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Running Events

We are pleased to host a variety of running events throughout the year, from weekly running groups through to the Full Marathon distance.

Weekly running group 

Workplace running groups - Various

Community groups - Various

Childrens Challenge - Spring Term 2019


Santa Run- Sunday, December 2, 2018

The Santa Run is back! With hundreds of runners, joggers and walkers from across Exeter and the surrounding area to kick off the start of Christmas. With two distances to choose from, 2.5km Family Fun Run or the 5km race, you can set your own bar, run for fun, run to reach a goal, run competitively, run to be healthy or run to raise awareness. Entry is limited to the first 600 participants per race, so sign up today and bring your friends and family along, get dressed up and raise some money for a great cause. - BOOK HERE


2019 EVENTS - 

Exeter Half-Marathon- Saturday, February 9, and Sunday February 10, 2019 

The Exeter Half Marathon is great! A mainly traffic free, flat route, run along the footpaths and cycle tracks around the River Exe and Exeter Canal. The course provides a fantastic opportunity to see how your spring marathon training programme is going or your first steps into completing the 13.1-mile distance for the first time. - BOOK HERE


The Granite Way – Sunday, March 24, 2019

The Granite Way run takes you along the Granite Way cycle path through Devon with fantastic views of Dartmoor and the surrounding countryside. The route is ideal for runners who are training for a spring marathon, offering a 10-mile (one lap) and 20-mile (two lap) race option to suit everyone’s individual needs. 

Start and finish will be at Race Headquarters: Okehampton Youth Hostel, Klondye Road, Okehampton, EX20 1EW. 10 Mile start time: 09.30 am - Minimum age 17 years

20 Mile start time: 09.00 am - Minimum age 18 years - BOOK HERE


Exeter Marathon- Sunday, May 19, 2019 

The Exeter Marathon is a perfect opportunity to complete what could be one of the biggest challenges of a lifetime.

Our course is ideal for those competing for the first time as well as seasoned runners looking for a fast time.

Starting at St James Park the route heads through the city centre towards the River Exe, with the majority of the route being along the footpaths and cycle tracks of the River Exe and Ship Canal. There will be plenty of beautiful locations to admire along the course with some great viewing points for your supporters and spectators to come along and cheer you on. - BOOK HERE