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Poppy Half Marathon

3 races scheduled · 500 participants · Sat 13th Nov 2021 · Bexhill
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About this event

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.

Raceday details
How to enter

Tickets available until Fri Nov 12 2021

What's included:

  • Bespoke medal
  • Custom t shirt
  • Chip-timing
  • Water and fuel stations
  • Medical cover
  • Professional race photos
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Half Marathon
12:30pm Sat 13th Nov 2021

Run 13.1mi

10 K
10:30am Sat 13th Nov 2021

Run 10km

5 K
9:30am Sat 13th Nov 2021

Run 5km

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4.4
3 reviews
Martin
Star
4.7
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. … read more
Benjamin
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4.3
Did the Half Marathon in 2018
Tough in wind but well organised event, good atmosphere… read more
Craig
Star
4.3
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!. … read more
Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Will there be toilets at the Poppy Half Marathon?
Yes, there are toilets inside De La Warr Pavillion and also porta-loo toilets around the race start.… read more
FAQ
How do I wear the chip-timer?
The timer should be securely fastened around your ankle or onto your shoe. It will not be picked up if you are holding it or you secure it around your hand/arm.… read more
FAQ
Is there an age requirement to participate in any of the races?
Yes, participants must be 17 years and above for the Half Marathon, 15 years and above for the 10k, and 13 years and above for the 5k.… read more
Route description
Route description

500m kids fun run - no registration needed, just turn up on the day. All kids receive a finisher's medal in both kids races.

Martin
Star
4.7
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.
Benjamin
Star
4.3
Did the Half Marathon in 2018
Tough in wind but well organised event, good atmosphere
Craig
Star
4.3
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!.
4.4
3 reviews
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Logistics and schedule

Race Day Schedule

08:45 Registration Opens

09:30 5km Start

10:30 10km Start

11:45-12:00 Kids 1 Mile Youth Run and 500m Fun Run Start

12:10 Memorial service, National Anthem, Last Post, and 2 minute silence

12:30 Poppy Half Marathon Start (immediately after the memorial service)

Cut Off Times

5k: 1 hour

10k: 1hr 30 mins

Half Marathon: 3hr 30 mins

Water Stations

There will be water stations at the 5km, 8km, 13km, and 16km marks.

How to get there

De La Warr Pavilion, Marina, Bexhill, Bexhill-on-Sea TN40 1DP, UK

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Address: De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex, TN40 1DP

Parking

There is plenty of free parking around Bexhill town. There is limited parking in the De La Warr car park which is fee paying. Participants are advised to park around town and by the seafront.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Will there be toilets at the Poppy Half Marathon?
Yes, there are toilets inside De La Warr Pavillion and also porta-loo toilets around the race start.
FAQ
How do I wear the chip-timer?
The timer should be securely fastened around your ankle or onto your shoe. It will not be picked up if you are holding it or you secure it around your hand/arm.
FAQ
Is there an age requirement to participate in any of the races?
Yes, participants must be 17 years and above for the Half Marathon, 15 years and above for the 10k, and 13 years and above for the 5k.
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