The Blackpool Festival of Running is a multiday event organised by Fylde Coast Runners.
It takes place in the coastal town of Blackpool in the North of England.
It includes multiple race distances (including a marathon, half marathon, 10k, 5k, and 2k).
When you hear people talking about the Blackpool Marathon or the Blackpool Half Marathon, they are likely talking about the events that take place over this festival weekend.
Blackpool is home to the Blackpool Pleasure Beach, and is a well known seaside resort. There are a number of exciting attractions that will allow you to turn race weekend into a getaway for the whole family.
This race has won no awards that we know of.