Half Marathons in UK

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    Yeovil Half Marathon
    Sun 31st Mar
    Wooden Garages, 1 Church St, Yeovil BA20 1HE, UK
    £27 - £232
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    Thames Valley Spring Half Marathon
    Sat 6th Apr
    Unnamed Road, Windsor SL4, UK
    £30 - £35
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    Grand Union Canal Half Marathon – April
    Sun 7th Apr
    Cowley Hall Recreation Ground, 47 Bullrush Grove, Uxbridge UB8 2JW, UK
    £23 - £25
    1 review
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    Grand Union Canal Half Marathon – April

    Cowley Hall Recreation Ground, 47 Bullrush Grove, Uxbridge UB8 2JW, UKView event
    1 review
    About the event
    From the organiser

    A Lovely point-to-point race from Cowley Recreation Ground, Uxbridge along the Grand Union Canal to Cassiobury Park, Watford.

    A flat, scenic, unusual, multi-terrain course. Traffic-free apart from one minor road crossing.

    Reviews
    • Did the Half Marathon in 2017

      Ive ran this half marathon twice now! Its a lovely run, can be muddy if there has been heavy rain and it can be difficult to over take along the narrow paths beside the canal, but other than that, a great half marathon!
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    Darwen Heritage Half Marathon
    Sun 7th Apr
    Bank Street, Darwen BB3 2AB, UK
    £22 - £24
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    Kent Spring Marathon & Half Marathon
    Sun 7th Apr
    2 Downs Way, Charing, Ashford TN27 0JP, UK
    £20 - £30
    3 reviews
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    Kent Spring Marathon & Half Marathon

    2 Downs Way, Charing, Ashford TN27 0JP, UKView event
    3 reviews
    About the event
    From the organiser

    If you like pastoral landscapes and rural backcountry lanes, then the Kent Spring Marathon & Half Marathon is the race for you. With a course made of up quiet Ashford, Westwell, and Charing roads, this event will provide you with the perfect escape from your usual diet of urban, mass participation marathons.

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    • Did the Marathon in 2018

      A map would have been helpful
    • Did the Marathon in 2018

      The course was pretty hard, not helped by the wet conditions in the pilgrims way and the large hill at 12/ mile 25.
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    Magna Carta Marathon & Half Marathon
    Sat 13th Apr
    Unnamed Road, Egham TW20 0AB, UK
    £28 - £37
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    Birmingham Run 2019
    Sun 14th Apr
    74 Thornhill Rd, Sutton Coldfield B74 3EW, UK
    £15 - £25
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    Regents Park Half Marathon
    Sun 14th Apr
    62 Park Village E, Kings Cross, London NW1, UK
    £23 - £25
    10 reviews
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    Regents Park Half Marathon

    62 Park Village E, Kings Cross, London NW1, UKView event
    10 reviews
    About the event
    From the organiser

    A fast and flat half marathon in London's Regent's Park, this traffic-free course encompasses 5 laps of the park. Perfect for those based in and around London looking to kick-off the season with a quick half marathon course, or as part of a spring marathon training plan.

    **The course MUST BE COMPLETED IN 2 HOURS due to restrictions in the park, so this is a race suited to intermediate runners and above.**

    Reviews
    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      Really solid local race and excellent value for money. I was supporting someone trying to run their PB and the laps are great if you're going for a time as great for pacing. It's not a big atmosphere big participation race but excellent as a quick friendly half marathon. Quick tip is that there are more loos around the other side of the island - don't just queue with everyone else!
    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      For me, 5 laps of the same course isn't very good. I'm not sure I would do a half marathon that is laps again. The event lacked any sense of occasion which was a bit of a shame. It is also bad that we were told only having entered that there would be a cut off of 2 hours. For slower runners, that will have been an unwelcome surprise... However, the staff working there and the markers on the course were friendly and kind.
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    Running Grand Prix Goodwood Motor Circuit
    Sun 14th Apr
    Claypit Ln, Chichester PO18 0PH, UK
    £21 - £32
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    Victoria Park Easter Run
    Fri 19th Apr
    1 St Marks Gate, London E9 5HT, UK
    £18 - £26
    1 review
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    Victoria Park Easter Run

