The Robin Hood Mile Challenge

Fully Accessible Fun Run for All Abilities #runtogethernow

Saturday 29th September – creating a weekend celebration of running.

Starting at 10.30am

Join family, friends or colleagues for a fun and inclusive series of Mile Races for all abilities and ages on Victoria Embankment. Set to the back drop of the spectacular River Trent, Trent Bridge and Race Village the Nottingham Mile Challenge is a fully accessible fun run with free family entertainment. Whether you're new to exercise, sport or running this event is for everyone – fun or club runners, families, restricted mobility, amputees, impairments and wheelchair users are all encouraged to take part together – everyone side by side.

You can run or walk the flat 1 mile road course which starts and finishes on Victoria Embankment under Sunday's impressive start line structure. And don't worry if you need a helping hand on the course, friends or family members to accompany, guide or push you can be entered free of charge.

Robin Hood Mile Challenge T-shirts
Mile Challenge T-shirt 2018

Enter one or a few different categories including Running Clubs, Women Only, Men Only, Fancy Dress, Corporate and Age Categories.

In partnership with:
Nottinghamshire City Council

Mascot Mile

Mascot Mile
Robin Hood, Nottingham Forest Football Club

We are pleased to announce the Robin Hood Mile Challenge will be launched with the very first Mascot Mile!

Join us for what is sure to be a race to remember where mascots from local businesses and sports teams will go head to head.

Does your business or team have a mascot? Are they better than all the rest?

Why not enter your mascot in our first ever Mascot Mile and contact us today at

Nottingham Forest Football Club’s Robin Hood, is just one of the amazing mascot’s waiting to take on their very own Mile Challenge.


Race Village/Site Facilities

Free family entertainment and fun activities will be on the Embankment and in the Race Village, where you can also enjoy a selection of tasty food from one of the catering units or a drink at the bar.

Facilities on the day will include a bag drop in the main baggage tent, accessible spectator/viewing area and parking. There's also medical facilities on site just in case and plenty of toilets including disabled. The Help Desk will be open where you can enter a Mile Run on the day.

If you have already entered the Half Marathon, Mini Marathon, Schools or Corporate Challenge? Why not take part as a pre- warm up to your Sunday race and let's make a weekend of it!

Free family activities include:

“The Robin Hood Marathon events are a firm favourite in the city’s sporting calendar, and we are delighted that with the addition of the Nottingham Mile the event will become fully inclusive. Nottingham City Council is committed to increasing sporting participation opportunities for people of all ages and abilities, the Nottingham Mile provides an achievable goal for anyone to walk, jog or push their way round the course and take in the big event atmosphere.”

Cllr Dave Trimble, Portfolio holder for Leisure and Culture, Nottingham City Council

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