Monday, August 01, 2016

Blaise Blazer

4 miles ish

OFF ROAD - a four-mile(ish) 'hill' race mini-series featuring the biggest hills and the best views in the grounds of Blaise Castle. The course includes 600ft ascent and is lightly marked.

Westbury Harriers

http://westburyharriers.com/blaise-blazer/

Westbury Harriers’ clubhouse (adjacent to the main car park and playground) at Blaise Castle


Saturday, August 13, 2016

Roseland August Trail Series (The RAT)

11-64 miles

OFF ROAD - series of challenging coastal runs along the stunning South Cornwall Coastal Path. 

Mudcrew

http://mudcrew.co.uk/event/inov-8/

Porthpean Outdoor Education Centre PL26 6AZ


Sunday, August 14, 2016

Standish Woodland Chase

10 miles

MULTI TERRAIN- hilly and run on mainly woodland trails, with some road along the scenic Cotswold escarpment.

Stroud & District Athletic Club

http://www.stroudathleticclub.co.uk/content/clubraces/standish_woodland_chase.html

Horsemarling Farm, Horsemarling Lane, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL10 3BT


Friday, August 19, 2016

GWR Towpath Series

5km

MULTI TERRAIN- Undulating

Great Western Runners

http://www.greatwesternrunners.org.uk/index.php/towpath

Greville Smyth Park, Ashton, Bristol, BS3 2LE


Saturday, August 20, 2016

Race the Train

3.5 - 14 miles.  MULTI TERRAIN - a mixture of public roads, lanes, un-metalled roads, tracks, agricultural land, and rough grazing pastures. The terrain varies all the time and can be very wet & muddy in places, the routes also ascend and descend quite steep terrain and runs on narrow footpaths with little chance of overtaking. 

http://www.racethetrain.com

Tywyn, Mid Wales


Sunday, August 21, 2016

Saltford Valley 12.5k

12.5km

MULTI TERRAIN - flat, single loop course.

Aspire Running

http://www.aspirerunningevents.co.uk/project/saltford-valley-12-5k-sunday-21st-august/

Stothert & Pitt Rugby Club, on the A4 nr Newton St Loe


Sunday, August 21, 2016

Cheddar Gorge Challenge

300m, 5km, 10km, 13.1 & 26.2 miles

OFF ROAD - A challenging off road race with a mixture of terrain, open fields, woodland and rocky trails

Relish Running

http://www.relishrunningraces.com/cheddar-gorge-challenge.php

Top of the Gorge, Cheddar


Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Crook Peak Cake Race

3 miles. Off Road Fun race to Crook Peak with cake

willprobbins@hotmail.com

http://fellrunner.org.uk/races.php?id=2817

White Hart, Cross, Axbridge, Somerset, BS26 2EE.


Saturday, August 27, 2016

The Original Somerset Maverick Race Trail Running Event

8.5km, 17km & 23km

MULTI TERRAIN - everything, from open heathland, to technical wooded single track and of course… HILLS!

Maverick Race

http://maverick-race.com/event/the-original-somerset-2/

Kilve Court Residential Education Centres, Kilve, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5 1EA


Sunday, August 28, 2016

Severn Bridge Half Marathon

13.1 miles

ROAD - something a bit different from your average 'run-of-the-mill' city half marathon: stunning views, sea air, scenic country lanes and villages and the opportunity to participate in a unique running event on a closed motorway and across the iconic Severn Bridge.

Rogue runs

https://sites.google.com/site/severnbridgehalfmarathon/

Nr Junction 2, M48 NP16 6UN


Monday, August 29, 2016

Avon Valley Wildlife & Adventure Park

10/5k and Family Fun Runs

MULTI TERRAIN- Course takes in the farmland, open countryside and wooded trails of the beautiful Avon Valley with stunning views of Kelston, the Bath Skyline and the River Avon.

Aspire Running  http://www.aspirerunningevents.co.uk

Avon Valley Adventure & Wildlife Park, Bristol


Saturday, September 03, 2016

Butcombe Trail Ultra

47 miles

MULTI TERRAIN - a 47mile ulltramarathon in the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty between six Butcombe Brewery pubs.

