Spring Marathon & Half Marathon

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Spring Marathon & Half Marathon
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Join Phoenix Running for the first race in the Icebird Series. This event is a low-key out and back along a scenic stretch of the Thames. Whether you are completing the marathon or half marathon distance, you're in for a treat with this flat riverside route.
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Half Marathon and Marathon
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Sat, 4 Mar 2023
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Walton-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Elmbridge Xcel Sports Hub, Waterside Dr, Walton-on-Thames KT12 2JG, UK
Start times
Saturday, 4 Mar 2023
Half Marathon: 8:30 amMarathon: 8:30 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Spring Marathon & Half Marathon
Half Marathon
Distance
13.1mi
£31.50 - £33.50
Marathon
Distance
26.2mi
£31.50 - £33.50
Route information
This out & back half and full marathon is the perfect addition to your spring training. The route is an off-road towpath trail along the Thames, making for a fast and flat course with beautiful views of the river.
The course will start in Walton on Thames, head out to Hampton Court, then return along the same route. Those running the half marathon will do this loop twice, with the marathon runners completing it 4 times.
This is Race 1 in the Icebird Series, with the next 3 races spread out throughout the year.
What's included
  • Flat & fast course
  • Chip timing
  • Finisher's medal
  • Aid station
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How to get there
Elmbridge Xcel Sports Hub, Waterside Dr, Walton-on-Thames KT12 2JG, UK
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Parking
There will be free parking available at the Sports Hub. Please do not park at the Leisure Centre.
Event day logistics
08:00: Registration opens at the Xcel Sports Hub Stadium
08:30: Race start
Please arrive at least 30 minutes before race time to ensure plenty of time for registration, parking and warming up.
Toilets
There will be toilets inside the Sports Hub, as well as changing rooms and showers.
Bag Drop
There will be lockers inside the leisure centre which you can keep your things, however, you will need to bring your own padlock. There will also be bag drop available at the Start Line.
Age Requirements
Participants must be at least 18 years of age to participate.
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Spectator Info
The finish area is a great place to support your runners as they race around the course. Given that it is a lapped course, from this area you will be able to spot them more than once.
FAQs
Can I wear headphones in the Spring Marathon & Half Marathon?
Yes, you may wear headphones, however, please remain aware of your surroundings at all time.
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Do I have to be a certain age to compete in the Spring Marathon & Half Marathon?
Yes, you must be at least 18 years of age to enter the event.
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Will there be refreshments at the Spring Marathon & Half Marathon?
Yes, there will be plenty of water and flavoured squash available. You may also leave your own nutrition clearly labelled at the aid stations.
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