Exeter Marathon

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Get down to Exeter for this stunning 26.2 miler along the River Exe. The route follows the green footpaths and tracks away from the road creating a safe, traffic-free run. Come out to raise money for a great cause or just for the scenic run and earn your medal and race t-shirt.
5 Mile and Marathon
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Sun 14th May 2023 - 8:45am Sun 14th May 2023
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Haven Rd, Exeter EX2 8DP, UK
Start times
8:45am Sun 14th May 2023
Sun 14th May 2023
5 Mile:
Here are the distances available for Exeter Marathon
This gorgeous route takes runners along the Exe Riverway, and the old Quayside. It's a perfect way to test out the marathon distance, whether you're an experienced runner or just starting out on your running journey.
The race avoids all major roadways, which makes for a relaxing run away from cars and busy roads.
There is a cut off time of 6 hours for this event, as well as timed cut-off points along the route for runners unable to maintain the minimum expected pace.
Alternatively, if you're not quite ready for the full marathon, sign up to the 5 mile race for a relaxed river side run.
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  • Finisher's Medal
  • Finisher's t-shirt
  • First aid
  • Chip timed
  • Refreshments and feed stations
  • Marked and marshalled course
Haven Rd, Exeter EX2 8DP, UK
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By Train
Exeter St Thomas Station is just a 10-minute walk from the event site.
08:45 Marathon Start
14:00 Cut-Off Time
Please arrive at least 45 minutes before the race starts to register and get warmed up before your event.
Cut-off Time
There is a 6-hour cut-off period as well as periodic markers along the route for those who are not expected to meet the maximum time requirement.
Age Requirements
The minimum age to enter this event is 18 years old.
Charity Places
There are a limited number of free places to those who wish to take part to raise money for ECCT. As a charity, they rely on donations and fundraising to help fund their vital community programmes, so they’d love to have you take part in this event for them. If you’re interested in one of the charity places, email david.gribble@ecfc.co.ukExternalLink
Can I wear headphones at the Exeter Live Better Marathon?
Traditional headphones are not allowed as racers need to be aware of their surroundings. However, Bone-conducting headphones are acceptable.
Is there a cut-off time for the Exeter Live Better Marathon?
Yes, there is a 6-hour time limit for racers and specific cut-off markers along the route for those who are not expected to reach the finish line in time.
Is there a minimum age limit for the Exeter Live Better Marathon?
Yes, the minimum age is 18 years old.
When will race information for the Exeter Live Better Marathon be available?
Final race information will be emailed 7 - 10 days prior to the event. Race numbers will be collected on the day of the event.
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