How to run in the first events since March 2020 - Women's Running

How to run in the first events since March 2020

Author: Kate Sellers

Read Time:   |  July 15, 2021

Whether you love road, trail or group runs, here's how you can get involved with the first running events in over a year

ASCIS London 10K
25th July, London

This will be the largest closed-road running event since March 2020 with 14,000 runners taking to the streets of Westminster. This covid-secure race will also be contributing towards running research – ASICS will be asking runners to use their Mind Uplifter Tool to gather evidence for their global study into the effect of movement on mental wellbeing. With bands and DJs situated at every kilometre, this one is sure to be a great celebration of the return to race running.

You can sign up for a charity spot here.

Salomon Festival
7th August, The Chilterns

Perfect for anyone who loves trail running or hiking! This day-long festival explores the beautiful Chiltern Hills with timed or guided trail runs, practical workshops, yoga sessions and expert talks. You can also trial some of Salomon’s outdoor gear, or just enjoy spending time chilling with your running friends again,

Nab a ticket here.

Standard Chartered Great City Race
20th July, London

This evening race will be the first mass participation event to be held on the streets of London in 17 months. This fab 5K takes in the sights of the City of London, including St Paul’s Cathedral, Tower 42 and the Bank of England. The best part? You run in teams of at least 4 runners – perfect for reconnecting with your running pals or having fun with your work friends.

Sign up here.

Written by

Kate Sellers

Kate Sellers

Kate is our Senior Digital Executive and a keen runner. She's also a qualified Personal Trainer and yoga teacher, so she knows her stuff about workouts, cross-training and stretching. She loves to combine running and exploring, so you'll often find her testing out the latest kit in exciting locations across the UK and beyond. Kate champions exercising for enjoyment. "Most of the year, you'll find me running for fun and wellbeing," she says. "That being said, I do still love the thrill of training for a race from time to time!"

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