This new road race follows the scenic, undulating roads South of Darwen in Lancashire. Start and finish are at Darwen Aldridge Community Academy.
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Blackpool Half Marathon Events
Welcome to the Pike and Back Half Marathon on the 24th March 2019.
One of the toughest half marathons in the UK although suitable for all abilities with a generous 4 hour time limit the route takes you up Winter Hill.
All Finishers Receive a Bespoke Medal, Goody Bag & Free Unlimited Photo Downloads.
Race through the city where Rock laid its Roots! Walk or run in the steps of the Beatles, and let the beat go on as you discover Liverpools rock/ pop history along your marathon or half marathon journey.
Yes, 2018 will be a very special year for the Liverpool Half Marathon as it will be 25th staging of the event which dates back to 1994. The event has come a long way during that time and has been held on a variety of courses over the years.
If you have any memories or pictures, especially of the early years back to 1994 then we would love to share them with everyone, please send them to [email protected]
The event team has many happy memories of the original Liverpool International Half Marathon which then went on to merge with the old Liverpool City Council 10K event (L1310K!), then two years under the stewardship of the London Marathon and then the big change in 2007 to bring the event back into the city centre.
Yes, the last 24 years have been challenging to say the least but the event still retains its position as Liverpool's Premier Road Race event - and long may it continue.