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Ciderthon Half Marathon

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Combine your love of cider and running with this spring half marathon. There is a cider taster at every mile of the course, set amidst scenic Somerset. Fitness and fun are combined from start to finish at this event, and the party continues at the finish line.

How to enter the Ciderthon Half Marathon

  1. Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
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  2. 5k

    Run 5km
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Ciderthon Half Marathon routes

The half marathon takes place at Sheppy's Cider Farm in Taunton, across a closed road running route. The route will be biased towards road but multi-terrain.

Water will be available at every mile of the run directly after the cider tasting station. The cider will come from a variety of producers from around the UK. The cider tasters will be 1/4 pint each (roughly!).

Event Details

  • Finisher's Medal
  • Event T-Shirt
  • 13 Cider tasters for the half marathon
  • 2 Cider tasters for the 5km
  • Marshalled Course

Saturday :

10.00-18.00 - Registration


Sunday :

08.00- 10.45 - Registration Open

11.00 - Half Marathon Start

11.30 - 5k Start

16.00 - Baggage Area Closes

19.00 - Festival Closes


All runners will be required to pick up their race number from the race registration. Please remember to bring your ID and ticket confirmation.

Fancy dress is strongly encouraged and there have been some fantastic costumes over the years. Try to train at least once in your costume. Remember the winner of the best costume will receive their body weight in cider.

Anyone is free to access the Ciderthon Village at the start/finish on Longrun Meadow for bars, music and more!

If you would like to lend a hand at this event, please contact [email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be toilets on the course?
Yes, at miles 1.5, 3.5, 7.5, 9.5, 11.5. There will also be toilets in Ciderthon Village at the start and finish.
Will there be a bag drop?
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.
What time is registration?
The registration process will take place between 0845 - 1045, closing 15 minutes before the race.

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