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Race in the Poppy Half Marathon to pay your respects to the men and women who lost their lives in war. From the kids race to the half marathon, these events along the Bexhill foreshore are perfect for all runners. Come for the bespoke finisher's medal and to support soldiers and veterans.

Review summary

4.4
3 Reviews
  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere

M

Martin F
"An excellent charity event, nice and flat so appealing for a fast time. Wind..."

B

Benjamin B
"Tough in wind but well organised event, good..."

C

Craig F
"Although a flat course I founs this very tough due to running against a strong..."
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How to enter the Poppy Half Marathon

  1. Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
    £35
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  2. 10k

    Run 10km
    £22
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  3. 5K

    Run 5km
    £15
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  4. Kids 1 mile Youth Run

    Run 1mi
    £3
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Event Details

What’s Included
  • Bespoke medal
  • Custom t shirt
FAQs

Are there any water stations?

You’ll pass water stations at 5km/8km/13km/16km. Please carry any additional water/fuel if you need a different race nutrition strategy.

Post race snacks and drink will be available after your race in the Marquee outside DLWP. Plus the DLWP café will be open all day for athletes and spectators.

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Poppy Half Marathon weather forecast

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

12°C
Predicted highs
7°C
Predicted lows
IconModerate breeze possible, up to 10mph

Poppy Half Marathon reviews (3)

4.4 out of 5 stars

  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere
  • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

    An excellent charity event, nice and flat so appealing for a fast time. Wind was tough and challenging. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Excellently organised.
  • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

    Tough in wind but well organised event, good atmosphere
  • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

    Although a flat course I founs this very tough due to running against a strong wind on the sea front!.