Fun Runs and 10K’s in London this Winter

Whether you’re a first-timer trying to improve your fitness level or you’re already a super-fit athlete who wants to show the rest of us how it’s done, fun runs and 10K’s are happening all over the city. The cold weather has set in and it’s time to get warmed up with a brisk run in our beautifully leafy and urban surroundings. Continue reading for Peppermints picks of the best 10K’s and fun runs in and around the capital this winter.

Bushy Park is a popular host for regular runners to train in the leafy south-west suburb on a Sunday morning. The race, held within the beautiful ancient royal hunting ground, is a flat two lap course and will be fully marshalled all the way around the course. Good for beginners or experienced runners hoping to improve their personal best!

Date: Sun, 23rd Nov, 2014

Fee: £17 (Concessions: £15)

Sponsorship Level: N/A


MoRunning supports Movember fundraising for Men’s Health, in particular for prostate cancer, the 10K will be taking place in beautiful Greenwich Park. Men (and women!) are encouraged to bring along friends, family and colleagues to support the charity and dress up for a good cause!

Date: Sat, 29th Nov, 2014

Fee: From £22

Sponsorship Level: Optional


Set in Hyde Park one of London’s most iconic  and biggest royal parks – the mostly flat course, is made up of two 5K laps. One for keen and competent runners, it will be Chip timed for precision. £1 from every entry fee goes to St Francis Hospice.

Date: Sun, 18th January, 2015

Fee: £13 -£15

Sponsorship Level: N/A


Why not try a festive spin on the fun run by dressing up as Father Christmas for the Santa 5 or 10K fun run, set in Victoria Park. Get in the Christmas spirit of giving by signing up with and receive a free Santa costume to wear on the day alongside thousands of other Santa’s, it’s sure to be a joyful and eccentric event.

Date: Sun, 7th December, 2014

Fee: £22

Sponsorship Level: £100


Happy Fun Running!


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