Down Tow Up Flow Half Marathon
A gloriously scenic, flat, multi-terrain, point-to-point half marathon along the Thames towpath. Run in reverse directions each year; in 2020 it is ‘Up Flow' therefore starting in Windsor and finishing in Marlow, taking in Bourne End, Cookham, & Maidenhead along the way.
Spectacular start/finish and brilliant for spectators, with plenty of spectator points along the way. Refreshments at the start & finish, so bring the family!
Half Marathon£25 BOOK
All finishers will receive a medal
Prizes will be awarded to the top three runners overall and the top runner in each of the veteran categories (V40/V50/V60/V70) for both males and females.
Both Male and Female winners will receive a pair of running shoes provided by our sponsor Newton Running
Start: Windsor Leisure Centre, Stovell Road, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 5JB
Finish: Marlow Rugby Club, Riverwoods Dr, Marlow, Buckinghamshire SL7 1QU
Since this is a point-to-point race, you may choose to park at the finish at Marlow Rugby Club and take the coach provided to the start (pre-registration required, there will be no availability on the day). On finishing the race your car will be available for collection. The coach transfer is available to book during the order process, but must be booked by Sunday 19 July 2020.
By Road: Visit this link for further information on getting to the race start by road. Use postcode SL4 5JB for your Satnav.
By train: There are two stations in Windsor. Windsor & Eton Central station is served by a Great Western Railway operated shuttle service from Slough. Windsor & Eton Riverside Station usually operates a half-hourly service to London Waterloo.
A multi-terrain route using mainly river towpaths & tracks with some road sections. Suitable for runners of all abilities. Please always be vigilant of other runners, spectators, dogs, cyclists and other users of public footpaths and rights of way.
Buggies/Pushchairs: This race is not suitable for runners with buggies/pushchairs
Wheelchair Users: This race is not suitable for wheelchair users
To avoid congestion, runners will be released in waves several minutes apart. Your wave will be communicated to you in the week leading up to the race
Entry on the Day: Subject to a £3 surcharge (cash only, subject to availability).
Registration: From 08:30 to 09:45
Race Numbers: For collection at registration on the day only, numbers will not be posted. To be fastened to the front of your top using safety pins provided at registration, your number should be visible at all times. Your timing chip is attached to the back of your number and should not be removed
Spectators: Lovely start/finish areas for spectators. Maidenhead Bridge Park, Cookham riverside & Bourne End (Spade Oak) are also great vantage points
Licensing: This race will be registered with the Association of Running Clubs (ARC)
Pacers: Pacers will not be offered at this race
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