    1 St Marks Gate, London E9 5HT, UKView event
    1 review
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Join us for a 5k, 10k or half marathon in Londons oldest public park. Victoria Park borders South Hackney and Bow in the East end of London. The wide, flat paths offer a brilliant opportunity for a personal best. Each Mile is accurately marked out with sign posts and we have plenty of helpers to keep you on track and to encourage you on your way to the finish. Come and enjoy the day with us; we hope to see you there!

    Run and earn a themed medal a new medal will be revealed shortly! The race is fully chip-timed.

    Reviews
    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      Since you've asked, my race experience was one of a kind....Due to not properly, or at all, depending on which way you look at it, training for the half marathon, it was a challenge like no other. With it being my first outdoor run ever, my limbs did not know what hit them. The only way I can describe the excruciating pain that my body experienced is to imagine your legs being grated down to bare bone with a blunt cheese grater, while at the same time, slowly but surely being stabbed vigarously in the lungs with a wooden spoon, until no more blood could bleed out but just enough to keep the pulse beating.Other than the above, it was a great experience and a great course, and would recommend it to anyone. Top event. All the best! Ethan
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    Gregynog Wales 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon & Ultra Road Race
    Sat 20th Apr
    Unnamed Road, Newtown SY16 3PN, UK
    £16 - £42
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    The Fox
    Sat 27th Apr
    Bridge Rd, Godalming GU7 3DU, UK
    £25 - £80
    1 review
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    The Fox

    Bridge Rd, Godalming GU7 3DU, UKView event
    1 review
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Fox is back for 2019! The course direction has been reverted from 2018 to run clockwise - as it did in 2017. We've teamed up with ULTRA magazine again to bring you The Fox Ultra. A 60km circular ultra run route around Guildford.

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    • Did the Marathon in 2018

      Some admin issues. I didn't receive the crucial email with the event details which affected my travel arrangements. My name wasn't on the list. The timing chip recorded a time which was more than 20 minutes slower than my own gps time.
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    The Clinic Maer 10km & Half Marathon
    Sun 28th Apr
    Exmouth, UK
    £17.50 - £32.50
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    Rotary Shakespeare Marathon and Half Marathon
    Sun 28th Apr
    55 Ely St, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6LN, UK
    £27 - £40.68
    2 reviews
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    Rotary Shakespeare Marathon and Half Marathon

    55 Ely St, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6LN, UKView event
    2 reviews
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Escape to the country plains of Stratford upon Avon for this unique marathon. Ideal for first timers, this predominately flat course will see you wracking up the miles in no time as you run past legendary Shakespearean sites and charming hamlets. Come for a truly British day out and memorable experience.

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    • Did the Marathon in 2018

      Loved it. Mainly flat, but a couple of climbs. Great atmosphere!
    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      Wish I knew the hills were there!!!
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    Bridport Half Marathon, 10km, 5km
    Sun 5th May
    10 St Mary's View, Bridport DT6 5EG, UK
    £10 - £20
    4 reviews
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    Bridport Half Marathon, 10km, 5km

    10 St Mary's View, Bridport DT6 5EG, UKView event
    4 reviews
    About the event
    From the organiser

    A return of the very popular Bridport 10km & 5km will start and finish at St Mary's field by the football club on the western edge of Bridport.

    The route will be open to traffic, however, there are plenty of wide pavements, quiet roads, and cycle-paths to run on also with plenty of marshals around the course, the run is a safe, scenic route around Bridport Town

    Reviews
    • Did the Short Route 5km in 2018

      Would have liked to know there were water stations.
    • Did the Medium Route 10km in 2018

      All info was spot on before hand.
    • Did the Medium Route 10km in 2018

      I'm very local so I knew the route beforehand.
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    Bewl Water Half Marathon, Marathon, Ultra & 10K
    Sat 11th May
    Bewlbridge Ln, Wadhurst TN5 6HJ, UK
    £22 - £48
    13 reviews
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    Bewl Water Half Marathon, Marathon, Ultra & 10K

    Bewlbridge Ln, Wadhurst TN5 6HJ, UKView event
    13 reviews
    About the event
    From the organiser

    A scenic late spring run starting from the Bewl Water Visitor Centre and following the Bewl round the reservoir route. Both courses are run on a combination of undulating rural wooded trail and along some quiet country lanes, with lovely views of the lake for most of the route.

