Festival of Running

Sunday 2 August 2020

11.30am - 3.30pm

Workington Leisure Centre

Please note that due to the current situation with COVID-19, this event has been postponed.

Our Festival of Running event has something for everyone.

Organised in conjunction with Cumberland Athletic Club, we will be offering you the chance to join us for a 1k fun run, or a 5k and 10k run.

Whether you are taking part yourself or cheering someone on, there will be something to keep you entertained with our craft activities, children’s entertainment and stalls.

Races will start at Workington Leisure Centre and will take you out and around Workington allowing you to take in the beautiful scenery while motivating you to run your fastest race.


12pm - 1k fun run

12.30pm – 5k

1.30pm – 10k

We will let you know as soon as you can book onto the races.

If you are interested in having a stall at this event, please let us know by submitting one of our online forms (below).

Charity / Information Stalls

Food and Drink Stalls

Children’s entertainment and crafts will be available from 11.30am to 3.30pm.

Our compere will also be on hand to ensure everyone knows where they are going and gets to that all-important start line on time. We’ll also have someone on hand to warm you up before the start of each race to ensure your muscles are in the best shape and to prevent any injuries.

The Cumberland Athletic Club will also be on hand throughout the day to give guidance and advice.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Workington Town Council at or call the office on 01900 702986.