Isle of Wight Festival of Running

The Isle of Wight Festival of Running is an event the whole family can enjoy!

There is a fun run for the youngsters. Picturesque cross country races for fans of the Couch to 5k and 10k programmes.  Experienced runners looking for a course that challenges them to their limits, will not want to miss out on the stunning cross country route of the Needles half marathon.


2018 Virtual Races2019 Event - Early Bird Entries

2018 Virtual Races

Did you miss out on taking part in the Isle of Wight Festival of Running 2018, and more importantly not get one of our amazing medals?! Well this is your chance to take part and get a medal from this years event! We are launching Isle of Wight Festival of Running...

2018 Race Results

Below you find the results for each of the races... Farringford 5K - Click here Tapnell 10K - Click here Needles Half Marathon - Click here Needles Marathon - Click here

2018 IWFOR Open!

Today is the day! We are so excited for the start of the Isle of Wight Festival of Running 2018 hosted by West Wight Sports & Community Centre. Our staff and volunteers have very been busy bees, so here’s to a great weekend! We look forward to seeing all of our...


Click on the indiviudal event name to find out more information. All races will be chip timed (except Junior Fun Run)

Saturday 1 June 2019

Freshwater 5K – A cross country 5k circular route through the beautiful countryside of Freshwater.

Tapnell 10K – A cross country circular route to Tapnell Farm through some of the spectacular West Wight countryside.

Sunday 2 June 2019

Junior Fun Run – From superheroes to pirates and princesses every one is a winner, taking home a medal and certificate. 

Needles Half Marathon – It is one of the toughest and most scenic half marathons in the country. The 13.1 mile course will take you over downs and heathland, past historic monuments and of course you’ll glimpse the most iconic landmark on the Isle of Wight – The Needles.



Why not make the most of the weekend and enjoy the beautiful Isle of Wight with your family by staying at our on-site campsite, which gives you full access to the Sports Centre facilities. Or if you prefer your home comforts, we have arranged Isle of Wight Festival of Running discounted rates with local accommodation providers. Click Here to find out more.