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    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      I really like the course itself, around Bewl water. Mostly on a trail, with only a few patches properly wet/slippery, it's a very enjoyable run.I personally liked the absence of distance markers. Disappointed with the food available at checkpoints but that's personal preference.Very disappointed with the finish though. There was barely anything, no celebration and no indication of your time...The start was also a complete shamble, with most runners not knowing where to go after the first mile...
    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      Terrible! It was a hard route due to the combination of trail with road, however, the views along the route were great. The GPS tracking shows the route was a mile over the 1/2 marathon distance, the race started 1/2 hour late due to not enough people checking runners in, the course was over crowded but the worst part of the day was getting to the finish line to be told they had run out of medals!
    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      The hills are very steep towards the end make sure you train for that. All the hills were right at the end of the course so brace for it.
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    Tewkesbury Half Marathon
    Sun 12th May
    Unnamed Road, Tewkesbury GL20 5TT, UK
    £30 - £36.16
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    Stroud Trail Marathon & Half Marathon
    Sun 12th May
    12 King St, Stroud GL5 3DE, UK
    £22 - £49
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    RunUK Wimbledon Half Marathon & 10K – May
    Sun 12th May
    B281, Wimbledon, London SW19 4UF, UK
    £22 - £29
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    Draycote Water May Half Marathon & 10k - May
    Sun 12th May
    4 Draycote Water, Kites Hardwick, Rugby CV23 8AB, UK
    £13 - £17
    4 reviews
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    Draycote Water May Half Marathon & 10k - May

    4 Draycote Water, Kites Hardwick, Rugby CV23 8AB, UKView event
    4 reviews
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Warwickshire's best kept secret for road runners, Draycote Water offers smooth, flat road with stunning reservoir and countryside views.

    Running alongside the water, using dam wall pathways and a perimeter service road, you'll find mesmerising views of nature trails, wildlife and boats on the water as you notch up mile after mile. Some short inclines and downhill stretches keep the landscape changing around you, so you'll not get tired of your surroundings, even as you dig in to the later stages of a race.

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    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      people have left reviews about this being a flat course, which it is, well relatively! there are 2 quite steep small hills to which the decents are pretty short, and for the rest of the course it felt like I was continuously running up hill with long very gradual inclines. maybe just me, it was quite hot too , but just don't expect a totally flat course
    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      Very warm but a nice run. Atmosphere was ok, but most crowds had cleared when the half marathon runners had finished.As an overall run, I'd say 8 out of 10
    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      Very hot day but plenty of water stops and great support.
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    Henley Half Marathon Trail Run
    Sun 12th May
    Remenham Church Ln, Henley-on-Thames RG9, UK
    £35 - £40
    8 reviews
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    Henley Half Marathon Trail Run

    Remenham Church Ln, Henley-on-Thames RG9, UKView event
    8 reviews
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Henley Half Marathon Trail Run is now in its 6th year. If you have never visited the beautiful Henley On Thames, this could be the perfect opportunity. Take part in these scenic Trail Runs that start and finish by the Temple Island Meadows - The Official Start line for the Royal Henley Rowing Regatta.

    If you have time, when you run, jog or walk to keep looking around, you will see some of the best views around Henley and the surrounding areas.

