UK & Ireland Marathon List

Last updated - 2nd February 2016

Event Notes Excluded Events
2016 Events in CAPITALS are classified as ROAD marathons for 100MC purposes, all others, regardless of the actual surface are classified as trail marathons

If you'd like an event to be considered to be added to the calendar please email with the following details - 1) Event Name, 2) Event Date, 3) URL of information page 4) URL of entry page (if different)
06Feb16 Enigma Quadzilla , CTS Devon
07Feb16 Enigma Quadzilla , Portland Coastal , Grizedale
12Feb16 Darwin Day Marathon
13Feb16 Unusual Suspects
14Feb16 Valentines Day Challenge
15Feb16 Breakfast Race
20Feb16 100MC AGM Marathon
21Feb16 Good, Bad & The Ugly Marathon
26Feb16 Marathon Day Marathon
27Feb16 Chocathon , CTS Northumberland , South Shropshire Circular , Belvoir Challenge , Bolton Abbey
28Feb16 Relativity Run, Heartbreak , New Forest , Bolton Abbey , Broxa Breaker
29Feb16 Leap Year Challenge
05Mar16 Phoenix Spring , Groundhog Day , Trailscape , Golden Fleece
06Mar16 Wrexham , Mill Hill, Steyning Stinger , Scottish Borders Marathon , Cambridge Boundary Run , Meadows , Longhorn
09Mar16 Book Day Challenge
12Mar16 SPRING SHAKESPEARE , Thames Meander , Leeds and Liverpool Canal Canter , Halworth Hobble
13Mar16 Larmer Tree , TRAILEE , Leeds and Liverpool Canal Canter , Moyleman
14Mar16 Enigma Week at the Knees
15Mar16 Enigma Week at the Knees
16Mar16 Enigma Week at the Knees
17Mar16 Enigma Week at the Knees
18Mar16 Enigma Week at the Knees ,VO Jurassic Coast Chall
19Mar16 Enigma Week at the Knees, VO Jurassic Coast Chall , Gin Pit , CTS Sussex , Charnwood  
20Mar16 Enigma Week at the Knees, VO Jurassic Coast Chall , Gin Pit , Devonshire Dumpling , Daffodil Dawdle
21Mar16 COD Triple
22Mar16 COD Triple
23Mar16 COD Triple
25Mar16 Enigma Bletchley
26Mar16 Easter run around the Reservoir , Dark Skies , Great Barrow , Poets Path (Entry Form)
27Mar16 Easter run around the Reservoir, Great Barrow
28Mar16 Enigma Reverse
02Apr16 Bath Beat
03Apr16 Pewsey Downsaround , Essex Walker , TAUNTON , QE Park Spring
05Apr16 First Contact Day Run
09Apr16 Ranscombe Spring Challenge, CTS Exmoor , Calderdale Hike , Three Shires , Caythorpe Canter
10Apr16 Rachel's Ranscombe Ramble, CONNEMARA , GREATER MANCHESTER , ASHFORD & DISTRICT , Haverhill
16Apr16 Fowlmead Challenge
17Apr16 BRIGHTON , GREAT WELSH , BUNGAY BLACK DOG , Druridge Bay Trail , BOSTON , Temple Newsam
22Apr16 Wonderland Caucus Race
23Apr16 St Georges Day Marathon
24Apr16 LONDON , BLACKPOOL , Bassetlaw Bash , SHAKESPEARE , Valleys & Views
30Apr16 CTS Pembrokeshire , Plym Trail 1 , Salcomble Coastal , Wickham Whistler
01May16 NORTH DORSET VILLAGE , Plym Trail 2 , Three Forts, LIMERICK , Neolithic , Heritage Coast
02May16 Cakeathon May Bank Holiday , MILTON KEYNES , BELFAST CITY
04May16 May the 4th
07May16 Orpington Marafun
08May16 HALSTEAD , Stroud Trail , Meridian Meander
12May16 Top G- Run
14May16 Rhondda Rollercoaster , Arun River , Christian Aid Walk , LAKES OF KILLARNEY , Bewl Water
15May16 Starfish Marathon , LDWA South Downs , Church Lench , Imerys Trail Marathon , Exeter
21May16 Shin Dig in the Shire , Cape Wrath, WHITE PEAK , Excalibur
22May16 Ox , WINDERMERE , Richmond Park, Ingleborough , WORCESTER
25May16 Forces March ,
26May16 Forces March ,
27May16 Wedding Challenge , Forces March ,
28May16 KENT ROADRUNNER , Forces March , Claire Burren
30May16 Cakeathon Spring
01Jun16 Indy Run
04Jun16 Viking Coastal , Farthingstone Foot Fest
05Jun16 Reculver Castle, Huddersfield , Stour Valley , WALLED CITY MARATHON , Ladybower
06Jun16 CORK
07Jun16 Goonie Run
08Jun16 Who ya Gonna Call Run
11Jun16 Holly Challenge , Day Off Run , Gibside , Wedding Cow Weekender , Mourne Way , Forest (Ireland) , Baslow Boot Bash , Langport
12Jun16 Wexford, YEOVIL , Phone Home Run , Wedding Cow Weekender , WEXFORD , Langport , Poppyline
15Jun16 Cookiethon
16Jun16 Fudgeathon
18Jun16 Enigma Shaken not Stirred , South Downs , Rocks'n'rollin , Trail Marathon Wales , Malvern Midsummer
