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Our year-round programme of running has something to suit everyone and includes some of the world’s biggest runs. You can choose to run a full marathon, like the prestigious London Marathon, a half-marathon, like the Great North Run, or even a 10k run, like the Great Manchester Run

As a Red Cross runner, you'll be in good hands. We'll ensure you get expert training advice with your training, and support you from start to finish.

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London Marathon runners crossing Tower Bridge

Virgin Money London Marathon 2017

Join Team Red Cross to take part in one of the biggest running challenges on the planet.

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Runner holds medal in front of the Arc de Triomphe at the Paris Marathon in 2013

Paris Marathon


09 Apr 2017

Take on the ultimate challenge and run the Paris Marathon with Team Red Cross.

A British Red Cross runner holds up her race completion medal

Paris Half Marathon


Join Team Red Cross in the Paris Half Marathon and take on this half marathon around one of Europe’s most iconic cities.

Gilbert Ozuzu competing in the Great North Run

Great North Run


11 Sep 2016

Save and change lives by running with us in the world's biggest half-marathon next September in Newcastle.

A smiling British Red Cross runner holds her arms aloft in celebration during a race

Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon 2016


09 Oct 2016

The Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon is one of the UK’s most popular half marathons. A beautiful autumnal race right through the centre of London and its stunning Royal Parks.

Three men smile after finishing the Great North Run

Great Manchester Run

Manchester City Centre

28 May 2017

It's ideal for all abilities and 2016 is set to be the best year yet for this prestigious 10k run.

Runner to BRC tent

Great Scottish Run


01 Oct 2016

Be part of Scotland’s biggest running event – run the half marathon or 10K challenge, Glasgow.

Ruth says thanks with a marathon challenge

Ruth Chambers was so moved by our support for both her parents that she donned a pair of lycra shorts to run her first (and last) fundraising marathon.


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