2019/20 Sporting Events – Vale of Belvoir

It’s now easier than ever to get involved in a sporting event in and around the Vale of Belvoir. Whether your passion is cycling, running, swimming or all three at once, there’s something for everyone and every ability. Sign yourself up and get training!

If you have an event you would like to list please get in touch!! 07949 845346

Every Saturday
9am
Running
5k 

Local Park Runs

Run weekly by volunteers, Park Runs are a free, timed 5k event. Dogs are welcome at some locations.

Hundreds of people of all ages & abilities take part in this friendly, non-competitive weekly event. Registration on the main Park Run website is required if you would like to receive details of your weekly performance and see how you fared against others.  Runs take place at Belton House, Melton Country Park, Newark Sconce Park, Colwick, Rushcliffe and more…

For full details

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Every Sunday
9am
Running
5k 

Junior Park Runs

Run weekly by volunteers, Park Runs are a free, timed 5k event. Dogs are welcome at some locations.

It is a 2k run for juniors only (4-14 year olds). If you are not a junior please try one of our weekly Saturday parkrun events instead.

Junior Park Runs are currently held at Melton, Newark & Rushcliffe.  Every Sunday at 9am.

For full details

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10 February 2019

Running

5 & 10k

The Nottingham 5 & 10k Winter Warmer
Wollaton Park

A chance to lace up those shoes, get motivated, focus on training during winter and run this event with us.

For full details

winterwarmer

2 March 2019

Running

10k

Belvoir Challenge

Unfortunately sold out for this year. Entries typically open Nov but sell out quickly.

A superbly run fundraiser for Harby Primary School. A cross country event of either 15 or 26 miles. Throughout the route there are checkpoints offering everything from home made cakes, flapjack and, sandwiches, Mars® bars, jelly babies and drinks. It is arguably the only event of its nature where entrants can put weight on!

For full details

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3 March 2019

Running

10k

Rushcliffe 10k & Running Festival

Regulars will know this event sells out quickly and probably even faster when we announce the new 10K route. It has NO REPEAT laps. We return to Rushcliffe Country Park on Sunday 3rd March 2019. There will be 10K and 5K routes, a cheeky Fun Run and a very cute Toddler Dash.

For full details

Rushcliffe 10k

24 March 2019

Cycling – road

33, 59 & 80 miles

Southwell Cycle Tour

Discover Nottinghamshire’s country lanes and challenging hills. Your adventure starts at the historic Southwell Racecourse. Riding past the river Trent you will uncover 997m climbs and steep descents. We have created three fully sign posted routes leaving you free to enjoy the ride. This event is perfect for new and experienced cyclists.

For full details

SouthwellCycleTour

30 March 2019

Running

3/4 mile and 1.5 mile

Frisby Fun Run

Fun Run held at Rotherby Lodge Farm.  Raising funds for Frisby Primary School PTA

1st Race Starting Time 2:00pm

Hot refreshments and food available for purchase.

For full details

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31 March 2019

Running

10k

Grantham Cup 10k Trail Race
Organised by Grantham Running Club

If you like a bit of a challenge, then the annual Grantham Cup 10K Trail Race is on the 31st March this year is just for you, entry to the race gets you free entry to the Belton Horse Trials and discounted entry for others joining you, so a great day out. The route takes you all the way to Bellmont Tower and back. Put on by Grantham Running Club. (ARC Licensed Race), Canix welcome. 

For full details

GranthamCup2019

7 April 2019

Cycling

23, 59 & 100 miles

King Edward 2019
Organised by Sportive HQ

The King Edward 100 – named after the King Edward the Elder, who established the Saxon Manor house in Newark, in the 11th Century, later to become the site of Newark Castle is a classic choice of routes for another of Sportive HQ’s great value sportives. With fantastic HQ location less than 5 minutes from the A1 it’s easy to get to from many directions!

For full details

KingEdward100

14 April 2019

Running

Half marathon

Belvoir Half Marathon
Organised by Ian Smith

Back for it’s 37th year, join hundreds of runners on this circular route which starts from Hose Village Hall. A very well organised event with chip timing, & marshaled routes. Full details from the organiser are awaited for this year.

