A Sue Ryder runner on the race route, with other runners behind them

We are delighted to be partnered with the Bedford Running Festival in 2024. Join our Team Sue Ryder runners, and run 5km, 10km, 13.1 miles or 20 miles, to help us be there when it matters.

Date and time

07 September 2024 - 08 September 2024


Russell Park
The Embankment
MK40 3SA

Fundraising target

5km: £75, 10km: £125, half marathon: £200, 20 mile: £250


Sue Ryder Events Team

About the event

The Bedford Running Festival, boasts an amazing weekend for runners and families in and around Bedfordshire. Choose your distance, ranging from 5km to 20 miles and join Team Sue Ryder to help us be there when it matters. 

This fantastic event takes place over 2 days, with the 5km and 10km races taking place on Saturday 7 September 2024, and the half marathon and 20 mile race taking place on Sunday 8 September 2024. 

Get all the family involved in the fun at the event village; with the UK’s biggest mobile bar, live music, food and drink, outdoor cinema, health and well-being area, kids zone and funfair! 

Run for Sue Ryder to be there when it matters

Our expert care deals with the pain and the practicalities of death and dying so that people can focus on what's important: time spent with the people and things that mean the most to them.

Your participation helps us to support people through the most difficult times of their lives.

We can make a positive difference during even the darkest of times. Whether in the last months, weeks or days of life, or living with grief, we help people live the best life they possibly can. We are there when it matters.

Why join #TeamSueRyder?

Run with Sue Ryder and you’ll receive:

  • a post-race celebration with snack and drinks
  • a Sue Ryder running vest 
  • dedicated support from us, your biggest fans, at every step of your journey
  • all the resources you need to help you meet and exceed your fundraising target.

We’ll be with you every step of the way and want to ensure you have the best possible experience.

Terms and conditions

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