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Newton’s Fraction Half Marathon

Sun 8th Sep 2019
Rose & Castle, Trent Rd, Grantham NG31 7XQ, UK
Run 13.1mi

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Tickets £23–£25

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  • Road
  • Mixed
  • Track

From the organizer

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2018 marks 13th edition of the Newtons Fraction Half Marathon run under UKA rules, on an accurately measured 13.1 mile route, the race is one of the countys most popular road races. Organised by Grantham Athletic Club the race starts and finishes on the track inside the South Kesteven Sports Stadium, Trent Road Grantham.

The race heads out of Grantham into the Lincolnshire countryside onto the Grantham to Nottingham Canal towpath for nearly 3 miles to Woolsthorpe by Belvoir, taking in a couple of testing hills along the way before returning back into the stadium for a grandstand finish.

Distances in this event

  1. Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
    Sun 8th Sep 2019
    £23–£25
    Tickets available
What’s Included

Maximum number of runners ≈ 500

Half Marathon race numbers and timing chips to be collected on race day after 8:30 am from the collection desks in the Gingerbread ,upper floor main building of the South Kesteven Sports Stadium.

UNFORTUNATELY NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Prizes

Prizes will be presented from about 12:30 pm.

Raceday Logistics

Race Number/Chip Collection

Collection desks in the Gingerbread located on the upper floor of the main building open from 8:30 am.

Race Number

Please ensure that you secure it to the front of your running vest or top.

If you have a medical condition please give details on the back of the number. If you feel unwell before the race, or have not been well for a few days prior to the event, please do not start.

Travel

Parking onsite at the Stadium and Meres leisure centre. Also extra spaces at the far end of Gala Bingo opposite the Stadium. – see local signage on the day.

FAQs

Refreshments

Refreshments will be available during the day in the Gingerbread with a licensed bar open from 12 noon.

Drink Stations

Water stations en route will be at approximately 3½,5¾, 8 and 10¾ miles and also at the finish.

Medical

There will be medical support on the course and at the Stadium. If you feel unable to complete the course, please wait with a marshal.

Facilities

Toilets are located in the main building and at either ends of the grandstands. Please use the toilets in the grandstands to avoid queues in the main building. Changing and showers are available in the main building.

There is also a small baggage store. Luggage labels will be issued. Please attach the label to the bag. The organisers do not accept responsibility for the contents of the bag.

Lincolnshire Runner will have a trade stall in the foyer. Sports massage will be available in the Gingerbread – donations to our chosen charity. Sports massage will be available in the Gingerbread – donations to our chosen charity.

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