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Eden Project Marathon and Half Marathon

2 races scheduled · 1000 participants · Sun 10th Oct 2021 · Saint Austell
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About this event

The Eden Project Marathon and Half Marathon offers hilly multi-terrain courses around the famous site, following a challenging route through areas of spectacular mining heritage and beautiful countryside landscapes. Come for the finisher's medal and a pasty, it is Cornwall after all!

Raceday details
How to enter

Tickets available until Fri Oct 08 2021

What's included:

  • Technical t-shirt
  • Pasty and a beer for all race runners
  • Themed medal for all race finishers
  • Cash prizes for race winners and prizes for category winners
  • Water stations every three miles and isotonic drinks every seven miles
  • Chip timing, and free online analysis of your race via RunPix
Half Marathon
10:00am Sun 10th Oct 2021

Run 13.1mi

Marathon
9:30am Sun 10th Oct 2021

Run 26.2mi

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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Are there baggage storage facilities at the Eden Project Marathon and Half Marathon?
Yes, there will be a bag drop, however it is asked that participants refrain from bringing large amounts of cash or valuables.… read more
FAQ
Are there shower facilities?
Unfortunately there are no shower facilities.… read more
FAQ
Can I listen to my headphones while I run?
No, wearing personal headphones or earphones is not permitted by UKA Guidelines.… read more
Route description
Route description

The Half Marathon and Marathon courses are hilly, multi-terrain routes with a mixture of trails, paths and public roads.

The Marathon is roughly 70% on trails, paths and private roads and 30% on public roads while the Half-Marathon is 60% on public roads and 40% on trails and paths.

There are drinks stations approximately every 3 miles, and taps around the Eden Project event site where runners can refill their own water bottles.

There will also be isotonic drinks at particular points:

  • Mile 7
  • Mile 14
  • Mile 21
Logistics and schedule

Schedule

09:30 Marathon Start

10:00 Half Marathon Start

*There will be more detailed instructions closer to the event date.

Race Packs

For UK residents, your race pack will be sent to you prior to race day. If you are travelling from overseas you will need to collect your race number and timing chip from the Visitor Centre at Eden Project.

Spectators

All spectators will gain free entry to Eden when accompanying a runner.

How to get there

Mr Small's Cornish Taphouse (Cask Ale, Craft Beer and Gin Parlour), 54, Aylmer Square, Saint Austell PL25 5LJ, UK

Get directionsExternalLink

Address: Eden Project, Bodelva, Par PL24 2SG

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Are there baggage storage facilities at the Eden Project Marathon and Half Marathon?
Yes, there will be a bag drop, however it is asked that participants refrain from bringing large amounts of cash or valuables.
FAQ
Are there shower facilities?
Unfortunately there are no shower facilities.
FAQ
Can I listen to my headphones while I run?
No, wearing personal headphones or earphones is not permitted by UKA Guidelines.
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