For full details

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14 April 2019

Running

Half marathon

Rutland Half Marathon

Back for 2019, We are delighted to be offering the Rutland Spring Half Marathon for a second year. The team who brought you the 2018 addition of the race are back again in 2019.

For full details

RutlandHalf

27 April 2019

Cycling

62, 78 or 100 miles

The Rutland CiCLE Sportive
Organised by ITP Events

Join us at Giant Store Rutland for the original Rutland cycling event, the Rutland CiCLE Tour.

The routes are carefully planned to provide you with the best Rutland bike ride quiet, picturesque and challenging cycling terrain.

For full details

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11 May 2019

Cycling – road

33, 64, 80 & 100 mile routes

Lincoln Grand Prix
Organised by ITP Events

Take on the closed road cobbled climb of Michaelgate in the Lincoln Grand Prix Sportive. There are four distances to choose from, all with feed stations with sweet and savoury food and tea and coffee.

After a tough bike ride in the quiet and beautiful Lincolnshire Wolds, this is the final test before finishing in Castle Square at the bottom of the imposing Lincoln Cathedral.

For full details

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12 May 2019

Cycling

10, 20 or 50 miles

Charnwood Forest Cycle Ride
Hosted by Alex’s Wish

Starting at The Rothley Village Centre in Rothley, Leicestershire, the route is all on open roads and is well sign-posted and because the event takes place on a Sunday morning the roads tend to be very quiet with traffic.

For full details

CharnwoodCycleRide

12 May 2019

Running – off road

5k

5k Wine Run  SOLD OUT
Organised by Hanwell Wine Estate

Starting at 10am choose to run or walk 5 kilometres through the vines, fields and around the lake in the depths of the Nottinghamshire Countryside at Hanwell Wine Estate.

For full details

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12 May 2019

Running 

5k

5k Run  
Orston Spring Dash 

All the proceeds raised from the Spring Dash go to good causes. Each year we support our local primary school in Orston where the run starts and finishes. In 2019 we’re very pleased to also be supporting Joseph’s Goal. This charity raises funds and awareness of NKH a rare and life limiting genetic disorder www.jospehsgoal.org

For full details

OrstonSpringDash

19 May 2019

Running

10k

Clawson 10k

The Clawson 10K is an undulating trail event for runners and walkers.  This year it is due to take place on Sunday 19th May at 11:00am.  All proceeds go to Long Clawson Village Hall Registered Charity No 1096772

For full details

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26 May 2019

Cycling

52, 81 and 100 miles

Sigma Sports Arrow Sportive
Organised by UK Cycling Events

Taking its name from the typically flat lands in Lincolnshire and the surrounding area, you’ll glide through the level plains on the Sigma Sports’ Arrow Sportive like a dart through the air – save for an unlikely uphill test that waits for tired legs at the end of the ride.

For full details

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1 June 2019

Cycling

25, 65 & 100 miles

Sigma Sports Arrow Sportive
Organised by UK Cycling Events

Taking its name from the typically flat lands in Lincolnshire and the surrounding area, you’ll glide through the level plains on the Sigma Sports’ Arrow Sportive like a dart through the air – save for an unlikely uphill test that waits for tired legs at the end of the ride.

For full details

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1 June 2019

Cycling

25, 65 & 100 miles

Flat Fast 100
Organised by Sportive HQ
The Flat 100, is possibly the Flattest sportive in the country.

Not everyone wants to find a Top 100 Climb  on an event so to buck the trend we have sought out a route where you don’t have to climb a hill. Some people do find this a big attraction and the event is very popular, so join us for a great day out.

For full details

FlatnFast

2 June 2019

Cycling

35 Miles (some off road)

Little Red Roubaix
Organised by Mansfield Road Club

This years good cause is the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance.

It’s 19 off road miles with 16 road miles through the North Nottinghamshire countryside.

For full details

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2 June 2019

Cycling

103 miles

Peak Epic
Organised by Sportive.com

2019 will be the 7th edition of the toughest Peak District sportive. The Peak Epic is one of the UK’s most challenging road cycling events. Comparable to the Fred Whitton and Dragon Ride.

For full details

PeakEpic

9 June 2019

Cycling – Womens’ Only Event

24, 50 or 70 miles

Belles of Belvoir – Womens’ Only Cycling Sportive
Organised by 2 Wheels & A Piece of Cake

On these circular routes on quiet country lanes, you will pass through pretty villages in the Vale, catching glimpses of Belvoir Castle at various points along the way. Take your pick of distances.

