Running, cycling and triathlon events in the Market Harborough area

Lutterworth Charity 5 mile race. Join us on 9th July 2017 for this fast, flat race.

The Lutterworth Charity 5

5 – 9th July 2017

Try a Tri, Sprint and Bridge options to cater for all levels of fitness and experience


Archway Health Triathlon

3rd September 2017

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Outrun the zombies – save the world!

Armourgeddon Zombie Run

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A 5 mile run at night or dawn to raise money for Movember.

Tunnel Vision Night Run

16th-17th November 2017

In aid of:
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Get in the Christmas Spirit and join hundreds of Santas in Welland 


Snap Fitness Santa Run 

10th December 2017

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50k, 100k or 100mile Sportive 

Fun family trail ride

NFU Festival of Cycling
April 2018
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Join us for a half marathon, 10k and 1 mile fun run


Harborough Building Society Carnival of running

June 2018

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Market Harborough Festival of Cycling  

Results 2017 & Free Event photos!

Read our blog post “Our 2017 Festival of Cycling gets record number or riders…” to see what this years Festival of Cycling was all about!


Thank you to everyone that took part in the 2017 event! We hope to see you at our on-coming events…


Start/Finish Address: Robert Smith Academy, Burnmill Road, Market Harborough, LE16 7JG

  • Children’s skills workshop
  • 50km cycle sportive (£20)
  • 100km cycle sportive (£20)
  • 100mile cycle sportive NEW distance (£25)

Pre Event Rider Pack 2017

What you get!

  • Finisher Medal
  • Hydration support from Nuun & Clif Nutrition
  • Delicious hot meal (pre-ordered)
  • Free massage
  • Professional electronic Mat Timing
  • On-site mechanical support
  • On-site showers
  • Fully signed course with unique feed/water stations

Market Harborough’s Spring Festival of Cycling is an event all about celebrating cycling and promoting its benefits along with being safe and fun, it will be a great way to get out and complete a challenge as a family. Whatever your goal there is a distance for you!


Thrilled to be supported by our favourite Clif bar and Nuun hydration!

2017 Routes

Please see the maps below to learn more about the routes. The first 25km is all distances combined and then where signposted the routes will split. There are multiple water and feed stations on offer this year;

  • The first stop is an optional one at the very funky Cafe Ventoux
  • 100 mile route – Feed station Great Dalby & Stoughton village halls
  • The main feed station will be located in Lubenham for all rides with hot/cold refreshments, food and of course a loo stop!
  • The final water station (for 100K/100M riders only) will be hosted by our friends at the Kelmarsh Buddhist Centre.

50km, The Little Lamb:

50K Route Map  GPX file Ride with GPS website

100km, The Cheeky Chick:

100K Route Map GPX file Ride with GPS website

100Mile, The Big Brave Bunny:

100 Mile Route Map GPX file  Ride with GPS website

Whilst we will try our best we cannot guarantee the routes will be exact on the day.

Changes to your entry: if you have already entered but feel the distance isn’t for you or you need to transfer your entry to someone else please sign in and amend details as required. This can only be done up to 7 days prior to the event. Edit Entry


Thank you to everyone who attended our 50km social ride, we hope to see you at the main event!

We like to work alongside local clubs and we appreciate the support we get from you. This year again there are special offers available for you guys with bulk discount on entry!


Now into our third year we have worked closely with a local family who tirelessly campaign for a safer cycle route connecting their village into Market Harborough. Learn more about our chosen charity partner Adam’Smile, there are plenty of opportunities throughout the entry process and event day to make your contribution! A donation of your entry goes directly to them and also to Cyclists Fighting Cancer, a new charity we are delighted to support this year.








Also on the day – Children’s skills coaching, limited spaces! Book here

Our local club WVCC Whizz kids will be delivering Go-Ride coaching activities which have been designed to introduce young people to a range of cycling disciplines. So if you are aged between 4yrs and 12yrs book yourself a place! Bike and helmet required! For more info on what the club offer here. The small charge for this coaching will be donated to the club to help assist other young people develop their cycling skills.


2017 Festival of Cycling Rider times

2016 Festival of Cycling Rider times

2015 Festival of Cycling: Rider times

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