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Running EventsCheveron Right IconHalf Marathons

Half Marathons

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    Sun, 3rd Oct

    Royal Windsor River Trail Run - October
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    Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead

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    half marathon, 10k, marathon

    3.5

    (54 reviews)

    FilledTicket£25 – £40
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    Sun, 10th Oct

    The Tonbridge Half Marathon
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    Tonbridge, Kent

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    half marathon

    4.5

    (18 reviews)

    FilledTicket£24 – £26
    Booking perksGreat scenery
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    Sun, 17th Oct

    Running GP Bedford Autodrome - October
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    Bedford, Bedford

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    half marathon, 10k, 5k and more

    5

    (1 reviews)

    FilledTicket£22 – £32
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    Sun, 17th Oct

    The Chelmsford Marathon & Half Incorporating The Essex Road Running Championships
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    Chelmsford, Essex

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    marathon, half marathon

    FilledTicket£28 – £44
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    Sat, 23rd Oct

    Abersoch Half Marathon
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    Abersoch, Gwynedd

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    half marathon and more

    FilledTicket£7.50 – £34
    Booking perksGreat scenery
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    Sun, 24th Oct

    The Royal Borough of Kingston Half Marathon
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    Kingston upon Thames, Greater London

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    half marathon

    4.5

    (4 reviews)

    FilledTicket£35.40 – £37.40
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    Sun, 24th Oct

    Rugby Half Marathon
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    Rugby, Warwickshire

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    half marathon and more

    4

    (4 reviews)

    FilledTicket£33 – £35
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    Sun, 31st Oct

    Wimbledon Half - October
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    London, Greater London

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    half marathon

    FilledTicket£32
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    Sat, 6th Nov

    Thames Meander Marathon & Half – Winter
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    Kingston upon Thames, Greater London

    Participants

    marathon, half marathon

    4

    (31 reviews)

    FilledTicket£34 – £42
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    Sun, 7th Nov

    Marlow Half & 7
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    Marlow, Buckinghamshire

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    half marathon and more

    FilledTicket£22 – £32
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    Sat, 13th Nov

    HOKA ONE Winter Trail Half Marathon
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    Pontrhydyfen, South Wales

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    half marathon

    4.5

    (4 reviews)

    FilledTicket£27
    Booking perksGreat scenery
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    Sun, 21st Nov

    The Wendover Woods Autumn Festival of Running
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    Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire

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    10k, half marathon, marathon, 5k and more

    4.5

    (13 reviews)

    FilledTicket£5 – £37
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    Sun, 28th Nov

    Queen Elizabeth Off-Road Half Marathon
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    Horndean, Hampshire

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    half marathon and more

    FilledTicket£20 – £40
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    Sun, 28th Nov

    Running GP Oulton Park - November
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    Little Budworth, Cheshire West and Chester

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    marathon, half marathon, 10k, 5k and more

    FilledTicket£22 – £32
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    Sun, 28th Nov

    Trail Mapledurham
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    Mapledurham, Oxfordshire

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    10k, half marathon, marathon

    FilledTicket£22 – £32
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    Sun, 28th Nov

    London 1.5k, 5k, 10k & Half Marathon MoRun
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    London, Greater London

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    5k, 10k, half marathon and more

    5

    (2 reviews)

    FilledTicket£10 – £23
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    Sat, 4th Dec

    New Forest Off-Road Half Marathon - Foxlease
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    Lyndhurst, Hampshire

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    half marathon and more

    FilledTicket£20 – £40
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    Sun, 5th Dec

    Running GP at Goodwood Motor Circuit – December
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    Chichester, West Sussex

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    marathon, half marathon, 10k, 5k and more

    FilledTicket£24 – £34
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    Sun, 13th Feb 2022

    Running GP at Goodwood Motor Circuit - February
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    Chichester, West Sussex

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    5k, 10k, half marathon, marathon and more

    4

    (1 reviews)

    FilledTicket£24 – £34
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    Sat, 26th Feb 2022

    The Carsington Water Half Marathon & 10k
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    Ashbourne, Derbyshire

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    half marathon, 10k

    4.5

    (89 reviews)

    FilledTicket£20 – £25
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    Sun, 13th Mar 2022

    Dartford Half Marathon
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    Dartford, Kent

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    half marathon

    5

    (16 reviews)

    FilledTicket£22 – £28
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    Sun, 20th Mar 2022

    Weymouth Half Marathon
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    Weymouth, Dorset

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    half marathon

    FilledTicket£35 – £37
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    Sun, 27th Mar 2022

    Running GP Bedford Autodrome - March
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    Bedford, Bedford

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    marathon, half marathon, 10k, 5k and more

    5

    (2 reviews)

    FilledTicket£22 – £32
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    Sun, 19th Jun 2022

    Heyford Airbase Runway Races - Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & Family Mile
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    Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire

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    half marathon, 10k, 5k and more

    4

    (14 reviews)

    FilledTicket£8.50 – £29.75
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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.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the best half marathons in the UK?
There are a number of popular half marathons in the UK. For big crowds and closed roads, Hackney Half Marathon, Reading Half Marathon, Bath Half Marathon, The Big Half, and London Landmarks Half Marathon are popular spring choices. To enjoy the summer training, The Great Birmingham Run, Royal Parks Half, Cardiff Half, and, of course, the legendary Great North Run are amongst the biggest autumn races.
For something more local, there are hundreds of smaller races all over the country organised by local running clubs and race directors.
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.
What is the world record for a half marathon?
The men's world record for a half marathon is 58:01 minutes, held by Kenyan Geoffrey Kamworor, and the women's record is 64:51 minutes, set by Joyciline Jepkosgei, also from Kenya.
What is the fastest half marathon in the world?
Both the men’s and women’s world records for the half marathon were set at the Valencia Half Marathon in Spain.
What is the average finish time for half marathons?
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 does it take to train for a half marathon?
Training for a half marathon takes at least 12 weeks for a beginner, approximately 8 weeks for an intermediate runner, and as little as 6 weeks for a more experienced runner already in the habit of running. There are many training plans available to prepare for a half marathon.

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