Town & Country Harriers

http://butcombetrailultra.com/

Swan Inn, Rowberrow, Winscombe, Winscombe, Somerset, BS25 1QL


Sunday, September 4, 2016

Woodchester Park

8 miles

OFF ROAD - A challenging, hilly course of approximately eight miles along woodland tracks through Woodchester Park.

Stroud & District Athletic Club

http://www.stroudathleticclub.co.uk/Content/ClubRaces/woodchester_park.html

Woodchester Park, Glocestershire,GL10 3TS


Sunday, September 04, 2016

Chippenham Half Marathon

13.1 miles

ROAD - voted 4th in the Runners’ World Top 10 Half Marathons of 2014 and winner of the WAA Race of the Year Award for 2014

Chippenham Harriers

http://www.chippenhamhalfmarathon.co.uk/

Chippenham Sports Club, Bristol Road, Chippenham SN15 1NH


Saturday, September 10, 2016

10 peaks: Brecon Beacons

58km & 89km (UTMB 4pt)

FELL RACE - self-navigated run/trek over a set route through the Brecon Beacons National Park. Solo, pairs or teams of 4. 24 hour cut-off.

10 Peaks Limited

http://www.10peaks.com/

YHA Danywenallt Talybont-on-Usk, Brecon, Powys, LD3 7YS


Sunday, September 11, 2016

Wentwood woodlark

8 miles, A scenic and challenging 8 mile multi-terrain race including a climb to the top of Gray Hill. Stunning views of Wentwood forest and the Bristol Channel.

Chepstow Harriers    https://sites.google.com/site/chepstowharriersrunningclub/wentwood

Earlswood Village Hall, NP16 6AW


Sunday, September 11, 2016

Dyrham Park 5/10k

5km, 10km & family fun runs

MULTI TERRAIN - The course will cover the beautiful grounds of this stunning National Trust property. It has 270 acres of ancient parkland, has breath taking views and is home to a historic herd of free roaming fallow deer.

Aspire Running

 http://www.aspirerunningevents.co.uk/project/dyrham-park-510k-family-fun-runs-11th-september/

Dyrham Park, Dyrham, near Bath, Gloucestershire, SN14 8ER


Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Bristol Half Marathon

13.1 miles

ROAD - Around Bristol City

Run Bristol

 http://www.runbristol.com/

Bristol City Center


Saturday, September 17, 2016

OMM Lite: North Yorkshire

5km - 50km

OFF ROAD - Teams of two navigate over two days returning to the event HQ at the end of each day: trails, bridleways & footpaths only. (not open access, due to the time of year)

OMM

 https://www.theomm.com/omm-lite-north-yorkshire-2016/

New Inn & Cropton Brewery, Cropton, nr Pickering, North Yorkshire YO18 8HH


Sunday, September 18, 2016

Bath Two Tunnels

300m, 5km, 10km, 1/2M, M, 50km & 100km

MULTI TERRAIN - tarmac & canal paths

Relish Running

http://www.relishrunningraces.com/bath-two-tunnels-railway-running-races.php

Brickfields Open Space, Bath BA2 1LX


Sunday, September 18, 2016

The Beast

2, 8 & 17 miles

OFF ROAD - a trail event which takes in some of the most hilly, but beautiful, and stunning parts of the Cotswolds. An opportunity, to run over commonland, through private woodlands, up the famous Cheese Rollers Hill (Coopers Hill), get spectacular Cotswold views and visit local villages.

Cotswold Allrunners

https://iamoutdoors.uk/cotswold-allrunners/cotswold-allrunners-events/cranhambeast/

Cranham Scouts Centre, GL4 8HP


Saturday, September 24, 2016

Welsh Ultra Running Series Round 3: Black Mountains

33 miles (UTMB 1 point)

ULTRA - 40 MILES-ISH / MARATHON - 26 MILES-ISH / TRAIL - 10 MILES-ISH

Might Contain Nuts

http://www.mightcontainnuts.com/events

EVENT HQ - Black Mountains


Saturday, September 24, 2016

The Cotswold Way Century

102 miles (UTMB 4pt)

MULTI TERRAIN - 2 day ultra along the Cotswold Way from Chipping Camden to Bath.

