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The Ciderthon: Half Marathon & 5K

Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Henley-on-Thames, England, United Kingdom

Sat 19th August 2023

Starting at 11:00

2 races

£30.00 - £47.00

Organiser's Description

Ciderthon: The Half Marathon & 5K fuelled by Cider Tasters
A half marathon where you sample different ciders along the way. Tasters along the route and more tasters at the finish line. Set amidst the beautiful Thames Valley. At the Ciderthon, fitness and fun go together. It's a party from start to finish.


Ciderthon aims to mix the elation of running with the taste of the ancestral drink, celebrating the culture of cider making and the enjoyment of drinking it.


  • Half Marathon


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  • 5k


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  • Half Marathon


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  • 5k


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What's Included

​Half Marathon Entry​
12 Cider Tasters, and a finisher’s pint
Collapsible cup

​5K Entry​
3 Cider Tasters, and a finisher’s pint
Collapsible cup

  • Bespoke Medal
  • 12 Cider tasters
  • 1 Finisher's Pint
  • Buff
  • Collapsible Cups
  • Camping
  • Movie Night
  • Hot Tubs
  • Chip Timing
  • Live Music


Free Parking available


Culden Faw Estate
Hambleden, Henley-on-Thames RG9 3AS

Course Details

Both races start at Culden Faw Estate in Henley, across an access-only closed road running route. The route will be multi-terrain. Anyone is free to access our Ciderthon Village at the start/finish for bars, music and more!


09:00 Event setup
14:00 Event Village opens
14:00-18:00 Tent pitching
18:30 Cider bar opens
20:00-21:30 Live music set
21:30 Cinema showing
23:30 Show end

07:00-09:00 Campers Breakfast
09:00-10:00 Morning Yoga
09:00 Morning Shuttle Starts
09:30 Registation Opens
11:00 Marathon Start
11:45 5K Start
12:00 - 15:00 DJ
15:00 - 17:00 Live Band
16:00 Afternoon Shuttle Starts
17:00 - 20:00 DJ / silent disco
20:00 Event Closed
20:00-22:00 Campers catering open

09:00-12:00 Final breakdown


Cider and Water Stops
Water will be available at every mile (but not exactly on the mile), of the run directly after the cider tasting station. This will be served in cardboard cups, some will be handed out by our marshals and it will be available for you to pick up from the table.

Your race number has a detachable tag at the bottom which you give in at the registration tent if you want to store any bags. All baggage is left at owners risk. The organisers can’t be responsible for any loss or damage caused by the use of these facilities.

The races are unfortunately not canicross friendly. However, dogs are welcome at the Ciderthon Village by start and finish line of the event!

First Aid
First aid posts will be located at several intervals around the course and there will be a medical tent in the Runners Village.

There will be toilets located around the route There will also be toilets in Ciderthon Village at the start and finish.

Race Entries
Entries are non-transferable and non-refundable. Never swap your race number with any other runner as it could lead to a dangerous medical situation. Your race number will have your emergency contact details on the back, this will be used by the medical team should anything go wrong.

There will be photographers on the day around the course and at the start and finish line. Photos taken will be available a few days after the event via our website.

  • Remember that this race is a half marathon and is 13.1 miles, ensure you prepare for the run properly. You should take your decision to run on the day sensibly. If you have not prepared sufficiently and could not comfortably run 8 miles one month beforehand, you will not manage the half marathon in safety or enjoy it, so please do not attempt to run. It is unfair to you, your family and the event staff to risk being a medical emergency, even if you are running for charity. The cider which will be provided on the route will make the run enjoyable but will likely be a different type of running which you haven’t previously experienced. This is a FUN RUN, not a RACE – the aim is to enjoy it and take your time, particularly as the alcohol can make you feel out of breath.


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Isabel Searle

Jonny Sutton

Sara Carbery


Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

19 Aug 2023

£30.00 - £47.00


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