Set yourself a challenge for 2018 and blast off the calories from the festive indulgence while helping to change the lives of injured rugby players. Join the IPF Team and become a Rugby Runner!

The Injured Players Foundation needs your help in 2018 and we have lots of ways you can support injured rugby players and our cause by lacing up your running shoes!

Half Marathons:

If you’re looking at a half marathon as your first challenge of 2018 we have three races where we need runners to fill spaces on our team and make a difference to the rugby family.

Brighton Half Marathon:

  • Date: Sunday 25th February 2018
  • Location: Brighton town and the south coast
  • Fundraising target: £400 with £25 registration fee
  • Apply for a place here

The Big Half:

  • Date: Sunday 4th March 2018
  • Location: London (Tower Bridge to Greenwich)
  • Fundraising target: £400 with £25 registration fee
  • Apply for a place here

 London Landmarks Half:

  • Date: Sunday 25th March 2018
  • Location: London (Tower Bridge to Greenwich)
  • Fundraising target: £400 with £25 registration fee
  • Apply for a place here

10k's:

A 10k is a great way to get in to running and and a great way to raise funds and awareness of the Injured Players Foundation and injured rugby players.

Vitality London 10,000:

  • Date: Bank Holiday Monday 28th May 2018
  • Location: London (through the Royal Parks)
  • Fundraising target: £99 with £20 registration fee
  • Apply for a place here

Other Running Events:

If you've got your eye set on another event not listed above and want to run for the IPF we would love to hear from you. Get in touch with the IPF Team and we'll give you all the support you need to raise as much as you can and have a great time as one of the Rugby Runners!

To find out more about the IPF's work and how you can Get Involved, please see the links below or Contact the IPF Team.

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