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Colchester Stampede Half Marathon

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Come on out and race the cheetahs, elephants and lions at the Colchester Zoo for this brilliant Half Marathon. The flat course is primed for a speedy route round and a shot at your PB.

Review summary

4.7
2 Reviews
  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere

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Peter S
"Brilliant venue, fab course (that last hill tho!) and a zoo visit to boot...."

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Arabella G
"Brilliant day despite the rain! Well organised on the whole - although more..."
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How to enter the Colchester Stampede Half Marathon

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    Run 13.1mi
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Colchester Stampede Half Marathon route

The event will run through the zoo, then out onto the closed roads before finishing back inside the zoo. This event helps raise money for Action for the Wild, a great cause.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Free Colchester Zoo Entry (worth £22.99)
  • Themed Medal
  • Finishers T-Shirt
  • Chip Timing
  • Goodie Bag
Raceday Logistics

Schedule:

09:00 Half Marathon Start

12:00 Half Marathon Finish

It is recommended that you arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of your event to get registration sorted and a proper warm up before you hit the course.

*Please note that due to the road closures there is a strict 3 hour time limit.

Spectators

Spectators are encouraged to get out to this event and catch family and friends as they cruise around the course. The Colchester Zoo is ranked top 2 Zoos in the UK and makes for a great day out for the family.

Volunteers

RunThrough is always looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join their team and help organise these brilliant events. They often give a free race entry to volunteers in return for their time.

Please reach out to them directly or follow this link: https://www.runthrough.co.uk/volunteer-form/

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there water stations?
Yes there will be a refreshment station 5KM into the course as well as at the end of the race.
Is there a bag drop?
Yes. The car park is located next to the start and finish line and we therefore recommend leaving any belongings in your car.
Am I allowed to wear headphones?
It is strongly advised against as the nature of the events means that you need to be aware of your surroundings and be able to hear marshals instructions.
Are there toilets?
There will be portable toilets within the event village.
Is there a time cut-off?
Yes, there is a strict 3 hour cutoff due to the road closures.
Will there be photographs of the event?
Yes, RunThrough will have an event photographer at the event and photos will be available on their social media pages after the event.

Colchester Stampede Half Marathon weather forecast

Drizzle throughout the day.

15°C
Predicted highs
10°C
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IconHigh chance of rain
IconLight breeze possible, up to 10mph

Meet the organiser

RunThrough are a running community-based in London, inspired & led by a small passionate group of running geeks. We organize events all over the UK’s capital and the North West of England.

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Colchester Stampede Half Marathon reviews (2)

4.7 out of 5 stars

  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere
  • Did the Half Marathon in 2019

    Brilliant venue, fab course (that last hill tho!) and a zoo visit to boot. Loved it. Really well organised
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  • Did the Half Marathon in 2019

    Brilliant day despite the rain! Well organised on the whole - although more toilets at start could be handy. Loved the finish treats and free entry to the zoo was a bonus! Marshals were very friendly!
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