The Nearly But Not Quite London Marathon - North

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Booked 5 times in the last week
£22 - £34
Booked 5 times in the last week
Get in the marathon spirit with this 7 hour challenge. A great event if you missed out on a London Marathon space or if you're a beginner and want to try a new distance without the race day pressure. Decide how far you run and you will be rewarded with a medal.
5k, 10k, Half Marathon, and 2 more
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9:30am Sun 23rd Apr 2023
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Old Elvet, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Durham Amateur Rowing Club, Green Ln, Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3JU, UK
Start times
9:30am Sun 23rd Apr 2023
9:30am |
9:30am |
Half Marathon:
9:30am |
9:30am |
Ultra / Timed Event:
Races summary
Here's what races are available for The Nearly But Not Quite London Marathon - North
£22 - £24
£23 - £25
Half Marathon
£26 - £28
£30 - £32
Route information
This event is going to be fantastic with two events at the same time in Surrey and in Durham. This is the entry for Team North so let the North v South competition begin! The organisers will compare the results for the day and see whether the North or South overall wins.
If you are running the Virtual London Marathon, we can record your London Marathon bib number in our results. You just need to let us know your number before the start date.
This is a 7hr Time Challenge event which allows you full control over the distance you want to run. The minimum distance is 5km, which is part of a lap. A full lap is 4.37 miles (7km) and you can run as many or as few of these laps as you wish in the 7hr time limit which starts from the official event start time. It is 3 laps for a half marathon, 6 for a marathon and 7 or over for an ultra, there is also a 50km distance available.
The course is around the beautiful Lee Valley. It is fully signed so no navigational experience is required. The course is well made paths and tarmac. Road shoes are suitable all year round.
What's included
  • Themed Finisher's Medal
  • Goody bag
  • Full aid table for runners
  • Distance and way-marked course
  • Toilets
How to get there
Durham Amateur Rowing Club, Green Ln, Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3JU, UK
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Detailed parking instructions will be sent out in the final event information. There is plenty of nearby paid and free parking which will all be detailed on a map.
Event day logistics
09:30 7 hour event starts
*Please note that though there is a mass start at 09:30 am for all distances
Aid Station
There will be an aid station at the start line. Therefore you can access the aid station every 3.28 miles. It will be stocked with drinks and snacks to keep you going
Age Requirements
You'll need to be 18 or over on event day in order to take part in this event.
Toilets and Changing Facilities
Toilets are available at the start/finish area inside the venue. There are also changing facilities available at the venue.
Do I have to run the full marathon distance for The Nearly But Not Quite London Marathon - North?
Not at all. Whilst all runners are encouraged to go as far as they can, you can stop whenever you want. You must complete one 3.28 mile lap in order to collect your medal.
What are the age requirements for The Nearly But Not Quite London Marathon - North?
You must be 18+ on race day to enter this event.
Can I walk round the The Nearly But Not Quite London Marathon - North course ?
Of course you can. This event welcomes runners of all abilities and if you feel like waking round the course, that's absolutely fine.
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£22 - £34

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