19Jun16 Enigma Shaken not Stirred , Wakefield , Hampshire Trail Marathon , Cheltenham Challenge,
23Jun16 Great Barrow Challenge
24Jun16 Great Barrow Challenge
25Jun16 Great Barrow Challenge, Race to the King , WATERFORD, Picnic , Midnight Marathon, Giants Head, Jeskyns Challenge
26Jun16 Great Barrow Challenge, Race to the King , North Devon , Herts Hobble , Seabank
27Jun16 Great Barrow Challenge
28Jun16 Great Barrow Challenge
29Jun16 Great Barrow Challenge
30Jun16 Great Barrow Challenge
01Jul16 Somme 100th Anniversary , Great Barrow Challenge
02Jul16 Enigma Need for Speed , The Snickerthon , Great Barrow Challenge , Saturday Night Marathon , MIDNIGHT MARATHON
03Jul16 Enigma Need for Speed , POTTERIES , Halifax Marathon , From Here to There , Littledown , St Magnus
09Jul16 Ranscombe Summer , Black Ranscombe ,
10Jul16 North Downs , Scafell Pike Trail , WALES
16Jul16 Samphire Challenge, Piece of Cake , Wenlock Olympian
17Jul16 Samphire Challenge, MORPETH2NEWCASTLE , Invader
23Jul16 Summer run around the Reservoir 1, KILLARNY
24Jul16 Summer run around the Reservoir 2 , Snowdonia Trail Marathon , Bath Off Road
30Jul16 Enigma World Cup Winners 50th , Elsecar Skelter
31July16 Fort William
06Aug16 Phoenix Summer , Dark Phoenix
07Aug16 Vanguard Way , Gloucester City , Dovedale Dipper
11Aug16 Olympic Run , QUADRATHON
12Aug16 James Hunt 40th Anniversary Challenge , QUADRATHON
13Aug16 Darnley Challenge , Thames Meander , QUADRATHON
14Aug16 Punk Run , QUADRATHON , ISLE OF MAN, Salisbury 54321 , Rocky Horror
20Aug16 Bad Cow (1)
21Aug16 Bad Cow (2) , Leila's Run , Northumberland Coast , Cheddar Gorge
27Aug16 Enigma Planes, Trains & Automobiles , ACHILL ISLAND
28Aug16 Enigma Planes, Trains & Automobiles , GUERNSEY , ACHILL ISLAND , LONGFORD , Woldingham
29Aug16 Cakeathon Challenge
01Sep16 Soul Cake Thursday (SVN)
03Sep16 Black Hugin , Saturday Night Marathon , City to Sea , HIGHLAND PERTHSHIRE , DINGLE ,
08Sep16 Star Trek 50th Challenge (SVN)
10Sep16 Heroes Challenge , GREAT LANGDALE , Kings Forest
11Sep16 Thetford Iceni , Bacchus , Farnham Pilgrims, New Forest
15Sep16 Roald Dahl 100th Birthday Challenge (SVN)
17Sep16 Beerathon (SVN)
18Sep16 KENT COYOTE , Purbeck , HULL , Bath Two Tunnels , Aston Subedge
22Sep16 The Tolkien Run
24Sep16 MOOATHON , Roche Abbey , DT40 , Enigma Rocky 40th Anniversary , Top Grun II , Night Phoenix
25Sep16 Monster Marathon, LOCH NESS, Roche Abbey , ROBIN HOOD , LOCH NESS , BARNSTAPLE
02Oct16 Kielder , CHESTER , CHESTERFIELD , MABLETHORPE , JERSEY , Clarendon Way, Glencoe
07Oct16 Atlantic Coast Challenge
08Oct16 Founders Challenge , Phoenix Its a Numbers Game , Atlantic Coast Challenge
09Oct16 YORKSHIRE , Greensand , Phoenix Its a Numbers Game , ISLE OF WIGHT , Atlantic Coast Challenge
15Oct16 Winnie the Pooh Wander
16Oct16 Tigger Bounceathon
22Oct16 Betteshanger
29Oct16 Beachy Head , SNOWDONIA, Spooky Halloween Challenge - Pumpkin Marathon
30Oct16 November Nightmare , DUBLIN
01Nov16 November Nightmare
02Nov16 November Nightmare
03Nov16 November Nightmare
04Nov16 November Nightmare
05Nov16 Enigma Fireworks , Thames Meander
06Nov16 Enigma Fireworks
09Nov16 Hell of a Hill
10Nov16 Hell of a Hill
11Nov16 Hell of a Hill
12Nov16 Phoenix Its a Numbers Game, Hell of a Hill
13Nov16 A20 PATH N' DOWNS, Phoenix Its a Numbers Game, Hell of a Hill
18Nov16 Somme 100th Anniversary , Kirkstall Abbey
19Nov16 Kirkstall Abbey
20Nov16 Phoenix Riverside , Steppingly Step , Wooler Trail Marathon
23Nov16 Day of the Dr. Run
25Nov16 Oyster Bay Marathon
26Nov16 Saxon Shore Marathons
27Nov16 Saxon Shore Marathons
28Nov16 Viking Coastal Marathon
29Nov16 Reculver Marathon
02Dec16 Martello Marathon
03Dec16 Dymchurch Marathons
04Dec16 Christmas Cracker , Dymchurch Marathons
10Dec16 Enigma Christmas
11Dec16 Enigma Christmas , Bovington
17Dec16 Usual Suspects
18Dec16 Usual Suspects
28Dec16 Phoenix Year End ,
29Dec16 Frozen Phoenix
30Dec16 Frozen Phoenix
14Jan17 Cakeathon
15Jan17 Chocathon
28May17 Dorset County Marathon (TBC)


