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 our team of 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! 


Virgin Money London Marathon 2017


Congratulations to all our runners who ran the 2016 London Marathon - you've helped to raise £34,000 so far for the IPF!


Did you feel inspired by our runners this year? The IPF have guaranteed places available for the race in 2017!

As well as the usual Rugby Runner support, you'll also be invited to our Post-Race Reception straight after the race for food, celebrations and a well deserved massage!

Not only that, but you will also be invited to our Rugby Runners Training Day at Twickenham Stadium, where you'll get to visit the new England changing room and have a training session around the pitch too!


Secure Your Place for 2017 – Guaranteed Charity Entry

Simply apply using our application form to enter the IPF ballot for one of our guaranteed places.

Fundraising Pledge: £2,000

Registration fee: £50


Own Place

The public ballot for 2017 opens on Monday 2nd May 2016 and closes on Friday 6th May 2016 at 5pm.

If you are successful in the public ballot we would love you to join the Rugby Runners Team! Simply register for the team when your place has been confirmed.

Fundraising Pledge: As much as you can!

Registration fee: None (Simply purchase your own race entry) 




Vitality London 10,000 2017

(Bank holiday) Monday 29 May 2017

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.

Secure your place for 2017 – Guaranteed charity entry

If you are interested in joining our team of Rugby Runners simply register for your place and then get training!

Fundraising Pledge: £99      Registration fee: £20

Own Place

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


Other Race Suggestions (including triathlons and ultra events)

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 17-04-2016 Edinburgh Run
Sunderland City Run Half-marathon & 10km 01-05-2016 Sunderland Run
Milton Keynes Marathon Marathon 02-05-2016 Milton Keynes Run
Bristol 10km 10km 15-05-2016 Bristol Run
Great Manchester Run 10km 22-05-2016 Manchester Run
London to Brighton Challenge 100km, 50km & 25km 28/29-05-2016 London & Brighton Walk, Run
Vitality London 10,000 10km 30-05-2016 London Run
South Coast Challenge 100km, 50km & 25km 27/28-08-2016 Eastbourne to Arundel Walk, Run
Great North 10k 10km 03-07-2016 Gateshead Run
Wales Marathon Marathon & Half-marathon 10-07-2016 Tenby, Pembrokeshire Run
British 10k 10km 10-07-2016 London Run
Great North 5k 10km 10-09-2016 Newcastle Run
Great North Run Half-marathon 11-09-2016 Newcastle Run
Thames Path Challenge 100km, 50km & 25km 10/11-09-2016 River Thames Walk, Run
Run to the Beat 10km Returning in 2017 London Run
Bristol Half Marathon Half-marathon 25-09-2016 Bristol Run
Robin Hood Marathon Marathon & Half-marathon 25-09-2016 Nottingham Run
Great Yorkshire Run 10km TBC Sheffield Run
Windsor Half Marathon Half-marathon 25-09-2016 Windsor, London Run
Great Scottish Run 10k & Half-marathon 1/2-10-2016 Glasgow Run
Cardiff Half Marathon Half-marathon TBC October 2016 Cardiff Run
Royal Parks Half Marathon Half-marathon 09-10-2016 London Run
Great Birmingham run Half-marathon 16-10-2016 Birmingham Run
Great South Run 10miles & 5km 23-10-2016 Portsmouth Run
Dublin Marathon Marathon 30-10-2016 Dublin Run
New York Marathon Marathon 06-11-2016 New York, USA Run
Virgin London Marathon Marathon 24-04-2016 London Run
Stratford 220 Triathlon 08-05-2016 Stratford-upon-Avon Swim/ Bike/ Run
Henley-on-Thames Triathlon Triathlon 05-06-2016 Henley-on-Thames Swim/ Bike/ Run
South Coast Triathlon Triathlon 09-07-2016 Sussex Swim/ Bike/ Run
Birmingham Triathlon Triathlon 24-07-2016 Birmingham Swim/ Bike/ Run
London Triathlon Triathlon 6/7-08-2016 London Swim/ Bike/ Run
Blenheim Triathlon Triathlon 4/5-06-2016 Oxfordshire Swim/ Bike/ Run
Coast to Coast 100 miles+ 10/11-09-2016 Scotland Run/ Bike/ Boat
North West Triathlon Triathlon 11-09-2016 Cheshire Swim/ Bike/ Run
Tough Mudder - London West 10 mile assault course 30-04-2016 Henley-on-Thames Run/ Obstacles
Rat Race Dirty Weekend 20 mile (200 obstacle) & 13 mile assault course 07-05-2016 Burghley, East Mids Run/ Obstacles
Tough Mudder – Midlands 10 mile assault course 21/22-05-2016 Northamptonshire Run/ Obstacles
Tough Mudder - Yorkshire 10 mile assault course 6/7-08-2016 Skipton Run/ Obstacles
Tough Mudder – South West 10 mile assault course 20/21-08-2016 Cirencester Run/ Obstacles
Spartan - London 13km & 5km assault course 04-09-2016 London Run/ Obstacles
Spartan - Cambridge 5km assault course 05-09-2016 Cambridge Run/ Obstacles
Tough Mudder – North West 10 mile assault course 10/11-09-2016 Cheshire Run/ Obstacles
Survival of the Fittest - Nottingham 10km assault course 15-10-2016 Nottingham Run/ Obstacles
Spartan Beast - London 20km assault course 04-09-2016 London Run/ Obstacles
Tough Mudder - London South 10 mile assault course 24/25-09-2016 Winchester Run/ Obstacles
Survival of the Fittest - Manchester 10km assault course 05-11-2016 Manchester Run/ Obstacles
Survival of the Fittest - London 10km assault course 23-07-2016 London Run/ Obstacles



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