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If you are looking for an exhilarating, fun challenge this year then you're in the right place. When it comes to joining Christian Aid’s running team, the more, the merrier!

Scotland

Scottish Half Marathon and 10k

  • Date: Sunday 24 September 2017
  • Location: Edinburgh

Starting conveniently just outside Edinburgh, you run along the magnificent Lothian Golf Coast before finishing in the final furlong at Musselburgh Racecourse.

Half Marathon: £15 registration fee - £100 sponsorship target 

10k: £10 registration fee - £50 sponsorship target

Register Scottish Half Marathon and 10k

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack.

 

Great Scottish Run

  • Date: Sunday 1 October 2017
  • Location: Glasgow

Scotland’s biggest weekend of running at the Great Scottish Run. Choose from a 10k or half marathon, both of which take you though the streets of Glasgow. Take in the landmarks and enjoy the entertainment along the route.

10k: £27 registration fee - £50 sponsorship target
Half marathon: £34 registration fee - £100 sponsorship target

Register for the Great Scottish Run

Let us know that you're running for us and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack.


 

Edinburgh Marathon Festival

  • Date: Saturday 26 - Sunday 27 May 2018
  • Location: Glasgow

Fast and 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 personal best. Enjoy a fantastic all-encompassing route which takes in some of Edinburgh’s most iconic landmarks as well as offering picturesque views along the East Lothian coastline.

Take on the full marathon, enter a team of four in the Hairy Haggis relay or complete the half marathon route.

Marathon/Hairy Haggis team relay: £50 registration fee - £400 sponsorship target
Half marathon: £25 registration fee - £200 sponsorship target

Register for the Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Let us know that you're running for us and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack.

England

St Albans Half Marathon

  • Date: Sunday 11 June 2017
  • Location: St Albans

Starting and finishing in Verulamium Park, the St Albans Half Marathon will take you through the stunning country lanes of St Albans.

Register for the St Albans Half Marathon

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack.

For more information, please call: 020 7523 2363

 

Race to the Stones

  • Date: Saturday 15 - Sunday 16 July 2017
  • Location: The Chilterns - Avebury

Take on the challenge of 100km on foot along the oldest path in Britain.

Register your interest in Race to the Stones

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack.

For more information, please call: 01865 246818

 

Royal Parks Half Marathon

  • Date: Sunday 8 October 2017
  • Location: London

Join London’s favourite half marathon. Starting and finishing in Hyde Park, the 13.1 mile route takes runners through four of London’s most beautiful parklands: Hyde Park, St James's Park, Kensington Gardens and Green Park.

As you run you will be inspired by great views of iconic London landmarks, such as Buckingham Palace, Marble Arch, the London Eye, the Royal Albert Hall and the Palace of Westminster.

Register your interest in the Royal Parks Half Marathon

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack.

 

Royal Windsor Half Marathon River Trail Run

  • Date: Sunday 8 October 2017
  • Location: Windsor

With an idyllic start and finish at the foot of Windsor Castle, a royal home and fortress for over 900 years, the entirely flat river route guides you upstream to Maidenhead before heading back towards Windsor.

Register for the Royal Windsor Half Marathon

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack.

For more information, please call: 01865 246818

 

Bournemouth Marathon Festival

  • Date: Saturday 7 - Sunday 8 October 2017
  • Location: Bournemouth
  • Minimum sponsorship: Marathon - £500, half marathon - £250, 10k - £150, 5k - £50.

Take part in the Bournemouth Marathon Festival for Christian Aid, a selection of exciting races on the South Coast of England.

With stunning sea views, and fresh, crisp, clean air, you'll see the very best of Bournemouth and Poole along the way.

With six races to choose from there is something for all abilities, so if you don’t feel up to running a full marathon, then why not enter the half marathon, supersonic 10k or speed of light 5k?

Register for the Bournemouth Marathon Festival

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack.

 

Birmingham Marathon

  • Date: Sunday 15 October 2017
  • Location: Birmingham

Birmingham will join the great cities of the world by hosting a marathon running event. To be staged for the first time in October 2017, this is great opportunity not to be missed!

Register for the Birmingham Marathon

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack.

 

Vitality Brighton Half Marathon

  • Date: Sunday 25 February 2018
  • Location: Brighton

A beautiful seafront course with amazing crowd support!

Register for the Bright Half Marathon

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack. 

For more information, please call: 020 7523 2363

Milton Keynes Half Marathon & Festival of Running

  • Date: Sunday 11 March 2018
  • Location: Milton Keynes 

The festival consists of a family friendly or super-swift 5k event, our classic 10k distance race, our ever popular half-marathon distance race and our 20 miler for those who like to go long.

Register for Milton Keynes Festival of Running

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack. 

For more information, please call: 01865 246818

 

Vitality North London Half Marathon

  • Date: Sunday 11 March 2018
  • Location: London

The greatest finish line in the world! Take on the mighty challenge! The Vitality North London Half Marathon 2018 takes you on a tour of North London and sees you cross The Greatest Finish Line in the World - Wembley Stadium connected by EE in celebratory style!

Register for the North London Half Marathon

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack.

 

Vitality Reading Half Marathon

  • Date: Sunday 18 March 2018
  • Location: Reading

Starting in the stunning parkland of Green Park the race will take you through Green Park on a loop before crossing the A33 onto Bennet Road. Experience what Green Park has to offer with fresh legs as you see the park in all its glory.

Register for the Reading Half Marathon

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack. 

For more information, please call: 01865 246818

 

Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run

  • Date:Sunday 27 May 2018
  • Location: Manchester

Take in the views of Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium, the award-winning Imperial War Museum and The Lowry. You will also pass the famous cobbles of Coronation Street’s new set. Perhaps the most significant landmark will be Beetham Tower, the 47-storey skyscraper which almost marks the finish line for you! As well as the 10k, there will also be a brand new half marathon for 2017!

Register for the Great Manchester Run

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack.

 


For more information on running for Christian Aid, get in touch with our fundraising events team now by email or on +44 (0) 20 7523 2073.

Each member of our fantastic team will receive:

  • A runner sponsorship pack containing all your fundraising, awareness and training advice

  • Personalised support from the Events Fundraising Team including telephone calls and regular e-newsletters

  • A Christian Aid running vest

  • Personal training and fitness advice from experts

  • Plenty of encouragement, enthusiasm and smiles throughout your challenge.

Find out what other runs you can get involved with to raise money for Christian Aid!

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