Worcester City Run - Half Marathon, 10K & Junior Run

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Booked 3 times in the last week
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Booked 3 times in the last week
The Worcester City Run brings Worcester’s biggest 10K and Half Marathon to this scenic city. Join thousands of runners on the picturesque start line and explore some of Worcester's best sights. Paula Radcliffe has claimed this to be one of her favourite events.
Families On Track, Half Marathon, Junior 3k, and 2 more
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11:00am Sat 16th Sep 2023 - 9:45am Sun 17th Sep 2023
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Croft Rd, Worcester, UK
Start times
9:00am Sun 17th Sep 2023
Half Marathon:
9:10am Sun 17th Sep 2023
Junior 3k:
9:10am |
Junior 1 Mile:
9:45am Sun 17th Sep 2023
11:00am Sat 16th Sep 2023
Families On Track:
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Worcester City Run - Half Marathon, 10K & Junior Run
Half Marathon
£36 - £38
Junior 3k
Junior 1 Mile
£26.50 - £28.50
Route information
The Course
Traffic Free, Picturesque Course through the heart of Worcester . The Worcester viaduct provides the fantastic backdrop for the start and finish. The course take's you along public roads, but they will all be closed/segregated to traffic for the duration of the race.
The courses have been designed to be fast and as flat as possible, this will make it great for those wanting to post a fast time and also for those first timers too!
Chip Timed
Your race will be chip timed. The timing chip will give you an accurate start and finish time, so there’s no rush to be first over the start line when the gun goes!
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What's included
  • Premium Goody bag
  • Finisher’s Medal
  • Technical Running T-shirt
  • Electronic Chip Timing
  • On course water station
  • Secure Bag Drop
  • Access to post race sports massage/physio
  • Course signage and marshal's
How to get there
Croft Rd, Worcester, UK
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Car Parking is available at the racecourse and surrounding area and two Train Stations provide easy access to the Racecourse. This will be on a first come, first serve basis so please use public transport or car share where possible.
By Train
Worcester Foregate Station is 10 minutes walk from Croft Road and Start/Finish area, and also to Worcester Shrubhill Station is a 20 minute walk or 5/10 minute taxi ride from the Racecourse.
Event day logistics
09:00 Half Marathon Race Start
09:10 Junior Race Start
09:45 10K Race Start
Race Information
Your race number, timing chip & race information pack will be posted to all UK residents after registering. Race information packs will be available for download on the website prior to the event. If you are an overseas entrant your pack will be available for collection from Race Information on event weekend.
If you forget your race number or it has not arrived in time - Please go to RACE INFORMATION at the venue. One of the team will check your entry and issue you with an alternative race number. This must be done 45 mins before the start time
Race Schedule
Assemble at the start 20 minutes before your race start time, wearing your race number (incorporates your timing chip) and join the crowds by the start line.
Wheelchair Entrants
No separate self-propelled wheelchair race will be staged, and hand cycles will NOT be allowed. If you are competing as an assisted wheelchair entrant, (competing in a regular wheelchair), your assistant/pusher must be a successful entrant into the event also. Please note: for safety reasons assisted wheelchair participants will be allocated a race number at the rear of the field. Self-propelled wheelchair entrants may be allowed to start ahead of the main field - the organiser will contact you following acceptance of your registration.
Visually Impaired Entrants
The organiser will include a GUIDE RUNNER bib number in your race pack. If your guide runner would like to receive a medal, t-shirt, goody bag and finish time, please note they must also register for the event individually. If your guide is also registered to take part please ask them to wear their individual race number on their front, and their GUIDE RUNNER number on their back. If they are not an individual entrant please ask them to wear the GUIDE RUNNER number on their front.
Toilets will be provided at the start/finish and at each water station on the route. Refreshments will also be available in the start/finish area for runners and spectators at a cost. Secure bag drop marquee will be available for all runners. First aid and sports massage are located at the start/finish. Unfortunately we are unable to provide showers or changing facilities.
Spectator Info
There will be plenty of fun activities for those not taking part.
What is included in my race pack for the Worcester City Run?
Medal, technical t-shirt, water station, bag drop, goody bag, race number, timing chip (attached to number), and event information booklet.
Will there be any other activities available at the Worcester City Run?
Yes there will be a range of activities available including sports massage, refreshments and music along the route and at the start and finish.
I haven’t run in a proper race before? Can I still enter?
Absolutely! It may be advisable to try a few shorter runs before the event, it’s not a race against the clock but a fun and safe way for you to find out how enjoyable running is and to hopefully start you training regularly.
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Chris P
Did the race in 2019
The Worcester City Run, both 10k and half marathon, is a great event. The organisation is top notch and the support fantastic. The event has been designed so that the half marathon starts first, then the 10k later, but both finish at the same time, which is really great. The route takes you through and around the city before a scenic trip down the river and back (with some countryside roads for the half marathon). The route takes you past the crowds several times, which is great, but there are some quieter parts too. I'd recommend it to anyone looking for a fast, friendly, well organised event.
Did the race in 2019
The 2019 course was a lovely scenic route, fairly flat first half but a few hills after the half way point.
Did the race in 2018
Great flat course,well organized and worth going to again. Like all big events get there early to avoid traffic restrictions and find a parking space.
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