It's back - with a twist for 2018

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The famous Blackpool Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k returns, with an added twist for 2018... We are also staging an extra two events on Saturday for the whole family to enjoy. As always the event is run on Blackpool's Promenade's passing all the great landmarks and tourist spots. This event is ideal for all the family and Blackpool is always a great weekend away! Didn't get into the London Marathon? Come and join the only alternative, join us here at the seaside.


Blackpool Festival of Running 21st and 22nd April 2018



4 steps to do the Blackpool Marathon for Alder Hey Children’s Charity

  1. Register for the Blackpool Marathon, Half Marathon or 10k directly. Then contact us with your name, address and details of what you're doing.

  2. Set up a free online donation page to give friends, family and colleagues a really easy way to sponsor you. Try Justgiving, Virgin Money Giving or My Donate - they all automatically transfer the money you've raised to us after your event.

  3. Check out our downloads page for a fundraising packs and an offline sponsorship form.

  4. Spread the word! Use your social networks and community organisations to let people know what you're doing. You can tag us on Facebook and Twitter, too!
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