Cotswold Running

http://www.cotswoldrunning.co.uk/cotswold-way-century

Chipping Campden School, Cidermill Lane, Chipping Campden GL55 6HU


September 17, 2016

Uphill to Wells Relay & Solo

30 miles

An off-road relay race starting at Uphill beach and finishing at Wells Cathedral. The route is 90% off-road and more or less exactly follows the West Mendip Way along footpaths and bridleways.

Mendip Hash

http://www.uphilltowells.com/default.aspx

Uphill Beach


Saturday, October 01, 2016

Rogue Runs Mini-Mountain Marathon

Various

OFF ROAD -  a one day event or two days ... and spend overnight at our campsite with good facilities, in a BB, hotel or just go home. Score and Linear classes.

Rogue Runs

https://sites.google.com/site/roguerunsevents/home/our-events/mini-mountain-marathon

Brecon Beacons


Friday, October 07, 2016

Atlantic Coast Challenge

26.2 miles x 3

MULTI TERRAIN - Wild and rugged. Steep climbs and descents that test your concentration as well as your strength.

VO Two

http://www.votwo.co.uk/events/challenges/atlantic-coast-challenge/?VIEW=atlantic-coast-challenge&ROUND=21

St Ives Bay Holiday Park


Saturday, October 08, 2016

The Avon Valley Railway 10k/4k

4km & 10km

MULTI TERRAIN - undulating course held on a traffic free Railway Path and fields.

Aspire Runnning

http://www.aspirerunningevents.co.uk/project/avon-valley-railway-410k-saturday-8th-october-9am/

Avon Valley Railway (Bitton Station), Bath Road, Bitton BS30 6HD


Sunday, October 09, 2016

Mendip Muddle

20km

MULTI TERRAIN -   tough (there is 420m of climb), but very interesting, set in some of the finest scenery in the West Country. There are Roman lead mines, underground rivers, a nature reserve, open moorland, potholes, an ancient rabbit warren, an Iron Age fort, deciduous and conifer forest, and prehistoric tumuli.

Weston AC

http://www.westonac.co.uk/mendipmuddle/

Charterhouse, Nr Blagdon, BS40 7XR


Saturday, October 22, 2016

Warmley Forest Park 5/10k

5km & 10km

MULTI TERRAIN - traverse over a mixture of broadleaved woodland, scrub and open grassland with a small section of the route on the Bristol to Bath Railway Path. The course is flat/undulating with a few small cheeky hills thrown in (10km = 2 loops).

Aspire Runnning

http://www.aspirerunningevents.co.uk/project/warmley-forest-park-510k-saturday-22nd-october-2016/

Visitor Centre, London Road, Warmley (opposite the Midland Spinner Pub) Postcode BS30 5JB


Sunday, October 23, 2016

Stroud Half Marathon

13.1 miles

ROAD - a great mix of urban and rural roads.

Total Buzz Events

http://www.stroudhalf.com/

Marlings School, Cainscross Road, Stroud


Sunday, October 23, 2016

Exmoor Stagger & Stumble

6 or 15 miles

OFF ROAD - This is a tough,find your own way run.

Minehead running club

http://www.mineheadrunningclub.co.uk/stagger_stumble.html

The Exmoor Sandpiper Car Park, Countisbury Hill, Lynton, Devon


Saturday, October 29, 2016

OMM

Various

OFF ROAD - The OMM is a test of endurance, navigation and mountain skills. Teams of 2 choose the difficulty of their course and over 2 days visit a series of checkpoints spread out over 400sqkm of wilderness.

OMM

 http://www.theomm.com/events/OMM_Original/

Location to be revealed a couple of months before the event.


Sunday, October 30, 2016

Herepath Half

13.7 miles

MULTI TERRAIN - The route generally follows the Staple Fitzpaine Herepath Trail in the Blackdown Hills. The trail reaches the highest point in the Blackdowns with fabulous views.

Running Forever

 http://www.herepathhalf.org/

Thurlbear Primary School, Thurlbear, Somerset TA3 5BW


October TBC

Portishead multi-terrain

10km

MULTI TERRAIN – Undulating

Portishead Running Club

http://www.portisheadrunningclub.co.uk/10km-multi-terrain-race.html

Lake Ground, Portishead, Bristol, BS20 7HZ


Sunday, November 06, 2016

The Bog & Bryn Challenge

20km

MULTI TERRAIN- a toughmulti-terrain scenic race, across the footpaths, open fields, country lanes and woodland of Llantarnam, Henllys, Rogerstone, Coed Eva and Hollybush.

