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Buxton Half Marathon Buxton Half Marathon

Buxton Half Marathon

Buxton, Derbyshire

SK17 6BE St Johns Road, Buxton, United Kingdom

Sun 28th May 2023

Starting at 10:00

1 race


Organiser's Description

Buxton Athletic Club are proud to announce the 41st Buxton Half Marathon on Sunday May 28th 2023.

The single lap route starts at Buxton’s Opera House and takes in some of the stunning Peak District countryside before returning and finishing in Buxton’s beautiful Pavilion Gardens.

Sign up and enjoy one of the most scenic and challenging Half Marathon routes in the UK and enjoy the friendly welcome and support.


  • Buxton Half Marathon


    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00



  • Buxton Half Marathon


    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00


What's Included

Free t-shirt for entries received 2 weeks before the event date, to be collected at registration Bespoke medal for all runners at the finish.
Chip timed by AV Timing.
Water stations

  • One of the most challenging and beautiful Half Marathons in the UK
  • A warm welcome and enthusiastic support from our team of marshals
  • Water stations en route and at the finish


Parking information is available at:


Race HQ is Pavillion Gardens, Buxton, SK17 6BE

Course Details

The course begins at Buxton’s Opera House, before heading out of town up the first climb along Axe Edge.

You will then head down country lanes taking in the sights of Chrome Hill, Dowel Dale, Park House Hill to name a few.

Returning back into Buxton (after a couple more climbs!) you will eventually finish in the Pavilion Gardens.

Total ascent is around 1508ft/460m

Race Information

Registration and race t-shirt collection will be open from 8am in the Board Room inside the Pavilion Gardens.

There are a number of excellent food and drink vendors at the Pavilion Gardens so there will be plenty opportunity to replace the calories afterwards or for your friends and family to enjoy whilst you run!


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·5 months ago

Great race!

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Chris Brown


Buxton, Derbyshire

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