Humber Bridge Half Marathon

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Humber Bridge Half Marathon
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Take on this half-marathon challenge, while touring through this city-scape. The course consists of closed roads, and the grand Humber Bridge . Hundreds of lively spectators will cheer you on throughout while you support the Humber Bridge Half Marathon in raising thousands for charity this year.
Half-Marathon and Fun Run
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Sun, 25 Sept 2022
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Hessle, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Ferriby Rd, Hessle HU13 0LN, UK
Start times
Sunday, 25 Sept 2022
9:00 am |
Fun Run:
9:10 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Humber Bridge Half Marathon
Fun Run
Route information
Elevation Undulating
Terrain Tarmac
The first two miles start a short walk from the Humber Bridge Car Park on Ferriby Road, looping around the west of town, before heading to the bridge itself. Heading southbound on the bridge, runners will hit the 3 mile mark midway across the bridge. Runners are met with steady alternation between incline and decline for the next 5 miles, while they tour the town further. At the 11 mile mark to the finish, runners head back toward the bridge on the east side and uphill back to race HQ.
For the first time in 20 years runners are allowed to run on both the outward and inward legs across the bridge totally traffic free. This has been instigated by the Humber Bridge Board. This road closure will require a three hour cut off point for runners at mile 11. Any runners in excess of three hours will be unable to complete the race without reprive.
Course Records
  • Male: Callum Elson: 73:14
  • Female Naomi Bright: 92:08
What's included
  • Medal and t-shirt for all runners. There is a £250 prize for a new course record (male and female).
  • Prizes for top 5 Male and female
  • 1st & 2nd in each age category
  • 1st Male and Female Team (first 3 runners from same club)
  • Top 3 U16's in the Fun run and 1st male and female team (3 runners from the same club)
How to get there
Ferriby Rd, Hessle HU13 0LN, UK
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Free parking is available near the race start, follow signs on the day. Please note the Humber Bridge Car Park is closed and has no parking for the event.
By Car
It is recommend to car share or use public transport.
By Public Transport
To reach the event From Leeds central station, it takes around one hour. Take the Northern service to Hull. Once you reach Hessle alight the train and the event is only a 13 walk away from the event.
Event day logistics
09:00 Half-Marathon Starts
9:10 Fun Run Starts
Age Requirements
Participants need to be aged 17 and over to take part.
Cut-Off Time
The cut off time for this event is 3 hours and 30 minutes, meaning you must cross the finish line by 12:30 or 12:45 for the Fun Run.
Water stations
Water stations are available and clearly sign posted throughout the course. There is also a sponge station based on Gravel Pit Road in Barton cardiac Hill
Event Rules
  • Headphones are not permitted on this course at anytime. This includes bone conductor headphones are not permitted in this race
  • Wheelchair athletes are recommended to contact the event organiser due to challenging hills
  • Spectators are allowed along the bulk of the route, but there is limited access to the bridge for safety reasons.
Spectator Info
Spectators are welcome at this event, but there will be limited access on the actual Humber bridge for safety reasons.
Is there somewhere I can leave my bike?
There is bike parking available. Please be aware that all bikes are left at the risk of the owner.
Is the Humber Half Marathon course suitable for wheelchairs?
Plus contact race organisers to discuss taking part in a self propelled wheelchair as the course has some challenging hills.
Where can spectators watch the Humber Half Marathon?
Along most of the route there are no spectator limitations. However, there will be limited access on the actual Humber Bridge for 2022 for safety reasons. Spectators can cross the bridge on the west side by foot or cycle but beware it is just shy of 2 miles end to end.
Can I wear headphones in the Humber half?
No, headphones including bone conductor headphones are not permitted in this race.
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