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    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      Beautiful course but lacks proper signage and insufficient marshals throughout the route. More facilities needed at the start/finish.
    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      Beautiful course, highly recommend. Lacked basic organisation though. Timing chip wasn't as per the information we'd been given, PA system didn't work so 10k and half marathon runners didn't know where they needed to be (started in different places). Started 15 minutes late so needed to use the loo by the time we set off. Lead rider tried to give brief to runners but didn't even have a loud haler (even park run can do that!). Water stops not well manned, people queuing for water and stewards kept putting their hands into the bucket to get the water out, not very hygenic. Very few Marshalls out on route (only a couple) and route very badly signed; at 10 miles lots of runners got lost as there was just one arrow pointed across a few fields but no path across and no clear exit. Relying on following other runners but can't tell if they are going wrong. Race distance also came up short.Feel the organisers cash in on the location but much better planning needed.
    • Did the 10k in 2018

      the route , as no marshalls present or directions on the course !
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    Race The Tide
    Sun 19th May
    3 The Dr, Holbeton, Plymouth PL8 1LY, UK
    £23 - £48
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    Colchester Stampede
    Sun 19th May
    Unnamed Road, Colchester CO3 0SL, UK
    £27 - £36
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    Virgin Sport Hackney Half
    Sun 19th May
    Hackney Marshes Centre, Hackney Marsh, Homerton Road, London E9 5PF, UK
    £54 - £356
    7 reviews
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    Virgin Sport Hackney Half

    Hackney Marshes Centre, Hackney Marsh, Homerton Road, London E9 5PF, UKView event
    7 reviews
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Run your way through vibrant East London on flat and fast city streets. The cheering crowds will carry you past highlights like the Hackney Downs and the Hackney Empire, plus there will be live bands and DJs at every mile to keep you going. Cross over the finish like into a full festival of fitness on the Hackney Marshes. Just like the borough, this route brings the spirit.

    Reviews
    • Did the Hackney Half in 2018

      After a few years, the hackney half is a damn good race now. The event village is impressive, the route is nice and has some very nice east London locations covered, the crowds are also amazing. East London is a place very proud of itself. Nice t-shirt as well.
    • Did the Hackney Half in 2018

      This is a very good race. Good route taking in some great landmarks and parts of Hackney and very well organised.
    • Did the Hackney Half in 2018

      Did this with my sister as her first every half marathon and it was brilliant. The support all the way around is incredible and the app so spectators can see exactly where you are and come to find you was awesome. Sister had a great time and is now looking for her next half marathon and will try to find another Virgin event. There are a lot of runners and it can get pretty congested so not sure it's necessarily the best race for a PB but the support is amazing and, for a first timer, it really is the perfect race
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    Royal Windsor Half Marathon River Trail Run
    Sun 19th May
    Barry Ave, Windsor SL4, UK
    £35 - £45.20
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    Running Grand Prix at Mercedes-Benz World
    Sun 26th May
    Mercedes-Benz Brooklands & Mercedes-Benz World, Brooklands Dr, Weybridge KT13 0SL, UK
    £21 - £24
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    Huddersfield Marathon & Half Marathon
    Sun 2nd Jun
    32 Hadrian's Cl, Huddersfield HD3 3XZ, UK
    £20 - £25
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    St Albans Half Marathon
    Sun 9th Jun
    Sukiyaki Japanese Restaurant, 6 Spencer St, St Albans AL3 5EG, UK
    £16.75 - £36.75
    1 review
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    St Albans Half Marathon

    Sukiyaki Japanese Restaurant, 6 Spencer St, St Albans AL3 5EG, UKView event
    1 review
    About the event
    From the organiser

    A community focused event, St Albans Half Marathon aims to raise money for local charities and organisations as well as put on a great day out for all the family.

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    Collingbourne Half Marathon
    Sun 9th Jun
    Crawlboys Farm House, Crawlboys Ln, Ludgershall, Andover SP11 9PN, UK
    £25
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    Southend Half Marathon
    Sun 9th Jun
    Rampart Terrace, Southend-on-Sea SS3 9AD, UK
    £21 - £23
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    Heyford Airbase Races
    Sun 16th Jun
    Izzard Rd, Bicester OX25 5HE, UK
    £10 - £25
    4 reviews
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    Heyford Airbase Races

    Izzard Rd, Bicester OX25 5HE, UKView event
    4 reviews
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Fast, flat, fantastic! Choice of half marathon, 10k, 5k. Set in the beautiful Cherwell Valley countryside, the three routes all utilise the Heyford Park Airbase's Runway, RAF Taxiway & NATO Taxiway and are therefore pancake flat and traffic-free. These races are timed perfectly if you are planning to run a Spring marathon, but equally good for those venturing into racing, moving up a distance or just trying to improve times.

