Warwick Half Marathon

When:

Sunday 4 March 2018

Where:

Warwick Racecourse

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Join thousands of runners on this completely traffic-free route around the beautiful town of Warwick and its surrounding countryside. Starting and finishing at Warwick Racecourse on entirely tarmacked roads, this run is suitable for all abilities and wheelchair users. 

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Warwick Half Marathon

When: Sunday 4 March 2018

Where: Warwick Racecourse

Heart Runners unite and join us in March 2018 at Warwick Racecourse, to take on 13.1 miles in the fight against heart disease. For every mile you run, and every pound you raise you'll be powering our research.

This event is UKA affiliated, so you can count it towards your official times this running season. Please read the Warwick Half Marathon event rules before signing up. 

Half Marathon Registration Price

Early bird - Adult  Early bird - UK Athletics Adult  UK Athletics 
 £30 £25   £32   £27 

2.5k/5k Fun Run Registration Price

    Adult  Child 
     £10 £5 

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    Your entry includes

    • An exclusive Heart Runners technical t-shirt
    • Timing chip
    • A medal for all finishers
    • Water stops en route and at finish line
    • Access to luggage store 
    • Full route signage and marshalling
    • Downloadable map
    • Training guidance
    • Fundraising support

    Volunteer for us

    Our events cannot happen without the help of our fantastic volunteers. If you would like to help out in the lead up to this event or on event day then please get in touch with us and we will send you more information.
     

    Contact us

    If you would like more information on any of our events, get in touch Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00:

    Tel: 0845 130 8663
    Email: [email protected]

    Make your travel plans


    Warwick Racecourse , Hampton Street, Warwick, CV34 6HN

    By road

    The Racecourse is well signposted, and less than two miles from junction 15 of the M40.

    Please be aware of road closures that will be operating between 08.30 - 14.00 on event day.

    Parking

    There will be no event parking at the Racecourse, please use local pay and display car parks located in and around Warwick town centre. 

    Car parks may be affected by road closures. Arrive in plenty of time and be aware of any restrictions on car parks along the route. 

    Please be aware that car parks nearest to the venue will have limited access:

    St Marys Area 1 – Vittle Drive

    This car park will be closed at 08.30 to allow the runners to pass. It will be re-opened at approximately 09.30.

    St Marys Area 2 – Bread and Meat Close 

    This car park will be closed at 08.00 in order for the event start line to be set up. Once the event has started this car park will re-open at approximately 09.30. 

    St Marys Area 3 – Hampton Street

    This car park will be closed at 09.00 with no access or exit until the event is finished at approximately 14:00. Should you wish to park here, you must be aware that you'll not be able to leave the car park until 14.00 when the event has finished, as the car park is located on the finish line. 




    Get ready for your run

    Raise money

    Power research with every mile and help our researchers make more discoveries to keep more hearts beating.

    Create an online fundraising page - it's the easiest way to get sponsored. Share your page on Facebook, Twitter and by email so your family and friends can sponsor you. Don't forget to use #heartrunners and connect with others taking part.

    CREATE YOUR FUNDRAISING PAGE

    We've created a series of profile pictures to add to Justgiving or social media, which are a great way to let everyone know you've joined the fight against heart disease. We also have lots of great fundriasing ideas available online. 

    Get fit for your challenge

    These are challenging runs and you'll need to have a good level of fitness to take part. Plan your training with expert tips and advice in our running training zone.

    Being active is an important part of reducing your risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Get more heart health tips.

    Make sure you have the right kit

    Take a look at our recommended running kit list for what to wear on the day and what to bring with you. Bring some warm layers with you for after the event as March can be nippy. You'll receive your participant number in the post just before the event.

    Volunteer for us

    Our events cannot happen without the help of our fantastic volunteers. If you would like to help out with promoting this event or as a route marshal on event day then please get in touch with us and we will send you more information.

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    At the Warwick Half Marathon

     07:30   Event village open
     08:00  Baggage drop open
     08:50  Safety briefing
     08:55  Wheelchair Half Marathon starts
     09:00  Half Marathon starts
     12:30  Family Run starts
     15:00  Event finishes

    The route

    This event will be fully marshalled for your safety, with first aid support provided.  

    General facilities 

    There will be toilets (with disabled access) at the start and finish, and en route. Please note there are no changing or showering facilities available. 

    Luggage storage will open at 08:00, please remember to allow plenty of time to drop your bags off if you're planning to use this facility. 

    We ask that you don’t bring pets to this event.

    Refreshments

    Water will be available at refreshment points and at the finish line. There will be plenty of catering outlets on site for you to purchase food and refreshments from.

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    Thank you for taking part

    Well done to our 2017 Warwick Half Marathon Heart Runners.

    2017 run times

    Official times, as provided by our sports timing company FRSystmes, are now available. 

    Finisher times in gun order are also now available. 

    Photos

    All images taken by our official event photographers will be available to view and download at www.yourraceday.co.uk from the afternoon of Monday 6 March. 

    Fundraising

    Now's a great time to give your Just Giving Page another push. Let everyone know how you got on and ask them to sponsor you. 

    If you haven't started fundraising yet, there’s still time to set up your online fundraising page and collect sponsorship – it’s the easiest way to raise money to help power research.

    Don't forget once you have collected all your sponsorship -
    pay in your sponsorship.

    Follow us on Facebook

    Join the Warwick Half Marathon Facebook Page and share event stories with other supporters, and get updates for next year's event. 

    Join us next year 

    Entry for Warwick Half Marathon 2018 will be opening soon. Keep checking this page for updates.

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