Frome Half Marathon, 5k, 10k & Family Fun Run

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£8.50 - £29.75Free injury protection
About
This family-friendly event takes runners through Frome City Centre and the surrounding charming villages. Perfect for runners from all walks of life, this event is a single lap, ensuring theres something new at every mile. Come for the friendly residents, fun run, and bespoke medal.
Participants
Half Marathon, 10k, 5k, and 1 more
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Calendar
Sun 17th Jul 2022
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Frome, United Kingdom
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4.6
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The event experience
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Based on 1,000 participants

Elevation

5 to 20m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Location
Start times
Half Marathon:
10:00am |
10k:
10:00am |
5k:
10:00am |
Family Fun Run:
9:45am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Frome Half Marathon, 5k, 10k & Family Fun Run
Family Fun Run
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1km
£8.50
5k
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5km
£17.00
10k
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10km
£21.25
Half Marathon
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13.1mi
£29.75
Route information
The Frome Half Marathon route gives runners a beautiful route around residential areas before heading to the buzz of the city centre. The route, and multiple distances on offer, makes this event great for new runners wanting to try out a new distance or those shooting for a personal best.
The Half Marathon single loop course takes runners past joyful residents ready to offer a helping hand, and welcome treats.
From here, it's onto quiet country lanes towarsd Nunney Village, showcasing real country charm with thatched roofs, old phone boxes, and a fuel station.
Onto the final section of the course, runners are taken into Frome Town Centre, with an infamous 1k climb up Egford Hill, taking runners to the peak of their route. From here, the views follow runners as they race down the hill into the heart of Frome and across the finish line.
What's included
  • Chip-timed results
  • Finisher's medal
  • Prizes for category winners
  • Fully marked and marshalled course
  • Official race photography
  • Medical support
  • Bag drop
  • Toilets and refreshments
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Bespoke Finisher's Medal
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Bespoke Finisher's Medal
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Bespoke Finisher's Medal
Train
How to get there
Selwood School, Berkley Rd, Frome BA11 2EF, UK
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Parking
There is parking available at the Football club, but please be aware this might not be available on the day.
Event day logistics
07:00 Enquiries open
09:45 Family Fun Run Start
10:00 Half Marathon & 10k & 5k Start
Bib Collection
All bibs will be sent to participants who have entered on the sunday before the event. If this does not arrive in time you can pick it up at registration on the day.
Age Requirements
Entrants must be the following ages to enter each distance:
  • Family Fun Run - All ages
  • 5k - 11 and older on race day
  • 10k - 15 and older on race day
  • Half Marathon - 17 and older on race day
Cut-Off Time
There is no strict cut-off time for this event but entrants should aim to have completed their race by 12pm, so that the organisers can start to pack away.
Pacers
Pacers will be offered subject to availability with target times between 1hr30 and 3hr00.
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Spectator Info
Spectators are permitted at the event, so come along and cheer your family and friends on, or better yet, sign up and race alongside them!
FAQ's
Can I bring a Buggy/Pushchair to the Frome Half Marathon, 5k, 10k & Family Fun Run?
This race is not open to runners with a buggy or pushchair.
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Where can I find my results from the Frome Half Marathon, 5k, 10k & Family Fun Run?
Results will be uploaded to the website - https://www.theraceorganiser.com/e/frome-half-marathon-10k-5k-and-family-fun-run-7214 - live and communicated to all entrants within 24 hours of the event.
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Does the Frome Half Marathon, 5k, 10k & Family Fun Run have a time-limit?
Although there is not a strict cut-off time, all entrants are asked to be done by 12pm to ensure the organisers can pack up the event.
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Can I bring my dog to run with me at the Frome Half Marathon, 5k, 10k & Family Fun Run?
Unfortunately, dogs are not permitted at the event.
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Reviews
4.6
15 reviews
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4.7
Did the Half Marathon in 2021
Very well organized race.Everything went very well. Great finisher medal.The course is very, very hilly, but the crowd really provides great support.
Jason B
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2019
Great event, great atmosphere and I will be back 👍👍.Good course a gotta love a hill 😁😁 overall a great event 👍
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2019
Another great event thank you. A special thanks to the Marshall’s. Only two things to improve please- the tannoy was so loud we couldn’t hear ourselves talking - the finish line queue to collect your medals was nearly over the finish line. Will defo sign up again.
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4.7
Did the Half Marathon in 2019
A bit hillier than I am used to, although we were warned about the 'King of the Mountain' climb. Very well organised, plenty of water points, spectators and marshals.
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5.0
Did the Half Marathon in 2019
Second year running this race.. it’s a brutal course in term of hills but it’s such a pleasant one.. local support is great, loads of water stations, cheap to enter, easy to get to, easy to park. What’s not to love ..apart from the fact it needs at least one toilet en route somewhere ... sadly lacking in this department.Will be back next year
Phil pc
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2019
First time iv ever done a race. Really enjoyed it. Frome people were fantastic. Great atmosphere and a great day. Thank you for the experience. I'll be doing it next year for the half marathon 😊.
Eric F
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4.3
Did the 10k in 2019
Well done Frome, not a bad course. Brilliant spectator support, enthusiastic marshals! Definitely not flat!
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2019
The signs showing the way to the car park on the approach to the event were great. The car park was well organised and the volunteers guided you to the start of the event. Plenty of marshals available throughout the course.Well organised, lots of water stations available. The support form local residents was excellent, and the hosepipes beneficial as it was getting warm..Although there was a queue for the medals and goody bag which was starting to tailback and impact on the finishing line.
Claire R.
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2019
Hilly but enjoyable run, well supported by town's folk! Given the heat, starting at 10am was great. Would run again.
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4.3
Did the Half Marathon in 2018
Very good race, really friendly atmosphere among the runners and supporters. Incredible route out in the country side, very different to most half marathons that are organised in cities. Very hilly course, so not a quick run but still very enjoyable if taking it at a slower pace.
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