Sunday 15 March 2015
The route around Longleat is beautiful yet very challenging. The undulation is relentless to say the least, but exhilarating and satisfying to complete!
Our third Longleat Half Marathon returns in
March 2015. Boasting stunning Elizabethan architecture and
exotic wildlife, this historic estate plays host to
thousands of supporters all running in the fight against heart
| Location and
transport | Event
times | Fundraising | Training | Equipment | Spectators
Read on to find out everything you need to know about the event.
All information is subject to change, so keep checking back for
Longleat Half Marathon event information
The 13.1 mile route around the ground of Longleat is mainly on
tarmac roadways, with some hard packed paths included. Be prepared
for tough hills and challenging ascents as you make your way to the
finish line. Check out
photos from last year's event
"Challenging and picturesque half marathon in beautiful
countryside location, better than a boring town route!"
"Pain is temporary, pride lasts forever! The hills were a good
challenge and the downhill run at the end makes it all worthwhile.
Simply stunning views."
Registration and fees for 2015
Places at this event are limited so register now so you don't
Participants must be at least 17 years old to take part in the
Longleat Half Marathon.
Your entry fee covers the cost of running the event; it’s your
sponsorship money that will help save lives.
Take part as a team
Online registration - Each team member can
register and pay individually online using the links above, making
sure to record the Team name and Team
leader's name where requested.
Pay for your whole team - Online registration
is quick and easy, but if you'd like to register and pay
collectively, you can use this
registration form (pdf).
Check out our team registration and fundraising top tips
Your Longleat Half Marathon entry includes
- A medal for all finishers
- Timing chip
- Medical support
- Full route signage
- Extensive training guidance
- Fundraising support
- A welcome pack containing sponsor form, fundraising and
- Water available en route and at the start and finish
- Thank you certificate for all fundraisers
The money you raise funds research
that saves lives. In 1961 the number of children born with a heart
defect who survived to their first birthday was around only 20 per
cent. Today that figure is 80 per cent, thanks to procedures such
as valve replacement that help them lead improved lives.
For all our success, there's a lot still to be done. Coronary
heart disease is still the UK's single biggest killer. Surgery
techniques can still be improved. And there are exciting
developments in genetics and stem cell technology.
Your entry fee covers the cost of organising the event; so join
the fight for every heartbeat by raising funds. Your fundraising
will help us continue funding research to ensure hearts keep
Set up your online sponsorship page
Where your money goes
Download a sponsorship form
Longleat House, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7NW
On the day
||Sunday 15 March 2015
||7.00am-8.15am - for enquiries only, no on-the-day
Toilets will be available at the start and finish areas.
A luggage storage will also be provided, but please remember
to allow plenty of time to drop your bags off if you're
planning to use this facility.
What to bring with you to the event
- Participant number - which will be posted out to you. Please
attach to your t-shirt, don't forget to complete your emergency
contact details on the reverse.
- Timing Chip - this will be posted out to you with your event
pack. The times will be published 24 hours after the event
- Water/Energy drink and snacks to keep your energy levels
- Warm clothes for after the event - March can be nippy and it's
important to keep warm post-event
- Camera - It would be a shame to miss out on pictures of your
- Any unwanted items for donation - your donations help
Equipment and what to wear
We recommend wearing sensible footwear, that will give you
adequate support and loose comfortable clothing is suggested
Shop our branded clothing online store
We strongly recommend training before taking part in this
For expert tips, training schedules and advice, visit the training zone. Remember the golden
rules of exercise: start gently, build up gradually and do it
regularly. Make sure you set achievable goals, which help you to
monitor your fitness and boost your confidence when you achieve
them. Always wear appropriate gear, and if you have any medical
condition or health concerns that may affect you on the day, speak
to your doctor about it prior to the event.
tips and advice
Keeping you safe
We will be with you for every step - There will be first aid
cover provided and the event will be fully marshaled.
Spectators are welcome at the event, however there is an
entry fee to enter Longleat, prices to be confirmed. Unfortunately
pets are not allowed at this event.
If you are interested in volunteering at the event please get in
For general event enquiries, please check the frequently asked questions section. If you have
any further questions, please call the events team Mon – Fri, 9am -
5pm on 0845 130 8663 or email email@example.com.
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