Bideford Half Marathon 2016
06 March 2016
Talk about a swift half!
The course takes in magnificent countryside alongside the River Torridge between Bideford and Great Torrington. The course is half on roads and half on the Tarka Trail, you even get to run through a tunnel. A moderately flat race with one small hill section. View the race course here
Online entries will close at 00:00 on Friday 4 March (midnight Thursday), entry will not be available on the Friday, Saturday or on the day
£21 unaffiliated runners | £19 affiliated runners | £5 discount for runners over 60 | No on-day entries
Entry fees are non-refundable.
A chip timed race – Race numbers with timing chips and information will be posted to runners (please note: entries made on or after Friday 26 February will need to collect numbers on the day)
For the first time all finishers will receive a medal plus race memento. All our races in 2016 will offer a medal (as well as a race memento), the medals will be unique to each race; however if you run all three of our races and collect all three medals they will stack together to form one extra special medal, the half marathon is the first medal in the series.
Prizes for first six males and first six females, best single fancy dress entry and trophies in all categories. Break the male / female course record extra £50 (male 01:06:09, female 01:17;15)
Race limit: 1,500 | Race assembly 10.20am | Race start 10.30am
Changing rooms, showers, bar and refreshments available.
We regret that the course is unsuitable for wheelchairs. No dogs, pushchairs or walkers permitted.
FOR YOUR SAFETY STRICTLY NO MUSIC HEADPHONES AND EARPHONES DURING THE RACE
Competitors must be over 17 years of age to run a half marathon
Email firstname.lastname@example.org | Telephone Alan Heard on 01237 470254 or 07974 90267
How to find us:
Bideford AAC The Pill Kingsley Road Bideford EX39 2PF
The start is on Kingsley Road by the Kingsley statue, just outside the BAAC clubhouse.
There is ample car parking in the vicinity of the clubhouse some of which are pay and display. Competitors are requested not to park in the nearby Morrisons supermarket except for the purpose of shopping.
From the East & North - Take the A39 North Devon link road and cross the Torridge Bridge. Turn left at the roundabout and stay on the main road until you pass Morrisons on your left hand side. The BAAC Clubhouse is on your right hand side 300 metres later.
From the South & West - Taking the A39 from Bude/Clovelly go straight across the Abbotsham Cross Roundabout and cross the Kenwith Viaduct. Turn right at the next roundabout and stay on the main road until you pass Morrisons on your left hand side. The BAAC Clubhouse is on your right hand side 300 metres later.
From Torrington - Straight across the mini roundabout at Bideford Bridge, along the Quay and sharp left at Kingsley Statue. The BAAC Clubhouse is on your left.
Registration open from: 00:00:00