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Britain’s Ocean City Half Marathon

Run 13.1mi
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Race Britain's Ocean City Half! A challenging, yet scenic 13.1 mile course taking in Plymouth's famous landmarks.

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    Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
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Event Details

What’s Included
  • Finisher's t-shirt
  • Finisher's medal
  • Goodie bag
  • Awards for top finishers
  • Athlete's village
  • Medical provision
Raceday Logistics


Individual –

1st, 2nd and 3rd Male and Female (Only one prize per athlete will be awarded).
VO40, VO45, VO50, VO55, VO60, VO65, VO70, VO75 Male and Female.
1st Junior Male/Female – U20.
All individual winners will receive free entry into 2021 Half Marathon.

Teams – 

1st Corporate Team
1st Services (Military) Team
Team Prizes will be awarded on accumulative finish positions of first four athletes to count.

Elite Runners:

We will give FREE entry to elite athletes who meet the following times:

Men – sub 67:30
Women – sub 74:00

Race Rules:

1. Only the person entering the race can compete.
2. You cannot be accompanied by anyone who has not entered the race, nor by those such as walkers and cyclists.
3. Don’t stop to take selfies or use selfie sticks.
4. You are advised not to wear earplugs for music because you could miss vital instructions.
5. You can’t be pushed around the course.
6. You can’t push a child around the course in a buggy or pushchair.
7. You must seek approval from the organiser if you are thinking of undertaking a challenge of any description during the race.
8. If you compete in fancy dress, please ensure that you are properly hydrated.
9. Wheelchair Athletes must be self-propelled (not hand cranked or electric).
10. You can’t carry a child around any part of the course.
11. Athletes must be age 17 years and above on race day.
12. Club vests must be worn by athletes who want to count for Team Prizes, these athletes must also have to be registered affiliated athletes.
13. Race Numbers must be secured by pins to the front of your garment and must not be folded. The whole of the number must be intact and visible. Race Numbers are issued to the individual athlete completing the application form.
14. Athletes who receive transferred numbers without permission will be disqualified from the race. Both runners will be subject to disciplinary action by the appropriate National Association.

We are imposing a cut off time of 3 hours due to constraints on re-opening roads, thus minimising the effects on the general public. At this time marshals and on route volunteers will inform you to get on to the pavement and proceed to the finish. Your medal and goodie bag will be waiting for you. All other race infrastructure will remain in place e.g. finish gantry, athlete’s village and medical provision. The sweep cyclist will also remain with the last runners until they have finished.


At each of our events, there are various opportunities for volunteers. All volunteers will be fully briefed beforehand. Opportunities include:

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Are dogs allowed on the course?

No, unfortunately dogs are not permitted to accompany the runner.

Britain’s Ocean City Half Marathon weather forecast

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

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Britain’s Ocean City Half Marathon reviews

5 out of 5 stars

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  • Did the Half Marathon in 2017

    My first half marathon. Amazing!
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