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The Folkestone Rotary Half Marathon

10:00am Sun 29th Sep 2019
The Lodge the Grand, Folkestone CT20 2LR, UK
Run 13.1mi

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Tickets £25

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  • 1000 participants

From the organizer

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Always the one to attend. Great event and feedback - everything you expect and more from a top class event. The race is organised by Folkestone Rotary Club (Charity no: 266883) in support of local and international charities. Medals and finish line goodies are on offer for all finishers plus there are prizes for the leading runners.

Distances in this event

  1. Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
    10:00am Sun 29th Sep 2019
    £25
    Tickets available

Where could you finish?

We’ll work out your time based on past results, elevation and terrain.

What’s Included

Medals and finish line goodies are on offer for all finishers plus there are prizes for the leading runners.
Souvenir Technical t-shirts available to pre-order.

Course Details

This accurately-measured course starting on the Leas, down at steep hill onto the Road of Remembrance and through the coastal park before an out and back section to Hythe and back again. There will be mile markers along the route and it will be fully marshaled. Lead cyclists will precede the first runner and follow the last runner. Please be aware of any other promenade users as we do not have exclusive use.

Travel

The Race Headquarters will be within the Grand Hotel and will be clearly signposted. The start/finish area will be on The Leas immediately outside the HQ and signs will be clearly posted to direct you. We would encourage runners to park at the Leas Cliff Hall car park approximataley half a mile from the HQ. Limited parking is available around the Hotel.

The closest railway station is Folkestone West but trains are very limited on Sundays.

FAQs

Facilities:

  • Parking
  • Toilets
  • Baggage Drop Off
  • Changing Facilities
  • Massage
  • Refreshments

First Aid
St John Ambulance or an alternative medical provider will be in attendance on the day and the course will be marshalled to provide assistance. There will also be a sweep marshal following the race to ensure that nobody is left behind and that all runners are accounted for.

Please note: Headphones are strictly prohibited (bone conduction headphones are acceptable)

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