Iconic Event

There are some running events that will be at  the top of your list, whether you are an experienced runner or starting with something big!


24th April 

One of the most popular marathons in the world. Starting in Greenwich Park and finishing on The Mall, you will experience a beautiful 26.2 mile route past London's most magnificent landmark.

11th September 

The world's favorite run, because they have more runners than anywhere else in the world! Starting in Newcastle upon Tyne the half marathon route takes runners through the city centre towards the River Tyne where thousands of people will cross over the iconic Tyne Bridge, where if you're lucky, you might get a glimpse of the Red Arrows passing overhead.

16th November 

The New York City Marathon is one of the world's biggest marathons, with nearly 50,000 finishers. This legendary marathon weaves around the 5 boroughs of New York City: Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, before finishing in Central Park in Manhattan. 

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Once you have chosen an event...

  • Enter the official ballot,  just incase you win one!  
  • Check our website to see if we have any guaranteed charity places (we usually have a few for the London Marathon) 
  • Find the event provider you are happy to buy your place from, most do a hospitality package arranging your hotel and travel as well.  If they offer a charity place scheme let us know the details. We do not recommend a provider but they include Sports Tours International. Visit
  • Once you have your place (whether it is from the ballot, a charity place or you have bought a place) let us know. Complete

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