Run for Mind

Do your own thing!

If you want to take on a run which isn't listed on our site, you can still join our team! A huge variety of runs of all distances take place across the UK, or even abroad, throughout the year. Simply register with the organisers, then register with us. We'd love you on our team!

RED January

RED January stands for Run Every Day January. Whether you decide to run or walk, there are no rules. The aim is to get active every day, while raising vital funds for Mind.

Ultra Challenge Series 2019

Are you a marathon runner wanting to 'up' your distance? Whether it's along magnificent coastal scenery, or in stunning open countryside, there’s an Ultra Challenge for you! 100km Full Challenge, with Half & Quarter options also available.

Simplyhealth Great Run Series

We are delighted that Mind is the official charity partner for the Simplyhealth Great Run Series 2018. We'd love you to join our team!

Tough Mudder

Take on this muddy obstacle course designed to test all-around strength, stamina, teamwork, and mental grit. Various dates and locations across the country. Full distance: 10-12 miles / Half distance: 5 miles

Isle of Wight Challenge 2019

Great challenges need great settings - Run the Island’s stunning Coastal Path on the first instalment of the Ultra Challenge Series. Join 2,000 others of all ages and experience for an unforgettable challenge over the Bank Holiday weekend. It will be rewarding, fun, and absolutely achievable with your resolve and determination alongside first class support. Push yourself further - 106km Full Island Challenge, with Half & Quarter options also available.

Cotswold Way Challenge 2019

Over 2,000 adventurers take on the historic path from Bath to Cheltenham – you can take it on as a jog or a run and test yourself on the trails! It's a start by the magnificent Royal Crescent, and then the famous rolling hills with fantastic views towards the Severn Estuary, and idyllic villages nestling in between on an epic 100km journey - with full support and great hospitality all the way to the finish line. It will be rewarding, fun, and absolutely achievable with your resolve and determination alongside first class support. Push yourself further - 100km Full Challenge, with Half & Quarter options also available.

London to Brighton Challenge 2019

Step up your running and go further than ever before on this iconic trail run. Join 000’s others and Jog, or Run an epic 100km from Capital to Coast setting out from Richmond on Thames, with full support & great hospitality all the way to the finish line.

Jurassic Coast Challenge 2019

A Poole Harbour start, then along the spectacular Jurassic Coast - a World Heritage Site since 2001. Finish line celebration in the vibrant town of Bridport. You'll get full support and great hospitality all the way - leaving you to focus on this epic Challenge!

HEINEKEN Race to the Tower

Conquer the Cotswolds. Take on the Tower. A double marathon through the heart of the idyllic Cotswolds Unrelentingly beautiful. Unforgettably challenging.

Event date: 9 June 2018

Cardiff Half Marathon 2018

Take part in one of the UK's biggest and best road races on an iconic course around Wales' capital city

Event date: 7 October 2018

Royal Parks Half Marathon

The Royal Parks Half Marathon takes place each October, starting and finishing in the stunning Hyde Park. Over 16,000 runners take part in the 13.1 mile route through Central London, taking in the spectacular sites of the capital and the beautiful Royal Parks

Event date: 14 October 2018

Simplyhealth Great South Run

The flat 10 mile course is an ideal race for all running abilities and perfect for gaining a personal best.

Event date: 21 October 2018

Santa Run

Ho ho ho! The festive spirit will be all around as you join hundreds of other Santas to run, jog or walk the 5 or 10K course!

Event date: 2 December 2018

The London Landmarks Half Marathon 2019

Celebrating the grand, the hidden and the quirky, the London Landmarks Half Marathon is a fantastic closed road central London run. It is the only half marathon to go through both the City of London and the City of Westminster, passing some of London's most iconic sites!

Event date: 24 March 2019

Brighton Marathon 2019

Join Team Mind for this beautiful coastal marathon taking place in Brighton in April 2019. Now the UK's second largest marathon, it's a fantastic day by the sea and the main event of the Brighton Marathon Weekend. Take in the sea views, soak up the fantastic atmosphere and enjoy a fabulous finish at the beach!

Event date: 14 April 2019

Brighton 10k 2019

The BM10K is the exciting curtain raiser to the Brighton Marathon, which will see thousands of people running 10K along the first part of the Brighton Marathon route.

Event date: 14 April 2019

Virgin Money London Marathon

Run for Mind in the Virgin Money London Marathon! This is one of life's great challenges; the atmosphere is second to none and the sense of achievement is wonderful.

Event date: 28 April 2019

Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run - Half Marathon 2019

Take on this fantastic half marathon and be part of a great day of running in the fabulous city of Manchester.

Event date : 19 May 2019

Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run - 10K 2019

Join Mind's team for this popular and internationally renowned 10K through the streets of Manchester.

Event date : 19 May 2019

Swansea Half Marathon 2019

Start in the atmospheric heart of the city centre before hitting the beautiful vista of Swansea Bay, enjoying some of the most breathtaking views of any half marathon.

Event date: 23 June 2019

Wait, my run's not here! 

If you're already registered for a running event not listed, you can still run for Mind. Register now and we’ll send you a support pack with all the information you need.

Want to plan your own run?

If you'd like to arrange your own run on behalf of Mind, get in touch - we can give you lots of materials.

If you have any questions about running for Mind, email us or call 0844 4484452.

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