March race news: part 2 - Women's Running UK

March race news: part 2

Author: Women's Running Magazine

Read Time:   |  March 24, 2016

Last chance to enter the Lidl Kingston Breakfast Run

There’s four days left to enter the Lidl Kingston Breakfast Run. This year the run returns on 3 April and is set to be as full as ever, with 3,000 runners hitting the streets of Kingston. There are no spaces left for the longer 20.1-mile route, however, limited places remain for the 8.2 and 16-mile courses. All money raised goes towards the Lidl Kingston Breakfast Run’s official charity partner, Breast Cancer Care, which will go towards providing services for those affected by breast cancer. Entries close 29 March at midnight. To sign up, visit:

 The Alpine Challenge

Located in the French Alps, the Alpine Challenge is a charity fundraiser, offering a series of physical challenges for all fitness abilities. The event will take place from 19-22 August, where 4, 000 people are expected to attend. The challenge can be taken on independently, as a pair or with a group of four. Participants can choose from ‘L’Agneau’ (14K), ‘Le Belier’ (27K) and ‘Le Trail’, the ultimate 42K challenge, open to runners and walkers on 21 August. Enter at

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Marlow 10K race enters its 4th year

The Danesfield Dash 10K multi-terrain run and children’s race returns this year on 17 April at 10am. The race has grown in popularity over the years, where runners participate to raise funds for the Danesfield School in Marlow. All running abilities are welcome. The route will be mixed terrain, spanning the forests that surround the school. You can enter online via the events page at

Milton Keynes Rocket 5K

Organisers of the Milton Keynes marathon and half-marathon have introduced a new 5K race, taking place 1 May. The race will take place on closed roads between Centre Milton Keynes (CMK) and StadiumMK. True to its name, its set to be a fast race, and on downhill paths, it’s an ideal choice if you’re shooting for a 5K PB. Additionally, runners who complete the Milton Keynes 5K as well as the marathon or half-marathon the following Monday, will receive a Milton Keynes Challenge medal. Visit to secure your place.

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