Future Longer Races


Date Race  Description Website
28 April Derwent Water Dawdle  Race Full 22 miles race involving some punishing climbs, with, as you’d expect some terrific views Details and Entry
28 April 3 Peaks Marathon Not quite a full marathon at 37.4K but its a tough 37.4K, taking competitors to a height of 723 metres above sea level. Check if you qualify for entry and enter here
29 April Kirk Yetholm to Wooler Runners taken by bus from Wooler to Kirk Yetholm  from where they make their way back to Wooler following parts of St Cuthberts way  13 Miles Details/Entry
29 April Hardmoors Marathon and half Marathon Event Full Closing date for this race is given as April 15th but odds are it’ll be full before that date Entry link Details and Entry
29 April Stirling Scottish Marathon Race Full closing date is provisionally 29 Jan. The route means this should be a good one to enter Stirling Marathon
5 May Roche Abbey (maltby) 3 longer races to run alongside the 5K & 10k they are half marathon, 20 mile and Marathon Distances more information here entry link here
6 May Keswick Half Marathon Said by the organisers to be one of the most scenic routes with great views (which probably means steep hills). information Entry/Registration
12 May Sheffield Mayhem Colour run 10 mile  and Half marathon Bit of fun this one near Meadow Hall with medal and free T-Shirt.  There are also 5k and 10K distances so its ideal for all abilities Details
13 May Sunderland half marathon Not much information on this one but at least its quite local. basic info on race at this  page Entry
13 May Montane Howgills 26 Trail Marathon and half marathon at Sedbergh.  This is a tough one so not for the faint hearted. Details and Entry
13 May Leeds Half Marathon one of the oldest major road races in the UK and has a City Centre Start entry link
13 May White Peak Trail Run Event Full A trail running event on footpaths, tracks and trails. The route will be fully signed and arrowed. Entry and More info
13 May  Ripon 10 Multi Terrain 10 mile race organised by Ripon Runners ac details or Entry
16 May Fox and Hounds Fell 14.5K (9 Miles)  Entry is on the day cost £6 Venue is Fox & Hounds, Ainthorpe, nr Castleton, Whitby Further Details
20 May Manchester Half Marathon Organised by the same people that organise the Great N. Run Details
20 May Ravenscar Half marathon Although quite local to our club this one doesn’t seem very popular going by last years entry.  That said the course looks good and definitely worth considering Entry and details
 20 May  ASICS Windermere Marathon  A marathon run entirely within a UNESCO World Heritage site . Website says there are magnificent view which normally is code for hills but then it is in the lake district!  Start and finish is at Brathway Hall along closed roads Brathay Marathon
20 May Cheviot Bomber Trail Race A 10 mile trail race as part of the RAF 100 celebrations. All proceeds will go towards the restoration of The Cheviot Memorial in the College Valley. Further information
20 May  The Cheviot Bomber  A 10 mile run with all proceeds going towards the renovation of the Cheviot memorial. The course starts at Hethpool car park.  There is some confusion on the Entry to this race the Facebook says Entry on the day only however there is on-line entry ? check the link in the next column on-line Entry and Details
27 May Edinburgh Marathon and Half Marathon  There’s a new route for 2018 taking runners through the old town but it remains a fast and flat marathon Register
2 June Grassmere 17K Entries opened in November 2017 and are expected to close in May 2018 Race Details and Entry
2 June Warfedale Trail Half Marathon Fully marked course well marshalled starting at Warfedale rugby club in Threshfield near Skipton Details and Entry
3 June Derby Half Marathon Starting and finishing in Derby Counties Pride Park this race is now in its 5th year. Details
3 June Yetholm Hill Race One of the North East Fell championship  Races 12.8K starting at Halterburn nr. Kirk Roxburghshire Entry £5 more details
3 June Huddersfield Marathon  Single lap for half Marathon and 2 laps for the Marathon.  This race is limited to 600 and entry is allocated on a first come first served basis.  There’s also a family fun run at this event link
3 June Lakeland trails Marathon and half These are no ordinary Marathons, they are super tough so if your up for a serious challenge here it is.  Both start and finish at Coniston Hall landing point. Further information and entry
10 June Hull 1/2 Marathon  Staged on the same day as the existing Asda Foundation Hull 10K and creating a ‘festival of running’ this new longer distance brings a new dimension to this ever-popular event. Details
10 June Durham Coast Half Marathon Organised by the National Trust along Crimdon Beach area for Facebook page search Durham Coast Half Marathon  Entry /Details
13 June Otely 10M road race Testing 10 mile road race, with 2 hour time limit.  Entry can be postal or online not sure about on entry the day. Details
16 June Gibside Marathon Multi Terrain This evening event is a multi lap race around the undulating grounds of Gibside. There is a strict 5 hour time limit to ensure all runners complete the race before darkness falls. Start time is 5:00 pm Entry
23 June Cleveland Way Relay No description of this event is really needed but the link in the next column should provide any that are needed Details
24 June Cronkley Fell Race 16.9K Start at Bowlees Visitor Centre DL1 20XF one of the North East counties Fell running Championship Entry £5% More Details
24 June Swansea half Marathon This one is a bit away but has been given a Gold Award and voted best Half Marathon in UK.  Its entirely on closed roads/paths and after leaving the town follows a flat cycle path along the coastline back to the town.  Fast flat course Details
28 June Angel View Race 5K Multi terrain race around the Angel of the north for Juniors and seniors Details
29June Ryedale Half Marathon Organised by Run Nation so you have to log in or create an account which is easy but a bit of a faff on. The race is entirely traffic free along undulating roads within the estate of Ampleforth College.   entry page Login or register here
1 July Morecambe Half Marathon The route is mainly traffic free, flat and fast and all participants of all abilities are encouraged to take part Details/Entry
1 July Summer Plod Trail Run Marathon  Taking place at WaterLooville Hampshire might be a bit far to travel but this run is mostly on Bridleways and footpaths but could be a good challenging marathon Details
1 July Halifax Marathon half marathon The course will be one lap for half marathon and two for the marathon.  The organisers say there will be entertainment for runners along the route?  Entry limit is 300 and on a 1st come 1st served.  Entry to this marathon is now open  Go to the entry page
1 July Northumberland coastal Marathon and Half Marathon Race Full start is at Alnmouth Beach and follows a scenic coastal path passing Boulmer, Craster, Dunstanburgh Castle and Low Newton Sands, the marathon takes you up to Long Nanny Bridge, the course returns to Alnmouth along the same route. The half marathon follows the same route to Craster then returns back to Alnmouth. Entry Details
7 July  

