Future Longer Races


Date Race  Description Website

4 April

Guisborough 3 Tops  No Entry on the day all entries are through SIEntries.  This is a tough but popular race, so is likely to fill up fast Cancelled More Information and Entry link 

4 April

Kielder Ultra Trail 100km 50km or 32KM An ultra running event based in the vast expanse of Kielder Water & Forest Park, Northumberland…from lakeshore to heather moorland Cancelled More Information and Entry link

5 April

3 Villages 10 (Wetheral Carlisle) This is the date given by the club but Run Britain has this date and well as May 27th? Best described as undulating road race, the course starts at 193ft and as a maximum elevation of 233ft over the 2 lap course you will gain approx. 389ft. Cancelled Club Website

5 April

Great Welsh Marathon. (SW Wales) Relatively new addition to the marathon scene.  The race follows Llanelli’s coastal Park along a flat traffic free course More information and Entry Page

5th April

Manchester Marathon This popular and quite local marathon has a changed route for 2020.  It’s another race that usually fills up fast more information and Entry

5 April

Wuthering Heights Wander range of distances up to Marathon (Haworth) Starting from the Bronte school rooms its a five mile lapped course.This multi terrain will provide the full range of hills, mud (depending on weather) and More information and Entry

10 April

Manchester to Liverpool Ultra Marathon Trail This Unique Race is a Heavily Supported 50 Mile Ultra-Marathon following the Trans-Pennine Trail, the Manchester Ship Canal and the River Mersey from Manchester to Liverpool. The course is a Well-Marked, Fast 50 Mile Race with a 14 Hour Cut-Off, More Information and Entry Link

12 April

Gateshead 1/2 Marathon starts on the Felling By-Pass and heads towards Heworth roundabout before turning and running towards Gateshead roundabout and then back towards Gateshead International Stadium. The course will then head down to the Quayside area More Information and Entry link

18 April

Hawkshead 16K Trail the route includes the near vertical Coffin Trail 1 mile climb More information and Entry Link

19 April

Swainby Sweep 16 mile and 7mile options 16 Mile that takes you around the North York Moors, from Swainby village via Scarth Wood Moor, Oak Dale, Osmotherley Moor Uplands and sections of the Cleveland Way More Information and Entry link

19 April

Vale of York 10 mile A fast flat course that sells out early every year Entry page and more information

19 April 

Brighton Marathon course is generally flat Entry Page and latest information

19 April

Hull 1/2 Marathon A good mostly flat course More Information and Entry Link

20 April

Baildon Boundary Way                  1/2 Marathon Trail  This year we are supporting HALE (Health Action Local Engagement) and their Befriending Service, based in Shipley and the Baildon Tree Planting Partnership. When you enter, you can choose whether to receive a T-Shirt memento or have a tree planted on your behalf instead. link to Entry and Further information

25 April

North Ultra 55K or short 27,5K

Start and finish is in Newcastle, explore the Quayside,  Derwent Walk, Chopwell Wood, Wylam and Hadrians Way 

More Information and Entry link

26 April

Kilbride 1/2 Marathon

The route starts and finishes close to The White Heather Hotel. This course is best described as flat with a few small hills with a good opportunity for anyone looking for a PB More Information and Entry link

26 April

Druridge Bay Marathon and 1/2 Marathon

Race takes in Druridge Bay country Park More Information and Entry link

26 April

Blackpool Marathon and 1/2 Marathon There are two starting lanes: Marathon runners line up facing Blackpool Tower and run south, Half Marathon runners line up with their backs to Blackpool Tower and run north.  More information and Entry Details

2 May

Brecon Beacon 1/2 marathon, Marathon, and 48.3K Ultra Starting out at Gilestone Farm, Talybot-on-Usk (1 hour from Cardiff). Hilly multi terrain route not the easiest of races Entry an more information
3 May Reeth 20K  A challenging 20k circular route, heading up to and along the hidden dale of Apedale, before returning across the river to Reeth.   Race Information and Entry Link
3 May Keswick 1/2 Marathon The race starts from Portinscale suspension bridge, about 20 minutes walk from the rugby club. Runners follow a challenging course that takes them around Derwent Water and into the Newlands valley, finishing not far from Portinscale. it has the added bonus of being organised by a running club who have kept the cost down Entry link and more information
3 May Milton Keynes 1/2 and full Marathon Best Described as a flat course almost exclusively on tarmac More information and entry link

9 May

Staveley Kentmere Trail 18K There’s a bit of everything! Short sections of tarmac, grassy footpaths, stony bridleways with some stiles to climb over near the end, More Information and Entry Link

10 May

Roch Abbey Running Festival (Maltby)     Multiple distances  Distance options include 20 mile 1/2 Marathon, 20 mile, Marathon and Ultra all run within the grounds of Roch Abbey Webpage with more information and Entry link 

10 May

Leeds 1/2 Marathon Starting and finishing in the City Centre, with a route best described as undulating  Webpage with more information and Entry link

