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Running events

Join the Barnardo's running team in our events throughout the UK or even overseas.

We have runs of all distances, and no matter which event you do, whether you need a guaranteed place or have your own, we will be there for you every step of the way.

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Severn Bridge Half Marathon

Date: 24/08/2014
Location: Chepstow
Registration fee: £26 for ARC or UKA affiliated runners and £28 for unaffiliated runners.
Min Sponsorship: £100

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Thames Path Challenge

Date: 13/09/2014 - 14/09/2014
Location: London
Registration fee: £60 for 50k challenge and £85 for 100k challenge
Min Sponsorship: £275 for 50k and £400 for 100k

Walk or run against the clock!! Starting near Putney Bridge the Thames Path Challenge is a tough endurance walk following the unique Thames Path National Trail

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BMW Berlin Marathon 2014

Date: 28/09/2014
Location: Berlin
Registration fee: £50
Min Sponsorship: £900

Berlin Marathon has become one of the largest and most popular road races in the world and forms part of the World Marathon Majors series.

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Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

Date: 28/09/2014
Location: Loch Ness
Registration fee: £Runners with Own Places

The Loch Ness Marathon is recognised as one of the UK's leading marathon events, set in spectacular surroundings.

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Trek London

Date: 28/09/2014 - 28/09/2014
Location: London
Registration fee: £30
Min Sponsorship: £275

Join Barnardo's at our very first Trek London- a 26 mile walk through our iconic Capital city

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Cardiff Family Fun Run

Date: 04/10/2014
Location: Cardiff Civic Centre
Registration fee: £7.50

Enter the Family Fun Run for Barnardo's and get involved in a weekend of running in Wales' Capital City!

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Cardiff Half Marathon

Date: 05/10/2014
Location: Cardiff
Registration fee: £32

The Cardiff Half Marathon is one of the UK's biggest and best road races. The iconic course takes you past Cardiff's most beautiful landmarks and is flat and fast, making it a perfect opportunity to beat that personal best!

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Royal Parks Half Marathon

Date: 12/10/2014
Location: London
Registration fee: £50
Min Sponsorship: £400

We have places available for the 2014 event so get in touch today to secure your place!

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ING New York City Marathon

Date: 02/11/2014
Location: New York
Registration fee: £ n/a

The New York Marathon is the most popular international marathon in the world. The course is lined with millions of spectators and the atmosphere is electric.

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BTR Liverpool Santa Run

Date: 07/12/2014
Location: Liverpool
Registration fee: £20

The Liverpool Santa Dash has become the biggest Festive Fun Run in the U.K. with more than 10,000 Santas taking to the streets in 2014. Join our team today and help us transform the lives of vulnerable children in the UK.

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Brighton Mini Mile

Date: 04/04/2015
Location: Brighton Marathon Mini Mile
Registration fee: £7.50

The Mini Mile Race is the spectacular curtain raiser to Brighton Marathon day when more than 2,000 youngsters will race down the final mile of the Marathon course.

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Brighton Marathon

Date: 12/04/2015
Location: Brighton
Registration fee: £25
Min Sponsorship: £500

Taking in the sites and sounds of the coast, this fantastic route covers Hove and the surrounding area. With 26.2 miles to cover and finishing at the famous Brighton Pier, do you think you have what it takes to complete the challenge?

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Virgin Money London Marathon 2015

Date: 26/04/2015
Location: London
Registration fee: £60
Min Sponsorship: £1700 (excl gift aid)

The London Marathon has the reputation of being the best marathon in the world. The support from the crowds and the atmosphere is amazing making the demand for places extremely high.

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Bupa London 10,000

Date: 25/05/2015
Location: London
Registration fee: £10
Min Sponsorship: £200

The Bupa London 10,000 is presented by the London Marathon team this fantastic 10k run takes you through the heart of London passing famous landmarks such as Big Ben

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Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Date: 31/05/2015
Location: Edinburgh
Registration fee: £tbc
Min Sponsorship: £tbc

The Edinburgh Marathon Festival is one of the biggest running events in the UK with races to suit all fitness levels, from 5km to the full marathon. All routes take in many of the Scottish capital's spectacular scenery and the marathon course itself has an overall elevation drop of nearly 40m which makes it ideal for those looking to run a personal best or first time challengers.

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Great North Run

Date: 13/09/2015
Location: Newcastle
Registration fee: £40
Min Sponsorship: £300

Bupa Great North Run is Britain's largest mass participation event and the world's most iconic Half Marathon

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Great Manchester Run

Date: To be confirmed
Location: Manchester
Registration fee: £35
Min Sponsorship: £150

The Great Manchester Run is one of the biggest 10k Runs in the world, with over 35,000 people running through the City Centre and enjoying the great atmosphere.

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