Running events

If cycling isn’t your thing, why not take on a running challenge for Transaid?

We can offer a range of individual challenge events, from mud runs to local 10ks and marathons, through Run for Charity.

There are a range of sporting activities that you can take part in for Transaid. Previous challenges that Transaid supporters have completed include: the Hampton Court Palace Half Marathon, the Paris Marathon, and a self-organised 140 mile challenge through Pembrokeshire!

Ready to take your first steps? Choose from one of our featured challenges, or view our full event list at the bottom of the page. For more information contact anna@transaid.org.

 

Barcelona Marathon  19th March 2023

With 18,000 runners taking part in the Barcelona Marathon in 2013, this is a rapidly growing event that takes place around one of Europe’s most beautiful cities.

Registration deadline: 9th March 2023

Secure your place: £50 | Fundraising target: £350

 

 

Brighton Marathon  2nd April 2023

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.

Registration deadline: 27th February 2023

Secure your place: £65 | Fundraising target: £400

 

 

Paris Marathon  2nd April 2023

The Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris is now one of the biggest marathons in the world and perfectly combines a personal challenge with the chance to discover one of the world’s greatest cities.

Registration deadline: 27th February 2023

Secure your place: £75 | Fundraising target: £500

 

 

Manchester Marathon  16th April 2023

The adidas Manchester Marathon is one of the UK’s premier running events, famous for its fast, flat and friendly route.

Registration deadline: 27th February 2023

Secure your place: £50 | Fundraising target: £350

 

 

Hackney Half Marathon  21st May 2023

The Hackney Half Marathon has fast become one of London’s most hotly-anticipated races, due to its buzzy festival atmosphere and scenic route around Hackney.

Registration deadline: 4th May 2023

Secure your place: £35 | Fundraising target: £350

 

 

Edinburgh Half Marathon  28th May 2023

This ever-growing festival of running is now a major event in the Scottish sporting calendar. Starting in Edinburgh, the course heads out through East Lothian offering stunning views and an unforgettable running experience.

Registration deadline: 18th May 2023

Secure your place: £50 | Fundraising target: £400

 

 

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We totally understand that running, cycling, sports and other challenges are not for everyone so please do get in touch for other ways to fundraise for us. For example; hosting a bake sale at the finish line of your local 5km Park Run is a great way to raise funds for Transaid programmes!

Need inspiration?

Still unsure where to start? Click below to read the full list of Run for Charity events that you can take part in.