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Run for charity with Action Medical Research

Whether you’re looking for your first challenge or you’re a seasoned runner we’ve got an event for you.

We have places in the world’s greatest and best-known events and races including the Virgin Money London Marathon, the London Landmarks Half Marathon and the Vitality Big Half. But that’s not all, we have places in runs across the country from 5k's and fun runs to Marathons abroad and all distances in between!

Make your miles count and join Team Action for your next running challenge.

virtual running

With many events postponed or cancelled why not put that training to good use by taking on any one of our virtual running challenges.

marathons

Ready to take on a 26.2-mile challenge?

Have a look at all of our marathon challenges, we’ve got places in London, Paris, Manchester and many more.

London Marathon

3rd October 2021
Make it your personal goal to take on the Virgin Money London Marathon. One of the 6 world majors! Apply today for your place with Team Action to get VIP treatment at the most iconic marathon in the world.

Manchester Marathon

11 April 2021
The ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon is famous for its fast, flat and friendly route. With 16,000 runners and incredible Mancunian support throughout the course the atmosphere is like no other!

Paris Marathon

CANCELLED
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.

all other marathons

Here are some other great marathons that you can run for Action Medical Research.

Simply fill out the register interest form and a member of the team will be in touch.

View list of marathons

South Downs Trail Marathon, date TBC

  • Registration fee £45 | Raise what you can

Right Move Milton Keynes Marathon, 6 September

  • Registration fee £25 | Raise £100

Barcelona Marathon, 25 October 2020

  • Registration fee £40 | Raise £200

Amsterdam Marathon, 18 October 2020

  • Registration fee £50 | Raise £150

Asda Foundation Yorkshire Marathon, 18 October 2020

  • Registration fee £60 | Raise what you can

Wales Marathon, 11 April 2021

  • Registration fee £30 | Raise £100

Edinburgh Marathon, 30 May 2021

  • Registration fee £75 | Raise £450

BNA Chester Marathon, 3 October 2021

  • Registration fee £60 | Raise what you can

Half Marathons

We have places in some of the best half marathons in the country, including the London Landmarks Half Marathon and Vitality Big Half.

Royal Parks Half

11 April 2021
Join Team Action for the spectacular sell-out Royal Parks half marathon, running through Hyde Park, Green Park, St James's Park, Kensington Gardens whilst passing famous London landmarks.

all other half marathons

Here are some other great half marathons that you can run for Action Medical Research.

Simply fill out the register interest form and a member of the team will be in touch.

View list of half marathons

​​​​​​Asda Foundation Hull Half Marathon, 15 November 2020

  • Registration fee £40 | Raise what you can

Edinburgh Half Marathon, 30 May 2021

  • Registration fee £50 | £150

Right Move Milton Keynes Half Marathon, 6 September 2020

  • Registration fee £45 | Raise what you can

Harmonie Mutuelle Semi de Paris, 18 October 2020

  • Registration fee £40 | Raise £140

ESSAR Chester Half Marathon, 16 May 2021

  • Registration £45 | Raise what you can

Scottish Half Marathon, 19 September 2021

  • Registration fee £60 | Raise what you can

Asda Foundation Sheffield Half Marathon, 27 September 2020

  • Registration fee £42 | Raise what you can

Leeds Half Marathon, Cancelled

  • Registration fee £42 | Raise what you can

Derby Half Marathon, Cancelled

  • Registration fee £40 | Raise what you can

Wales Half Marathon, 11 April 2021

  • Registration fee £45 | Raise what you can

Bournemouth Half Marathon, 4 October 2020

  • Registration fee £50 | Raise £200

Oxford Half, 11 October 2020

  • Registration fee £70 | Raise what you can

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Half Marathon, 1 November 2020

  • Registration fee £45| Raise what you can

Farnborough Half Marathon, 24 January 2021

  • Registration fee £50 | Raise what you can

Thorpe and Egham Half Marathon, 7 February 2021

  • Registration fee £45 | Raise what you can

Barcelona Half Marathon, 2021 TBC

  • Registration fee £45 | Raise what you can

Leicestershire Half Marathon, 2021 TBC

  • Registration fee £40 | Raise what you can

Hampton Court Palace Half Marathon, 21 March 2021

  • Registration fee £25 | Raise £175

5k and 10k runs

Asics London 10k

POSTPONED - Date TBC
Virgin Sport and ASICS are teaming up and returning to central London this summer with a brand-new look for the London 10k. It’s going to be the ultimate street party!

all other 5k and 10k runs

Here are some other great 5k and 10k runs that you can take part in for Action Medical Research.

Simply fill out the register interest form and a member of the team will be in touch.

All other 5k and 10k runs

Run4Colour 5k, TBC

  • Registration fee £25 | Raise what you can

Asda Foundation City of Lincoln 10k, 27 June 2021

  • Registration fee £33 | Raise what you can

Wales 5k, 27 June 2021

  • Registration fee £25 | Raise what you can

Wales 10k, 27 June 2021

  • Registration fee £30 | Raise what you can

Asda Foundation Hull 10k, 6 June 2021

  • Registration fee £32 | Raise what you can

Men’s 10k Glasgow, 29 August 2021

  • Registration £38 | Raise what you can

Edinburgh 5k, 7 November 2020

  • Registration fee £45 | Raise what you can

Edinburgh 10k, 29 May 2021

  • Registration fee £65 | Raise what you can

Asda Foundation Sheffield 10k, 26 September 2021

  • Registration fee £33 | Raise what you can

Brighton 10k, TBC

  • Registration fee £20 | Raise £100

Scottish 10k, 19 September 2021

  • Registration fee £45 | Raise what you can

Bournemouth Supersonic 5k, 9 October 2020

  • Registration fee £35 | Raise what you can

Bournemouth Supersonic 10k, 10 October 2021

  • Registration fee £70 | Raise what you can

Asda Foundation – Gear 10k, 5 May 2021

  • Registration fee £32 | Raise what you can

Run Tatton, 7 November 2020

  • Registration fee £34 | Raise what you can

Longleat 10k, 2 February 2021

  • Registration fee £30 | Raise what you can

Asda Foundation Nottingham 10k, TBC

  • Registration fee £32 | Raise what you can

Obstacle and Mud Runs

Mudnificent 7

8 August 2020
A 7km OCR designed by 7 of the top Obstacle races in the UK, using their most exciting and challenge obstacles to test your strength and stamina through 1km zones.

Mud Monster

POSTPONED - Date TBC
Prepare to get muddy when you run through the beautiful Sussex countryside, combining fields, woods, puddles, swamps and streams with lots of challenges and obstacles!

Rough Runner

Various dates and locations
Join Team Action for this game show inspired obstacle race. Expect sweeper arms, gym rings, big balls and the Travelator!

Don't see what you're looking for?

Got a different run in mind? You can still be a part of Team Action! Get in touch with the events team and we'll discuss your plans and make them a reality.

Contact the events team on: events@action.org.uk

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