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Coventry Festival of Running

3 races scheduled · 5000 participants · Sun 31st Oct 2021 · Coventry
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Safety measures in place ·
£15.00 - £38.00Free injury protection
About this event

A great event with a huge crowd and some phenomenal sightseeing. The Coventry Half, 5K and Wheelchair 2.5 race is one of the classics on the running calendar. There truly is something here for everyone so get down to the starting line and crush that PB.

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Your organiser

Coventry University Student Union pulls together a series of awesome events to raise money for charities and motivate people to stay healthy.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Fri Oct 29 2021

What's included:

  • Finisher's medal
  • Technical t-shirt
  • Clearly marked course
  • First aid on-hand
  • Chip timed results
Half Marathon
7:30am Sun 31st Oct 2021

Run 13.1mi

£36.00 - £38.00
5k
8:00am Sun 31st Oct 2021

Run 5km

£15.00
Wheelchair 2.5k
8:00am Sun 31st Oct 2021

Run 2.5km

£15.00
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James
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4.3
Did the Half Marathon in 2019
A great race, generally well organised and well supported. Quality medal and Tee-shirt and plenty of feed stations. The only issue with the new start/finish this year was the bag collection, the friendly volunteers and their kids were doing a great job, but they needed more help and more space as the queue for collection was massive at the end of the race.… read more
Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Can I resell my Coventry Half Marathon ticket?
No, your race number is individual to you and cannot be resold or transferred. You must wear it clearly on the front of your shirt and the emergency information must be filled out.… read more
FAQ
Is the Coventry Festival of Running chip timed?
Yes, these races are chip timed and they are fixed to your race number so please ensure you attach your race number to the front of your shirt.… read more
FAQ
How can I get my race results from the Coventry Festival of Running?
All race results will be posted on the Coventry website and be found at - www.enjoycoventry.com/festivalofrunning… read more
Route description
Route description

This classic course takes runners past some of the most historic landmarks in the city, out through the country lanes before leading runners right back down towards Coventry Cathedral.

A beautiful course for all participants. Whether starting with a brief 5k run or going whole-hog with the Half Marathon you are bound to enjoy this race.

James
Star
4.3
Did the Half Marathon in 2019
A great race, generally well organised and well supported. Quality medal and Tee-shirt and plenty of feed stations. The only issue with the new start/finish this year was the bag collection, the friendly volunteers and their kids were doing a great job, but they needed more help and more space as the queue for collection was massive at the end of the race.
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Logistics and schedule

Schedule

08:30 Half Marathon Start

09:00 5k & Wheelchair 2.5k Start

Please allow plenty of time to get down to the race so you can find parking, get registered and warm up in time for your event.

Spectators

Thousands of spectators turn up for this event and it makes for an incredible atmosphere so drag your friends and family to Coventry, or better yet - sign them up.

How to get there

University Square, Coventry CV1, UK

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By Train

Coventry Railway Station in Station Square is approximately 20 minute's walk to the Race Village. Check arrival times if you choose to come by train.

By Car

From Birmingham: Use the A45 and A4114
From the North West or M6: From M6 Junction 4 take the A446 south and then A45 and A4114 From M6 Junction 3 take the A444 south From M6 Junction 2 take the A4600
From the South West (M5) or M42: Exit M42 at Junction 6 and take the A45 and then A4114
From the M40: Exit at Junction 15 and take the A46 north
From the South/M1: Exit M1 at Junction 17 and use the M45 and A45
From the North/M1: Exit M1 at Junction 21 and use the M69 and A46

Follow signs for Coventry City Centre; the Race Village is in University Square, next to Coventry Cathedral.

Parking and Road Closures

There are many car parks in Coventry city centre, the vast majority of which are within a 5 – 10 minute walk of the Race Village, by the Cathedral.
Please note that due to road closures access to White friars Car Park and Grove Street Car Park will be severely restricted so you are advised to avoid these.

All of the car parks above are within a 5-15 minute walk of the Race Village. Drop off and pick up point White Street Coach Park, CV1 4TX Use Ring Road Junction 1 and follow the signs for the drop-off point.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Can I resell my Coventry Half Marathon ticket?
No, your race number is individual to you and cannot be resold or transferred. You must wear it clearly on the front of your shirt and the emergency information must be filled out.
FAQ
Is the Coventry Festival of Running chip timed?
Yes, these races are chip timed and they are fixed to your race number so please ensure you attach your race number to the front of your shirt.
FAQ
How can I get my race results from the Coventry Festival of Running?
All race results will be posted on the Coventry website and be found at - www.enjoycoventry.com/festivalofrunning
FAQ
Can I wear headphones at the Coventry Festival of Running?
Technically yes, but you are encouraged not to wear them on the day because there will be thousands of people around you and you should be aware of your surroundings.
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