Hitchin Half Marathon & Tough 10k


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Hitchin Half Marathon & Tough 10k
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Conquer a hilly half marathon or 10k this June, with routes in and around the market town of Hitchin. Expect undulating routes which will test even the most experienced of runners. With a kids' fun run, this is the ideal day out for the whole family!
Half Marathon, 10k and Kids Fun Run
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Sun, 2 Jun 2024
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Tilehouse St, Hitchin SG5 2DL, UK
Start times
Sunday, 2 Jun 2024
Half Marathon: 9:00 am10k: 9:15 amKids Fun Run: 9:30 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Hitchin Half Marathon & Tough 10k
Half Marathon
Kids Fun Run
Route information
Take on these challenging races this June, choosing from a half marathon or 10k distance. Set in the historic market town of Hitchin in North Hertfordshire, the event also has a new kids' race for 2024, making it the perfect day out for the whole family.
The Hitchin Half Marathon is a challenging, hilly course designed to push you to your limits. From the moment you leave the grounds of the Priory, you head out into Charlton village and then you encounter the first climb going up into Preston.
Then you will head around the local area before returning back towards Charlton and then finally back into Hitchin to finish off at the Priory. The course is hilly and undulating but does have some flat areas too, especially on the way back towards Hitchin after around 11 miles.
What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Chip-timed event
  • Prizes for winners and award ceremony
  • Water stations
  • Bag drop
  • Race Village with food and drinks
  • Music at the start & finish
  • Downloadable Finisher Certificate
  • Medical support
  • Fully marked and marshalled course
  • Toilets
  • Online live results
How to get there
Tilehouse St, Hitchin SG5 2DL, UK
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By Car
Hitchin is easily accessible via the A1 between Stevenage and Letchworth Garden City. It's an 18-minute drive from Luton and a 50-minute drive from Cambridge.
There will be parking available on site.
By Public Transport
Hitchin Station is a 23-minute walk from the race start. Hitchin has regular services to London Kings Cross, Cambridge, Horsham, Letchworth Garden City, Peterborough and Brighton.
Alternatively, you can catch the 98 or 97 bus from just outside the station and alight at Hermitage Road.
Event day logistics
09:00 Half Marathon starts
09:15 10k starts
09:30 Kids' fun run starts
Cut-Off Time
There is a 3-hour cut-off time for the half marathon.
Age Requirements
Entrants must be 17 and older to enter the Half Marathon and 15 and older for the 10k.
For the kids' race, there are no age restrictions.
Race Rules
Finishing the race, gun times will determine the overall race positions as it is a race, so chip timing will NOT be used to determine race positions.
For prizes, the event follows UKA rules on age groupings. If any of the overall winners such as first-placed male or female are of a certain age grouping, then the next-placed age group person shall inherit the age group winner's spot, and this will cascade down if any or all podium-placed winners are of the same age group.
Can I wear headphones at the Hitchin Half Marathon & Tough 10k?
Headphones are not permitted at the event.
How old do I need to be to enter the Hitchin Half Marathon & Tough 10k?
Entrants must be 17 and older to enter the Half Marathon, and 15 for the 10k.
Is there somewhere I can leave my bag at the Hitchin Half Marathon & Tough 10k?
Yes, there will be a bag drop available at the event.
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£1 - £27

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