Run

Whether you’re a first time competitor or a seasoned runner, it’s time to lace up your trainers and join #TeamGrandAppeal.  There’s a challenge to suit everyone, from 10ks and half marathons to obstacles courses and mud runs, so pick your distance and terrain and start your training today. 

Not sure which event to take part in? We’ve listed our favourites below and have lots of fundraising tips and advice to get you all the way to the finish line.  So once you have decided which race is for you, register with the events team by calling 0117 927 3888 or emailing molly@grandappeal.org.uk and we will send you a free running top to wear on race day.

Virgin Money London Marathon – Sunday 22nd April 2018

Are you one of the lucky ones to be awarded a ballot place? Why not turn your good fortune into a gift and join #TeamGrandAppeal? 

 

Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k & Family Run – Sunday 13th May 2018

Don't miss out on the opportunity to be a part of one of Britain's biggest 10ks, which makes the most of Bristol's picturesque backdrop.  Runners jog along the Harbourside, through the Avon Gorge and return for a sprint finish into Anchor Square. Get the whole family involved and sign your children up for the Family Run. Taking place after the 10k, the family run is a chance for over 3’s to walk, jog or run and burn some energy in this mini race.

 

Tewkesbury Half Marathon- Sunday 13th May 2018

Lace up those trainers, don your running vest and get set to smash Tewesbury Half Marathon! 

http://www.tewkesburyhalf.com/

 

Bryn Meadows Caerphilly 10k- Sunday 20th May 2018

Set in the shadow of the spectacular Caerphilly Castle, the 10k offers runners the opportunity to run a good time on a relatively flat course. The course will lead participants in and around the town centre, passing iconic landmarks including the giant cheese sculpture and Tommy Cooper statue along the way and offering great views of the medieval castle, which dominates as the stunning backdrop to the event. A perfect run for beginners! 

http://your.caerphilly.gov.uk/10k/

 

Torbay Half Marathon- Sunday 24th June 2018

This popular seaside event has a traffic free route which starts and finishes on Paignton seafront taking in the stunning coastal views across Torbay.

http://www.torbayhalfmarathon.co.uk/

 

Swansea Family Dash- Sunday 24th June 2018

Get the kids active and pound the pavements for this 1k Family Fun Run starting at Swansea Castle and then finishing at the official Half Marathon finish line.

http://www.swanseahalfmarathon.co.uk/family-dash/

 

Simplyhealth Great Bristol Half Marathon- Sunday 23rd September 2018

This event has become a long-held tradition in the national running calendar, with over 10,000 runners every year making this a must do event with an atmosphere second to none. The course will take runners under the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge with spectacular views along the Avon Gorge and Bristol Harbourside before entering the city centre.

https://www.greatrun.org/great-bristol-half-marathon

 

Cheltenham Half Marathon- Sunday 30th September 2018

This popular Half Marathon is set in the heart of this beautiful regency town and has been designed to show off its splendour and Cotswold charm.

http://www.cheltenhamhalf.co.uk/

 

Cardiff Half Marathon- Sunday 7th October 2018

This predominately flat and fast course makes it ideal for beginners and elites, but with more than 11,000 places already sold you need to sign up quick to secure your place!

http://www.cardiffhalfmarathon.co.uk/

 

Bournemouth Marathon- Sunday 7th October 2018

Beautiful coastal views, a chance to run the Boscombe and Bournemouth piers and a spectacular finish! 

www.bournemouthmarathon.com/