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MAY25
Edinburgh Marathon FestivalEdinburgh, GB

Take part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival and explore the beautiful views of Edinburgh. It will be held on 25/26th May and offers a marathon, half marathon, 10k and 5k.

The Edinburgh Marathon was voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World. Enjoy a fantastic all-encompassing route taking in some of Edinburghs most iconic landmarks as well as offering picturesque views along the East Lothian coastline.

Directly preceding the Marathon, the EMF Half follows the same fast and flat route, offering genuine PB potential. This increasingly popular race distance is a fantastic alternative for those that dont fancy the big 26.2.

The 10K & 5k fall on the Saturday of the Festival weekend and are run in the stunning surroundings of Holyrood Park. Starting and finishing near Dynamic Earth, these routes offer striking panoramic views of the city and Edinburgh Castle.

1 reviews
£17.55 - £57.70
Half Marathon • Marathon • 10k • 5k
Edinburgh Marathon Festival
DEC9
MK Winter Half MarathonMilton Keynes, GB

A scenic, single lap, traffic free 13.1 miles. This is a fantastic anti-clockwise route around the city of Milton Keynes.; You will need to pinch yourself while running that you are actually in the city as you run along the Grand Union Canal and return via the linear parks that run throughout this unique city. The route will have mile markers so you will know how you are doing and will be fully chipped timed with live timing straight to this website.; There will be at least 3 water stations on route with sweeties, energy gels & crackers to help you round this lovely course.

2 reviews
£30
Half Marathon
MK Winter Half Marathon
MAY12
OFFICIAL PARTNER
Tewkesbury Half MarathonTewkesbury, GB

The THM Team are delighted to announce that entries for the 2019 Tewkesbury Half Marathon to be held on Sunday 12th May are now open!

We hope everyone enjoyed our 2018 race on 13th May and especially the new fully closed High Street finish and the awesome Moog F1 racing car?

We are also very pleased to be continuing our partnership with Moog - who will again be our official headline sponsor; also Tewkesbury Borough Council, Gloucestershire Highways and Police Departments, Tewkesbury Sea Cadets, Up & Running Cheltenham, Gloucester Event Medics, RF Tech Timing, Tewkesbury Leisure Centre, and to our many marshals and event helpers - without whom the race would not be possible.

£20 - £32
Half Marathon
Tewkesbury Half Marathon
APR6
OFFICIAL PARTNER
Thames Valley Spring Half MarathonDorney, Buckinghamshire, GB

If you want to get a personal best Half Marathon this should be the one - it is the flattest course in the UK!!!

The race takes place on very flat, smooth tarmac roads and paths - completely traffic free, comprising of 4.5 loops of scenic Dorney Lake. Chip timing will be in operation for accurate splits and finish times.

The race provides the perfect - and fastest half marathon.

£35
Half Marathon
Thames Valley Spring Half Marathon
SEP1
OFFICIAL PARTNER
Maidenhead Half MarathonMaidenhead, GB

A great opportunity to run on closed roads on a fast, flat course! Voted 3rd in the 'Pb Potential' category in Runners World Races of the Year 2013 Awards. Suitable for beginners, PB-Hunters and competitive athletes alike.

Now in its 9th year, the Maidenhead Half Marathon is an established favourite in the local race calendar: it is known for its enthusiastic spectator support, impeccable organisation, and most of all its undisputed PB-potential. Held on closed roads around urban Maidenhead and scenic Cookham, this is a fast race on a flat course, and will delight everyone whether you want to improve your race time or embark on your very first half marathon.

Family Fun Run:
1.5 Miles The Family Fun Run will start and finish at the main start/finish in St Ives Rd and will start after the main race has gone off. All finishers receive a fantastic finishers medal! Trophies will be given to the winning child in age groups U-7yrs/7-8years/9-10years/11-12years/13-14years 15-16 years

Frequent pre-race communications and a friendly and welcoming crew on the day will ensure that you know all you need to about the event and are set to enjoy your run, whatever your goal.

3 reviews
£8 - £30
Half Marathon • Other
Maidenhead Half Marathon
MAY19
Great Manchester RunManchester, Greater Manchester, GB

For all athletic abilities, the great day of running will feature both the 10k and half marathon distances.
The internationally renowned 10k will be staged for the 16th time, with the day also including a half marathon in the heart of the city.
On a special day in the sporting calendar, the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run demonstrates the spirit, determination and togetherness of the city.
From the worlds greatest distance runners to the thousands of people raising money for a host of good causes, the streets of Manchester are taken over for a running party in Manchester!

The Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run is suitable for all athletic abilities, the great day of running will feature both the 10k and half marathon distances.
The internationally renowned 10k will be staged for the 16th time, with the day also including a half marathon in the heart of the city.
On a special day in the sporting calendar, the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run demonstrates the spirit, determination and togetherness of the city.
From the worlds greatest distance runners to the thousands of people raising money for a host of good causes, the streets of Manchester are taken over for a running party in Manchester!

£14 - £45
Half Marathon • 10k • Other
Great Manchester Run
APR14
Sheffield Half MarathonSheffield, GB

A major event in the UK's running calendar, the Sheffield Half Marathon attracts thousands of runners of all abilities and spectators to the city's streets and raises many thousands of pounds for good causes.

With a city centre start and finish, the event boasts a super scenic route with stunning views of the Peak District for those who conquer the climb to Ringinglow.

The race even incorporates a 'triple test' giving entrants a chance to be crowned 'King of the Hill' or 'Queen of the Hill' in a timed hill climb, triumph in a 10K downhill sprint section and cross the finish line first to lift the Sheffield Half Marathon title.

£30 - £32
Half Marathon
Sheffield Half Marathon
MAR31
OFFICIAL PARTNER
Yeovil Half MarathonYeovil, Somerset, GB

Closed roads around the town center before heading along the entire length of Yeovil Country Park. The route then leaves the town on the western side to Montacute House, before returning on quiet country roads to the Town Centre finish in the Quedam Shopping Centre.

A big Yeovil Town Centre finish atmosphere is assured.

£27 - £232
Half Marathon
Yeovil Half Marathon
FEB24
OFFICIAL PARTNER
Wokingham Half MarathonWokingham, Wokingham, GB

Wokingham Half Marathon has been producing super fast times since 1984, its the areas traditional first post Christmas Half Marathon. Starting and finishing at Cantley Park the race runs on fast, flat rural roads and each year produces outstanding performances with course records of 1.11.09 (Liz Yelling) and 1.03.14 (Phil Wicks).

Wokingham Half Marathon is run on closed roads under UK Athletics rules. The route is equally suitable for those looking to complete their first half marathon as it is to established club runners seeking a new PB. Wokingham Half also hosts a very competitive affiliated club team competition with four to score in both womens and mens categories.

Wokingham Half Marathon supports many local good causes and community groups and in turn is supported by them with their volunteers helping to marshal the route, manage the water stations and look after the race village.

61 reviews
£26 - £28
Half Marathon
Wokingham Half Marathon
MAR16
OFFICIAL PARTNER
Windsor & Eton Half MarathonWindsor, GB

If you want to get a personal best Half Marathon this should be the one - it is the flattest course in the UK!!!

The race takes place on very flat, smooth tarmac roads and paths - completely traffic free, comprising of 4.5 loops of scenic Dorney Lake. Chip timing will be in operation for accurate splits and finish times.

£30 - £35
Half Marathon
Windsor & Eton Half Marathon
DEC9
Turkey Trot Half MarathonKeyworth, Nottinghamshire, GB

An undulating road half marathon around Keyworth, Nottinghamshire.

£23 - £25
Half Marathon
Turkey Trot Half Marathon
NOV24
RunThrough Lee Valley VeloPark – NovemberLondon, GB

Set in Lee Valleys Velo Park, a normal home for cycling, RunThrough are bringing you the first opportunity to run the route on this spectacular one mile circuit at Olympic Park. As always with RunThrough, you will each get a medal, water, fruit & flapjack on the day. Come and enjoy the day with us; we hope to see you there!

£16 - £20
Half Marathon • 10 Miles • 10k • 5k
RunThrough Lee Valley VeloPark – November
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What you need to know about Half Marathon running

At 13.1 miles, a half marathon is long enough to test even the strongest runners, but short enough for almost anyone determined to conquer their next challenge. We have a jam-packed calendar of half marathons taking place up and down the country — from big ballot events to local community races and spectacular trail runs. Get involved and conquer your next challenge.

Find local Half Marathon running races

A half marathon is a fantastic event for those new to running to really push themselves, or as a great warm up event for those ready to tackle a full marathon or even an ultramarathon

What is the distance covered in half marathon?
The half marathon is one of running`s most popular distance - a half marathon is 13.1 miles (or 21.1km).
What is an average time for a half marathon?
Breaking 2:00 (9:09 per mile pace) is a common goal, and that time is considered a respectable half marathon time among runners. The average times for half marathons in the U.S. in 2015 were 2:04:00 for males and 2:22:21 for females.
What is the half marathon world record?
The world record for men is 58:23 for men and 1:04:52 for women.
How long does it take to train for a half marathon?
If you are working with a training plan you can achieve a half marathon in 8 weeks.
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