Other running opportunities

Bournemouth Half, Barcelona, Hampton Court Palace Half, Asics Greater Manchester, Rough Runner, Marathon de Paris and more!


Barcelona Marathon – 10th March 2019

The Barcelona Marathon is one of the most popular in Europe.  The course takes you through the centre of the city and includes main landmarks such as the Camp Nou (the home of Barcelona FC), Sagrada Familia, the Parc de Cuitdadella and finishing a short distance from La Rambla.

With very few hills or inclines, the course is very flat and fast, and suits first time runners, or those going for a PB! – for more details please contact janine [at] phabkids.co.uk

Hampton Court Palace Half Marathon 17th March 2019

Starting on the front courtyard of Hampton Court Palace, and finishing in the Palace Gardens, this is a running experience not to be missed!!

The Palace Half is a flat and picturesque course which starts and finishes inside Hampton Court Palace. Running at this historic venue offers not only a perfect opportunity to run a personal best but to visit and run inside one of the UK’s major tourist attractions.

The race prides itself on it's amazing finishing medals. The 2016 race saw Henry VIII striking a pose similar to Usain Bolt and in 2017 Henry VIII was being chased by his 6 wives, with #runlikehenry featuring heavily throughout the day - for more details please contact janine [at] phabkids.co.uk

Asics Greater Manchester Marathon – 7th April 2019

The ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon is the UK's Flattest, Fastest and Friendliest Marathon,

Recently awarded the title of the UK’s Best Marathon at the 2017 Running Awards, this superfast course offers great entertainment, outstanding crowd support and a glorious finish at Emirates Old Trafford, the home of Lancashire Cricket Club. Plus all finishers get a medal and an ASICS technical t-shirt!

To give you an idea of how fast this course is, in 2017 86% of the top 50 finishers recorded a PB or SB and 50% of the top 250 got a PB  This race is YOUR best chance in 2018 to get a marathon PB. – for more details please contact janine [at] phabkids.co.uk


Rough Runner – The South – 13th April 2019

Rough Runner is an obstacle course like no other; combining distance running with a variety of obstacles along the way, each inspired by game shows such as Total Wipeout, Takeshi’s Castle, Gladiators, and Fun House. Expect a punching wall, giant pigeon battles, sweeper arms, big balls and yes, The Travelator!

The South event in Hampshire features an incredible mix of terrain, with stunning views of the surrounding countryside on offer throughout. It’s a huge event every year so join us in 2018 to kick off the season in style!

We’ll have a 5km route with around 10 obstacles, a 10km route with 15, and all 20 obstacles on our 15km route if you’re up for the toughest challenge. We never do laps at Rough Runner, but everyone who joins us for the game show-inspired journey will cross the Travelator at the finish line. So you can consider that particular childhood dream fulfilled! for more details please contact janine [at] phabkids.co.uk

Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris – 14th April 2019

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.

Race day will see you pound the pavements of the French capital's most famous avenues and plazas.  Starting at the foot of the Arc de Triomphe, and finishing with views of Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower to guide you home. Every year, this unique and spectacular setting attracts more and more entrants. There are now more than 23,000 runners from abroad, making up 40% of the field.

So, come and take on the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris, for Phabkids   Each finisher comes home with incredible memories. For more details please contact janine [at] phabkids.co.uk

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