Clarendon Marathon

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£22.00 - £80.00Free injury protection
About
This event takes a beautiful route along the historic Clarendon Way from Salisbury to Winchester. There is a Half Marathon and a 5 Mile race, meaning runners of all abilities can take on this stunning challenge. Come along for the wonderful surroundings and your well earned finisher's medal.
Participants
Marathon, Half Marathon, Relay Marathon, and 1 more
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Calendar
Sun 2nd Oct 2022
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Laverstock, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Wyvern College, 33 Church Rd, Laverstock, Salisbury SP1 1QU, UK
Start times
Marathon:
8:00am |
Half Marathon:
11:00am |
Relay Marathon:
8:00am |
Mini (Last 5 Miles only):
1:45pm
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Clarendon Marathon
Route information
The Clarendon is a beautiful, off-road trail Marathon. The route takes runners from Salisbury to Winchester along the historic Clarendon Way. The route stays off-road for 90% of the journey, following country tracks and paths, many of which haven't changed in centuries.
The route takes in some beautiful local villages along the way, as well as the Roman Road to Broughton. From the halfway point the route takes runners through to Houghton and then across the River Test to Kings Somborne. Having raced through the woods in the final section runners will arrive to the finish at the end of this challenging but stunning run.
As well as the Marathon there is a Half Marathon and a Mini Run which follows the last 5 miles. These other distances mean that this event is open to runners of all abilities. As well as this there is an option to run the full Marathon route as a relay team.
There will be 13 drinks stations in total on the Marathon course and 7 on the Half Marathon course. Please bring your own bottle or cup to be refilled at these stations. Due to covid restrictions there will not be any food at these stations, so please bring your own.
Relay Legs
  • Leg 1: Laverstock to Winterslow - 6.6 miles
  • Leg 2: Winterslow to Broughton - 6.4 miles
  • Leg 3: Broughton to Farley Mount - 7.6 miles
  • Leg 4: Farley Mount to Winchester - 5.6 miles
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Event t-shirt
  • Free use of buses
  • Well marked and marshalled route
  • Drinks stations
  • Bag drop and transfer
  • Prizes for top performers
Train
How to get there
Wyvern College, 33 Church Rd, Laverstock, Salisbury SP1 1QU, UK
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Race Transport
This is a point to point race, and therefore Race Transport is included in the entry cost for all the races.
Marathon
  • Race Start: Wyvern College, Laverstock, Salisbury, SP1 1RE
  • Race Finish: Kings' School, Winchester, SO22 5PN
Runners can choose to park at the finish and catch a Bus from Winchester to Salisbury before the race start time.
Parking in Winchester: Please park at the free South Winchester Park & Ride off Junction 11 of the M3 (SO21 2FG).
  • 07:00 - 1st bus leaves the South Winchester Park and Ride
  • 07:20 - 2nd bus leaves the South Winchester Park and Ride
  • 08:45 - 3rd bus leaves the South Winchester Park and Ride
These buses will drive via the Romsey Road bus-stop, near Kings School Winchester, to pick up any runners who have not come by car (bus stop at the traffic lights, intersection of Romsey Road, Kings Road, Battery Hill).
These buses will arrive at the Start between 08:10 and 09:55.
Post-Race
A free shuttle bus will be in operation between the Park & Ride carpark and Kings School from 12:00 to 16:15.
Runners can also park at the start, run the race then catch the bus from Winchester back to Salisbury after the race.
Parking in Salisbury: Parking is available at Enovation, SP1 1QZ. This is located approximately 200m north from the School on the East side of the road. Use the car park at the front of the building.
Post-Race
  • 15:10 1st bus leaves Kings School for Salisbury
  • 15:50 2nd bus leaves Kings School for Salisbury
  • 16:30 3rd bus leaves Kings School for Salisbury
Half Marathon
  • Start: Village Hall, Broughton, SO20 8AX
  • Finish: Kings' School, Winchester, SO22 5PN
Runners can choose to park at the finish and catch a bus from Winchester to Broughton before the race start time.
  • Parking in Winchester: Please park at the free South Winchester Park & Ride off Junction 11 of the M3 (SO21 2FG).
  • 10:00 - 1st bus leaves the South Winchester Park and Ride
  • 10:30 - 2nd bus leaves the South Winchester Park and Ride
  • 11:00 - 3rd bus leaves the South Winchester Park and Ride
These buses will drive via the Romsey Road bus-stop, near Kings School Winchester, to pick up any runners who have not come by car (bus stop at the traffic lights, intersection of Romsey Road, Kings Road, Battery Hill).
These buses will arrive at the Start between 10:40 and 11:20.
Post Race
A free shuttle bus will be in operation between the Park & Ride carpark and Kings School from 12:00 to 16:15.
Or they can park at the start, run the race then catch the bus from Winchester back to Broughton after the race.
Parking in Broughton: This will be available on the north side of the village. Broughton Water Buffalo SO20 8AT, have made their field available for the event from 10:30 onwards.