10 May

Ripon 10 Mile The Ripon 10M starts on Hell Wath Nature Reserve, goes up Whitcliffe Lane onto public footpaths through Mackershaw Woods and then down to the Seven Bridges where it turns sharply right to go over the bridges and on up to Plumpton Lane and the entrance to the deer park. After going through the deer park and round the back of the Fountains Abbey estate the race makes its way back to Hell Wall via Fountains Lane and Whitcliffe Lane. ” “It is a hilly multi-terrain course Entry Page

16 May

Tyne Trail 70 K Challenge  Starting from Garrigill in Cumbria, this fully supported 70k challenge finishes at the ‘Meeting of the Waters’ at Warden in Northumberland. More Information and Entry link

17 May

Ravenscar 1/2 Marathon Course follows a circular route along coastal path’s towards Scarbourgh and back More Information and Entry Link

17 May 

Bolton Marathon Entries not open as of 6 Sept. 2019  Register an interest by clicking here

 17 May

 Windermere Marathon The course is anti clockwise around the lake more information and Entry

17 May

Run Cumbria Solway 1/2 Marathon The race uses a flat route on the scenic rural roads of North West Cumbria. The race will start and finish in Anthorn, doing 1 loop using country lanes through Bowness-on-Solway, and returning to Anthorn via the coastal roads.” Anthorn is about 15M west of Carlisle Entry Details

24 May  

Rock and Roll Liverpool Marathon & 1/2 marathon There are few hills to worry about and a pleasant run along the river foreshore. Webpage with more information and entry

24 May

Edinburgh Marathon & 1/2 marathon Fast & flat, this course was voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World, ideal if it’s your first marathon or you are looking for a PB. Webpage with more information

30 May

Grassmere Gallop 17Km Route covers Loughrigg Terrace, Loughrigg Fell and Loughrigg Tarn, then returning to the village via Rydal Water and Grasmere lake. More information and Entry link

31 May 

1st  Rail Trail run (Eaglescliffe) The route starts at Middleton one row and follows the river Tees to Yarm Bridge then goes on to finish at Albert rd to the Locomotion Hotel Eaglescliffe More Information and Entry link

6 June

Wharfedale Trail Half Marathon The Wharfedale Trail Half Marathon is a trail race flagged throughout the entire course,  with over 2,000 feet of ascents the route follows well established footpaths More Information and Entry link

6 June

Scafell Sky race 40K 40km of mountain terrain and 3000m ascent: Scafell Sky Race is on technical, single-track trails from start to finish. It’s a Lake District journey that will test the speed and endurance This race fills up fast More information and Entry Link

7 June

Strathearn Marathon The route follows predominantly quiet B roads in Strathearn, starting and finishing at the Cultybraggan Camp just outside Comrie, with about 1500 feet of ascent More Information and Entry Link

7 June

Lakelandtrails Coniston 1/2 marathon and Marathon Starting and finishing at Coniston Hall Landing Point, on the shores of Coniston Water the Lakeland Trails Marathon takes in a complete circuit of Coniston Water along well marked and marshalled footpaths and bridleways. More Information and Entry Link

7 June 

Doncaster Half Marathon An all on road 1/2 marathon starting right in the heart of Doncaster.” “Taking in some amazing iconic sites of the town on this pretty flat pretty fast course.” “It has a huge PB potential!” Entry Page

13 June

Lake District Challenge 100km 50km or 25Km

New for 2020 – join the Lake District Challenge and take on England’s finest countryside. Test yourself on a fantastic ultra challenge, suitable for all experience More information and Entry link

20 June

Pennine Barrier Ultra     (80 km/50 mile

Starting at the village of Malham with trails taking in Malham cove, the Dry Valley of Watlowes, Malham tarn, Fountains Fell, Janet’s foss and the Yorkshire 3 peaks of Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough. More Information and Entry Details

27 June

Lakeland 5 Passes 32 miles This one is no easy task – 32 miles with 10,000ft of vertical elevation, and no rest, as it ascends peak after peak and pass after pass. More information and Entry Link

28 June

Hollybank ECCUP 10 (Leeds) The course takes in rural closed roads and a scenic route around Eccup reservoir.   More Information and Entry Link

4 July

Endure 24 Endure24 (North) is a 24hour solo or team relay race, run over a 5 mile trail loop on the Bramham Park country estate. Virtually anyone of any standard can take part. There is no pressure to run any further than you want, and because it’s a loop, you are never at the back! more information and Entry link

4 July

Osmotherley 20 K Trail There are 2 distances, the long route of 20k and the short route of 12k. Both provide significant a challenge to those who like off-road, mixed terrain running. More Information and Entry link

5th July

coquet 1/2 Marathon (Rothbury) Hilly road course Course Details and Entry link

5th July

Burn Valley 1/2 marathon (Masham) Starting in the market square then through the grounds of Swinton Castle, and then follows the Burn Valley. It rises to the Leeds Pals war memorial near the top of Breary Banks. From there it drops down to the villages of Healey and Fearby. there’s then a fast downhill section before climbing back to Swinton Castle, Entry Page

11th July

Heights 50K and 50 mile Ultra

This event will take you through the heart of the two picturesque Colne & Holme valleys in borough of Kirklees on the edge of the Peak District National Park.

