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Blackpool Festival of Running 2019

Join Team CF on the beach in 2019!

  • Date: April 27 to 28 2019
  • Times: Various depending on race 
  • Location: Blackpool
  • Cost of entry: Free for Charity Place runners or various fees depending on race
  • Fundraising target:  Various 

Entry details:

The Blackpool Festival of Running returns for 2019 to be even bigger and better! 

As always the event is run on Blackpool's Promenade's passing all the great landmarks and tourist spots. The festival is ideal for all the family with distances ranging from 2k right up to a Full Marathon.

  • Run for us using one of our free charity places! Choose your race, the minimum age and sponsorship pledge varies per race:

    • 2k Race (open to age 6+) - Sponsorship Pledge £50
    • 5k Race (open to age 11+) - Sponsorship Pledge £100
    • 10k Race (open to age 15+) - Sponsorship Pledge £125
    • Half Marathon (open to age 17+) - Sponsorship Pledge £200
    • Full Marathon (open to age 18+) - Sponsorship Pledge £300
  • Alternatively, you can purchase your Own Place in any of the above events for a small fee, all we ask is that you raise as much as you can for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. If you do choose this option, don't forget to drop us a line at to let us know you are running for us (and more importantly, so that we can send you your freebies!) 

In exchange we promise to support you every step of the way, with;

  • A branded T-Shirt or Running Vest to wear on the day with pride (don't forget to selfie!) 
  • A fundraising pack jam-packed full of ideas to help you maximise your fundraising 
  • An introduction to your local Community Fundraiser 
  • Regular e-newsletters to keep you updated about the race and how your fundraising helps
  • Access to our exclusive online training zone
  • Inclusion in our closed Team CF Runners group on Facebook, where you can meet (albeit virtually!) and swap tips with fellow runners
  • Any other support you may need in the run up to the big day, we're here to help! 

Apply for a charity place

If you have already purchased your own place, click here. There's no minimum fundraising target, just get out there and run!

Apply for a place

Purchase your own place. 

To purchase your own place, click here. There's no minimum fundraising target, just get out there and run!

Join the team


"CF Trust gave me amazing support when I chose to run for them. Not only were they fantastic in the build up helping me raise sponsorships, but on the day gave me the boost I needed to get a great time!"
Jane Smith, Previous Participant

Why run for Cystic Fibrosis Trust?

The Cystic Fibrosis Trust is the only UK-wide charity dedicated to fighting for a life unlimited by cystic fibrosis for everyone living with the condition. We are investing in cutting-edge research, supporting clinical care, and campaigning tirelessly on the issues that matter, but we need your help. Together we will beat cystic fibrosis for good.

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