With a ‘Piece of Cake’ station en-route,  you can enjoy a cup of tea and some homemade refreshments and make the most of your Sunday morning. Convince a friend to sign up with you or come along and meet new friends.

For full details

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16 June 2019

Running

10k

Stathern 10k

A flat and fast road race around our beautiful Vale of Belvoir. Perfect for PB chasers and 10k novices. All proceeds donated to the War Memorial Institute.

For full details

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16 June 2019

Cycling

45, 76 or 100 miles

Nottinghamshire Wheeler
Organised by UK Cycling Events

In its third year, the Nottinghamshire Wheeler Sportive has been given an earlier slot in the calendar giving you a chance to take in the brisk and winding byways of rural Nottinghamshire during the summer months.

For full details

ukcyclingevents

21 June 2019

Running

10k

Summer Solstice 10k – Long Bennington
Organised by Grantham Running Club

10th Anniversary of the Grantham Running Club Flagship Event.

The event sells out quickly and if you want to be among some of the 900 runners taking part, make sure you keep your eyes out for entries to open.

A fairly flat course PB’s are possible with the right conditions.

For full details

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23 June 2019

Running – off road

5k

5k Wine Run
Organised by Hanwell Wine Estate

Starting at 10am choose to run or walk 5 kilometres through the vines, fields and around the lake in the depths of the Nottinghamshire Countryside at Hanwell Wine Estate.

For full details

5kWineRun

23 June 2019

Cycling 

25, 50, 70, 100 & 125 miles

Cycle Live 2019
Nottingham’s Cycling Festival returns for 2019

Four circular distances to chose from this year. Sunday 23rd June 2019, so make sure you cash in on our EARLY BIRD RATE which ends 31st January 2019.

For full details

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23 June 2019

Running

5k, 10k, 10 miles or 13 miles

Grimsthorpe Gallop 2019

Grimsthorpe Gallop back for it’s 3rd year! Join us on this beautiful trail run…

Set in the beautiful grounds of Grimsthorpe Castle, in the delightfully charming Lincolnshire countryside just 10mins off the A1. This event makes for a perfect summer race, whether you take on the family friendly 5k or go for the longer challenges of  10k, 10miles or 13.1 miles.

For full details

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30 June 2019

Cycling

25, 50, 75 & 100 miles

Belvoir Butterfly

A family friendly cycle around The Vale of Belvoir to raise money for charity. Organised by Vale of Belvoir Cycling Club. Comprises for loops, or wings of 25 miles each. More details to follow.

For full details

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30 June 2019

Running

5 & 10k 

Bottesford Bumble Fun Run
In Aid of Bottesford Youth Club

A family & dog friendly run around the village and surrounding fields of Bottesford, which we now know is definitely not flat! Register on the day of the event from 9am.

For full details

BottesfordBumble

4 July 2019

Running

10k 

Holme Pierrepont Grand Prix 10k 

Course profile: A flat, fast course, with real PB potential
Race distance: 10K
Surface: Tarmac
Drinks stations: 3 miles and at the finish
Refreshments: National Water Sports Centre

For full details

HPRC

14 July 2019

Cycling 

40 & 57 miles

Startline Leicestershire

Discover the beautiful area surrounding the Vale of Belvoir by bike. Your adventure starts in the small village of Hose. Riding through the small villages of north Leicestershire you will approach the breathtaking heights of Belvoir castle.

For full details

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31 August 2019

Swimming

250 or 600m

Rutland Night Swim 

In late August 2019 we are giving you the chance to experience the thrill of swimming in open water underneath the stars. This unique experience will enliven your senses and create an atmosphere you will struggle to replicate.

For full details

RutlandNightSwim

1 Sept 2019

Cycling – road

52, 73 & 99 miles

Le Petit Grand Prix, Lincoln
Organised by ITP Events

Join us at Le Petit Grand Prix and you will quickly find yourself on some of the quietest roads anywhere in the country.

We pride ourselves on detailed route planning, making sure all junctions are safe for cyclists and that the most picturesque areas are included. You won’t find yourself stuck on A roads for miles in an ITP Events sportive.

