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Run for us!

If you are looking for an exhilarating, fun challenge this year then you're in the right place. When it comes to joining Christian Aid’s running team, the more, the merrier!

Scotland

Edinburgh Marathon Festival

  • Date: Sunday 28 May 2017
  • Location: Edinburgh

Fast and flat, this course was voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World - ideal if it’s your first marathon or you are looking for a personal best. Enjoy a fantastic all-encompassing route which takes in some of Edinburgh’s most iconic landmarks as well as offering picturesque views along the East Lothian coastline.

Take on the full marathon, enter a team of 4 in the Hairy Haggis relay or complete the half-marathon route.

Marathon/ Hairy Haggis team relay   
£50 registration fee - £400 sponsorship target
Half-marathon  
£25 registration fee - £200 sponsorship target

To register click here

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack.

 

Kilomathon Scotland

  • Date: Sunday 9 May 2017
  • Location: Edinburgh

Kilomathon Scotland takes place in Edinburgh and is run on the beautiful Edinburgh cycle path network. Runners take in the historic Royal Yacht Britannia, picturesque Victoria Park and enjoy tranquil cycle paths before a fantastic finish in front of the West Stand at BT Murrayfield Stadium.

13.1k: £10 registration fee - £100 sponsorship target  
6.5k: £5 registration fee - £50 sponsorship target

To register click here

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack.

 

Scottish Half Marathon & 10k

  • Date: Sunday 24 September 2017
  • Location: Edinburgh

Starting conveniently just outside Edinburgh, you run along the magnificent East Lothian Golf Coast before finishing in the final furlong at Musselburgh Racecourse.

Half-marathon: £15 registration fee - £100 sponsorship target
10k: £10 registration fee - £50 sponsorship target

To register click here

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack.

England

Vitality Brighton Half Marathon

  • Date: Sunday 26 February 2017
  • Location: Brighton

A beautiful seafront course with amazing crowd support!

To register click here

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack. 

For more information, please call: 020 7523 2363

 

Milton Keynes Half Marathon & Festival of Running

  • Date: Sunday 5 March 2017
  • Location: Milton Keynes 

The festival consists of a family friendly or super-swift 5k event, our classic 10k distance race, our ever popular half-marathon distance race and our 20 miler for those who like to go long.

To register click here

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack. 

For more information, please call: 01865 246818

 

Vitality Reading Half Marathon

  • Date: Sunday 19 March 2017
  • Location: Reading

Starting in the stunning parkland of Green Park the race will take you through Green Park on a loop before crossing the A33 onto Bennet Road. Experience what Green Park has to offer with fresh legs as you see the park in all its glory.

To register click here 

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack. 

For more information, please call: 01865 246818

 

Royal Windsor Half Marathon River Trail Run

  • Date: Sunday 21 May 2017
  • Location: Windsor 

With an idyllic start and finish at the foot of Windsor Castle, a royal home and fortress for over 900 years, the entirely flat river route guides you upstream to Maidenhead before heading back towards Windsor.

To register click here

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack. 

For more information, please call: 01865 246818

 

St Albans Half Marathon

  • Date: Sunday 11 June 2017
  • Location: St Albans 

Starting and finishing in Verulamium Park, the St Albans Half Marathon will take you through the stunning country lanes of St Albans.

To register click here

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack. 

For more information, please call: 020 7523 2363

 

Race to the Stones

  • Date: 15-16 July 2017
  • Location: The Chilterns - Avebury

Take on the challenge of 100km on foot along the oldest path in Britain.

To register your interest click here

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack. 

For more information, please call: 01865 246818

 

Royal Parks Half Marathon

  • Date: 8 October 2017 
  • Location: London

Join London’s favourite half marathon. Starting and finishing in Hyde Park, the 13.1 mile route takes runners through four of London’s most beautiful parklands: Hyde Park, St James's Park, Kensington Gardens and Green Park.

As you run you will be inspired by great views of iconic London landmarks, such as Buckingham Palace, Marble Arch, the London Eye, the Royal Albert Hall and the Palace of Westminster.

To register your interest click here

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack.

 

Bournemouth Marathon Festival

  • Date: 8-9 October 2017
  • Location: Bournemouth
  • Minimum sponsorship: Marathon - £500, half marathon - £250, 10k - £150, 5k - £50.

Take part in the Bournemouth Marathon Festival for Christian Aid, a selection of exciting races on the South Coast of England.

With stunning sea views, and fresh, crisp, clean air, you'll see the very best of Bournemouth and Poole along the way.

With six races to choose from there is something for all abilities, so if you don’t feel up to running a full marathon, then why not enter the half marathon, supersonic 10k or speed of light 5k?

To register now click here

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack.

 

North London Half Marathon

 
Date: 12 March 2017
Location: London

The greatest finish line in the world! Take on the mighty challenge! The Vitality North London Half Marathon 2017 takes you on a tour of North London and sees you cross The Greatest Finish Line in the World - Wembley Stadium connected by EE in celebratory style!

To register now click here

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack.

 

Birmingham Marathon


Date: 15 October 2017
Location: Birmingham

Birmingham will join the great cities of the world by hosting a marathon running event. To be staged for the first time in October 2017, this is great opportunity not to be missed!

To register now click here

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack.

 

Great Manchester Run


Date: 28 May 2017
Location: Manchester

Take in the views of Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium, the award-winning Imperial War Museum and The Lowry. You will also pass the famous cobbles of Coronation Street’s new set. Perhaps the most significant landmark will be Beetham Tower, the 47-storey skyscraper which almost marks the finish line for you! As well as the 10k, there will also be a brand new half marathon for 2017!

To register now click here

Let us know that you're running for us, and we'll send you your exclusive running vest and a fundraising pack.

 


For more information on running for Christian Aid, get in touch with our fundraising events team now by email or on +44 (0) 20 7523 2073.

Each member of our fantastic team will receive:

  • A runner sponsorship pack containing all your fundraising, awareness and training advice

  • Personalised support from the Events Fundraising Team including telephone calls and regular e-newsletters

  • A Christian Aid running vest

  • Personal training and fitness advice from experts

  • Plenty of encouragement, enthusiasm and smiles throughout your challenge.

Click here to find out what other runs you can get involved with to raise money for Christian Aid!

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