Poppy Run - North

Support the Armed Forces community during this year's Remembrance period by taking part in one of our 5k runs for all abilities.

Poppy Run is a series of family friendly races taking place in locations across the country in October and November this year. Run, jog or walk – the 5km races are open to all, including dogs!  

Held during the Remembrance period, Poppy Runs are another way for you and your community to remember. Together you will be remembering the fallen, raising funds for those in need in the Armed Forces community and achieving your own personal triumph.

Each event begins at 11am and starts with a Two Minutes Silence.


Sunday 29 October
Wythenshawe Park


Saturday 4 November
York Racecourse


Sunday 5 November
Temple Newsam

Entry fee

  • Adult - £15
  • 7-17yrs - £7.50
  • 6yrs & under - free

All participants receive:

  • Full support prior to the event, including fundraising support and preparation
  • An official Poppy Run 2017 t-shirt
  • A unique Poppy Run medal
  • Dedicated support from our experienced Mass Events team
  • Fundraising rewards

For more information, contact the team on 0333 011 4500 or at events@britishlegion.org.uk.

Can't make a Poppy Run?

If the Poppy Run locations aren’t right for you but you’d still like to take part, we’ve got you covered with My Poppy Run.


Join the rest of the Poppy Runners in the 5km distance or if you’re feeling brave why not take on a 10km, 15km, half marathon or the full marathon distance for the ultimate Poppy Run challenge.



My Poppy Run