Dysart Dash 10K Surrey, June 27
Make a dash for it at Dysart
Starting and finishing close to Richmond Park, this flat 10K is divided into road and towpath running. It’s a fast 2-lap course some fine scenic sights along the River Thames. If you’re looking to run a faster time, this could be your best bet. Includes the Surrey 10K Championship.
Spans: "Great race and a great Sunday lunch was had by all, last year!"
Gary T: "I forgot to enter last year and tried on the day. It was full and we were turned away. Get in early."
Blackpool 10K, Lancs, July 11
Ever wanted to run a 10K barefoot? Well here’s your best chance, from the organisers of the Blackpool Marathon - Starting halfway between the North and Central piers, the out-and-back course runs straight along the beach towards South Pier, before heading back. If you enjoyed the opening to Chariots of Fire, then this is a must-do.
Wycombe Half-Marathon, Bucks, July 11
After the initial mile uphill, the race drops down into the local villages for some fine scenic country running. It’s not too undulating thereafter. From listening to your feedback from last year, the organisers have increased the amount of water stations along the route.
Flying Scotsman: "Did it last year for the first time and really enjoyed the small, friendly atmosphere."