PHOENIX - Remembrance Day Marathon & Half Marathon

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PHOENIX - Remembrance Day Marathon & Half Marathon
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Returning for a 7th year, this incredible Remembrance Day event promises to be a fantastic day. Challenge yourself to a marathon or half marathon while you enjoy the riverside route. Don't miss out the moving atmosphere and 1kg finisher's medal
Marathon and Half Marathon
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Sun 12th Nov 2023
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Walton-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Elmbridge Xcel Sports Hub, Waterside Dr, Walton-on-Thames KT12 2JP, UK
Start times
Sun 12th Nov 2023
9:00am |
Half Marathon:
Event summary
Here are the distances available for PHOENIX - Remembrance Day Marathon & Half Marathon
£37.95 - £39.95
Half Marathon
£37.95 - £39.95
Route information
Terrain Riverside towpath
Take on this epic out and back route along the towpaths of the River Thames. You will need to complete 4 laps for the full marathon distance and 2 laps for the half marathon. The course has no elevation gain / loss, making it a fast route for all runners.
At 11:00 there will be a race freeze, signalled by a horn, when all runners must stop to observe a 2 minute silence. Brace yourself for an emotional moment with your fellow runners and spectators.
What's included
  • Epic 1kg finisher's medal
  • Carefully measured route
  • Moving 2 minute "race freeze" minute silence
  • Aid stations
How to get there
Elmbridge Xcel Sports Hub, Waterside Dr, Walton-on-Thames KT12 2JP, UK
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There is a large car park located directly outside the Xcel Sports Hub where the event will take place.
Public Transport
The nearest train station is Walton-on-Thames. This is about 2 miles from the Hub or a 15 minute walk into the town centre, where you can catch a 564 bus directly to the Sports Hub once an hour.
Event day logistics
09:30 Marathon and Half Marathon start
11:00 2 Minute Silence Observed
11:02 Race resumes
Age Requirements
All runners must be 18 or older on race day.
2 Minute Silence
This is not an event with a 2 minute silence put in it - this is a 2 minute silence with an entire marathon & half marathon event built around it. It is the very heart and soul of this event and the reason it exists. It is a very moving, spine tingling experience to be part of and in past years members of the public, walkers, cyclists and even rowers on the river have put their oars up and joined in.
How old must I be to take part in the Remembrance Day Marathon & Half 2023?
All runners must be 18 or older on the day of the event.
Do I have to stop running at 11:00 at the Remembrance Day Marathon & Half 2023 for the 2 minute silence?
Yes, all runner must stop running to respect the silence and poignant moment.
When should I arrive at the Remembrance Day Marathon & Half 2023?
It is recommended that you arrive 45 minutes before the start of the race to allow time to register and warm up.
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£37.95 - £39.95

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