Future Longer Races


Date Race  Description Website
28 Sept. Ravenscar ultra, marathon and 1/2 Marathon There’s a range of distances offered from 8 miles to 34 miles. all are within the Yorkshire National Park Details
28 Sept. Lakeland Four Passes The Lakeland Four Passes is a 19 mile circular route with over 5300ft of ascent which starts and finishes at Rosthwaite Village Hall in Borrowdale, at the southern end of Derwent Water. Details
28 Sept Reservoir Dogs Reservoir Dogs is a tour around 7 of the reservoirs that serve the Leeds area, starting with Lindley Wood Reservoir in North Yorkshire Details
29 Sept. Great Scottish Run The course starts in George Square in the city centre, before taking runners past some of Glasgow’s finest venues and buildings. Runner cross over the River Clyde, as well as a taking a trip through Pollok Park and Bellahouston Park, before heading back for the grandstand finish on Glasgow Green Details
29 Sept Hart Village Half marathon The route starts and finishes in Hart Village taking in Castle Eden Dene, Durham Coast, Crimdon Dene and the Hart to Haswell Walkway.



29 Sept. Pontefract half Marathon The start is at the Cornmarket, Pontefract Town Centre.  The course takes you out of Pontefract and into countryside through Ackworth, Wentbridge and Carlton before heading back towards the town, there’s a final lap of the centre before you finish Details
29 Sept Redcar 1/2 marathon The race follows a  coastal route along the Yorkshire sea front. The course starts and finishes on Majuba Road. along two out and back stretches, turning at 3.5 and 10 miles Details
6 Oct Rochdale 1/2 Marathon Traffic-free course that takes you on a tour of this historic town and countryside. Starting and finishing at the stunning Rochdale Town Hall, Details and Further information
6 Oct. West Coast 1/2 Marathon A  flat, point to point race starting in Preston, passing through Preston Docks, onto the Guild Wheel, through Freckleton into Warton, and finishing at Lytham St Annes at Fairhaven Lake in Lytham St Annes.  Entry Details
6 Oct. St Adian’s Trail 1/2 Marathon The course goes through 2 nature Reserves near Swillington Leeds Details and Entry
6 Oct. Chester Marathon voted at the 2018 Running Awards.  With a spectacular start and finish at Chester Racecourse, the route passes all Chester’s iconic landmarks, then heads out into the Cheshire & North Wales countryside, before returning along the banks of the River Dee Details
6 Oct. Great Cumbria run Starting at The Sheepmount Athletics Stadium in Carlisle the race will again take competitors out through the city centre towards Wetherall before turning back and returning through Scotby Village, Rickerby Park before a grandstand finish back at the Sheepmount Details
12 Oct Langdale Horshoe 21K This race is over a rough, tough course with almost exclusively rocky and slippy ground. The weather in October is rarely ‘pleasant’ and the fells are often clagged in, making navigation difficult on a course with many pathless sections.  If you are at all unsure of your ability to complete the course safely, you should gain more experience and come back another year. On-line Entry 
13 Oct Keilder Marathon & 1/2 Marathon  Kielder Marathon route follows an almost entirely off-road course around northern Europe’s largest man-made lake, Kielder Water, in Northumberland. Details
19 Oct King of the Hill Marathon and 1/2 Marathon  Takes place just outside Huddersfield and uses the simple idea of running up a hill and back down! More information and Entry
19 Oct Pen Y Gent Ultra (Hawes)  50K Start and finish is at the Hawes Market House and follows in the footsteps of Roman Legions over the Cam Road to Horton-In-Ribblesdale, then summiting Pen-y-Ghent, before returning along the Cam Road. Total distance 50 Km. Details
19 Oct. Langdale Marathon and half Marathon Claimed to be the toughest road marathon in the UK.  The Marathon is 2 laps of the 1/2 Marathon and has a total ascent of 3,400ft.  
20 Oct Northumbria Castle Marathon and 1/2 Marathon The event will start and finish at Bamburgh Castle.” “The course uses the rural roads near to Bamburgh Castle.” “The marathon is 2 laps of the course more information and Entry
20 Oct. Yorkshire Marathon & 10 Mile Race full  A popular and picturesque run with fantastic PB potential, The Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon takes over 7,000 runners past some of York’s most historic sites and along scenic traffic-free country lanes, making it an excellent race for runners of all abilities Details
Oct Heart of Eden 1/2 Marathon  Details for the 2019 event not available but its best described as a Challenging, circular route starting at Appleby in Westmorland  Further information
27 Oct Jedburgh 1/2 Marathon Road Race part of the Jedburgh running Festival Further Information 
27Oct. Ennerdale 50K &25K Trail Both routes are undulating and low level encompassing a mixture of technical single track, forest roads and lakeshore trails. The path surface along the south side of Ennerdale Water is very rough underfoot and rocky, with a short exposed scramble around Anglers Crag. More Information and Entry