Serpent Trail 100K Ultra50K Ultra and 1/2 Marathon


 A trail race through some of the most breathtaking countryside in the South East.  For a description of each distance click on the relevant distance link in the next Column 100K Ultra

50K Ultra 

Half Marathon

7 July Chevy Chase 32.2K Race Full one of the North East Counties Championship races starting at Wooler Youth Hostel NE71 6LW Entry £20 More Details
8 July lakeland trails Ultra 55K -14K and 23K These are tough trail races but with a distance to suit most runners.  The 14k and 23K and new for this year.  Be warned though the 55K is nearer 60K and take the runners over some challenging mountains more information and entry
14 July Lyke Wake Challenge 40 Miles along the Lake Wake way.  Last year several of our club members completed and enjoyed this one, so why not give it a go Entry
15 July Duncombe Park Half,  full and Ultra marathon These runs take place in Duncombe Park Helmsley North Yorks Details
15 July Hexham 1/2 Marathon  On closed roads with just 0.4 mile of Path and only 1 hill to test you mental strength. Information and link to entry
15 July Scafell Skyrace Make no mistake this is probably the hardest 40K race you’ll come across. Its along single track and scree with a 3000m ascent from Borrowdale to the heart of Ambleside, 141 entry limit link
18 July Burn Valley Half  Organised by Ripon AC. The race start and end is at Masham town hall and is run along minor roads and through the grounds of Swinton Castle Details
22 July Arthur James ShakEER The location is Saltaire West Yorkshire. Approximately 8 miles this multi terrain route follows the Leeds Liverpool canal Details
22 July Castle Howard Half Marathon This is part of the Castle run series a half Marathon within the grounds of Castle Howard. Not to be confused with the Triathlon series that takes place the day before. It consists of 2 laps almost entirely off road Details
25 July inclined madness 11K Fell race start is 7:15pm car park below Clay bank Stokesley entry £5 on the day Details and Full List of races
5 August South Shields 10 Mile This race is a perfect challenge for all runners and ideal as a  training race before the famous Great North Run in September Entry Details
5 August Hardmoors Marathon and half Marathon All distances now full Rosedale Trail Marathon circular routes starting from Hutton Le Hole Village Hall Link
2 Sept Hamsterley Forest A 4-lap Marathon or 2-lap half Marathon trail race around the forest along wide paths. link to site
15 Sept Simonside (Thropton Show) 11K Fell Race One of the North East Counties Championship 2:30pm start Entry £2 More Details
15 Sept. Hardmoors 60 A coastal run from Guisborough to Filey.  The actual distance is down as 62 miles, the cut off time is 18 hours. More Details
16 Sept


