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Exeter's Great West Run - 10k & Half

Exeter's Great West Run - 10k & Half

Exeter, Devon

Exeter, Devon, UK

Sun 22nd May 2022

4 races

£5.00 - £35.00

COVID-19 INFORMATION

  • Although we cannot predict where we will be as a nation by May, we have put well thought out, flexible and responsive measures in place to ensure that the Great West Run 2021 is a COVID-secure event, as other events have already started to show is possible. Read more here. We will do everything we can to ensure that the event will go ahead, but if COVID-19 stops this from happening we will be offering refunds or transfers to all runners.
C-19 PLAN
WMP Sports has provided covid-19 safety information for this event.

Organiser's Description

The Great West Run half marathon will take you through the heart of Exeter, followed by pretty country lanes and stunning views across Exeter, with a fantastic stadium finish.

The brand new 10km route will follow the first and final 3 miles of the half marathon.

The Community Mile takes place alongside the famous Great West Run Half Marathon and brand new 10km.

The-mile-long fun run is designed to encourage first time runners, families, friends, colleagues and teams to come together and challenge themselves to get active for a fitter, healthier life. 

Great for beginners and experts alike, this event should be on all your running calendars.

Races

  • Half Marathon

    Early Bird

    £35.00
  • 10 Km

    Early Bird

    £25.00
  • Community Mile Adult
    £10.00
  • Community Mile Child
    £5.00

Book

  • Half Marathon

    Early Bird

    £35.00
  • 10 Km

    Early Bird

    £25.00
  • Community Mile Adult
    £10.00
  • Community Mile Child
    £5.00
What's Included

Fully closed roads

On route entertainment

Water and energy stations

Pace Makers

Race Day Timings

07:00: First Shuttle Bus to Event Village

07:30: Village Opens

07:45 Last Shuttle Bus to Event Village

08:00: Start Assembly

08:30: 10KM RACE START

09:00 HALF MARATHON START

12:30: Course closes by 12:30

10km Route Info

The brand new 10km route takes you through the heart of Exeter. Following the first and final 3 miles of the half marathon, the route will be well supported and the atmosphere incredible. Whether it is your first or one of many - this is the run for you. The exact route is still being finalised but will be uploaded below as soon as it is ready.

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CUT OFF POINT: Runners must reach the 4 mile point within 1hr 10mins of the race starting to be able to do the full 13.1 mile route. Any participant after this time will be redirected right along Cowley Bridge Road to follow the remainder of the race route as a pedestrian using footpaths. We will have to enforce this cut off time due to us having to adhere to a strict road closure reopening schedule.

DRINK STATION 1 - Pinhoe Road (by St Marks Church outward)

DRINK STATION 2 - Cowley Bridge Road (by Steiner Academy outward)

DRINK STATION 3 - Stoke Road (by Pennsylvania Road on return)

DRINK STATION 4 & HIGH 5 ENERGY GELS - Cowley Bridge Road (by Steiner Academy on return)

DRINK STATION 5 - Prince of Wales Road (by Devon and Exeter Squash Club)

DRINK STATION 6 - Pinhoe Road (by St Marks Church on return)

Half Marathon Route

Exeter's Great West Run takes an exciting 13.1 miles route through the heart of Exeter. This half marathon has it all; a journey through the city centre, followed by pretty country lanes and stunning views across Exeter and a fantastic stadium finish.

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CUT OFF POINT: Runners must reach the 4 mile point within 1hr 10mins of the race starting to be able to do the full 13.1 mile route. Any participant after this time will be redirected right along Cowley Bridge Road to follow the remainder of the race route as a pedestrian using footpaths. We will have to enforce this cut off time due to us having to adhere to a strict road closure reopening schedule.

DRINK STATION 1 - Pinhoe Road (by St Marks Church outward)

DRINK STATION 2 - Cowley Bridge Road (by Steiner Academy outward)

DRINK STATION 3 - Stoke Road (by Pennsylvania Road on return)

DRINK STATION 4 & HIGH 5 ENERGY GELS - Cowley Bridge Road (by Steiner Academy on return)

DRINK STATION 5 - Prince of Wales Road (by Devon and Exeter Squash Club)

DRINK STATION 6 - Pinhoe Road (by St Marks Church on return)

FAQs

Q. What is the date of The Great West Run 2020?

A. Sunday 23RD MAY 2021.

Q. What time does the race start?

A. 8.30am 10km, 9.00am Half Marathon

Q. Where is the start/finish?

A. The half marathon will start and finish at Exeter Arena

Q. How old must I be to enter?

A. You must be 17 years or older on race day. Younger runners can take part in the Activate events

Q. How much does it cost to register?

A. Entries cost £35 for the Half, and £22 for the 10k (unaffiliated prices)

Q. I have entered the race - how do I know my entry has been received?

A. If you entered online, you will receive a confirmation email shortly afterwards. If you have not received a confirmation email, please contact us at info@thegreatwestrun.co.uk

Q. When do entries close?

A. Entries close at midday on Friday 2nd October.

Q. When will I receive my race pack?

A. Race packs will be sent out during the last two weeks leading up to the race.

Q. Can I run wearing an iPod, MP3 player or other personal stereo device?

A. We advise against the use of iPods, MP3 players or other personal stereo devices to ensure runners are able to hear any announcements or medical alerts.

Q. Can I sign up on the day?

A. No. We cannot accept entries on the day.

Q. Do I need to register on the day after I've signed up?

A. No. Just come along and line up in your allocated start pen.

Q. Where is the race village?

A. The race village is at Exeter Arena

Q. Can I run in fancy dress?

A. Yes, as long as it is not obstructive to other runners.

Q. Is there a cut-off time for runners?

A. The cut-off time for 4 miles is 1 hour 10 minutes. At 3 hours 30 minutes, any participants remaining on the course will be asked to move onto the pavement.

Q. Will there be pacers?

A. Yes. We have pacers from 1 hour 30 minutes at 15 minutes intervals up to 2 hours 30 minutes.

Q. Can I transfer my entry to someone else?

A. You must not, under any circumstances, give your race number to anyone else. Among other potential problems, doing so may cause problems of identification for the event medical services in the event of any accident or injury.

Q. Can I have a refund if I can no longer take part?

A. You are entitled to a refund within the first 7 days of signing up (the cooling off period). After this period you are not eligible for a refunds

If COVID causes the event to be cancelled refunds will be offered.

Shuttle Buses

Shuttle buses will run from Exeter city centre bus station to the race start at Exeter Arena.

Tickets can be purchased on the registration form when you sign up or from the event shop and will be sent out with your race pack or seperately in the week before the event if you purchase them from the event shop.

Buses will depart from Exeter city centre bus station between 7am and 7.45am, but we encourage runners to arrive early as the service will be busy. The last buses will depart at 7.45am to arrive at the Arena by 8am.

Return services will run from approximately 11.15am (or when the first bus is full), dropping runners back to the bus station.

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Location

Exeter, Devon

22 May 2022

£5.00 - £35.00