Marathons and running events for MACS

Take on a running challenge for MACS!

Would you like to challenge yourself and take part in a running event for MACS? Please see below for a list of Marathons, Half Marathons and other running events with charity places available.

If an event you'd like to do is not on the list, we'd love to hear your feedback! Please get in touch with us at

We look forward to welcoming you to Team MACS!

Female runner wearing MACS vest
Cardiff Half Marathon

Cardiff Half Marathon

Cardiff Half Marathon

Date: 2nd October 2022 (registration closes 26th August)

Distance: Half marathon (13.1 miles)

Registration fee: £25

Fundraising target: £200

Bath Half Marathon

Date: 16th October 2022 (registration closes 5th September)

Fundraising target: £200

Registration fee: £25

Join 15,000 runners setting off from Great Pulteney Streeton on a scenic circular 13.1 mile route

Royal Parks Half Marathon

Date: Sunday 9th October 2022

Fundraising target: £350

This stunning central London Half Marathon, takes in some of the capital's world-famous landmarks on closed roads, and four of London's eight Royal Parks - Hyde Park, The Green Park, St James's Park and Kensington Gardens.

Team MACS at London Marathon

TCS London Marathon 2022

For all up to date information relating the to TCS London Marathon, please visit our dedicated web page here.

MACS Virtual Marathon

Date: Anytime!

Fundraising target: £100

You can take on the 26.2 mile run at any time that suits you and you will receive a special MACS medal.

Find your local event

Can’t find the event for you? Click here to browse hundreds of events sorted by location.

The below events have now taken place, but you can express interest in the 2023 dates.


Brighton Marathon

Date: 10 April 2022

Fundraising target: £450

The Brighton Marathon is one of the UK's favourite 26.2-milers. With a stunning backdrop of the sea in one of the country's most vibrant cities, the race gets bigger and better every year. Renowned for its buzzing atmosphere and roaring crowd support, the course winds through the city streets, finishing up on the spectacular Brighton seafront.

Manchester Marathon

Date: 3rd April 2022

Fundraising target: £450

The Manchester Marathon is one of the UK’s premier running events, famous for its fast, flat and friendly route. Many regular runners find this the ideal event to get a personal best time, whilst everybody finds the incredible Mancunian support throughout the course unforgettable.

Hackney Half Marathon

Hackney Half Marathon

Date: 22 May 2022

Fundraising target: £200

East London's creative spirit inspires the second year of celebrating a festival of fitness with Virgin Sport Hackney! The Hackney Half is back, accompanied by the Go Fit Yourself lineup of classes to get everyone moving.

Edinburgh Marathon

Date: 29 May 2022

Fundraising target: £350

You could be a part of Scotland's BIGGEST running festival! This ever-growing festival of running is now a major event in the Scottish sporting calendar. Starting in Edinburgh, the course heads out through East Lothian offering stunning views and an unforgettable running experience.

The marathon route is one of the fastest in the UK making that that elusive personal best a distinct possibility!