Please do not park your car at the Village Hall or in the Village centre.
Post Race
  • 15:10 1st bus leaves Kings School for Broughton
  • 15:50 2nd bus leaves Kings School for Broughton
  • 16:30 3rd bus leaves Kings School for Broughton
Mini
  • Race Start: Middle of Farley Mount Country Park
  • Race Finish: Kings' School, Winchester, SO22 5PN
Runners can choose to park at the finish and catch the bus from Winchester to Farley Country Park before the start of the race.
Parking in Winchester: Please park at the free South Winchester Park & Ride off Junction 11 of the M3 (SO21 2FG).
  • 12:00 Bus leaves South Winchester Park & Ride for the Kings School
  • 12:30 Bus leaves the Kings School for Farley Mount Country Park
This bus will arrive at the Race Start at around 13:00.
Post-Race
A free shuttle bus will be in operation between the Park & Ride carpark and Kings School from 12:00 to 16:15.
Relay Marathon
Parking will be available at the following locations for runners taking on Legs 2, 3 and 4 of the Relay.
  • Transition 1: Middle Winterslow Sports Field, SP5 1RD
  • Transition 2: Broughton, Rectory Lane, SO20 8AB
  • Transition 3: Farley Mount Monument
Please be aware that for Relay Transitions 1 and 3 there will not be any bus routes to and from these locations.
Event day logistics
Marathon
07:00 Registration: Wyvern School in Laverstock
08:00 Timing Gate Opens
08:00 Start Time for fast walkers expecting to take between 6 and a half and 8 hours
09:30 Start Time for slower runners needing more than 5 hours
10:30 Normal start time if you expect to take less than 5 hours
11:00 Timing Start Gate Closes
Half Marathon
10:45 Registration: Broughton Village hall
11:00 Timing Gate Opens
11:45 Start Time for walkers expecting to take more than 3 hours and 30 minutes
12:15 Normal start time
12:40 Timing Gate Closes
Mini (Last 5 Miles)
12:15 Registration: Kings School Winchester
12:30 Bus leaves Kings School Winchester
13:45 Start Time
There will not be specific start times this year, but a set time window when the start gate will be open. Participants choosing to walk the event are encouraged to start as early as possible to avoid the cut-offs and fast runners looking for a PB are encouraged to start as late as possible to avoid excess overtaking.
Runners are encouraged not to arrive before 13:20 and must arrive before 16:00. Please base your start time from this finish window.
If runners start too early they may end up arriving at the finish before the marshals, the reception team may not be ready for you and the water stations may not be open for you.
Please pick an appropriate start time for your ability. There are cut-off times at the checkpoints and water stations on the second half of the course.
Race Transport
This is a point to point race, and therefore Race Transport is included in the entry cost for all the races.
Marathon
  • Race Start: Salisbury
  • Finish: Winchester
Runners can choose to catch a Bus from Winchester to Salisbury before the race start time, or from Winchester back to Salisbury after the race.
Half Marathon
  • Race Start: Broughton
  • Race Finish: Winchester
Runners can choose to catch a bus from Winchester to Broughton before the race start time, or from Winchester back to Broughton after the race.
Mini
  • Race Start: Farley Mount Country Park
  • Race Finish: Winchester
Runners can choose to catch the bus from Winchester to Farley Country Park before the start of the race.
Bag Transfer
There will be a bag drop available at the start of the race, please bring your own bag for this. Your bag will be transferred to the finish of the race where you will be able to collect it. Please pack some warm clothes and a small amount of cash if you would like to be food or drink at the finish.
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Spectator Info
Any spectators who will be driving on the day are encouraged to not drive along the route. The villages of Pitton, Winterslow, Broughton, Houghton, Kings Somborne and Farley Mount have small roads and get very congested. Therefore spectators are encouraged to drive to Winchester to explore the historic city before heading to Kings School to watch the final part of the race.
FAQ's
Are there any age restrictions to entering the Clarendon Marathon?
Under 18s can take part in the event, with the permission of parents. A responsible adult must be available and contactable on the day of the event. Please write this contact number on the back of your race number.
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Can I wear headphones during the Clarendon Marathon?
Runners are encouraged to not wear headphones so you can hear whats going on around you. However headphones are not banned.
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Will there be toilets at the Clarendon Marathon?
There will be toilets at the start of the Marathon and the Half Marathon.
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When will I receive my race number for the Clarendon Marathon?
Race numbers are to be collected on the day from your start location.
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Can I run with my dog at the Clarendon Marathon?
You may run with your dog, but please only bring your dog onto the Wyvern School and Winchester School grounds for as little time as possible.
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Will there be water stations at the Clarendon Marathon?
There will be water stations but you must bring your own bottle/cup to be refilled. There will not be any food available at these stations.
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Is there a race bus at the Clarendon Marathon?
Yes! Included in the entry cost is bus transport either before or after the race.
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