Runs

NPF has secured charity places in the following runs; Edinburgh Half MarathonVirgin Sport British 10K and Great North Run

Browse through some of the most popular runs below and find one that is perfect for you. 


Great North Run 5K

8th September 

Runners start on the Newcastle side of the River Tyne and follow a scenic route over two of the Quayside’s 7 bridges; the Swing Bridge and the Gateshead Millennium Bridge. 

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Great South Run 5K 

20th October 

Every year, 1,000 runners kick off the biggest weekend of running in the South with the Simplyhealth Great South 5k. The shorter running route starts on Clarence Esplanade in Southsea and is perfect for those who are new to running.

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Great Birmingham 10K

6th May

If music is your motivator, the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10k is the perfect event for you.  Strut your stuff across the start line to the most popular tunes from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, Noughties or present day, then hit the streets to your favourite music for an electric party atmosphere that will keep you going as you walk, jog, run – or even dance – all the way from the start to your well-deserved finisher’s pack!

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Great Bristol 10k

13th May

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be a part of one of Britain’s biggest 10ks that makes the most of Bristol’s picturesque backdrop.

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Great Manchester 10K

20th May

First staged in 2003 as a legacy event from the Commonwealth Games staged the previous year, the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run has become one of the biggest and most prestigious events in the sporting calendar.

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Two Castles Run

10th June

The Two Castles Run is organised by the Rotary Club of Kenilworth and Leamington Cycling and Athletic Club, entirely by unpaid volunteers, with all proceeds being donated to charitable causes.

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Virgin Sport British 10K

15th July 

Join over 10,000 other participants at this exciting 10K. This course is a special one and you will get to weave your way through the heart of London, running along the Embankments, passing by Big Ben and darting past Westminster Abbey! 

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Bangor 10K

6th September 

This race starts and finishes in the city centre and goes out to the coastline, in to the magnificent Penrhyn Castle Estate then back to and along the Garth Pier over the Menai Straits, taking in views of Anglesey, Snowdonia and the surrounding North Wales coastline, then back to the finish in the city centre.

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Great North 10K

6th September 

The North East’s biggest 10k sees over 5,000 people take on a scenic route along the NewcastleGateshead Quayside and cross the finish line inside the famous Gateshead International Stadium. It’s the perfect training run for the world’s biggest half marathon, the Simplyhealth Great North Run.

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Edinburgh Half Marathon

27th May 

Join Team NPF at the flattest half marathon in the UK, making it perfect for a beginner or a perfect opportunity to gain a personal best! 

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Great North Run

9th September 

Join Team NPF at the world’s largest half marathon. The Great North Run attracts runners from across the world so grab your running shoes and join Team NPF for this challenge of a lifetime!

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Royal Parks Half Marathon

14th October

This stunning central London Half Marathon, takes in some of the capital’s world – famous landmarks on closed roads, and four of London’s eight Royal Parks – Hyde Park, The Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensington Gardens.

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Manchester Marathon

8th April

A superfast course, great entertainment, outstanding crowd support and glorious finish at Emirates Old Trafford, the home of Lancashire Cricket Club, plus a medal and ASICS technical t-shirt for all finishers!

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Belfast Marathon

7th May 

Join over 17,500 runners on the streets of Belfast as they take on the Belfast City Marathon.  The race starts at Ormeau Park and follows a route that covers many areas of the city meaning you’ll have plenty of vocal support from local residents!

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Rock’n’Roll Liverpool Marathon

19th May 

Race through the city where Rock laid its Roots! Walk or run in the steps of the Beatles, and let the beat go on as you discover Liverpool’s rock/ pop history along your marathon or half marathon journey.

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Birmingham International Marathon

14th October 

The 26.2 mile event will start at Alexander stadium, the home of British Athletics. The course will take in a number of the city’s most iconic landmarks before finishing in the city centre.

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Colour Run

8th July 

The Color Run is the original, largest and most unique 5k colour fun run in the world which celebrates healthiness, happiness, friendship and having the time of your life!

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