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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 is a community initiative that encourages you to support your mental health by doing something active every single day in January, your way.

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.

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!

South Coast Challenge 2019

Run the trails over some of England's finest scenery! It's up Beachy Head, over the magnificent Seven Sisters, and along the South Downs Way with stunning views over the sea to a Brighton mid-point. Devil's Dyke, welcome rest stops, ups & downs all lie ahead before historic Arundel comes into view after an 100km amazing journey that you'll never forget... Push yourself further - 100km Full Challenge, with Half & Quarter options also available.

Thames Path Challenge 2019

Take on the Thames Path Challenge following England's greatest river for a fantastic trail run. Join 3,000 others - and all will have a special reason to push themselves. Our full 100km route heads upstream from Putney Bridge past Hampton Court to Runnymede of Magna Carta fame at 50km, then on past wonderful scenery all the way to Henley. Push yourself further - 100km Full Challenge, with Half & Quarter options also available.

Thames Bridges Trek 2019

Join 3,000 other trekkers as we venture across the Capital taking in unrivalled views of the skyline from its best vantage points. Setting out from Putney Bridge - we head East towards the City, zig-zagging over the array of historic bridges - each with its own fascinating story - and a mid point stop in Vauxhall for some snacks & drinks. 25km later, it's a finish line celebration in Southwark past the majestic Tower Bridge. A great opportunity to get out, get fitter, meet others, and explore the very best of London!

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

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

Vitality London 10k

Run on the Olympic marathon course and take in some of London's most famous landmarks such as the Westminster Abbey, St Paul's Cathedral and Buckingham Palace.

Event date: 27 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

Simplyhealth Great North Run

Join up to 57,000 people in the worlds biggest half marathon, starting in Newcastle Upon Tyne and finishing in South Shields with a celebration in the Mind marquee!

Event date: 8 September 2019

Kew Gardens 10K

Take part in this fantastic 10k race, that starts and finishes in the beautiful Kew Gardens!

Event date: 14 September 2019

Richmond Marathon

A Marathon starting in Kew Gardens passing some beautiful sights along the way such as, Richmond Bridge, Ham House, Kingston Bridge and Hampton Court Palace finishing with a free music festival in Old Deer Park, Richmond.

Event date: 15 September 2019

Richmond Half Marathon

The Richmond Half Marathon takes place each September, starting in Kew Gardens and finishing in the stunning Old Deer Park in Richmond where you can enjoy an afternoon of with a free live music at Richmond’s post-race music festival!

Event date: 15 September 2019

Berlin Marathon 2019

The world's fastest marathon! Great for first-timers or for a personal best! The Berlin Marathon has an incredible atmosphere, with 40,000 runners taking part on the day!

Event date : 29 September 2019

Cardiff Half Marathon 2019

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

Event date: 6 October 2019

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: 20 October 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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