The Carsington Water Half Marathon & 10k

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The Carsington Water Half Marathon & 10k
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Race at your pace around this Peak District Lake in a 10k or Half Marathon. The route offers stunning views of the lake and surrounding Peak District countryside, and both races are ideal as part of a spring marathon training schedule. Come along for the amazing scenery, or the prizes on offer.
Half Marathon - Saturday, 10k - Saturday, Half Marathon - Sunday, and 1 more
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Sat, 25 Feb 2023 - Sun, 26 Feb 2023
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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Carsington Water, Ashbourne DE6 1ST, UK
Start times
Saturday, 25 Feb 2023
Half Marathon - Saturday: 9:30 am10k - Saturday: 9:30 am
Sunday, 26 Feb 2023
Half Marathon - Sunday: 9:30 am10k - Sunday: 9:30 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for The Carsington Water Half Marathon & 10k
Half Marathon - Saturday
£24 - £26
10k - Saturday
£18 - £20
Half Marathon - Sunday
£24 - £26
10k - Sunday
£18 - £20
Route information
Terrain Paths and some grass sections Half Marathon Route Type Looped
10k Route Type Out and Back
This undulating, traffic-free, multi-terrain event will take runners on paths around Carsington Water. With a couple of small inclines, the Half Marathon is a complete lap as well as an out-and-back section, and 10k runners will complete an out and back course.
There may be other members of the public using the trail so please remain vigilant throughout.
Take part in either the Saturday or Sunday event, or both! What ever works for you and your schedule.
Course Records
  • Male: Andy Harding - 01:13:44 (2022)
  • **Female:**Katherine Wood - 01:24:24 (2020)
What's included
  • Fully marked and marshalled course
  • First aid on-site
  • Distance marked
  • Chip-timed event
  • Toilets
  • Prizes from sponsors Big Bobble Hats
How to get there
Carsington Water, Ashbourne DE6 1ST, UK
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There is plenty of on-site parking, however please be aware that it is Pay & Display.
Event day logistics
09:30 Races start
09:30 Races start
Please arrive at least 45 minutes before the race begins, to allow plenty of time to complete registration process.
Race Packs
Entrants who have entered in good time will have their race packs sent in the post 10 days before event day.
Those who have entered in the 10 days before race day will collect their race pack at registration on the day of the event.
If your race pack hasn't arrived, head to the registration desk at race HQ and you can be issued with a new one.
A full set of race instructions will be sent via email before the event.
Age Requirements
All entrants must be 15 and older to enter the 10k and 17 and older to enter the Half Marathon.
There will be toilets on site near Race HQ.
Where can I access my results for The Carsington Water Half Marathon & 10k?
Results will be uploaded to as soon as possible after the race is concluded.
Is there an age limit for The Carsington Water Half Marathon & 10k?
All half marathon runners must be at least 17 on the day of the event. 10k runners must be aged 15+
Will there be toilets at The Carsington Water Half Marathon & 10k?
Yes, there will be toilets at the event.
Can I enter The Carsington Water Half Marathon & 10k on the day?
Entry on the day will be available for a higher price but this is a popular event so early entry is advised.
Will I get my race pack before the day for The Carsington Water Half Marathon & 10k?
Yes. Your race pack will be posted out to you 10 days before event day. If you signed up in the 10 days leading up to the event or if your race pack doesn't arrive, you'll pick it up from the registration desk at race HQ on the day.
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