    Reviews
    • Did the 10k in 2018

      Nice flat fast course great for my first 10k
    • Did the 5k in 2018

      It was exactly as advertised, flat and fast
    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      It's hot, very little shade, nice and flat, so bring sun cream.Bring music if your running alone as the 2nd lap once the 10 and 5k have finished it's quite lonely.It's was my 1st 1/2 marathon.
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    Halifax Marathon & Half Marathon
    Sun 30th Jun
    Dean clough, Crib Ln, Halifax HX3 5DB, UK
    £15
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    Leamington Spa Half Marathon
    Sun 7th Jul
    30 Dormer Pl, Leamington Spa CV32 4AE, UK
    £30 - £32
    4 reviews
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    Leamington Spa Half Marathon

    30 Dormer Pl, Leamington Spa CV32 4AE, UKView event
    4 reviews
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The first Leamington Spa Half Marathon was such a success we have to do it all again! We are thrilled to bring you a traffic free course starting and finishing in the heart of Royal Leamington Spa along side the iconic Royal Pump Room Gardens. The updated course heads north out of Leamington Spa through scenic villages, passing farms and fields in the beautiful Warwickshire countryside before descending back into the town for a tour of Leamington Spas stunning historic gardens and parks.

    As with all of our events, the #LeamHalf will feature a FREE TO ENTER Kids Fun Run so get the kids signed up today!

    The Pump Room Gardens will be home to the #LeamHalf Event Village which is a stones throw from the start and finish lines, Event HQ and the kids zone so enter today and get the Sunday in your diary for what is sure to be a great race and a memorable family day out!

    Reviews
    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      Atmosphere and crowd participation was fantastic, weather was too hot but if you have a race in July that is to be expected. Forty minute delay was very disappointing, people who don't mind the heat will forgive that as it was the first event but not if it happens again. My son , daughter and myself all measured over 13.1 miles ( our sat navs had it 13.17 to 13.20 miles) this is not a complaint I just wondered if you are confident you measured the course exactly.
    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      the race was delayed by nearly an hour which made the heat nearly unbearable during the long shadeless stretches. water was given in cups which is horrible as you can't carry it with you. but have to drink it on the spot. the first water station gave out water with a very weird lemony taste to it, without saying it maybe wasn't even water. the water stations with cups weren't great organised as people shouted last minute which side was water, which were sport drinks, but by then it was too late to get in lane. thankfully some visitors hosed us down so we stayed cool. the delay was a massive game changer causing lots of discomfort under the given (stable for weeks) weather conditions the race should have been cancelled. the delay caused parking fees as well.
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    North Downs Way Marathon & Half Marathon
    Sun 7th Jul
    59 Wray Ln, Reigate RH2 0HX, UK
    £28 - £37
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    Hell-Fire Half and 10K
    Sun 14th Jul
    Adams Park Stadium, Hillbottom Rd, High Wycombe HP12 4HJ, UK
    £16 - £24
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    Round Res
    Sat 20th Jul
    Low Platt Ln, Huddersfield HD3 3FR, UK
    £7.50 - £27.50
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    I'm a Runner Get Me Out of Here - Preston
    Sat 20th Jul
    Treales, Roseacre and Wharles, Preston PR4, UK
    £22 - £47
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    Run Aintree – July
    Sun 21st Jul
    47 Ormskirk Rd, Liverpool L9 5AF, UK
    £18 - £26
    1 review
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    Run Aintree – July

    47 Ormskirk Rd, Liverpool L9 5AF, UKView event
    1 review
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Join us for a unique opportunity to run a 5k, 10k or Half Marathon at the world famous Aintree Racecourse, best known for annually holding the world-famous Grand National steeplechase.

