Running

If you've been looking for a new challenge, join our team for one of the great running events below. Or if you're lucky enough to have your own place in a race, you can still run for Leonard Cheshire. Full training advice will be given and you will receive unparalleled support all the way to the finish and beyond.

And every step you take will help us to support disabled people in living life their way.

Visit our London Marathon page for free marathon training guides.

  • A runner

    Great North Run

    Date: Sunday 8 September 2019

    The world's largest half marathon.

  • Leonard Cheshire runners

    Big Fun Run

    Date: From July to October

    A series of 5k runs within scenic settings in various UK locations from July to October 2018. Great for a team.

  • Hydon Hobble runners at the finish line

    Hydon Hobble

    Date: Friday 7 June 2019

    A family-friendly three mile run, walk or hobble in the scenic Surrey Hills woodland. 

  • London Marathon runners

    London Marathon

    Date: 28 April 2019

    With a ballot place or one of ours, run for change!

  • London Marathon runners

    Belfast City Marathon

    Date: 5 May 2019

    Northern Ireland's largest sporting participatory event.

  • A runner

    Edinburgh Half Marathon

    Date: 26 May 2019

    A fantastic flat and fast course, ideal for your first race or to get a personal best.

  • Supporters cheering at the London Marathon

    Edinburgh Marathon

    Date: 26 May 2019

    This course was voted the fastest marathon in UK in 2008 and is great if it's your first one or if you are looking for a personal best!

  • Bournemouth Marathon

    Date: 6 October 2019

    The run takes in Boxcombe and Bournemouth piers on this coastal route. 

  • Bournemouth Half Marathon

    Date: 6 October 2019

    The Bournemouth Half Marathon course follows part of the full marathon route, taking in both Boxcombe and Bournemouth piers along the coastal route.

  • Cardiff Half Marathon

    Date: 6 October 2019

    Run this stunning course and support us. 

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