2 Nov White Rose Ultra Huddersfield There are four options 30 miles, 60 miles 100 miles and for the insane runners there’s the 150 mile. The route takes in sections of the Kirklees Way (Ultra Kirklees Way, Pennine Way and many other local tracks and trails.  Entry open now Details and Entry options
3 Nov Bradford City Runs 1/2 Marathon Bradford City Runs is a festival of running with a unique format: one 5K loop to create 4 race distances. The 5K loop of Bradford city centre takes in City Park, Bradford University, the Broadway and Little Germany. 4 and a bit laps for the half marathon Entry and more information
3 Nov. Cragside 1/2 Marathon The run takes place within the Cragside Estate Entry and Further Details
3 Nov Lancaster 1/2 Marathon The course is mainly traffic free and uses footpaths and cycleways. Race HQ is located at Lancaster Castle. Entry and Further Details
10 Nov. Bolton Abbey  A trail-running event with a choice of distances This is a unique opportunity to run on a mixture of paths, tracks, woodland trails and open land on exclusive parts of the estate not usually accessible to the public. There is a choice of a, 10 mile or half marathon run. Entry and Further Details
16 Nov. Brecon Marathon and Ultra Starting and ending at Talybont on Usk this is an excellently organised and marked route.  The Ultra consists of 2 laps whereas the Marathon is 1 ultra loop but deviate to take in the two highest mountains in S. Wales before rejoining the Ultra route. Make no mistake the Marathon is tough in 2018 around half the entries to the marathon failed to complete hence the 9 hr cut off Details
17 Nov Tadcaster 10Mile A fully closed road race following a loop around Tadcaster centre before heading out East, taking in the villages of Catterton, Healaugh and Wighill.”  Entry and Further information
17 Nov. Brompton to Carlisle 10 mile road race limited information available other than its a road race and is organised by Border Harriers AC and the location is William Howard School, Brampton, Cumbria Race starts at 11:30am Entry
24 Nov. Big 10 Miler (Ponteland) Venue is Northumberland College, Kirkley Hall.” “The course goes from Kirkley to Ogle and then does a circle via Whalton back to Ogle and then returns to Kirkley along the outward route. Event Webpage and Entry
1 Dec. Nottingham 1/2 Marathon run is in the National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham. Fast, flat, lapped races with good PB potential. Half Marathon runners complete 4 full laps and a part lap, Entry and Information
7 Dec. Dark Peaks Trail Marathon Start is at the village of Langsett, the race twists and winds you through forest trails in the Peak District National park. Some Navigation skills are needed Further information and Entry
8 Dec. Hardmoors Roseberry Topping Trail Circular routes for Marathon/Half Marathon/10k
All routes will be signed but runners most carry the below attached route map
and a race route description 
12 Dec McTarggot Trot 11 Miles (Darlington) The organiser puts you in a team of 3 with mixed ability. At the 3.5M point your first runner will stop. The remaining two will increase the pace and run to the 7M point where your second runner will drop off and your last runner will increase the pace again to the finish at the 11M point. The course is an 11M loop Entry Page
15 Dec.  Poultry Run Approximately 8 miles along bridal ways country lanes and muddy fields, it has an amazing atmosphere is really well organised and with terrific prizes.  What more could you want.   Entry information and Further Details
2 Jan. Grizedale 26 and 13 mile Trail The Grizedale Trail 13 & 26 take place from Grizedale Forest Visitor Centre, near Hawkshead in the Lake District. The half marathon course is the first 13 miles of the marathon route and takes place on good forest tracks. The full marathon distance runners will continue to complete an Eastern loop towards Windermere. The terrain is varied, with some road sections. The event always fills in advance of the closing date Entry Details and more information
4 Jan. Sir Titus winter Trot choice of Distances include 1/2 Marathon, Marathon, 20 or 32 Mile,  A popular events alongside the Leeds Liverpool canal in lovely Saltaire, in West Yorkshire.  Entry and more information
 5 Jan.  Central Lancs. New Year  1/2 Marathon (Preston) The route is on quiet rural roads through picturesque villages and small hamlets, with a start from St Mary’s Catholic School, Lea Town, Preston. More Information and Entry link
 5 Jan.  North Lakes 1/2 marathon The Race is set in the base of the Lorton valley. Although you will be surrounded by lakeland fells, the course itself is quite gentle by Cumbrian standards, on quiet rolling roads with no “major” hills. Please note this is the date given by runbritain.com in July 2019  Race Full More information and Entry
12 Jan

