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Virtual Winter Running Festival

A series of leading half marathons

Man running in the snow

About the Running festival

Enter the Virtual Winter Running Festival today! Get Britain Running brings you a choice of five officially licensed virtual events from the organisers of the Great Welsh Half Marathon, Bath Half, ABP Southampton Half Marathon, rightmove MK Half Marathon, and Richmond RUNFEST. Run all five and get your exclusive GBR Winter Challenger medal!

Plus, entry into any of the five virtual events gets you instant access to our online Winter Festival! Fun for all the family, giving you that winter market experience we all miss so much.


If you're already a virtual finisher of the Great Welsh Half Marathon, Bath Half, ABP Southampton Half Marathon, rightmove MK Half Marathon, or Richmond RUNFEST this will count towards your series entry so you don’t need to enter again. Simply click the free 'Virtual Finisher' box for your relevant event when entering, and you’ll be able to submit evidence to show you've completed the event.

Running shoes in the snow
Digital only event


Sign up to all FIVE and receive a great package discount, PLUS this exclusive Series Completion Medal.


Great Welsh Half Marathon

Great Welsh Half

includes Medal, T-Shirt and UK P&P


Bath Half Marathon

Bath Half

includes Medal, T-Shirt and UK P&P


Southampton Half Marathon

ABP Southampton
Half Marathon

includes Medal, T-Shirt and UK P&P


Richmond Runfest Half Marathon

Richmond RUNFEST
Half Marathon

includes Medal, T-Shirt and UK P&P


rightmove MK Half Marathon

rightmove MK
Half Marathon

includes Medal, and UK P&P


New to running

New to running? Get started, run whatever distance and you'll be on your way to your first digital medal. Next up could be one of the Half Marathon series… Sign up to the GBR FREE Open Run here.

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What's included

Medal on Ice


With entry to any event, including the series pass or the free run, you get access to the Virtual Winter Running Festival, including;

  • A unique series of training and support videos from each of the race directors
  • Personalised race bibs
  • Downloadable finisher certificates
  • Shareable training and finisher photo overlays
  • Zoom downloads
Snow festival

Online Winter Festival Zone

Enter any Get Britain Running virtual event and you'll get an instant-access ticket to the Winter Festival Zone. Showcasing and celebrating the best of British winter markets, you'll learn to cook delicious homemade recipes, download free DIY decoration kits, kids activity packs and colouring-in sheets, and much more.

Runner Listening to playlist

Spotify playlist

We've collated the perfect soundtrack to your running, bringing you the best of British winter tunes. The winter blues will be a thing of the past with this upbeat playlist in your ears as you pound the pavements.

Click here to listen to a sample of the Official Get Britain Running Winter edition playlist

Runner Listening to playlist

Running for Charity

You can help raise some much needed funds for charity while running your virtual event. You can do this in a couple of ways when you sign up;

1. Make a donation to one of the charities listed as you enter. It's quick and easy, with the donation simply added to your cart.

2. Select a charity on the registration form and they will be in touch to offer extra support and guidance, plus provide information on how you can help them further

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I run a virtual race? How should I track my race and upload results?
Can I complete my race distance on a treadmill?
Do I have to upload my results in order to access the Festival zone?
Can I upgrade my registration to include other race distances?
What is the Festival zone?
Do you ship internationally?
Is there a time limit for completing one event or the series?