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Run Alton Towers - Half Marathon

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Booked 14 times in the last week
£18.00 - £40.00
Event summary

Join RunThrough in an event sure to have an unbelievable atmosphere. You and your friends can share in the challenge and reward of running a distance like this. Once you cross the finish, you can let your legs rest as you fly through the air on Alton Towers' famous rollercoasters.

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RunThrough is one of the UK’s premier running event organisers. Their events are widely regarded as inclusive and friendly, with the RunThrough community being at the heart of everything they do. Runners can enter a huge variety of distances from 5k’s all the way up to the mighty marathon. If you’re new to running and looking to book onto your first event, then these events are the ones for you.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Sat Nov 13 2021

What's included:

  • Free access to Alton Towers Theme Park (RRP £34)
  • Unique Finisher's Medal
  • RunThrough Kit Technical Top
  • Chip-timed results
  • Water station
  • Post-race goodies
  • Free parking
  • Fully marked and marshalled route
  • Official photography
Half Marathon
9:00am Sun 14th Nov 2021

Run 13.1mi

£40.00
Spectator Tickets
Sun 14th Nov 2021
£18.00 - £22.00
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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Where can I find my results from the Run Alton Towers Half Marathon?
Results will be uploaded to RunThrough's website after the race.… read more
FAQ
How can I find my race photos from the Run Alton Towers Half Marathon?
Race photos will be available on RunThrough's Facebook page after the event.… read more
FAQ
Is there a cut-off time for the Run Alton Half Marathon?
Yes, there is a strict 3 hour cut-off time for the Half Marathon. Please make sure you can complete the distance in this time frame before deciding to enter.… read more
Logistics and schedule

09:00 Half Marathon starts

12:00 Half Marathon ends

Cut-Off Time

There is a strict cut-off time of 3 hours for the Half Marathon event. Please ensure you can complete the distance within this time frame before registering for this event.

Further information regarding race packs will be emailed to registered participants closer to the day of the event.

Age Restrictions

You must be at least 17 years old on the day of the event to participate in this event.

Spectators

Spectator tickets are available for purchase, which give friends and family access to the park to support their runners, as well as full use of the park rides from 12pm to 5pm on race day.

How to get there

Alton Towers, Farley Ln, Alton, Stoke-on-Trent ST10 4DB, UK

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By Car

Alton Towers Resort is located between the M1 and the M6 and is well signposted from both motorways. Depending on your direction, the nearest motorway exits are:

  • M1 Northbound – Junction 23a
  • M1 Southbound – Junction 28
  • M6 Northbound – Junction 15
  • M6 Southbound – Junction 16

Some Sat Nav systems may take you down a local farm track (especially if you’re coming from the B5417). Please follow the road signs for the last few miles.

*Please be aware that the B5417 is closed until 8th May, guests arriving to the Resort from the Ashbourne direction should follow diversion signs.

By Train

Visit thetrainline.com to search for train times and prices.

Uttoxeter Station is the nearest train station to Alton Towers, just 10 miles from the resort, and is just a 20 minute drive away from the resort or 30 minutes by bus.

Stoke on Trent Rail Station is 15 miles from Alton Towers Resort. A local taxi would take around 25 minutes to the resort.

Derby Train Station is around 25 miles from Alton Towers. From there you will need to order a taxi or a car service to arrive at the resort in around 50 minutes to one hour.

By Bus

The X41 is a daily bus service from Stafford & Uttoxeter to Alton Towers Resort.

Departing Stafford railway station at 9.30am each day, the bus route includes Weston and Uttoxeter on the way to Alton Towers Resort. The X41 departs Alton Towers at 17.30.

The 32X is a Monday - Saturday bus service from Stoke Railway Station to Alton Towers Resort.

Departing Stoke railway station at 8.55am each day, the bus route includes Hanley, Werrington & Cheadle on the way to Alton Towers Resort. The 32X departs Alton Towers at 17.30.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Where can I find my results from the Run Alton Towers Half Marathon?
Results will be uploaded to RunThrough's website after the race.
FAQ
How can I find my race photos from the Run Alton Towers Half Marathon?
Race photos will be available on RunThrough's Facebook page after the event.
FAQ
Is there a cut-off time for the Run Alton Half Marathon?
Yes, there is a strict 3 hour cut-off time for the Half Marathon. Please make sure you can complete the distance in this time frame before deciding to enter.
Booking related questionsDo you have a question about bookings, cancellations, or refunds?
Half Marathon
9:00am Sun 14th Nov 2021
£40.00
Spectator Tickets
Sun 14th Nov 2021
£18.00 - £22.00

Interested in volunteering at this event?

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Complete this short form and the organiser will be in touch.

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£18.00 - £40.00

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