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Barnardo's runs events across the UK including gigs and concerts, events for children and families and corporate and networking events. Search for an event near you!

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Bupa London 10K

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.


Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

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


TCS New York City Marathon

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.


Edinburgh Marathon Festival

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.


Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon

Places for ROYAL PARKS 2015 coming soon....!


Great North Run

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


Barnardo's Big Toddle

Dudley Zoo (10th June)


Barnardo's Big Toddle

Dudley Zoo (9th June)


Barnardo's Big Toddle

Blackpool Zoo (23rd June)


Barnardo's Big Toddle

Chester Zoo (19th May)


Barnardo's Big Toddle

Chester Zoo (20th May)


Barnardo's Big Toddle

Chester Zoo (21st May)


Barnardo's Big Toddle

Chester Zoo (22nd May)


Virgin Money London Marathon

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.


Thames Path Challenge

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


The Kiltwalk - Edinburgh

Take on the 26 mile Kiltwalk, the 13 mile Half Kilt or the 6 mile Wee Walk around Scotland's beautiful capital city


Break the Cycle - Barnardo's London 2 Paris Challenge

This inspirational challenge connects two of the worldâ¿¿s most chic cities on one of the best cycling routes in Europe!


Rob Roy Challenge

Covering up to 55 miles on foot and bike of the spectacular Rob Roy Way, this is one of Scotland's most successful fundraising events.


BMW Berlin Marathon

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.


Cardiff Half Marathon

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!


Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100

This fantastic new event for Barnardo's in the 2014 calendar is the ultimate test for cyclists wanting a challenge. With 20,000 riders taking to the closed streets of London and the Surrey hills, the Prudential Ride London 2014 is aiming to be one of the largest cycling events in the world.


Severn Bridge Half Marathon


Trek London

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


SPARTAN Stadium Run - V.I.P. Places

In 2015, to coincide with the Rugby World Cup, the Reebok Spartan Race will be taking over Allianz Park â¿¿ home to the Saracens Rugby Team! This May, you can join them with #teambarnardos!!


Dirty Dozen Races - South Wales

Challenge your limits. Test yourself on the most gruelling obstacle course races in the UK.


Dirty Dozen - London East

Challenge your limits. Test yourself on the most gruelling obstacle course races in the UK.

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