Grand Union Canal Autumn Half Marathon
Lovely point-to-point race from Cowley Recreation Ground, Uxbridge along the Grand Union Canal to Cassiobury Park, Watford. A flat, scenic, unusual, multi-terrain course, traffic-free apart from one minor road crossing near the start.
08:30 to 09:45
Start: Cowley Recreation Ground, Uxbridge, UB8 2EA
Finish: Cassiobury Park, Watford, WD18 7HY
Bag Drop: You can leave your belongings at the start, using the tear-off baggage strip on your race number. Bags will be taken from the start to the finish.
Toilets: There will be temporary toilets at the start & finish venues. There are no race toilets along the route
Race Marshals: Marshals will be present on the course throughout the race
Distance Markers: The route will be clearly indicated with arrows, tape and Mile markers
Water Stations: There will be 4 water stations on the route at (approximately) Miles 2, 4.7, 7.5 & 10.5. Water will be provided in recyclable plastic cups
Goody Bag: All runners will receive a goody bag on finishing the race
Refreshments: Coffee, snacks & refreshments will be available at the finish
Medals: All finishers will receive a medal on completing the race
Prizes: Prizes will be awarded to the top three runners overall and the top runner in each of the veteran categories
A multi-terrain route using mainly canal towpaths. 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
Parking: Parking is not available at Cowley Rec – the race car park is at GallifordTry, Cowley Business Park, High St, Cowley, UB8 2AL
You can park at the finish and take a coach to the start (pre-registration required, no availability on the day)
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