Cheshire Half Marathon
Siddington, Macclesfield, CheshireCapesthorne Hall, Congleton Road, Siddington, Macclesfield, UK
Sun 12th September 2021
Starting at 09:00
All marshals and staff within the event and around the course will be issued with PPE and wear gloves and a mask for the duration of the event.
As many race packs will be posted out ahead of the event as possible and event communications will be sent via email in the lead up.
There will not be a formal baggage drop within the event village, please limit the number of belongings you bring to the event and leave anything in the car during the race to reduce contact between runners and staff. If this is not possible, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
There will be multiple hygiene stations around the event with hand sanitiser for all runners.
You will see clear signage around the event village, please follow all signage and instructions from the marshals before, during and after the race.
There will be a manned, and clearly marked, medical hub within the event village.
DURING THE RACE
The race will start in waves based on your estimated finish time, with the faster runners at the start and slower near the back to avoid any congestion and the need to overtake on course.
There will be an informal grab and go water station with sealed sports top bottles on the course, however we ask that you stay hydrated before the event and if you are able to please bring your own. Bottles and camelbacks are permitted.
If you need to overtake on the course please give a wide berth of at least 1 meter around any runners.
Spitting and nasal clearance during the race is not permitted.
AFTER THE RACE
Do not stop within the finish barriers. Please continue past the finish until you pass the medals and are in an open space.
We ask that once you have collected your medal and water to leave the event village as soon as possible to avoid groups congregating within the event village.
The Cheshire Half starts and finishes outside the stunning Capesthorne Hall and runs around the flat and rural closed roads of Cheshire. This Run Britain/UKA licensed, officially measured half marathon road race is open to runners of all abilities.
Technical T Shirt
Chip timed results
Free official event photos
Capesthorne Hall, Congleton Rd, Siddington, Macclesfield SK11 9JY
How To Get There
Directions by road
15 miles South of Manchester down the A34 and a short distance past the East-West A537 Knutsford to Macclesfield Road.
30 miles East of Chester. Turn right from the A537 on to the A34.
20 miles North of Stoke on Trent off the A34
Directions by rail
5 miles to Macclesfield and just 2 hours from London Euston
5 miles to Wilmslow where the Express to London Euston takes just 2 hours and five minutes
15 miles to Crewe and extensive national rail connections
ONCE YOU ENTER YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION EMAIL. MORE INFORMATION ABOUT WHERE TO COLLECT YOUR NUMBER WILL BE SENT CLOSER TO THE EVENT
We are always looking for an extra pair of hands and would love for you to come along and help us – in return we are happy to offer you a free entry into one of our races
There are plenty of roles you could be doing including:
- Course Marshal
- Water Station
- Handing out Medals
- Baggage drop
- and many more!
Race Data, Insight & Analysis
The Cheshire Half Marathon is a fast race with good PB potential - in the last edition of the race the average finish time was more than 4 minutes faster than the average for a UK Half Marathon. Here’s the supporting evidence and more detail of how it compares to other Half Marathons:
1:57:39 Average Finish Time (all runners) - this is faster than the average for a UK Half Marathon (2:02:00) by a whopping 4 mins 21 seconds!
1:50:35 Average Finish Time for men at this event
2:09:16 Average Finish Time for women at this event
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