Future Longer Races

 

Date Race  Description Website

3 Jan

Central Lans 1/2 Marathon (Preston) Central Lancashire New Year Half Marathon is a great race to start the year off. The route is on quiet rural roads through picturesque villages and small hamlets. The course is well signed and marshalled all the way around. More information and Entry link

3rd Jan.

Hamsterley Forest Trail 1/2 Marathon Half marathon along an undulating forest trail More information and Entry link

9 Jan.

Kielder Forest 10M Multi-terrain through Kielder Forest More information and Entry

10th Jan 

Temple Newsman 10M (Leeds) The course is mainly bridle and country paths it also takes in the nearby nature reserve, lakes and canals that form part of the Woodlesford navigation. More Information and Entry Link

16 Jan.

Widest PeaksTrail Run 25 (Sheffield) The course is across the high level moorland and woodland of the Eastern Moors and National Trust Longshaw Estate. More information and Entry 

23 Jan

Pedders Way Ultra  48 miles The Peddars Way runs from the Suffolk border to the North Norfolk Coast, all very runnable even in the winter and navigation is easy following the national trail throughout! Total distance is just over 48 miles More information and Entry link

24th Jan.2021

Gloucester  winter Marathon The race starts at waterwells Quedgeley. Runners follow a mainly flat course through the villages of Haresfield and Colethrop, finishing at Brunel Court. More information and entry link

Jan. 2021 TBC

Anglesey 1/2 Marathon, Marathon and Ultra The Anglesey Coastal Marathon is one of a series of coastal races. To prevent erosion of the coastal paths the number of applications to the Anglesey Coastal Marathon is limited. Applicants are advised to apply early to avoid disappointment. Link to further details and Entry

31 Jan. 2021

Ferriby 10 mile (Nr Beverley) The Race HQ and parking is at Cottingham High School, Harland Way.” “The start is in Beverley Road, Skidby and this is about 0.5M from the Race HQ.” “Scenic 10M road race.” “The finish is in Mill Road, Skidby.

More Information is available nearer the start Date  Entry Link

6 Feb.

The Pendle Way             30 mile and 45 mile

The Pendle Way In A Day route takes in the villages of Pendle in East Lancashire along the footpaths and bridleways in the picturesque moorlands of the local countryside. The route is fully waymarked with the infamous Pendle Witch although a full map More information and Entry link

7 Feb. 

 Brecon Cardiff to 70K Ultra   The route is fully marked and runs through the Brecon Beacons National Park past mountains, rivers, reservoirs and woodland taking in some stunning views.  The first 30k of the route is almost exclusively on footpath or Forestry Trails. From Merthyr the route follows an off road cycle path all the way to the finish.  Link to Information and Entry

21 Feb

Great N.W. 1/2 marathon A fast and flat course around the coastal front of Blackpool More Information and Entry

21 Feb.

Wokingham half marathon  The course is along flat rural roads. Bit of a distance from this area but it has a good reputation   More information and Entry link

27 Feb. 2021 

Northumberland Coastal half Marathon Marathon and ultra Like other races in the Endurancelife series, the Northumberland Coastal Marathon is a hard, but rewarding race, with some amazing scenery. Points of interest along the route include two National Nature Reserves Link to Information and Entry

27 Feb

The Duergur Night crawler 10 mile Night race

The 10 mile course is a single loop which will start from Haugh Car Park  and finish at Newcastle House Hotel in Rothbury.The course will be marshalled as well as having directional signs and tape on course. The trails are a mixture of gravel and trail path with some rocky sections to negotiate.

More Information and Entry link 

6 March

Punk Panther’s Welcome (Otley) 32 mile or 40 mile Ultra Decision on whether to do the 32 mile or 40 mile can be taken on the day at the time you reach the additional 8 mile loop check point but is dependant on the time you reach the checkpoint More Information and Entry link

7 March

Gamble-Thompson 20Ten (Redcar) This is a 1 mile multi lap race.  Runners have the option of a10 mile or 20 mile race (10 laps or 20 Laps) and runners have the choice up to 9.9 miles anyone pulling out after 9.9 miles will be classed as DNF   Entry link

7 March

Hawsewater 1/2 Marathon The Haweswater Half follows an out and back course from Bampton Village (9 miles S of Penrith, 4 miles W of Shap) and passes along the shores of Haweswater in a remote and dramatic mountain valley. More information and Entry link

14 March

Thirsk 10 mile Date given but no course information yet  

19 March 

Dark Skies Kielder  10 mile starting and finishing at Hawkhirst and running an anti clockwise loop of the infamous Bull Crag. More information and Entry link

20 March

Dark Skies Kielder Night Marathon Starting and finishing at Hawkhirst Scout Camp, this race is the ultimate Dark Skies challenge. A full 26.5 mile clockwise loop of the entire Kielder Water More information and Entry link

20 March

Cartmel 18K Starting and finishing at Cartmel mainly along waymarked and marshalled footpaths and bridleways More information and Entry link

20 March

Coniston 14 mile This is a race around Coniston lake starting and finishing at John Ruskin school and Playing field.  Changing room and showers are available to runners More information and entry link