More information and Entry Link 

11th July

St. Cuthbert way 45 mile Ultra

The Race Against the Tide! Bridging the national borders between Scotland and England, the 45 mile race starts at the historic town of Melrose in the Scottish Borders and finishes at Wooler in Northumberland

More Information and Entry Link

11 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

12 July

Helmsley Trail Race 1/2 marathon, 20 mile, marathon, and Ultra

Start is at Duncombe park and is a  6.2 mile looped course that will take you through the edge of the town of Helmsley and onto the transpennine trail. The course is undulating.

More information and Entry Link

14 July

Lyke wake challenge 40 miles

The Challenge is held on a handicap basis based on previous run times over the Lyke Wake route and/or participant’s own estimates. All participants are expected to be fully aware of the classic Lyke Wake route and the maximum handicap time allowed to complete the event is twelve hours.

More information and Entry link

18 July

Yorkshire Dales 1/2 Marathon

Part of the Yorkshire Dales Outdoors Festival. The trail races will take you up hills, along farm tracks, passed disused mines and some exhilarating descents. With views of the famous Kilnsey crag and the Wharfedale Valley. Included in race entry is festival entry for Saturday and Sunday, live music Saturday night.

Entry Page

19 July

Northumberland Coastal run        14 Miles Starting at Beadnell Bay and following the Coastal Path to Alnmouth Beach,  a distance of  approximately 14 miles. More Information and Entry Link

24 – 26 July 

Montane Lakeland 50 mile or 100 mile circular route encompasses the whole of the lakeland fells, includes in the region of 6300m of ascent and consists almost entirely of public bridleways and footpaths. The 100 mile route does not pass over any of the ‘popular’ Lakeland summits, instead, it cuts its own line through the amazing Lakeland topography. It will take you to places in Cumbria you may never have visited before more Information and Entry link

16 August

Two Tunnels Railway race 50K (Bath) An opportunity to run a 50km ultra as a solo runner, as a pair, or in a relay, through Bath’s Combe Down and Devonshire Tunnels and landscape More Information and Entry link

5 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

13 Sept.

New Forest 1/2 and Full Marathon Multi terrain course through the heart of the new forest More Information and Entry link

13 Sept

Brathay Ambleside 60 km Trail Ultra A trail run through some of the most spectacular scenery the Lake District has to offer. More Information and Entry Link

20 Sept.

The George Stephenson locomotion run (10 Miles (Eaglescliffe) 

START is at the Locomotion Pub, Station Road, through Preston Park onto the Teesdale Way, then to the Old S&DR Ticket office, Boathouse Lane, Stockton. RETURN via the same route to Locomotion

More Information and Entry link

27 Sept

RAFSpademan 1/2 Marathon

The Half Marathon course follows a scenic route  through Spadeadam Forest with views over to the Lake District and Sycamore Gap on Hadrians Wall.

More information and Entry Link

27 Sept.

Falls and Castles Trail

Choice of 18 mile or 7 mile circular trail races, starting and finishing at Bolton Castle

More Information and Entry Link

3 Oct.

Coniston 15K Trail  Starting and finishing at Landing Point, Coniston Hall near Coniston village, the 15K Coniston Trail Challenge and 15K Coniston Trail Race follow circuits along well marked and marshalled footpaths and bridleways More Information and Entry Link

4th Oct

The Great Cumbrian run 1/2 Marathon The race can be described as a town and rural road race. Runners follow a single undulating lap, starting and finishing at The Sheepmount Athletics Stadium. The route heads out of town into the surrounding countryside and back into the town, passing significant local sites including the iconic Carlisle Castle and the Cenotaph in Rickerby Park. More information and Entry link 

17 Oct.

Chopwell Moon Runner 10 Mile Torch Trail (Gateshead area) Chopwell Woodland Park is a 360-hectare mixed woodland on the fringe of Gateshead. Miles of woodland paths and old colliery railway tracks making this a good night trail race More information and Entry link

24 Oct

Langdale Marathon and 1/2 Marathon Claimed by the organisers to be the toughest road marathon in the Uk. More Information and Entry link

7 Nov.

Helvellyn 15K Trail Starting and finishing at Jenkins Field on the shores of Ullswater in Glenridding, the15K Helvellyn Trail Challenge and 15K Helvellyn Trail Race follow circuits along well marked and marshalled footpaths and bridleways More information and Entry Link

8 Nov.

Ulswater 14K Trail A very technical course, one to take care on especially if its a wet day where wet stones may be covered by wet fallen leaves More information and Entry Link