The Deal Half Marathon

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The Deal Half Marathon
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Race through the rural villages of Kent with the Deal Half Marathon. Take on this fantastic challenge set on quiet country roads and feel a real sense of accomplishment. Push yourself over the finish line to earn your medal and running stripes.
Half Marathon and Childrens Dash
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Sun, 19 Feb 2023
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Deal, United Kingdom
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Betteshanger Park, Sandwich Road, Deal CT14 0BF, UK
Start times
Sunday, 19 Feb 2023
Half Marathon:
10:30 am |
Childrens Dash :
10:45 am
Here are the distances available for The Deal Half Marathon
Terrain Roads / Country Lanes
Using an accurately measured course this challenging route takes in the scenic Kent countryside surrounding Deal. Starting on Betteshanger Road, you will race through the picturesque villages of Betteshanger, Northbourne and Great Mongeham, before taking an anti-clockwise route past Sutton, East Langdon and Martin. You will then return to Ripple and retrace the route back to the start. Soak in the views and great atmosphere as you run.
There will also be a Children's 1500m dash making this event fun for the whole family. This will take place along the cycle path on Betteshanger Road, starting in the same place as the Half Marathon. Prize giving will be straight after the race at the finish. Age range up to 16yrs, with prizes in 2 year bands.
There will be water stations located at 3, 5, 7.5 and 10 miles. There are toilets at the event sponsors Mutleys Plant Services Ltd at mile 5 (what luxury!)
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  • Finisher's Medal
  • Chip-timed results
  • Prizes for top finishers
  • Toilets
  • Bag Drop
  • Refreshments
  • First Aid
Betteshanger Park, Sandwich Road, Deal CT14 0BF, UK
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There is ample parking available at Betteshanger Country Park and you are advised to leave all belongings in your car. Please note there is a small charge for use of the car park. Please do not park on the grass on the roundabout on the A258 as this is not a parking area and inhibits the view of the motorists and supporters crossing the road.
10:30 The Deal Half Marathon starts
10:45 Children's Dash starts
Please make sure you arrive at least 30-45 minutes before the race starts to complete the registration process and warm up.
Cut-off Time
The Half Marathon race has a cut off time of 2:50 and you must pass through halfway in 1:25.
Race Packs
All race numbers are to be collected on the morning of the race so you are advised to give yourself enough time to collect your race number and get to the start on time.
A full set of race instructions will be sent via email before the event.
Age Requirements
This event is held under UKA rules so all runners must be aged 17 or over. For the kid's race, the age range is up to 16yrs, with prizes in 2 year bands.
This race takes place on open roads so headphones are banned for the event, including bone-conducting headphones. Anyone seen wearing any form of headphones during the race will be disqualified.
  • 1st Male/Female: £50 cash
  • 2nd, 3rd Male/Female: PodPlus vouchers
On the day entry
You can enter on the day of the event for £25.
Can I wear headphones at The Deal Half Marathon?
No, this course is held on open rules so headphones of any kind (including bone conduction headphones) are strictly prohibited.
Is there anywhere spectators can sit at The Deal Half Marathon?
Yes, there will be a visitors centre at Batteshangar country park where there will be a café will be open and selling hot food and drinks.
What do I get with my entry to The Deal Half Marathon?
All entrants will be accurately chip-timed and all participants will earn a medal.
Can I enter The Deal Half Marathon on the day?
Yes, you can enter on the day for the price of £25.
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