Run for WVS

We've teamed up to offer you a charity place in some of the best running events in the country! Whether you're a seasoned pro looking to set a new time, or want a more relaxed race to enjoy, there's one to suit everybody! We've even got one for your dog to join you in.

For more information on all the events you can take part in for WVS, visit our partner Run for Charity's website, or email us on [email protected] and we can find some great opportunities in your local area.

join a marathon in hackney

Hackney half

May sees the return of the Virgin Sport Hackney festival of fitness! Join the Hackney Half and enjoy the lineup of fitness workshops accompanied by cheering crowds and top music to create an atmosphere to inspire and motivate as you take on this Half Marathon Challenge. Click the link below for full details.

Registration fee: £25

Fundraising target: £200

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Enjoy the coastal route in bournemouth's running events

Bournemouth Marathon Festival

There's all sorts of races in Bournemouth's Marathon Festival, taking place in October! You can choose from a lighter challenge of 5km or 10km events, or go all out on the half or full length marathons. Whichever you choose, you will be helping raise money for animals in need all over the world. Click the link below to choose which race is right for you!

Registration fee and fundraising targets vary depending on event - please contact [email protected] for more details.

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Explore the historic city of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Take on the full marathon along the historic streets of Edinburgh, or go for something a bit different with the Haggis Relay or shorter 5km and 10km distances. The Edinburgh Marathon Festival certainly won't disappoint! Take a look at their full list by clicking the link below.

Registration fee and fundraising targets vary depending on event - please contact [email protected] for more details.

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run alongside your four-legged friend

Dog Jog

Want to do a running event with a difference? Want to bring your four-legged friend along as you run through beautiful countryside and scenic parkland? This event is the one for you!! And they're taking place all over the UK. You'll be able to run alongside your dog as you both bound along this 5km course, and have tons of fun together with other dog-loving runners in the process!

Fundraising target: £100

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Longleat house provides the perfect starting setting

Longleat 10km

Every January Longleat House provides the perfect starting point as you embark on this beautiful 10km course along private roads belonging to the Estate, with no risk of rushing traffic. The final mile is even a downhill stretch - perfect! Click on the link to find out more. 

Registration fee: £10

Fundraising target: £150

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"Animal welfare matters.
Let’s be the difference."

- Luke Gamble, WVS Founder