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6th, 7th and 8th October 2023

The Big Running Weekend is based at the Woodland Discovery Centre in Ecclesall Woods. The centre has toilets, but no changing facilities, so please arrive in suitable clothing for the activities you want to take part in and bring some warm layers for afterwards!

To book your Weekender ticket for BIGRW 2020, click here Please note there are no entries on the day / weekend. BIGRW is not for profit.

The Woodland Coffee Stop will be open on Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday. We’re also delighted to have¬†Sunshine Pizza Oven¬†with us for the whole weekend.

Parking is limited at the Discovery Centre, so we ask that as far as possible you walk (or run!) to the venue, or consider using public transport. If you are driving, there are limited lay-by spaces on Abbey Lane, or on-street parking on Whirlowdale Road just a couple of minutes walk away.


Get directions using the map below


The Discovery Centre by Night… BIG Running Weekend 2018

The Big Running Weekend is a celebration of everything trail running, with sessions and events to suit all tastes!

  • Led Runs on the Outdoor City Run Routes
  • Wood Run Sessions on Technique, Strength and Stability
  • APC Trail School
  • Junior running workshop
  • Hill technique
  • Talks and Films
  • Kit Testing / Q&A
  • Night Running

6th, 7th and 8th October 2023 at the Woodland Discovery Centre in Ecclesall Woods, S7 2QZ

That Was A Blast!

Before the dust as even settled on a memorable BIG Running Weekend of 2022, we are looking ahead to 2023. As we round …

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