for all the family where you can accomplish your [...]

Worcester City 10K @ Worcester Racecourse, Worcester, West Midlands, United Kingdom on 21 September 2014

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This will be the first Worcester City 10K that we hope will become an incredibly popular city centre event which takes in some of the best sights in the City, including the Worcester Cathedral, viaduct and the famous River Severn.

Worcester Racecourse is the main assembly area. The race begins on Croft Road just in [...]

Worcester City Run Bike Run @ Worcester Racecourse, Worcester, West Midlands, United Kingdom on 21 September 2014

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The Run Bike Run is an exciting and challenging event over a total distance of 50km. Participants can compete as individuals or in teams of 3 with each member completing one of the components.

The race comprises of a 10km run, 35km bike ride and 5km run to finish. The first section of the event [...]

Walsall Run 5k (Team & Individual Events) @ Walsall Arboretum Extension, Broadway, Walsall, West Midlands, United Kingdom on 21 September 2014

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Join us for The Rotary Club of Walsall’s 32nd annual 10K & 5k multi-terrain, charity fund raising runs & 3k walk. Whether you are a committed athlete, running to get fit or just running for the hell of it, you’ll enjoy participating with hundreds of like minded people from all over the country and helping [...]

10k Donington Dash @ East Midlands Airport Trail, Castle Donington, Derbyshire, United Kingdom on 21 September 2014

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A 10k loop around East Midlands Airport trail. Flat, 90% off road. A fund raising event to help get a Public Access Defibrillator installed in Castle Donington. First time a race has been held at this location.

Major Series Midlands @ Merevale Estate, Atherstone, Warwickshire, United Kingdom on 27 September 2014

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The Major Series the UK’s most friendly obstacle race! The 5k and 10k courses are littered with all kinds of obstacles, hills, mud and water, but most importantly, are full of over 40 of the Major’s finest troops, there to help you through the obstacles, but maybe challenge you to a few too!

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Ikano Robin Hood Marathon, Half Marathon and Mini Marathon @ Victoria Embankment, , Nottingham, United Kingdom on 28 September 2014

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Including a Marathon, Half Marathon & 2.5K Mini Marathon. This fast and flat course takes you around the City Centre, along the tree-lined University Boulevard and through the Trent building courtyard at the University of Nottingham, one of the most iconic buildings in Nottingham. From there you will head back towards the City Centre and [...]

Run for Rotary 10K @ Draycote Water, Nr Rugby, Warwickshire, United Kingdom on 28 September 2014

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Stunning views, fresh crisp clean air and the very best of The Warwickshire countryside will be on show as Draycote Water is the venue for the annual “Run for Rotary”, It’s the perfect environment for those who wish to challenge themselves around a 10km course on a Sunday morning in September.

Northampton 10km @ Northampton Racecourse Park, Kettering Road, Northampton, United Kingdom on 28 September 2014

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UK Athletics affiliated event at idillic Northampton Racecourse Park. All participants recieve medal and t-shirt, with trophies for top 3 runners. Fast pb potential course.

Bog Commander Mud Run and Obstacle Course @ Heathylee House Farm, Hollinsclough, Derbyshire, United Kingdom on 04 October 2014

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6km or 12km mud run and obstacle course on a working hill farm in the Peak District. Brutal terrain, combined with natural and man made obstacles make this a challenge worthy of the most hardy mud runners. Real bogs, steep hills, fiendish obstacles and MUD, MUD, MUD. Early booking discount until end of June 2014. [...]

Where’s Wally? 5k run @ Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom on 04 October 2014

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In answer to demand, we are bringing our highly popular Where’s Wally? fun run to Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham on Saturday 4 October 2014.

Walk, jog or run 5 or 10km and help struggling children read and write.

Registration includes an official Where’s Wally? costume.

All are welcome, including children aged eight and over (who [...]

Where’s Wally? 10k run @ Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom on 04 October 2014

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In answer to demand, we are bringing our highly popular Where’s Wally? fun run to Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham on Saturday 4 October 2014.

Walk, jog or run 5 or 10km and help struggling children read and write.

Registration includes an official Where’s Wally? costume.

All are welcome, including children aged eight and over (who [...]

IronRun @ Cranford Hall, Cranford, Kettering, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom on 04 October 2014

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The IronRun is a challenging off-road running event. The wild 12k obstacle course is naturally carved out of 1000 acres of severe Northamptonshire woodland. You will run, crawl, jump, wade and swim through swamps, mud, hills, water and woods. It will test your physical and mental endurance skills to the max. This is adventure running [...]

Bog Commander Mud Run and Obstacle Course Race @ Heathylee House Farm, Peak District, Derbyshire, United Kingdom on 05 October 2014

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6km, 12km and now by popular demand 18km. Spectacular location on a working hill farm in the Peak District. This mud run has been in the making for thousands of years. Mother Nature is going to challenge you. Bog Commander are going to build fiendish obstacles to make this an adventure. Real bogs, awesome terrain, [...]

Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest Nottingham @ Victoria Embankment, Nottingham, United Kingdom on 11 October 2014

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Survival is back for Autumn 2014. Packing a colossal 10k urban assault course in each host city, the Survival series will see 25,000 participants take on these totally unique challenge events this year. Want to join them? Survival is for all comers: Men, women, teams and solo contenders. It’s as [...]

Run or Dye @ Forest Recreation Ground, Nottingham, United Kingdom on 11 October 2014

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Run or Dye is the World’s Most Colorful 5K—your chance to have THE most colour-filled day of your life with family and friends!

Spires and Steeples Challenge 2014 @ Lincoln – Sleaford, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom on 12 October 2014

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Now in its 7th year, the Spires & Steeples Challenge follows a way-marked trail mainly using public footpaths and bridleways through the quietly undulating countryside of Lincolnshire and attracting club athletes as well as fun runners/walkers. With the option to arrive at Sleaford to be transported by coach to start at Lincoln and finish where [...]

Reaper Events October 2014 @ Heart of England Conference and Events Centre, Meriden Rd, Fillongley, Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom on 18 October 2014

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Not for the faint hearted, Reaper Events offers mud-runners both day and night 10k challenges which have it all – plenty of mud, icy water, hard to reach obstacles, slides and jumps. Basically you name it, Reaper has the lot. Every run is different, never designed or built in the same way. The challenge just [...]

Mud Runner: Classic @ Eastnor Castle, Eastnor, Herefordshire, United Kingdom on 19 October 2014

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7ish arduous country miles around the Eastnor Estate using the same tracks on which Land Rovers have been tested and developed.

Mud Runner is over a variety of terrain and conditions from rolling grassland (well a little bit anyway) to mud, wet mud and sticky mud. The course includes hills, waterfilled pits, muddy banks and [...]

Worksop Halloween Half Marathon @ Town Hall, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom on 26 October 2014

One of the UK’s most scenic Half Marathon’s through the beautiful National Trust Clumber Park

Spooky Sprint Nottingham 2014 @ National Water Sports Centre, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom on 01 November 2014

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We dare you to run in the Spooky Sprint – a race in the dark with only a head torch to light your way. Up for it? You’re in for a totally different experience which will test your nerve as well as your fitness. It’s so good it’s scary.

Choose your distance and join us [...]

Hereford City 10k @ Near Hereford Cathedral, Hereford, Herefordshire, United Kingdom on 02 November 2014

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A predominately flat and fast course starting in Hereford near to the Cathedral running around the surrounding countryside and finishing back along the River Wye. The race is ideal for all abilities and is beginner friendly. All finishers will receive a bespoke medal. The race benefits from good transport links and accommodation within the city [...]

The Suffering Race @ Rockingham Castle Estate – Great Park, Rockingham, Leicestershire/Northamptonshire border, United Kingdom on 08 November 2014

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Choose from three distances and challenge yourself to an obstacle course race on Rockingham’s Great Park, famous for its varied terrain, unforgiving hills and unspoiled views. The Suffering Race Series is a two day event featuring three obstacle course races, with the option of three distances and a Reaper Squad to add further challenges along [...]

Donington Park Half Marathon @ Donington Park Racetrack, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, United Kingdom on 23 November 2014

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This is the first time a half marathon has been organised on the Donington Park racetrack. The running surface is smooth and excellent underfoot.. You’ve possibly watched the motrocycling, cars or trucks raceing around this track……now its your turn!!!! Will you be the first ever winner of this event???? An ideal surface for wheelchair athletes [...]

Stroke Association Santa Scramble 2014 @ Wyre Forest, Bewdley, Worcestershire, United Kingdom on 14 December 2014

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Join us on Sunday 14th December as we bring a little Christmas joy to the stunning Wyre Forest, Bewdley.

Take on the Ultimate Christmas 5K Challenge and our Stroke Scrooges and overcome the obstacles on the Santa Scramble through the forest or the Elf Trail for children taking them on a magical trail to see [...]

Stamford Striders St Valentines Day 30k @ Queen Eleanor School, Green Lane, Stamford, Lincs, United Kingdom on 15 February 2015

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The 22nd St Valentine’s Day 30k is an ideal prep race for the Spring Marathons. It’s a challenge, but our lively, enthusiastic marshals (all club runners themselves) will cheer you all the way.

Coventry Half Marathon @ Millennium Place, Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom on 01 March 2015

Coventry’s Half Marathon on Sunday 1st March 2015 is a single lap run through the city centre and countryside beyond. The roads are closed to traffic and opened up to runners as thousands of spectators line the route to cheer and spur you on!

Coventry’s Half takes place exactly eight weeks before the Virgin Money [...]

City of Lincoln 10K @ Lincoln, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom on 22 March 2015

New to the Run For All portfolio for 2015, the City of Lincoln 10K boasts a truly fast and spectacular course. Soak up the fantastic atmosphere in this most scenic of cities.

