Northstowe Half Marathon and Acorn 5k

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Northstowe Half Marathon and Acorn 5k
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Check-in with the ever-changing scenery of Northstowe with the annual Half Marathon & 5k through the town and neighbouring Longstanton. Both courses are suitable for those new and old to running events, with almost no elevation and quiet country paths.
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Half Marathon, Virtual Northstowe Half Marathon, Virtual Northstowe 5k, and 1 more
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Calendar
Sun, 14 Apr 2024
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Northstowe, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Northstowe, Cambridge CB24, UK
Start times
Sunday, 14 Apr 2024
Virtual Northstowe Half Marathon: 12:00 amVirtual Northstowe 5k: 12:00 amHalf Marathon: 9:30 am5k: 9:30 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Northstowe Half Marathon and Acorn 5k
Half Marathon
Distance
13.1mi
£26 - £32
Virtual Northstowe Half Marathon
Distance
13.1mi
£10
5k
Distance
5km
£13 - £15
Virtual Northstowe 5k
Distance
5km
£10
Route information
Both routes will be a single-lap course, taking a route in and around Northstowe. There will be plenty of opportunity to check out the local scenery and important historical features of the neighbouring Longstanton.
The routes will be mostly flat and on mixed terrain including paths and quiet country roads.
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What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Goodie bag
  • Chip-timing
  • Marshalled course
  • Water stations
  • Refreshments
  • Bag drop
  • Toilets
  • Parking
  • Professional medical cover
  • Free Massage
  • Finisher's T-shirt (optional)
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How to get there
Northstowe, Cambridge CB24, UK
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Parking
You will be able to park on-site for this event.
By Car
Northstowe is well connected by road to surrounding towns and cities. Cambridge is only 20 minutes away along the A14.
By Public Transport
The Busway connects Northstowe with Cambridge.
Event day logistics
09:30 Half Marathon and 5k start
Age Restrictions
The half marathon is open to runners aged 17 and over. The 5k is open to anyone over the age of 11 on the day of the event.
Virtual Entry
You can choose to enter the Northstowe Half Marathon & 5k virtually by completing a the distance anywhere in the world anytime between 12th April and 130th April. All you have to do is upload your result and your Finisher's Medal will be sent to you in the post.
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Spectator Info
Spectators are most welcome at this event to cheer the runners across the finish line! There will be a buzzing atmosphere, perfect for spectators and runners to enjoy.
FAQs
Are there any age restrictions for the Northstowe Half Marathon & 5k?
Yes, all runners must be at least 17 years old to participate in the half marathon and 11 or older for the 5k.
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Will there be somewhere I can leave my bag at the Northstowe Half Marathon & 5k?
Yes, there will be a bag drop area at race HQ where you'll be able to leave your items whilst running. Please note that all items are left at their own risk.
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Can we bring spectators to the Northstowe Half Marathon & 5k?
Of course! All are welcome to make this day as atmospheric and memorable as possible.
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Reviews
4.6
23 reviews
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