Five Valentine's races

Our pick of five Valentine's races taken from our race listings

Love it or loathe it, Valentine's day is just around the corner. If you're a runner and want to combine your love of lycra with the annual day of cupid in the calendar, why not sign yourself and your loved one up to one of these Valentine's races taken from our events listings:

The Valentine 10K
Sunday, 10 February 2013

Where: Norwich, Norfolk

Why: "An excellent race with a challenging incline half way," says an RW reader. Featuring hills, plus tea and cake on the finish line, what’s not to like?

Valentine's Run
Sunday, 10 February 2013

Where: Kent

Why: A 10-mile route based on the Pilgrim's Way Run, featuring a tough but scenic course over multiple terrains.

Valentine's Run
Sunday, 10 February 2013

Where: Horsham, West Sussex

Why: A short but fun multi-terrain 3.5-mile course organised by the Horsham Joggers. With a chocolate heart memento for all competitors and cake to finish, what better way to show your love for the runner in your life.

St Valentine's 30K
Sunday, 17 February 2013

Where: Stamford, Lincolnshire

Why: "A challenging course with a fair few hills," says an RW reader. 2013 marks the 20th edition of this annual race, which is ideal as a marathon warm-up event.

Valentine's 10K
Sunday, 17 February 2013

Where: Chessington, Surrey

Why: An undulating lap-based race that welcomes runners of all levels. A friendly, well-organised road race.

For more races, from fun runs and 5Ks through to ultras and triathlons, see our events calendar.

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The Kent race on the 10th does have a hill at the end but it will not encourage a fast finish as it is an uphill finish, it is run the opposite way to our summer run.
Posted: 07/02/2013 at 21:04

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