It's good to start the year with a run. If you're looking for a race to enter, here are a few options (currently accepting entries) that we think are well worth considering.
Serpentine RC New Year's Day 10K & 3K Fun Run
Hosts of the ever-popular Last Friday of the Month races, Serpentine RC, are offering runners the chance to run a New Years's Day 10K or 3K in London's Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens.
When : 11.00 a.m., 1 January 2023
Location : Hyde Park, London
Cost : £27 - 10K / £5 – Fun Run
URL : https://serpentine.activetrainingworld.com/tc-events/serpentine-rc-new-years-day-10k-3k-fun-run-2023/
Liverbird New Years Eve & New Years Day Marathon
A fun 2-day event to see in the new year. Aimed at established and less established runners. Although focused on the marathon, there are options on both days to run a half marathon, 10K and 5K.
When : 8:30 a.m., 1 January 2023
Location : River Mersey, Liverpool
Cost : £34.99 - Marathon / £24.99 - Half Marathon / £19.99 - 10K / £12.99 - 5K
URL : https://www.gbultras.com/liverbird-nye-and-nyd-marathon/
Old Father Time Road Race - 5 miles
Organised by Les Croupiers Running Club this new year event is one for veterans (over 35 years old).
When : 1 p.m.,1 January 2023
Location : Cardiff, Wales
Cost : £10 in advance / £12 on the day
URL : https://www.lescroupiersrunningclub.uk/info/races/croups-races/old-father-time
Bewl Bubble Run
Start the new year by running a 10K or 5K. There is also a Children's Fun Run and free prosecco to toast the start of 2023.
When : 9:30 a.m., 1 January 2023
Location : Lamberhurst, Kent
Cost : £20 - 5K / £22 - 10K / from £6 - Fun Run
URL : https://www.letsdothis.com/gb/e/bewl-bubble-run-192865
Beith Harriers Centenary New Year Road Races
Celebrate the new year and the centenary of the local running club by running a multi-terrain, part-off-road 10K through the country roads and lanes of North Ayrshire.
When : 12:15 p.m., 2 January 2023
Location : Beith, North Ayrshire
Cost : £15
URL : https://www.entrycentral.com/beithharriersroadraces