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26Apr15 Tough Guy Marathon
09May15 Windmill Way Challenge
16May15 Clun Valley ,
17May15 Leaden Boot
04Jul15 Hamsterley Marathon
11Jul15 White Peak Walk
12Jul15 High Weald Challenge , Lions Bridge
19Jul15 The Stuart Wild Memorial Race , Fairlands Valley Challenge ,
25Jul15 Twilight Marathon , Lunar-Tic
01Aug15 Midnight Marathon
15Aug15 Brendon Incline
30Aug15 Sandwell Six Towns
06Sep15 Delamere Ultratrail 26
12Sep15 Wistanstow Challenge,
13Sep15 Ponton Plod, Chiltern, Dunstable Downs
19Sep15 Harvest Hobble, Birmingham Canal Canter
20Sep15 Lords of the Isles Challenge, HEREFORD ,
26Sep15 Causeway Coast, Cotsword Challenge
27Sep15 Rutland
03Oct15 Where Ravens Dare, Heart of England Forest
04Oct15 Race for Life ,Flower of Suffolk
10Oct15 9 Bar Marathon
11Oct15 Forest of Dean
17Oct15 Dave Lewis Challenge
18Oct15 ABINGDON, Eden Marathon , Spires & Steeples Challenge, CHELMSFORD PARKS
24Oct15 Blackwater , CTS Suffolk
25Oct15 Bristol & Bath ,DARTMOOR VALE ,
31Oct15 Norfolk Coastal Halloween Trailscape
07Nov15 Thames Meander, Hardmoors 26.2 Series , Norfolk Coastal Marathons , Velothon
08Nov15 Norfolk Coastal Marathons
14Nov15 AUTUMN SHAKESPEARE , Gordano Round , CTS Gower
15Nov15 CORNISH , Broadway , Hell of a Hill
20Nov15 Kirkstall Abbey
21Nov15 Maravan Double , Kirkstall Abbey
22Nov15 Maravan Double , Meon Valley
28Nov15 Newark Castle
29Nov15 Hare and Tortoise
05Dec15 CLONAKILTY, CTS Dorset , Trailscape
06Dec15 Hexham
19Dec15 Newark Showground Christmas Challenge
20Dec15 Portsmouth Coastal Waterside
01Jan16 Flitch Way , Liverbird Marathon Double (Entry Form)
17Jan16 Winter Wonder
23Jan16 Trailscape
30Jan16 Winter Holly Challenge, Rok the Stones
Irish Events For a list of Other marathons in Ireland plus West & East Series please check
100 Marathon Club Ireland list and the East of Ireland Marathons.


1) All marathons on the 'British Marathon List' above, are qualifying events in terms of 100 Marathon Club Statistics and qualification for membership.
2) Marathons of the exact distance of 26m 385yds, held in the United Kingdom and Ireland and predominantly on a road service, are classed as "ROAD Marathons".
3) For purposes of club statistics a "Track Marathon" can be classed as a "Road Marathon".
4) All other marathons are classed as "Trail Marathons".
5) All events on this list should hold a permit to include 'Public Liability Insurance'.
6) A list of excluded events can be found on the Excluded Events page.

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