Dorset County Council’s Durlston Country Park is hosting the Durlston Dash, a 2.5k fun-run for children aged 8 to 13, with all participants encouraged to don festive fancy dress in the spirit of the season.
More than 150 participants put on their running shoes to take part in the popular Christchurch Running Festival on 15 October.
Poole Park was glowing this month as hundreds of runners took part in the first Dorset Neon Run for Dorset charity Diverse Abilities.
Members of Bournemouth’s East Cliff Rotary Club are making a first call for runners for this year’s Easter Quarter Marathon.
Junior runners will soon have a parkrun of their own at Moors Valley Country Park and Forest near Ringwood. It will launch on Sunday 13 November at 9am and children from 4 to 14 can take part in a new regular weekly event.