Chichester Half Marathon

Chichester, West Sussex

Organiser's Description

Run by Chichester based charity Children on the Edge, ​in ​partnership ​with ​Everyone Active, ​this ​race ​has ​already ​become ​an ​iconic ​Chichester ​event, and is now in its eighth year. The Chichester Half Marathon Event has three fantastic races on offer: Half Marathon, Ten Miler, Half Marathon Relay. All races include ​a ​mixture ​of ​road, ​cross ​country ​and ​cycle ​path ​terrain.

The routes ​​take ​in ​the ​historic ​sites ​of ​Chichester, ​including ​the ​Cathedral ​and ​the Roman city ​walls, before heading ​up ​to ​the ​pinnacle ​of ​the ​South ​Downs - the Trundle. Runners then ​wind their way ​back ​down ​to Chichester via the Centurion ​Way. The event raises ​vital ​funds ​to support Children on the Edge projects with vulnerable children around the world.

With three Half Marathon runners, you can also enter the Corporate Team Challenge.

Start Time



13.1 miles
10 miles

You will get a Race Number and Timing Chip, along with training notes, running tips and advice from our running expert, Graham Jessop.

All finishers will receive a medal and goody bag. We're biased, but we think our goody bags are pretty great - previous bags have include tasty chocolate and products from our friends and sponsors at Montezumas Chocolates and The Body Shop.

DATE: Sunday 6th October 2019

START LINE: Chichester College (at the rear of the car park)
AGE LIMIT: Suitable for ages 15 + (depending on race)

7:45 a.m. Race Village opens
8.35 a.m. Warm up starts
8.45 a.m. Runner briefing and Runners assemble

Chichester College is a ten-minute walk from the Town Centre and Chichester train station and Bus Station. Limited car parking is available near the start line / Race Village at Chichester College.

The Chichester Half Marathon includes a mixture of road, cross country and cycle path terrain. Not for the feint-hearted, it takes in the historic sites of Chichester, before heading up the Trundle, and finishing back down Centurion Way.

Ten miler entrants will experience the joys of running through the city and climbing two thirds of the Trundle. Runners enjoy all the splendid views of the Solent, but without the challenge of the final climb to the summit.

Leg 1 -3.6 miles

Leg 2 - 3.8 miles

Leg 3 - 5.9 miles

Teams must comprise of three runners and one driver.

You must provide transportation to each changeover point on the course and it is the team’s responsibility to ensure that they have the declared runner at the correct changeover point to take over from the incoming runner.

All runners must attend a Race Briefing at 8am in the Race Village at Chichester College on the day, where you will collect your race numbers and baton.

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