These are weekly 5km walk/jog/runs held in local parks. Free to enter, you simply register for a barcode, turn up and go! The closest are
They are fun, friendly events and the organisers are always looking for volunteers to help marshal etc (particularly at Bedgebury). Look them up and give it a go!
Bedgebury Forest 5 and 10 mile - Sunday 4th February 2018
For those who want to attempt something a bit longer, \'Nice Work\' are putting on a 5 and 10 mile race (that's about 8km... or 16km!) on the tracks and trails of our local forest. Watch out for the mud! https://www.nice-work.org.uk/races/Bedgebury-10M
The Goudhurst 5km and 10km - Sunday 29th April 2018
A nice local run held in aid of Goudhurst and Kilndown Primary School. It is run on the road and on tracks and trails around the village, taking in a loop out to Finchcocks. More details at: https://www.nice-work.org.uk/races/the-goudhurst-10k
Bedgebury Forest 5km and 10km (part of a Summer Series) - Wednesday 2nd May
Running on home territory is always a bonus as you know when the hills are coming! It also affords an opportunity to try new routes, and to run in a big group! Enter via: https://www.nice-work.org.uk/races/bedgebury-series-1
The Harbour Wallbanger - Saturday 19th May 2018
For those who enjoy running by the sea, this is a 7km out-and-back run along the beach from Broadstairs Harbour to Ramsgate. Organised by Thanet Roadrunners, it costs £14 to enter and frequently sells out so early entry is recommended. http://www.thanetroadrunners.org.uk/events/harbour-wallbanger-2018
Vitality London 10km - Monday 28th May
Like doing the Marathon... but a quarter of the distance! The race starts on The Mall and finishes on Spur Road opposite Buckingham Palace. Runners follow a clockwise route around the City of Westminster and the City of London. The course passes many of London's famous sights including Admiralty Arch, Nelson's Column, St Paul's Cathedral, Mansion House, the Bank of England, the Old Bailey, Somerset House, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey. Early Bird entry (£30) by Friday 5th January. https://www.vitalitylondon10000.co.uk/
If you are interested in entering any of these events, do let me know so that we can either organise a group outing, or, at the very least, support you in your efforts!