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Ciderthon Half Marathon

11:00am Sun 5th May 2019
Public Art, Longrun Meadow Labyrinth, Longrun Meadow, Taunton TA1 5QZ, UK
Run 13.1mi

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From the organizer

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The Ciderthon is a half marathon with a cider taster at every mile, where you will be earning every step of your way. In completing the Ciderthon, you will become a part of the heart of Somerset, experiencing the very best cider from the very best producers. You will be introduced to a community of people who work hard, play hard, and run damn hard too. And as a team, you will do whatever it takes to get yourself, and others, to the finish line.

Distances in this event

  1. Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
    11:00am Sun 5th May 2019
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Route info

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What’s Included

Included with your ticket:

  1. T-shirt
  2. Medal
  3. 13 Cider Tasters and finishers pint

Race Number
You will need to collect your race number on the day to be allowed to participate. To collect your number you will need:

• Suitable ID
• Your ticket(s)

Collect them at the registration tents. We will give you safety pins to your numbers to yourself, please make sure your fancy dress outfit has somewhere for your number to be visible. The number must not be cut or altered in any way to reduce its size. It is your key to obtaining cider at each stop! Without it you will not get a medal or be able to retrieve your bag.

Course Details

The half marathon takes place in Longrun Meadow in Taunton, across a closed road running route. The route will be biased towards road but multi-terrain.
Anyone is free to access our Ciderthon Village at the start/finish on Longrun Meadow for bars, music and more!

Cider and Water Stops
Water will be available at every mile (but not exactly on the mile), of the run directly after the cider tasting station. This will be served in cardboard cups, some will be handed out by our marshals and it will be available for you to pick up from the table. The cider tasters will be 1/4 pint each (roughly!).

Raceday Logistics

Your race number has a detachable tag at the bottom which you give in at the registration tent if you want to store any bags. All baggage is left at owners risk. The organisers can’t be responsible for any loss or damage caused by the use of these facilities.

08.00- 10.45 Registration Open
10.45-11.00 Guest Speaker
11.00 Run Start
16.00 Baggage Area Closes


Race number & medical information 
Entries are non-transferable. Never swap your race number with any other runner as it could lead to a dangerous medical situation. Your race number will have your emergency contact details on the back, this will be used by the medical team should anything go wrong.

Toilet Locations

There will also be toilets in Ciderthon Village at the start and finish.

Drink Stations

Water will be available at every mile of the run directly after the cider tasting station. This will be served in cardboard cups, some
will be handed out by our marshals and it will be available for you to pick up from the table.

First Aid  
First aid posts will be located at several intervals around the course and there will be a medical tent in the Runners Village.

Fancy Dress

Fancy dress is STRONGLY encouraged! Make sure once you’ve decided on your outfit you train in it at least once to know what to expect. This way you can minimize any potential discomfort and adapt it.

There will be photographers on the day around the course and at the start and finish line. Photos taken will be available a few days after the event via our website.

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