Stratford Triathlon @ Stratford Leisure and Visitor Centre, Bridgefoot, Stratford Upon Avon, United Kingdom on 11 May 2015

The Stratford 220 Triathlon is a fun but challenging event set around the historic town of Stratford-upon-Avon. The event is aimed at all abilities, at all levels of fitness, from complete novice to club and pro triathlete, as well as charity and fun competitors. Whilst you are at the race why not visit our UK [...]

Sinfin Classic 10K @ Elvaston Country Park, Nr. Derby, Midlands, United Kingdom on 31 May 2015

Darrens Dash Hill Race @ Longtown Community Primary School, Longtown, Herefordshire, United Kingdom on 06 June 2015

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The Darrens Dash is a challenging hill run of approximately 6 miles on the eastern edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. The run includes a total of 1,500 ft ascent, undulating running along the Offa’s Dyke path, a swift descent to the Olchon Valley and a short uphill run to the finish! The start [...]

ELMTON CHASE @ ELMTREE INN, ELMTON, DERBYSHIRE, United Kingdom on 24 June 2015

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An ideal mid-week run usually attracts about 100 runners. The race is run on road,track and through fields, approximately 5 miles lomg a challenging and enjoyable race. Run from the Elmtree Inn Elmton near Clowne starting at 7.30pm. Plenty of car parking and food at the pub. plenty of prizes in all categories and Mens [...]

Shrewsbury parkrun @ The Quarry Park, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, United Kingdom – every Saturday at 9:00am

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Shrewsbury parkrun is a FREE weekly 5km event for runners of all standards, which takes place every Saturday at 9:00am in The Quarry, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1RN.

We encourage people to jog or run together irrespective of their ability – this event is truly open to all and best of all it really is FREE!

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City of Birmingham Triathlon @ Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, Birmingham, United Kingdom on 19 July 2015

We are delighted that the fabulous venue of Sutton Park, Birmingham will continue to be the setting for our City of Birmingham Triathlon. In the centre of the country and served by excellent road links, Sutton Park gives us a perfect setting for a memorable triathlon experience. Delivering a sense of wilderness within an urban [...]

Ultimate Triathlon @ Dearnford Lake, Whitchurch, Shropshire, United Kingdom on 16 August 2015

The UK Ultimate Triathlon is like it says, the ultimate triathlon challenge. This demanding and much sought after ‘iron distance’ event will return yet again to the beautiful Dearnford Lake venue in Whitchurch, Shropshire on the 16th of August 2015.

Places are strictly limited to 200 and are expected to fill fast so make sure [...]

The Ultimate Half Triathlon @ Dearnford Lake, Whitchurch, Shropshire, United Kingdom on 16 August 2015

The UK Ultimate Half Triathlon is our demanding and much sought after ‘half iron distance’ event and returning yet again to the beautiful Dearnford Lake venue in Whitchurch, Shropshire on the 16th of August 2015.

Places are strictly limited to 400 and are expected to fill fast so make sure you enter early to secure [...]

The City of Birmingham Run @ Sutton Park, Streetly Gate Entrance, Thornhill Road, Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom on 06 September 2015

The City of Birmingham 10K and 5K Fun Run takes place within stunning Sutton Park and is aimed at all abilities. Whether you are running for fun or an experienced runner, choose which distance you’d like to take part in. The event guarantees to be a fantastic challenge and a great day out!

Supported by [...]

Warwickshire Triathlon @ Stratford Leisure and Visitor Centre, Bridgefoot, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, United Kingdom on 27 September 2015

The Warwickshire Triathlon is a fun but challenging event set around the historic town of Stratford upon Avon. The event is aimed at all abilities and fitness levels, from complete novice to club and pro triathlete, as well as charity and fun competitors. Whilst you are at the race why not visit our UK Triathlon [...]

The Ram Run @ Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, United Kingdom on 10 January 2015

The Ram Run – a wild trail and obstacle course run Multi-choice event Adults-runs from 8km to 24km Juniors (12-15 years) 8km Kids (6-11 years) 1.2-4.8 km Fantastic location in the grounds of Stoneleigh Park and Stoneleigh Abbey Trail-River-Mud-4×4-Marshland-Woodland-Great Obstacles

The Ram Run @ Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, United Kingdom on 11 January 2015

The Ram Run – a wild trail and obstacle course run Multi-choice event Adults-runs from 8km to 24km Juniors (12-15 years) 8km Kids (6-11 years) 1.2-4.8 km Fantastic location in the grounds of Stoneleigh Park and Stoneleigh Abbey Trail-River-Mud-4×4-Marshland-Woodland-Great Obstacles

Xrunner Winter Warrior @ Donington Park, Castle Donington, Derbyshire, United Kingdom on 31 January 2015

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Winter Warrior obstacles will include, Cresta Run, Avalanche, Human Cannon Ball, Fire Starter, Vertigo, Monkey Bars, Mud, Tunnels, Giant Walls, Cargo Nets, Balance Beams, Hurdles, Jacobs Ladders, Tightropes and the assault course, with over 30 challenging obstacles per lap it promises to be the ultimate muddy good run.

This awesome new obstacle race will be [...]