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Join #TeamDUK and run towards a world where diabetes can do no harm. Whether you’re a complete beginner or you’ve been running for years, we’ve got the perfect running event for you.



Great North Run - 8 September 2019

The Great North Run is the premier event in the Great Run series and is firmly established as the world's greatest half marathon.

Royal Parks Half Marathon - 13 October 2019

The stunning 13.1 mile route takes in the capital’s world-famous landmarks on closed roads and four of London’s eight famous Royal Parks.

Run26 - October 2019

Pull on your trainers and run a marathon your way, this October. Run26, our exciting new running challenge, is your opportunity to become a marathon hero, no matter your running experience.

Bath Half Marathon - 15 March 2020

One of the longest-established and most popular city centre road events in the UK. The Bath course is fast and flat, making it suitable for all abilities.

London Landmarks Half Marathon - 29 March 2020

London Landmarks is one of the most exciting new events in London. From cultural landmarks and heritage to the city's quirky and hidden secrets, runners get to explore the capital on a route like no other!

Brighton Marathon - 19 April 2020

The Brighton Marathon is one of the UK's favourite 26.2 milers. With a stunning backdrop of the sea in one of the country's most vibrant cities, the race gets bigger and better every year.

Virgin London Marathon - 26 April 2020

This needs no introduction. With thousands of spectators screaming your name and passing some of London’s greatest landmarks, it's an experience you'll never forget.

Edinburgh Marathon Festival - 23/24 May 2020

Scotland’s largest running festival of its kind. Fast and flat with courses including the marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K. Its ideal if it’s your first race or if you are looking for a personal best.

Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run - 24 May 2020

We are the official charity partner this year for the Great Runs series and are delighted to be involved in this event. It's a brilliant atmosphere and you can choose between the 10k or the Half Marathon.

Overseas Marathons

Whether it’s running through the artistic streets of Berlin or the blocks and avenues of New York City, we can point you in the right direction.

Simplyhealth Great Run Series 2019

Diabetes UK is delighted to be the charity partner for the Simplyhealth Great Run Series in 2019. The Simplyhealth Great Run Series includes events across the UK, from 1-mile family runs to the world’s biggest half marathon, there is an event for everyone

Tough Mudder

A series of hardcore 10–12 mile obstacle courses designed to challenge the toughest of the tough. Are you tough enough?

JCP Swansea Half Marathon 2019

Voted the UK’s best half marathon (2017 and 2018) and Wales’ biggest and best summer half marathon. The JCP Swansea Half Marathon offers runners the chance for a perfect PB on the flat, fast, scenic 13.1 mile route.

Training Room

Whether you're new to running or you're a seasoned pro, check out our training room for helpful advice with training plans available too.
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