Run round Cornwall

Has watching the marathon in London got you wondering if you could tackle such a challenge? We've put together a list of places you can get running in Cornwall, with quite a different backdrop to Tower Bridge and Canary Wharf...

View of a beach near the Lizard in Cornwall

The Poldhu 10K with Freedom Running 

Starting on the beach at Poldhu in West Cornwall, this annual 10K coastal run is organised by Freedom Racing and will be held on Thursday 12 July 2018. Join in on the after party at Poldhu Beach Café with pizza and hot chocolate. You can also follow the south west coast path from Poldhu to Gunwalloe and back any time of year, for a self-guided run.

Runners on the Lanhydrock 10

Lanhydrock10 Mile Run 

Save the date for the Lanhydrock 10 Mile Run, on the evening of Saturday 22 September. Ancient trees, beech avenues, river paths and expanses of parkland all to be enjoyed on this challenging multi-terrain run.

The exterior of the Water Tower, Cornwall

Trelissick parkrun 

Trelissick hosts parkrun, the free, timed 5K run, walk or jog, at 9am every Saturday. Catch glimpses of the Helford River, before completing a lap of Tregew Field (and it's steep, grass hill) before returning along the river. Look out for herons, buzzards and skylarks

Godolphin Trust10 runners

Godolphin Trust10 

Take part in an informal way-marked multi-terrain trail run at Godolphin in West Cornwall, on the fourth Sunday of the month...any month. Choose between one lap or two of the 5K route, with views out to St Ives Bay and Mounts Bay from the top of Godolphin Hill.

Botallack

Tin-K: 10K trail run on West Cornwall's Tin Coast

You'll need a map to make the most of this one through the Tin Coast's mining landscape, but it's definitely worth the extra navigational and multi-terrain challenge. With views across the Atlantic, try not to get lost in the beauty of it all