    Each Mile will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers to keep you quite literally on track and encourage you on your way to that chequered flag finish. Included in your entry fee is a themed medal, event t-shirt, water and post race goodies. Come and enjoy the day with us; we hope to see you there!

    Reviews
    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      It was my first ever race. Loved it! Only thing Id recommend is a healthier food range in the grandstands. It seemed the only food you could buy wasnt exactly sticking with the healthy running theme.
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    Frome Half Marathon
    Sun 21st Jul
    8 King St, Frome BA11 1BT, UK
    £5 - £25
    6 reviews
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    Frome Half Marathon

    8 King St, Frome BA11 1BT, UKView event
    6 reviews
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Frome Half Marathon 2019 will be held on the 21st July. All races start at the Frome Town Football Ground at 10:00 am and make their way through the streets of the town and surrounding countryside returning through the Town centre to the Frome Town football Ground for the finish line. Sign up now to guarantee your place!

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    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      Very good race, really friendly atmosphere among the runners and supporters. Incredible route out in the country side, very different to most half marathons that are organised in cities. Very hilly course, so not a quick run but still very enjoyable if taking it at a slower pace.
    • Did the 10k in 2018

      Very hot.. very well organised... the locals where awesome too... hosepipes and water was a plenty all around the course.Thank you Frome you did yourselves proud... who knows might even do the Half Marathon next year!!Thank you
    • Did the 5k in 2018

      Didn't do it, and I'm finding this email very annoying. Thanks for reminding me I had to pull out
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    The Caterham Rotary Half Marathon & 10k
    Sun 21st Jul
    Redhill Aerodrome, Redhill RH1 5YP, UK
    £15 - £24
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    Down Tow Up Flow Half Marathon
    Sun 28th Jul
    17 Sheet St, Windsor SL4 1BN, UK
    £23 - £25
    9 reviews
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    Down Tow Up Flow Half Marathon

    17 Sheet St, Windsor SL4 1BN, UKView event
    9 reviews
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Run this gloriously scenic, flat, multi-terrain, point-to-point half marathon along the Thames towpath. You can park at the finish in Windsor and take the coach provided to the start - once you've finished the race your car will be there waiting for you. Spectator friendly route and finish area with refreshments in a stunning part of the British countryside, so bring the family!

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    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      It's a beautiful course along the river. Would definitely do it again. Despite the fact it was hot and I hadn't really trained, I managed a good time. Would highly recommend.
    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      Very well organised, beautiful course but not one for the hard-core runner wanting that PB - course very varied,some steps,bridges etc. Would definitely recommend.
    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      I do think adding fresh fruit ( orange slices ) could be very helpful to the participants instead of Haribos... I also was hoping the timing would've been tracked so that I could know how I did through the race.. and not just my finishing time.. if I had known in advance I would've tracked it myself...
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    Battlefield Run
    Sun 4th Aug
    Naseby Village Hall, Haselbech Road,, Newlands, Naseby, Northampton NN6 6DE, UK
    £12 - £25
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    Thames Meander Marathon & Half – Summer
    Sat 10th Aug
    Wedding Flicks (Pozella Productions), Eden St, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1EE, UK
    £30 - £40
    1 review
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    Thames Meander Marathon & Half – Summer

    Wedding Flicks (Pozella Productions), Eden St, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1EE, UKView event
    1 review
    About the event
    From the organiser

    A choice of two Summer runs starting and finishing at the YMCA Hawker Centre (Kingston), proceeding towards the Thames Path on an out and back flat and fast scenic riverside route that is very well marked and marshalled all the way along. Both the half marathon and the marathon courses are both at and fast so were expecting some great PBs.