Tadcaster 10 mile A measured 10 Mile road flat and fast road race Details
23 Sept Falls and Castles This race is new to the Scene and consists of a choice of 2 distances (7 and 18 miles) both follow a circular route starting and finishing at Bolton Castle Entry and Details
7 Oct Chester Marathon This is another very popular Marathon that will fill up fast Enter
 14 Oct  Yorkshire Marathon Event now closed Reputed to be the second only to the London Marathon Entry is not yet available but pre-registration is available without payment until your entry is confirmed pre-entry registration
20 Oct Langdale Half Marathon No ordinary half marathon but one claimed to be one of the toughest around, so not for the faint hearted but if your up for the challenge ? Details
21 Oct Shaun Lee Johnson Memorial  10m Organised by Ripon Runners. In 2015 two Loftus and Whitby runners finished in the top 10 of this race  Paul Butler 2nd and Rob Williamson 10th in this race.  At the time of logging this race there is limited information (Feb 2018) other than it’s a multi-terrain race.  More information will be added nearer the date. Club Website
21 Oct. Black Mountain Trail 9 miles Out and back flagged route along footpaths most off road with  short stretches of tarmac.  Plenty of entertainment etc  for runners and  non runners.  location is a village close to Brecon Details
 21 Oct Hardmoors Osmotherley Marathon and 1/2 Marathon  Event Full Circular route starting at Osmotherley Details
4 Nov Saltergate Gallow 15.3K Entry is on the day further information on Website Website
 4 Nov  Derwentwater 10M  Race HQ is at Keswick and the route loops clockwise around Derwentwater entirely on tarmac.  Be aware that the first 4M is along a road that could be busy. Entry Details
10 Nov. Hardmoors 26.2 and Gothland 1/2 marathon  Race Full Like all Hardmoors races the route will be taped and signed to help in navigation, but competitors will be provided with a downloadable route map and route description. Details
17 Nov. Brecon Ultra and marathon The 46 mile Ultra is a quite short as Ultra’s go.  There are fast very flat sections and just to test you a section more suited to mountain goats. 1 Lap for the Marathon and 2 for the ultra information and link to Entry
24 -25 Nov. Hardwolds 80 The Hardwolds 80 route follows the Wolds Way from Hessle to Filey.  This race is not for the average runner suitable for the most hardy only and is part of the Hardmoor series Details
1 Dec. Montane Cheviot Goat Ultra 55M Not sure if anyone in the club is silly or brave enough to attempt this one.  Every runner gets a GPS tracker so progress can be  monitored and you’ve got 24 hours to get to the finish, but this one is not for the faint hearted or unprepared Details
9 Dec Hardmoors Roseberry topping marathon and 1/2 marathon Trail run following a circular route Details
9 Dec. Simonside Cairns 17.7K Part of the North East Counties Championship Entry £6 at Rothbury Northumberland More Details
16 Feb Silverdale 20M Flat (and hence fast ?) 20 mile walk or run event in the lakes Starting at minthorpe Looks quite challenging despite its claimed flatness Details
23 Feb.2019 The Duergar Nightcrawl Nr Rothbury A unique challenge of running the Simonside hills at night. Night run events are about having fun, being social and exploring the outdoors. Whether you’re a first-time runner or an experienced trail runner this event will have something for you. Details