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Canterbury Half Marathon

Booked 3 times in the last week
£4.00 - £26.00Free injury protection
Event summary

The half marathon that has a bit of everything to it. Known to be one of the most popular in Kent, it is an extremely well organised event combining challenging running with stunning scenery. Take on these country lanes and you will have definitely deserved that medal at the finish line.

Your organiser

Nice Work are an event organiser based out of Rye in Sussex, who offer one of the most comprehensive inventory of running events in the UK. From coastal 10ks, to trail marathons, to inner-city fun runs, these events have an ever-growing and loyal community of runners who are in it for the love of the sport. If you’ve ever sat on the fence or been unsure about taking on your first running event, then checking out Nice Work’s offering is the perfect place to start.

We’re always looking for volunteers to help make these events epic.
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How to enter

Tickets available until Sat Aug 28 2021

What's included:

  • Bespoke medal
  • Finish line goodies
  • Well-stocked aid stations
  • Chip timed
  • Marshalled and marked course
  • First Aid
  • Certified and measured course
  • Prizes
Booked 3 times in the last week
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What people think
19 reviews
FamilyFamily friendly
BicepFlexChallenging course
SceneryStunning scenery
Frequently asked questions
Are headphones allowed?
Due to sections of the route being open to traffic headphones are not permitted during the race and if you are seen wearing headphones you risk disqualification.… read more
Can I enter on the day?
Providing the entry limit has not been reached, entries will be available on the day for an increased price. … read more
How old do I have to be to participate in the half marathon?
Runners must be 17 years or over to compete.… read more
Route description
Route description

The Canterbury Half Marathon course is a lollipop shape route covering the roads on the outskirts of the city. Beginning near Merton Farm, the route takes runners through Petham and Waltham along scenic country roads.

19 reviews
FamilyFamily friendly
BicepFlexChallenging course
SceneryStunning scenery
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Logistics and schedule


10:00 Race Start

Please ensure that you arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of the race in order to drop your bag and complete the registration process.


Spectators are very welcome. The best place to view the runners will be near the start/finish area.

How to get there

Merton Lodge, Merton Ln, Canterbury CT4 7BA, UK

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Race HQ: Merton Farm, Canterbury, Kent CT4 7BA

The closest railway station is Canterbury East Station, however this is roughly 3 miles from the race HQ.

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£4.00 - £26.00Free injury protection

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