You can join Team Rugby Runners in some of the UK's best races and receive fantastic support like our annual training day at Twickenham Stadium (where you can run around the pitch!), Training Guides and a Team Rugby Runners pack with fundraising advice and an IPF running vest.
If you’ve already secured your place in a race that’s fantastic! All you need to do now is to register for team rugby runners.
The IPF has a number of guaranteed charity places in some of the UK's best races:
Or see our race suggestions to find a race for you
Congratulations to all our runners who ran the 2014 London Marathon - helping to raise £50,000 for the IPF! You can see photos from the race on our news page.
If you’d like to join them in THE marathon the IPF has guaranteed places for 2015. As well as all the usual fantastic Team Rugby Runner support you’ll also be invited to our post race party straight after the race for food, celebration drinks and a much needed massage! Not only that but all members of the rugby runners team will be invited to a training day at Twickenham Stadium, where you'll get to visit the new England changing room and have a training session around the pitch itself.
Simply apply using the Golden Bond application form to enter the IPF ballot for our guaranteed team places. Every guaranteed entry runner will also get a free guaranteed place in the 2015 Adidas Silverstone Half-marathon - a perfect training race for the big day.
Fundraising Pledge: £2,200 Registration fee: £50
The ballot for 2015 has closed. If you are successful in the ballot then we would love you to join the IPF Rugby Runners team. Simply register for the team when your place has been confirmed. Remember, the only way to guarantee your place straight away is through an IPF guaranteed charity place, so please apply above and if you are lucky with the ballot application you'll still be part of the IPF 'Rugby Runners' team!
Fundraising Pledge: As much as you can! Registration fee: None (Simply purchase your own race entry)
Congratulations to all our runners this year, and thank you for helping the IPF by raising so much to help support seriously injured players and fund 1st aid kit for clubs.
You can emulate them in 2015 and run 10k through the heart of some of London's best tourist attractions and along part of the 2012 Olympic marathon route! A wonderful atmosphere is created by the crowd and the thousands of fellow runners.
If you are interested in joining our RUN LIKE A GIRL team with rugby stars such as ex-England Captain Catherine Spencer, simply register for your place and then get training!
Fundraising Pledge: £99 Registration fee: £20
For a limited period you can secure your own place directly through the race organisers and simply join the IPF Rugby Runners team by registering and we'll send you out your Rugby Runners team pack inclusing an IPF running top!
Fundraising Pledge: As much as you can! Registration fee: None
You can join Team Rugby Runners if you’ve secured your own place in any race, please simply let us know by registering for the team and we'll send you out your Rugby Runners team pack.
Here are some suggested races:
|Great Edinburgh Run||10miles||27-04-2014||Edinburgh||Run|
|Sunderland City Run||Half-marathon & 10km||04-05-2014||Sunderland||Run|
|Milton Keynes Marathon||Marathon||05-05-2014||Milton Keynes||Run|
|Great Manchester Run||10km||18-05-2014||Manchester||Run|
|London to Brighton Challenge||100km, 50km & 25km||24-25-May-14||London & Brighton||Walk, Run|
|Bupa London 10,000||10km||26-05-2014||London||Run|
|Grand Union Challenge||100km, 50km & 25km||28-29-Jun-14||London & Chilterns||Walk, Run|
|Great North 10k||10km||13-07-2014||Gateshead||Run|
|Wales Marathon||Marathon & Half-marathon||13-07-2014||Tenby, Pembrokeshire||Run|
|Great North 5k||10km||06-09-2014||Newcastle||Run|
|Great North Run||Half-marathon||07-09-2014||Newcastle||Run|
|Thames Path Challenge||100km, 50km & 25km||13-14-Sep-14||River Thames||Walk, Run|
|Run to the Beat||10km||14-Sep-14||London||Run|
|Bristol Half Marathon||Half-marathon||21-09-2014||Bristol||Run|
|Robin Hood Marathon||Marathon & Half-marathon||28-09-2014||Nottingham||Run|
|Great Yorkshire Run||10km||28-09-2014||Sheffield||Run|
|Windsor Half Marathon||Half-marathon||28-09-2014||Windsor, London||Run|
|Great Scottish Run||Half-marathon & 10km||05-10-2014||Glasgow||Run|
|Cardiff Half Marathon||Half-marathon||05-10-2014||Cardiff||Run|
|Royal Parks Half Marathon||Half-marathon||12-10-2014||London||Run|
|Great Birmingham run||Half-marathon||19-10-2014||Birmingham||Run|
|Great South Run||10miles & 5km||26-10-2014||Portsmouth||Run|
|New York Marathon||Marathon||02-11-2014||New York, USA||Run|
|Virgin London Marathon||Marathon||tbc-04-2015||London||Run|
|TRIATHLON / MULTI-EVENT|
|Stratford 220||Triathlon||11-05-2014||Stratford-upon-Avon||Swim/ Bike/ Run|
|Henley-on-Thames Triathlon||Triathlon||22-06-2014||Henley-on-Thames||Swim/ Bike/ Run|
|South Coast Triathlon||Triathlon||05-07-2014||Sussex||Swim/ Bike/ Run|
|Birmingham Triathlon||Triathlon||20-07-2014||Birmingham||Swim/ Bike/ Run|
|London Triathlon||Triathlon||2-3-Sep-14||London||Swim/ Bike/ Run|
|Blenheim Triathlon||Triathlon||7-8-Sep-14||Oxfordshire||Swim/ Bike/ Run|
|Coast to Coast||100 miles+||13-14-Sep-14||Scotland||Run/ Bike/ Boat|
|North West Triathlon||Triathlon||14-09-2014||Cheshire||Swim/ Bike/ Run|
|RUNS & OBSTACLES|
|Tough Mudder - London West||10 mile assault course||26-27-Apr-14||Henley-on-Thames||Run/ Obstacles|
|Rat Race Dirty Weekend||20 mile (200 obstacle) & 13 mile assault course||10-05-2014||Burghley, East Mids||Run/ Obstacles|
|Tough Mudder – Midlands||10 mile assault course||12-13-Jul-14||Northamptonshire||Run/ Obstacles|
|Tough Mudder - Yorkshire||10 mile assault course||2-3-Aug-14||Skipton||Run/ Obstacles|
|Tough Mudder – South West||10 mile assault course||16-17-Aug-14||Cirencester||Run/ Obstacles|
|Spartan - London||13km & 5km assault course||30-31-Aug-14||London||Run/ Obstacles|
|Spartan - Cambridge||5km assault course||07-09-2014||Cambridge||Run/ Obstacles|
|Tough Mudder – North West||10 mile assault course||13-14-Sep-14||Cheshire||Run/ Obstacles|
|Spartan - Yorkshire||5km assault course||28-09-2014||Ripon, Yorkshire||Run/ Obstacles|
|Survival of the Fittest - Nottingham||10km assault course||11-10-2014||Nottingham||Run/ Obstacles|
|Spartan Beast - London||20km assault course||11-10-2014||London||Run/ Obstacles|
|Tough Mudder - London South||10 mile assault course||25-26-Oct-14||Winchester||Run/ Obstacles|
|Survival of the Fittest - Manchester||10km assault course||01-11-2014||Manchester||Run/ Obstacles|
|Survival of the Fittest - London||10km assault course||22-11-2014||London||Run/ Obstacles|
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