Brass Monkey 1/2 marathon (York)

The route is fast and flat, heading southwards through Bishopthorpe, Acaster Selby, Appleton Roebuck and back through Bishopthorpe to finish behind the Racecourse grandstands. Entry and Information
12 Jan

TNT 10 miles Temple Newsman (West Yorkshire)

The course is mainly bridle and country paths (it could be muddy) covering areas of a private estate you wouldn’t normally have access to More Information and Entry
26 Jan. 10 mile road Race (Hull) circular route with water station at half way point More information and Entry
1 Feb  Pateley Pie n Pint              ( Pateley Bridge) This multi-terrain event offers a choice of, Half Marathon, 20 miles, Marathon and 32 miles runs.  Entry Page and Information Page
8 Feb Leodis Grim 1/2 marathon (Leeds) Launched last year this proved a huge hit amongst the trail running community selling out within three weeks.
This 13.1 mile course is very varied, running through fields, canal tow path woodland and the beautiful village of Calverley.
The course is challenging but manageable at your own pace
More information and Entry
9 Feb.  Brecon to Cardiff 44 Miles of lovely Welsh mountains and valleys to run through.  Claimed to be one of the easier Ultra’s though is there any ultra that’s easy in Brecon in February.  This is a one way run from Brecon down to Cardiff ( all down hill 🙂 lol Details

16 Feb.

Wrexham half marathon Some undulations but generally a flat course. There Free entry to elite runners who have posted a 1.10 or quicker half Marathon (men) or 1.20 half Marathon (women). More Information and Entry Page

16 Feb.

Great NW 1/2 Marathon (Blackpool) Multi-lap, fast and relatively flat course on the coastal front of Blackpool Entry and more information 

22 Feb

Trail 1/2 marathon, Marathon and 35.3 mile Ultra A linear course starting BentHall Northumberland that follows the coastal path towards Bamburgh. More information and Entry

23 Feb.

Settle 1/2 Marathon and 10m The course is undulating along closed roads More Information and Entry Page

23 Feb.

BHF Harewood House 1/2 Marathon An extremely hilly route offers a challenging trail run with miles of muddy tracks, steep forest inclines and tree-lined fields, all set within the stunning grounds of Yorkshire’s historic Harewood House. Webpage with more information and entry link

1 March

Slaithwaite Slog Half marathon, 20 miles & marathon. (Huddersfield) The course is best described as being a gradual climb Entry and race page

1 March

Norton 9 mile (Doncaster) Starting in Norton, very quickly the race gets out into the North Yorkshire countryside winding its way through scenic villages on quiet roads.” “A rural undulating course that is extremely popular More Information and Entry

1 March

Haweswater 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 mountain valley More information and Entry

7 March 

Old Colliery Canter, several distances from 5 miles to Ultra

Off-Road Running event taking place in Rabbit Ings Country Park, Barnsley

more information and Entry

8 March

Jackals Trail Marathon

A trail Marathon that’s well Marked and marshalled for your safety  From the startline, the trail gets steep, pretty quickly! route is over Darwen moors of the West Penines

more information and Entry

8 March

Harry Gamble-Thompson 20Ten (Redcar)

The race takes place in Locke  Park and consists of 1 mile laps. It’s essentially a 20 mile race with a 10 mile option – you decide any time up to 9.9 miles, but if you pull out after 10 miles you will considered as DNF.” “Chip timing.

Race Entry and information

8 March

Race the Train Wesleydale 14 Mile

Circular 14 mile route, starting from Leyburn Shawl and finishing at Leyburn station ‘Race the Train’ back to Leyburn station

More information and Entry

15 March

Thirsk 10 Mile A fast flat course which lends itself to a fast time and gives all abilities a chance of achieving a PB.” More Information and Entry On Club Page

21 March

Dark Skies Kielder        26.5 Mile

Starting and finishing at Hawkhirst Scout Camp, you will tackle the ultimate Dark Skies challenge. A full 26.5 mile clockwise loop of the entire Kielder Water More information and Entry Page


Coniston 14 Mile Hilly route that follows the road that circles Coniston water in an anti-clockwise direction. Entry and Further information

21 March

Monsal trail 1/2 Marathon (Bakewell) Using one of the most iconic of Peak District trails there is a flat-ish, good surface throughout. The Monsal Trail, is a former Midland railway line and the route will take you through four railway tunnels plus across the Monsal Viaduct.  Race Webpage

29 march

Sheffield 1/2 Marathon Start and finish in the City Centre the course involves climbs and descents. 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. Club Website

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

12 April

Vale of York 10 mile Fast flat course that sells out every year very quickly

Entry Pagemore information

19 April

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

25 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

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

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

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

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