21 March

Liverpool 10m and 1/2 marathon The event plan is expected to set both half marathon and 10 mile runners off at the same time with 10 milers performing a U- turn on Aigburth Drive More information and Entry link

27 March

Langsett Trail 1/2 marathon Starting from the village of Langsett situated on the edge of the Peak district national park this race will twist and winds forest trails and will take you high up onto the fells where you will experience some nice elevation followed by some super fast technical descending. More Information and Entry link

27 March

Hardmoors 55 The Hardmoors 55 is designed to be run unsupported. Basic food will be provided at some checkpoints. However, if participants wish to have a support team there is no prohibition from doing so. Water will be provided at most checkpoints and hot drinks will be available at a minimum of 2 checkpoints along the way.  More Information and Entry link

 28 March

Sheffield 1/2 Marathon Undulating course with some steep ascents More information and Entry link
 28 March Cardiff 1/2 Marathon The predominately flat and fast course makes it ideal for beginners and elites. More information and Entry link
28 March Muddy Bottoms 9mile or 17 mile (Preston) An Off-Road Run,or Walk or Crawl. Choose from either 9 or 17 mile routes, both of which are mainly on tracks and fields. More information and Entry link

2 April

Manchester to Liverpool 50 mile Ultra The course is a Well-Marked, Fast 50 Mile Race with a 14 Hour Cut-Off, and is ideal for both the Seasoned Ultra-runner looking for a Personal Best on the distance and also a Great Introduction into Ultra-running for Beginners More Information and Entry Link

3 April

Allendale Challenge 26 Mile

Considered by many to be one of the toughest challenge walks around, The Allendale Challenge is organised by North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team.

More information and Entry link

4 April

Kielder Ultra  There’s a choice of 3 distances 82K, 50K and a not really ultra distance of 32K each distance consists of  not very technical routes over moorland and forest tracks More information and Entry link

11 April

Manchester Marathon A limited number of additional places will be released in October, and those who wish to guarantee a spot can pre-register now on the Manchester Marathon website. More information and Entry link

18 April

Hawkshead 16K Starting and finishing at Hawkshead, the 16K Hawkshead Trail Challenge, and Trail Race follow circuits along well marked and marshalled footpaths and bridleways More information and Entry link

24 April

Derwentwater Dawdle This is a challenging 23(ish) mile self navigated route that takes in three tough ascents totalling 4300ft as you complete a full circuit of Derwentwater. More information and Entry link

24 April

3 Peaks Marathon The Three Peaks Race traverses the famous Yorkshire Dales mountains of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough and is one of the oldest, most famous and best organised fell races in Britain. More information and Entry link
9 May

White Peak Trail 16 Mile

Trail running event on the footpaths, tracks and trails within the surroundings of the Southern Peak District including Thorpe, Dovedale, Milldale plus the Tissington Trail More information and Entry link
9 May

Bluebell Trail 10 mile (Halifax)

Couple of  steep climbs but otherwise the course is best described as undulation  More information and Entry link
9 May

Durham 10m Trail

The starts in Durham City before heading down along the rivers Wear Dale Way, through the local woods of Shincliffe and Croxdale and then returns to the City More information and Entry link
9 May Leeds 1/2 marathon Start and finish is in the centre of Leeds.   More information and Entry link
may  Siglino Sunderalnd  1/2 marathon The race starts in the city near the bridge and circuits the city centre before heading over that bridge and along the riverfront. More information and Entry link

15 May

Tyne Trail 70K Starting from Garrigill in Cumbria, this fully support 70km challenge finishes at the meeting of the watters at Warden in Northumbria.  The cut off time is 14hrs More information and Entry link

16 May

Roch Abbey 1/2 marathon Marathon, 20 mile & Ultra A number of multi distance race along mixed terrain 6.55 mile loops more information and Entry link

16 May

The Ravenscar 1/2 Marathon A 13.1 mile challenging off road half marathon More Information and Entry Link

8 May

Staveley 18K Starting and finishing at Staveley Recreation Ground 18K Kentmere Trail Challenge and 18K Kentmere Trail Race courses follow a well marked and marshalled route More information and Entry link

16 May

Chester 1/2 Marathon A new flat route for 2021 along closed roads More information and Entry link

May 23 

Ripon 10M  Race HQ is Ripon Rugby Club, Mallorie Park Drive. This is a Multi Terrain one lap race.  The race was postponed in 2020 so there will only be limited places available More Information and Entry Link

5 June

Warfedale Trail 1/2 Marathon The event starts and finishes at Wharfedale Rugby Club in Threshfield near Skipton in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. More information and Entry link

6 June

Huddersfield marathon and half Marathon The route is certainly a bit different. With a one lap for the Half-Marathon runners and two for the Marathon, its a hilly opening few miles before a kinder run in to the finish. It’s challenging, its the toughest road marathon in the UK! More information and Entry link

6 June

Lakeland trails Marathon, and Half Marathon Starting and finishing at Coniston Hall Landing Point, the Lakeland Trails Marathon takes in a complete circuit of Coniston Water along well marked and marshalled footpaths and bridleways. The half Marathon utilises the 17K of the marathon course More information and Entry link

