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UK Regional Half Marathons

We are delighted to have access to places in a number of half marathons through a partnership with Sport for Charity!

This includes (but is not limited to) the below. If an event you'd like to run in is not listed please give us a shout either via or on 0207 033 1646 and we will endeavor to help!

Please also note if you'd rather do your own Virtual Event at a time, pace and place that suits you, check out our Virtual Fundraising Challenge page.

The below events all have a registration fee of £25 and a minimum fundraising target of £300:

The Big Half Marathon - 22nd August 2021 - Sign up now!

This follows much of the same iconic route past London’s historic landmarks as the London Marathon. After crossing Tower Bridge you’ll follow the river down to the finish line in Greenwich.

Leeds Half Marathon - 5th September 2021 - Sign up now!

The Leeds Half Marathon is Yorkshire’s biggest and (probably loudest!) event of its kind. With its city centre start and finish, the event brings excitement, colour, crowds and a great atmosphere to the heart of the city. With a fantastically vibrant atmosphere guaranteed, get yourself to Leeds and on the start line, whilst raising vital funds for our human rights work.

Scottish Half Marathon - 19th September 2021 - Sign up now!

The route is seriously flat and rapid – so great if you are aiming for a personal best or taking part in your first half marathon! Starting conveniently at 11am just outside Edinburgh, you will run along the magnificent East Lothian Golf Coast before finishing in the final furlong at Scotland’s oldest racecourse - Musselburgh Racecourse!

Sheffield Half Marathon - 26th September 2021 - Sign up now!

Thousands of runners of all abilities will be taking part, raising many thousands of pounds for numerous great causes. With a city centre start and finish, a huge crowd of enthusiastic supporters will cheer participants out and back. The event boasts a stunningly scenic route with majestic views of the Peak District on the climb to Ringinglow.

Hackney Half Marathon - 26th September 2021 - Sign up now!

The 13.1 mile route will take you through Hackney’s vibrant streets and scenic green spaces, showcasing the borough’s diversity and creative spirit, finishing with panoramic views of the Olympic Park – all while you help us to fund vital human rights work with every step.

Manchester Half Marathon - 10th October 2021 - Sign up now!

The Manchester Half is a 13.1 mile challenge that takes place every October, starting and finishing by Old Trafford, and is easily the biggest in the region with over 15,000 runners. It’s an event that aims to truly represent all the wonderful people of Manchester, and celebrate our achievements.

Oxford Half Marathon - 17th October 2021 - Sign up now!

The Oxford Half Marathon is a fast and flat 13.1 mile route that showcases Oxford’s most iconic landmarks. Starting and finishing in the city centre, this race takes runners over the River Cherwell and out to the charming village of Old Marston before looping back past the impressive university colleges.

Signed up to run? Get fundraising!

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How we’ll support you

As a member of our team you’ll receive:

  • A personalised running vest or T-shirt 
  • A fundraising pack filled with advice and ideas
  • One to one fundraising and training support
  • Fundraising and event materials like collecting tins, posters, badges etc
  • Regular updates on the event and on our human rights successes
  • An experienced and dedicated Community and Events Fundraising team with loads of advice and support to offer

Get in touch

If you have any questions or queries, contact our Community and Events Fundraising Team who will be able to provide you with further information. We will be more than happy to assist.

Phone: 020 7033 1646