5 Christmas races to enjoy in 2023

Posted by Stuart Morrison on

Looking for a Christmas-themed race leading up to Christmas? We've compiled a short list of 5 festive races / events that we think are worth checking out.

Turkey Trot
Look forward to Christmas with a festive 5K, 10K, half marathon, full marathon or ultra, starting and finishing at the Suffolk Running Centre.

Turkey Trot Medal
: 9.00 a.m., 25 November 2023
Location : Suffolk Running Centre, Church Road, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5AX
Cost : £30 - £32
URL : https://www.evententry.co.uk/zigzag-the-turkey-trot-2023


The Great Scottish Christmas Festival

Run, or walk, a Xmas-themed 5K or 10K at Inverleith Park in Edinburgh.

Great Scottish Christmas Festival
: 9.30 a.m., 3 December 2023
Location : Inverleith Park, Edinburgh, EH3 5PD
Cost : £13 - £25
URL : https://greatscottishevents.net/event/the-great-scottish-christmas-festival/


Twas The Run Before Christmas
Run a 5K, 10K, half marathon, marathon or ultra pre-Christmas run around Thetford Forest in Suffolk.

Twas The Run Before Christmas

When : 9.00 a.m., 10 December 2023
Location : Brandon Country Park, Bury Rd, Brandon IP27 0SU
Cost : £26 - £33
URL : https://www.letsdothis.com/gb/checkout/ticket?eventId=187964&utm_organiser_id=154978


Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon
Run a 5K, 10K or half marathon while helping to raise funds for the Cash for Kids charity. Organised by the team at RunThroughUK, this event is sure to be a lot of fun.

Run Aintree 2023
When : 10.00 a.m., 17 December 2023
Location : Aintree Racecourse, Ormskirk Road, Liverpool
Cost : £24 - £40
URL : https://www.runaintree.com/event/run-aintree-5k-10k-half-marathon-december-2023/


Christmas Day Cracker Run
Looking for a run on Christmas Day. Choose to run a half marathon, mega half marathon, marathon, 50km or Ultra along the side of the River Thames.

Christmas Day Cracker Run
When : 6.30 a.m., 25 December 2023
Location : Wraysbury Skiff and Punting Club, Windsor Road, Egham, TW20 0AE
Cost : £31 - £33
URL : https://www.evententry.co.uk/saturn-christmas-day-cracker-run-2023