Plymouth Half Marathon

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£34.00 - £36.00Free injury protection
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Join thousands of others in the Plymouth Half Marathon, take in the fantastic coastal scenery as you race through beautiful surroundings on closed roads. This race will have a wonderful atmosphere and a thrilling finish for all to enjoy. Come to earn your finisher's t-shirt and medal.
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Half Marathon
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Calendar
Sun 19th Jun 2022
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3.9
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Where and when
Location
Hoe Promenade, Plymouth PL1 2PJ, UK
Start times
Half Marathon:
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Races summary
Here's what races are available for Plymouth Half Marathon
Half Marathon
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13.1mi
£34.00 - £36.00
Route information
Few cities can rival Plymouth's rich seafaring heritage, its stunning waterfront and natural harbour, its vibrant cultural life, and close proximity to some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK.
This brilliant event takes in all the best sights and sounds of Plymouth and the surrounding area. Runners will see plenty of sights as they explore Plymouth, and enjoy a buzzing atmosphere throughout.
The full race route for the 2022 event will be confirmed soon.
With a generous cut-off time of 3 hours, this event is open to runners of all abilities. So however fast you are, you can come along and join thousands of others on closed roads and take on this awesome challenge.
What's included
  • Finisher's T-shirt
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Prizes for top finishers
  • Chip-timed results
  • Athlete's village
  • Medical provision
Train
How to get there
Hoe Promenade, Plymouth PL1 2PJ, UK
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Parking
There are plenty of local car parking venues that will be available to use:
  • Drake's Circus - open from 06:00
  • Western Approach
  • The Guildhall
  • Theatre Royal
  • Civic Centre - no height restriction
  • Pavilions - no height restriction
By Train
Plymouth Station is less than 2 miles from the event HQ.
By Car
Plymstock and Kingsbridge towards the City Centre
The A379 will remain fully open. At the end of Laira Bridge Road, you will be diverted into Embankment Road to Cattedown Roundabout. You will still be able to turn left into Hele Terrace to access The Embankment A374 eastbound. From Cattedown Roundabout you will be able to proceed into Exeter Street or Tothill Road.
  • Exeter Street will be down to one lane of traffic from 07:00 – 09:15
  • The Viaduct (westbound) will be closed to traffic from 07:00 – 09:15
  • Royal Parade (westbound) will be closed to traffic from 07:00 – 09:15
  • Union Street to its junction with The Crescent will be closed from 07:00 – 09:15
City Centre to Plymstock and Kingsbridge
Use Exeter Street A374 into Embankment Road and Laira Bridge Road
Plympton to the City Centre
From Plymouth Road join The Parkway A38 and exit at the Manadon Junction and proceed along Outland Road A386 to Alma Road. Then use Western Approach or Cobourg Street. If you use Deep Lane entrance to the A38 continue until The Manadon turns.
Cornwall to the City Centre
Exit the A38 at the Weston Mill Junction A3064 and follow the signage to the City Centre, via Wolseley Road, Alma Road A386 and Saltash Road. Then use Western Approach or Cobourg Street.
City Centre to Cornwall
Western Approach to North Cross Roundabout before proceeding to Alma Road and Outland Road joining The Parkway at Manadon or via Wolseley Road to Weston Mill.
Tavistock to City Centre
Proceed along Tavistock Road A386 and continue to Outland Road and Alma Road
City Centre to Tavistock
Western Approach to North Cross Roundabout before proceeding to Alma Road and Outland Road joining The Parkway at Manadon.
Exeter to City Centre
Exit the A38 at The Manadon Junction and proceed along Outland Road A386 to Alma Road. Then use Western Approach or Cobourg Street.
City Centre to Exeter
Western Approach to North Cross Roundabout before proceeding to Alma Road and Outland Road joining The Parkway at Manadon.
Event day logistics
The Plymouth Half marathon's start times will be available soon.
Please arrive early, allowing you enough time to get ready for your race.
Cut-off Time
There will be a 3 hour cut-off time due to time constraints in order to give plenty of time to re-open the roads to minimise the effects on the general public.
Age Restrictions
You must be at least 17 years old to take part in the Half Marathon.
Race Pack
Race packs will be posted, the first set will be sent out 4 weeks before the event and the last batch will be sent out 2 weeks from the event date. Your race pack will include:
  • Race Number
  • Timing Chip
  • Athlete information sheet
Please read the information sheet carefully, it provides all the important information and you do not need to register on the day.
If you have not received your race pack please email the organisers at Daniel@redrokevents.co.ukExternalLink and they will be able to verify your entry and give you details on how to secure a race pack for race day.
Fancy Dress
Fancy dress is permitted in the race, all entrants are asked to wear appropriate trainers and to ensure they are hydrated at all times.
Race Rules
  • If you are competing in fancy dress please stay hydrated
  • Wheelchair athletes are allowed but must be self-propelled (not hand-cranked or electric)
  • You cannot be accompanied by anyone who has not entered the race, nor by such as walkers and cyclists
  • You are advised by the organiser to not wear earplugs for music as you may miss vital instructions
  • You cannot be pushed around the course
  • You cannot push a child around the course in a buggy or pushchair
  • You must seek approval if you are thinking of taking part in a challenge
  • You must not carry a child around any part of the course
Elite Runners
Runners who meet the following times will be granted free entry into the race:
  • Men: Sub-67:30mins
  • Women: Sub-74:00mins
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FAQ's
When will I receive my race pack for the Plymouth Half Marathon?
Race packs will be posted, the first set will be sent out 4 weeks before the event and the last batch will be sent out 2 weeks from the event date. If it does not arrive please contact the event organiser: daniel@redrokevents.co.uk
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What prizes are available at the Plymouth Half Marathon?
There are prizes available for the top 3 male and female runners, and for the top male and female in these age categories: VO40, VO45, VO50, VO55, VO60, VO65, VO70, VO75. There will also be a prize for the top male/female U20.
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Are there any age restrictions at Britain's Ocean City Running Series - Half Marathon?
Yes, you must be at least 17 to take part in the Half Marathon.
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Can I wear headphones for Britain's Ocean City Running Series - Half Marathon?
You are advised not to wear earplugs for music because you could miss vital instructions
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Can I wear fancy dress for the race at Britain's Ocean City Running Series - Half Marathon?
You can run in fancy dress as long as you are wearing appropriate running trainers and ensure you are hydrated.
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Can I run with a dog or push a buggy at Britain's Ocean City Running Series - Half Marathon?
It is against the race rules to either use a running buggy or to run with a Dog. Blind or partially sighted runners can be accompanied by a guide runner as long as you inform the event organiser in advance: daniel@redrokevents.co.uk
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Reviews
3.9
5 reviews
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2.3
Did the Half Marathon in 2021
No goody bag. Nowhere to put belongings. Only one useful waterstation, a station at 11 miles is too late.September 5th is far too hot for this hilly course. Please reinstate goody bag and village next time. 13 miles with no snack at the end?!
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2.0
Did the Half Marathon in 2021
Only 2 watering stations, no baggage but apparently there was and very congested in places. Expensive and no goody bag. Last time I am running it.
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5.0
Did the Half Marathon in 2019
Loved this half marathon - great, challenging route with really good atmosphere and crowds cheering you on all the way around. Really well organised and value for money.
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5.0
Did the Half Marathon in 2019
Amazing!!!! Favourite race in Britain with an amazing crowd and views. Really well organised and a nice chunky medal at the end.
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5.0
Did the Half Marathon in 2017
My first half marathon. Amazing!
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