Remembrance Day Marathon & Half Marathon


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Returning for a 6th year, don't miss out on Phoenix Running's incredible Remembrance Day event. This promises to be a very special run for new comers and seasoned runners alike. Don't miss out the moving atmosphere and 1kg finisher's medal
Marathon and Half Marathon
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Sun, 13 Nov 2022
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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, 13 Nov 2022
9:30am |
Half Marathon:
Races summary
Here's what races are available for 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
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.
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Phoenix Running
As an event organiser, Phoenix Running offers it all. From entry-level 5km events all the way to 50km ultramarathons, Phoenix Running’s events are as inclusive as they come. Phoenix Running founders Louise and Rik are avid runners themselves and have completed a number of impressive feats - North Pole Marathon and Great Wall of China Race to name a couple. Now they impart their vast wealth of experience and burning passion for endurance sports onto their epic events. Phoenix Running operates out of Surrey, with their majority of events taking place in and around Walton-on-Thames - just south-west of London.
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How old must I be to take part in the Remembrance Day Marathon & Half 2022?
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 2022 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 2022?
It is recommended that you arrive 45 minutes before the start of the race to allow time to register and warm up.
7 reviews
Did the race in 2022
The lack of supporters was a real problem for me. It wasn't really an easy PB course because of it. It was more a relaxed, friendly course. The chocolate cake at the end was worth it though! Delicious
Did the race in 2022
Really friendly group atmosphere. It seems like so many people do a lot of these events and know each other. Very friendly and very cheery atmosphere. Great aid stations, full of treats and gooodies (both sweet and savoury).Big fan of the rock up and go start option too, allows a lot more flexibility.As for the medal…WOW! Never seen anything like it, it’s massive.
Did the race in 2022
Good flat course to aim for a PB on. Well organised. Great medal!
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