The Nottingham Mile Challenge

Fully Accessible Fun Run for All Abilities #runtogethernow

Saturday 28th 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.

  • Entry Fee – £9.50
    *Each additional race category entry – £6
    So, you can enter as many as you like!

    Race entry includes finishers medal, T-shirt, water, chip timing and results.

Please note: all race packs will be available for collection from the Race Village on Friday 27th & Saturday 28th September 2019.

Category Start Times

Time Category
10.30 Mascot Challenge
10.50 Age 4-10 years Mile
11.10 Age 11-16 years Mile
11.30 Fancy Dress Mile
11.50 Age 17 and over Mile
12.10 V50 & V60 Mile
12.30 Men Only Mile
12.50 Women Only Mile
13.10 Running Clubs Mile

Category start times are subject to change. All entrants will be updated closer to the event with any updates.

Robin Hood Mile Challenge T-shirts

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

Mascot Challenge

Mascot Mile

The 2018 Nottingham Mile Challenge launched on Saturday 29th September with our very first Mascot 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 for 2018 included:

  • Mini tennis nets, rackets and balls
  • Fun bikes and helmets from RideWise
  • Soft archery sets, boards and soft arrows
  • Hula hoops, mini hurdles and soft balls for multiply activities
  • Table tennis outdoor tables by GOGA
In partnership with:
Nottinghamshire City Council

“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