A choice of two Summer runs starting and finishing at the YMCA Hawker Centre (Kingston), proceeding towards the Thames Path on an out and back flat and fast scenic riverside route that is very well marked and marshalled all the way along. Both the half marathon and the marathon courses are at and fast so were expecting some great PBs.
How to enter the Thames Meander Marathon & Half – Summer
- Run 26.2miStandard Entries
- Run 13.1miStandard Entries
Thames Meander Marathon & Half – Summer routes
Marathon Route: A ﬂat scenic riverside trail marathon starting and ﬁnishing at the YMCA Hawker Centre HQ.The course meanders along the Thames Path out to the far side of Canbury Gardens and then returns past the HQ and along the Thames Path trail as far as the Barn Elms Rowing Club turnaround point, returning past the HQ again to the far side of Canbury Gardens which is the ﬁnal turnaround point, returning to ﬁnish at the YMCA HQ.
Half Marathon Route: A ﬂat scenic riverside trail half marathon starting and ﬁnishing at the YMCA Hawker Centre HQ.The course starts in the opposite direction to the marathon and meanders along the Thames Path out to the ﬁrst turnaround point at the Kew Gardens car park, then returning past the race HQ and on towards Canbury Gardens just past the Boaters Inn Pub which is the ﬁnal half marathon turnaround point, returning to ﬁnish at the YMCA HQ.
Course Marking/Signage: Both routes will be very well marked throughout with Hermes Running yellow / black chevron ﬁxed directional signage and “Caution Runner” yellow / black signage on the Lower Ham Road section of the course. The courses will be also be well marshalled at both turnaround points and at the respective check points which will be well stocked.These courses are both ﬂat and fast so we’re expecting some great PB’s.
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Thames Meander Marathon & Half – Summer weather forecast
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
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