For full details

LePetitGrandPrix

21-22 Sept 2019

Running

10k relay 

Equinox 24
Belvoir Castle 

Equinox24 is a 24 hour running event in the beautiful grounds of Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire.

Run solo, or in a relay team of 2 to 8.

The atmosphere is supportive and friendly.

For full details

Equinox2019

29 September 2019

Cycling 

28, 58 or 100 miles

Belvoir Blast – Cycing Sportive
Organised by 2 Wheels & A Piece of Cake

Three challenging routes open to everyone.

A choice of three different differences, 28, 58 or 100 miles.
As with all our events, the focus is on great rides, scrumptious cakes and an all round good day out.

What’s included:

* Well researched and sign-posted routes.

* Our well-stocked ‘Piece of Cake’ feed-stations offering scrummy homemade cakes, other refreshments and drinks.

* A goody bag and optional massage.

* Light lunch and lots of good cheer.

* Mechanical support and medical back up.

For full details

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29 September 2019

Cycling & Running

 

Stathern Duathlon
Established, well-organised to raise funds for Stathern Primary School

A duathlon comprising 5k run, 18k cycle & 5k run…

The Stathern Duathlon was first held in 2012 and since our first event we have grown steadily from 40 entrants in our first race to 167 entries last year, with the aim of reaching our limit of 200 entries for 2018. Over this period, and thanks to all our competitors, volunteers and Sponsors, we have raised in excess of £11,000 which has been shared between our local primary school, funding local sporting activities and given directly to a chosen charity.

For full details

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29 September 2019

Running

Half Marathon

 

Ikano Bank Robin Hood Half Marathon

Back for 2019 Nottingham’s premier road race the Ikano Bank Robin Hood Half.

Join 10,000 other runners on a route takes you through the closed streets of the beautiful city of Nottingham, past Trent Bridge, Notts Forest Football Ground, the castle and also through the breathtaking Wollaton Park before making your way back to the Victoria Embankment and the finish line.

For full details

robinhoodmarathon

6 October 2019

Cycling

30k & 55k routes

25th Viking Challenge 
Organised by Friends of Redmile Primary School
The legendary off road cycling event. Chose from either 30 or 55k routes. Open to everyone, young and old, teams and individuals, both serious and fun cyclists – and Vikings! The combination of the serious physical challenge with our warm hospitality has proven to be a winning formula; with riders and volunteers coming back year after year.

Taking in the fabulous Vale of Belvoir countryside riders have access to a route not usually accessible to the general public and with lots of well-stocked refueling stops along the way – our cakes are almost as famous as the challenge itself – it really is a unique cycling experience.

For full details

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6 October 2019

Running

5 & 10k routes

Dawn or Dusk 5 or 10k

You loved us so much we’re coming right back. Dawn or Dusk Run – in association with Notts Women Runners – for those who start early or finish late. Four events in one day. You choose your challenge!

For full details

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13 October 2019

Running

10k 

Stilton Stumble 10k road race
Organised by Friends of Cropwell Bishop Primary School

Back for their 7th year with a 10km race around the Nottinghamshire countryside. The course is fairly flat with a few testing inclines, and is solely on minor country roads. The route includes the scenic villages of Cropwell Bishop and the surrounding Vale of Belvoir countryside. The event starts and finishes in the charming village of Cropwell Bishop – home of the world-famous Cropwell Bishop Stilton cheese.

For full details

StiltonStumble

27 October 2019

Running

10k 

Harby Clockback 10k

Entries not yet available for this.  A well-established favourite, the Harby Clockback, or Belvoir Clockback as it is sometimes known, is a gently undulating off-road circular route from Harby Village Hall.

For full details

HarbyClockback

14-16 November 2019

Running/Walking

10k 

Rutland Night Run & Walk

Our night run starts and finishes at one of Rutland’s most iconic landmarks, Normanton Church. It will be beautifully illuminated making it visible throughout the whole course. The route is completely traffic free, on well maintained footpaths.

For full details

Rushcliffe 10k

1 March 2020

Running

10k 

Rushcliffe 10k & Running Festival

Join us at the picturesque Rushcliffe Country Park for Rushcliffe 10K & Running Festival 2020. Regulars will know this event sells out quickly – especially with the success of the newly added single lap course in 2019.

For full details

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