12 June

LadyBower Trail Marathon (Sheffield) Fast course along hard pack trails with a couple of steep climbs More information and Entry link

13 June 

Doncaster 1/2 marathon The course is along closed roads More Information and Entry Link

19 June

Hadrians Wall 70 mile Ultra – run it over 1 day or 2 or as a relay

The run is through historic Hadrian’s Wall country in a continuous fully supported and way marked journey. 1 day with our Expert class or break it up over 2 in our Challenger class. or in the Relay class which lets you and 3 mates pick and choose sections of this classic route before crossing that finish line together as a team. More information and Entry link

20 June

Penshaw 1/2 Marathon

Starting at the foot of Penshaw Hill. The route follows trails along the North and South side of the River Wear,  before the finish on Penshaw Monument itself

More information and Entry link

26 June

Lakeland 5 Passes 33 mile Ultra

The Lakeland Five Passes Ultra is 33 miles and includes 10,000 feet of vertical elevation with no rest as it ascends peak after peak & pass after pass. The Five Passes has a cut-off of 14 hours which may sound generous but certainly isn’t

More Information and Entry lake

27 June

Hollybank Eccup 10 Mile (Leeds) The course takes in rural closed roads and a scenic route around Eccup reservoir making this Leeds most popular 10 mile road race and a sell out for the last 3 years! More Information and Entry link

3 July

Peak District 50K ultra The Peak District Challenge  starts and  finishes at our basecamp hub in Bakewell.  More information and Entry link

4th July

Peak District 50K Ultra and day 2 of 100K ultra For those opting to do a 50K ultra along the second half of the full100k ultra and those doing the 100k over 2 days.  There’s also camping for supporters More information and Entry link

4 July

Coquet half Marathon (Rothbury) This hilly race starts and finishes in the heart of Rothbury. Runners follow the River Coquet to Hepple on the North side and return on the South side through Bickerton and Tossen. More information and Entry link

10 July

Heights 50K Ultra (Huddersfield area)

The route which is 90% off road will allow you to experience a mixed terrain with beautiful trails, open moorland and wonderful vistas. This very reasonably priced event includes chip (including CP splits) timing. More information and Entry link

10 July 

Lakelandtrails Ultra 110K, 55K, 23K and 14K A range of challenging courses through some of the most dramatic mountain scenery in the Lake District, takes in mountain passes and over 10,000 ft of elevation. More information and Entry link

11 July

Snowdonia 1/2 Marathon, Marathon and 60k Ultra

A quick look at the routes will tell you immediately that this set of races are no walk in the park and will certainly challenge you More information and Entry link

11 July

Burn Valley 1/2 Marathon

The course is run entirely on minor roads. Starting in Masham market square and taking you through the grounds of Swinton Castle, one of our main sponsors, the course then follows the picturesque Burn Valley More information and Entry

11 July

Helmsley                  1/2 Marathon; 20M;  Marathon & Ultra

The start is in the grounds of Duncombe park it’s a 6.2 mile looped course through the edge of the town of Helmsley and onto the transpennine trail. The course is classified as undulating More information and Entry link

25 July

The Devils Foot           1/2 Maraton An off road trail race following the Southern Upland Way between Lauder and Melrose. On reaching Melrose you head towards the Devil’s Foot Mark, before taking a devilishly difficult climb up the Eildon Hills before dropping back down to finish the race at Melrose Rugby club. More Information and Entry link

4 Sept

Skipton 1/2 marathon Trail The race starts with a climb over Sharphaw before dropping down to the  village of Hetton.  On your return you will climb Sharphaw once moor just to really test your stamina then a 1 mile down hill run to the finish line. More Information and Entry link

4 Sept.

Keswick 15k Starting and finishing at Fitz Park, in Keswick the 15K Derwentwater Trail Challenge and 15K Derwentwater Trail Race is a circuit along well marked and marshalled footpaths and bridleways, More information and Entry link

18 Sept.

Cumbrian Way Ultra The Cumbria Way Ultra is a fully waymarked 73 mile trail ultra race which passes through the varied terrain of the Lake District, with over 10,000 feet of ascent. More information and Entry link

3 Oct.

Chester Marathon A mostly flat course with bands, music and entertainment along the way. More information and Entry link

3 Oct.

West Coast 1/2 Marathon A point to point half marathon, starting in Preston and finishing in Lytham St Annes. More information and Entry link

30 Oct.

Snowdonia Marathon The Snowdonia Marathon has been voted best British marathon twice. The demanding and spectacular route, encircling Snowdon More information and Entry link

6 Nov.

Coniston 14K Starting and finishing at Jenkins Field on the shores of Ullswater in Glenridding, the 15K Helvellyn Trail Challenge and 15K Helvellyn Trail Race follow circuits along well marked and marshalled footpaths and bridleways More information and Entry link

7 Nov. 

Ullswater 14K Starting from the Ullswater Pier at Glenridding your journey starts with a half hour cruise aboard the Ullswater Steamer “Raven”, which takes you to the start in the hamlet of Howtown, you then run back to Glenridding More information and Entry link