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    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      This was my first ever running race, and I loved it! The course was a very beautiful trail along the River Thames, the organisation of the start was good. No issues with bag drop or bib collection. There was a long queue for the toilets before the race, but that seems pretty standard at these things. Good spacing of water points and good communication via email in the week leading up to the race. Not a huge crowd of spectators along the route, but the locals who were out certainly cheer you on. I'd highly recommend this for someone who is looking for a scenic, flat trail run in London - I'll definitely be signing up again next year!
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    South Coast Run 2019
    Sun 11th Aug
    Corsica Hall, College Rd, Seaford BN25 1JX, UK
    £15 - £25
    2 reviews
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    South Coast Run 2019

    Corsica Hall, College Rd, Seaford BN25 1JX, UKView event
    2 reviews
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The South Coast Half Marathon, 10K and 5K take place in and around the town of Seaford in East Sussex.

    The course is lapped and takes in the scenic views from the seafront.

    The event is aimed at all abilities, whether you are a beginner, experienced or professional in running the race guarantees large crowds to cheer you along!

    If the Half Marathon is not for you then the South Coast 10K or the 5K take place on the same day, over the same course.

    Chip timed event.

    Reviews
    • Did the 5k Fun Run in 2018

      This was my first ever race! And boy, I don't think the weather got the message, but if anything it made my race what it was, a sub 40" 5K in sideways rain!!! loved it
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    Beyond Dorset Road Ultra
    Sat 17th Aug
    East St, Bridport DT6, UK
    £20 - £40
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    Whitworth Trail Marathon
    Sun 18th Aug
    Whitworth Rake, Whitworth, Rochdale OL12 8XJ, UK
    £20 - £35
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    The Clacton Half Marathon & 10k
    Sun 18th Aug
    4 Fourth Ave, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 5BL, UK
    £3 - £20
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    Hillsborough Castle Running Festival
    Sun 18th Aug
    All Active Pilates & Physio, 1 The Square, Hillsborough BT26 6AG, UK
    £10 - £24
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About Let's Do This

Discover epic challenges with Let’s Do This. Whether it’s running, triathlon, cycling or obstacles, Let’s Do This will help you find the best endurance events in the world.

About Half Marathons in the UK

Half Marathons are the among the most popular running events in the United Kingdom. A half marathon is a running race, usually taking place on roads (rather than trails), over a distance of 13.1 miles (21.1km). There are over 500 half marathons happening in the UK every year, including the largest half marathon in the world, the Great North Run which takes place in Newcastle in September and attracts more than 57,000 runners. If you're looking to make the jump to the full 26.2 miles, check out our list of UK marathons, or if you're after something shorter or want a training race, here is our calendar of 10k runs.

What are the best half marathons?

If it's big crowds and closed roads that you're after, take on one of the UK's big city halfs. Hackney Half, Reading Half, Bath Half, The Big Half, London Landmarks Half Marathon all take place in the spring, or if you prefer to wait and get your training in during the summer months The Great Birmingham Run, Royal Parks Half, Cardiff Half, and of course the legendary Great North Run are amongst the big autumn races. Many of these hugely popular races sell out fast or use a ballot entry, so make sure get your name down in time.

If you're after something more local, there are hundreds of smaller races all over the country organised by local running clubs and race directors. For those willing to pack up their running shoes and travel a bit further for the race of a lifetime, why not take a look at our pick of the World's Top 12 Half Marathons.

How far is a half marathon?

A half marathon is 13.1 miles or 21.1 km long, exactly half the length of a marathon. The men's world record for a half marathon is 58:18 minutes, and is held by Kenyan Abraham Kiptum and the women's record is 64:51 minutes, set by Joyciline Jepkosgei, also from Kenya. Both set at the Valencia Half Marathon in Spain. The average half marathon finish time across all runners over the last few years is about 1h54m for men, and 2h10m for women.

How long do I need to train for a half marathon?

Training for any long-distance event takes time, and you should make sure you build up your training gradually to avoid injury. If you're starting from a position where you are not running regularly, you might want 12 weeks of dedicated training in the run up to your half marathon. If you are already in the habit of running, and 8 week plan might be appropriate, and experienced runners may only require 6 weeks to get race ready. Check out our 8 week training plan.