Sunday 22 March 2015
Losing my dad has really affected me and this will be my first BHF event, I can't wait to take on the challenge and raise money for such a worthwhile charity.
Run all over heart disease at the Warwick
Half Marathon in 2015. Join us and thousands of supporters as
you take on the 13.1 mile route around Warwick town
centre and surrounding countryside.
Starting out from Warwick Racecourse this traffic free
course is entirely on tarmac roads and is suitable for
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Warwick half marathon event information
This event is open to anyone over 17 years of age. Starting out
from Warwick Racecourse, the route follows one circular loop
on traffic free, tarmac roads and is suitable for wheelchair
We're delighted to announce that this event is now UKA
affiliated, so you can count it towards your official times this
Registration and fees for 2015
Registration for 2015 is now open, places are limited so don't
miss out - sign up today
Take part as a team
Whether you're taking part as a family, group of friends, or
with your colleagues, the experience of taking part in a team is a
truly amazing one.
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
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Your Warwick Half Marathon entry includes
- A medal for all finishers
- Map of the route - tbc
- Timing chip
- Medical support
- Full route signage
- Event t-shirt
- Parking close to the site - details tbc
- Extensive training guidance
- Fundraising support
- A welcome pack containing your sponsorship form, which will be
sent to you before the event
- Water available en route and at the start and finish
- Thank you certificate
Fundraising funds research that saves lives. In
1961 only 20% of children born with a heart defect survived, today
thanks to investment in research, 80% of children survive.
For all our success, there's a lot still to be
done. 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
Set up your online sponsorship page
your money goes
fundraising section for some great tips
Warwick Racecourse, Hampton Street, Warwick, CV34
Warwick lies at the heart of Britain's motorway network, with
easy access from London and Birmingham.
By Road: The Racecourse is well signposted, and less than
two miles from junction 15 of the M40. Some roads will be closed
for the duration of the event, more information on road closures
will be available closer to the event.
There are plenty of pay-and-display car parks around Warwick
town centre. Please be aware that some car parks may be affected by
the road closures, so arrive in plenty of time and bring change for
There will be disabled parking next to the
Racecourse at St Mary's area 2 car park
On the day
There will be toilets, with disabled access, at the start and
finish and en route. Water will be available at refreshment points
and at the finish line.
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. There will be plenty of catering
outlets on site for you to purchase food and refreshments from.
Please note there are no changing or showering facilities
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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
- 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
will power our research
Equipment and what to wear
Please see the kit list for
recommended clothing and equipment. Remember to collect your
t-shirt from the registration point when you arrive - we want a
colourful convoy of red running through Warwick.
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This is a challenging run and you'll need to have a good level
of fitness to take part.
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
This event will be fully marshaled for your safety, with first
aid support provided. Remember to read
Warwick event rules before you take part.
Although we ask that you don't bring pets to take part with you,
your friends and family are very welcome to join in cheering at the
finish line and on route. Ask them to look the part and ramp up the red!
If you'd like to volunteer at this event,
check out the opportunities available and register your
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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