Fairwater Runners

 http://fairwater-cwmbran-runners.org.uk/content/races

Cwmbran Stadium, Henllys Way, Cwmbran, NP44 3YS


Sunday, November 06, 2016

Over the Hills

12km

MULTI TERRAIN- Wonderful scenery and a very friendly race

Avon Valley Runners

 http://www.avonvalleyrunners.org.uk/index.php?page=over-the-hills

Tithe Barn, Culver Close, Bradford on Avon, BA15 1LF


Sunday, November 13, 2016

Trionium Bath Hilly Half and 12K

13.1 miles & 12km

MULTI TERRAIN- A tough two-lap course with over 500m of ascent and descent.

Trionium

 http://www.trionium.com/bathhillyhalf

Bath Racecourse, Lansdown, Bath, BA1 9BU


Sunday, November 13, 2016

Sodbury Slog

8.5 miles

OFF ROAD – muddy

Bitton Road Runners

 http://www.sodburyslog.co.uk

Chipping Sodbury School, South Gloucestershire


Thursday, November 17, 2016

Night Race

6-ish miles

MULTI TERRAIN - The route is a lovely mix of twisting forest single tracks, fully taped dense wooded sections, wide leafy (and in some places muddy) footpaths and fast forest fire-track at the start... all starting and finishing in a fine 'forest' pub serving good food and fine ales.

Rogue Runs

 https://sites.google.com/site/roguerunsevents/home/our-events/nightrunseries

Mallards Pike Lake, Nr Moseley Green,  Forest of Dean, GL14 2UH


Sunday, November 27, 2016

AVR Wiltshire Half Marathon

13.1 miles

ROAD - rural and undulating along picturesque quiet country roads passing through villages such as Great Hinton, Edington and Steeple Ashton.

Avon Valley Runners

 http://www.avrwiltshirehalfmarathon.org/

Station Yard, Edington, Wiltshire, BA13 4NT


November TBC

Gordano Round Marathon 2015

27 miles

MULTI TERRAIN - Taking in coastal paths, woodland and many beautiful views. It will follow the approximate route of the waymarked Gordano Round with minor changes which will be well marked.

Portishead Running Club

http://www.portisheadrunningclub.co.uk/gordano-round-marathon.html

Gordano School, Portishead


November TBC

Nightingale Nightmare

10km

MULTI TERRAIN- a Halloween-themed race through Bristol's Leigh Woods and along the River Avon towpath.

Southville Runners

 http://www.nightingalenightmare.co.uk/

The Rising Sun (Formerly Bar BS3), 21 Ashton Road, Bristol BS3.


Saturday, December 03, 2016

Santa Run at Old Down Estate

5km, 10km & family fun runs

MULTI TERRAIN - undulating in and out of the grounds of Old Down Country Park (10km = 2 laps).

Aspire Running

 http://www.aspirerunningevents.co.uk/project/%EF%BF%BC-the-santa-run-at-old-down-estate-saturday-3rd-december-10am/

Old Down Country Park BS32 4PG


Saturday, December 03, 2016

Welsh Ultra Running Series Round 4: Brecon Beacons

33 miles (UTMB 1 point)

ULTRA - 40 MILES-ISH / MARATHON - 26 MILES-ISH / TRAIL - 10 MILES-ISH

Might Contain Nuts

http://www.mightcontainnuts.com/events

EVENT HQ - Brecon Beacons


Sunday, December 04, 2016

Full Monty Cute

10.5 miles

MULTI TERRAIN- 10 Hills in 10 miles

Crewkerne Running Club

 http://www.fullmontycute.btck.co.uk

Ham Hill Country Park, Stoke sub Hamdon, Somerset.


Sunday, December 11, 2016

Christmas Cracker

10km

MULTI TERRAIN- Flat, on tarmac and beach

Weston AC

 http://www.westonac.co.uk/christmascracker/

Weston College, Knightstone Road, BS23 2AL