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Shelter Scotland / England


The races

A group of people cheering on the Shelter runners

Shelter puts forward teams for several major events in the running calendar. Find out more about the races and how to apply for your place.

If you have your own place in a race, you are welcome to run it for Shelter - whether or not it's listed here. You will still benefit from our runners' package. Please contact the Running Events team today on 0344 515 1190 or email

  • Spartan Race

    Face the ultimate cross-country mud race with obstacles galore.

  • BUPA Great North Run 2014

    The Great North Run is the world's most exciting half marathon. Join the 54,000 participants running the course from central Newcastle to South Shields.

  • BMW Berlin Marathon 2014

    Represent Shelter Scotland at Germany's top running event and give your marathon running a boost to the next level.

  • Royal Parks Half Marathon 2014

    Challenge yourself to a half marathon in 2013: this running event features four of London’s most scenic public parks.

  • ING New York City Marathon 2014

    The ING New York Marathon is one of the biggest in the world. Sign up for it and you'll be one of 30 000 runners pounding through all five boroughs of the world's most cosmopolitan

  • Edinburgh Marathon 2015

    The Edinburgh Marathon is Scotland’s biggest and most spectacular running event. Join Team Shelter Scotland to take on the challenge in 2015.