Halifax Marathon & Half Marathon
The Halifax Marathon is a great way to get your Summer off to an exciting and fulfilling start. Incorporating a Half Marathon, it's already on many "to-do" lists for the year!
The route is certainly a bit different. With a single multi-terrain lap for Half Marathon runners and two for the Marathon, it's a hilly opening few miles before a kinder run in to the finish. It's challenging, it's hilly and it's very much a taste of Halifax, with urban, upland, woodland, industrial heritage and fantastic views all mixed together! And on the well marked course you will be supported by a whole host of people, local running groups and charities etc.
Prizes for Marathon & Half Marathon:
First: Male and Female finishers
Second: Male and Female
Third: Male and Female
Fuel and drink stations
The Arches, E Mill, Dean Clough, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX3 5AX
By car: The venue is on the A629, just North of Halifax town centre. Use postcode HX3 5AX for your Satnav.
By train: Halifax station has services eastbound to Bradford and Leeds and westbound towards Brighouse, Huddersfield, Sowerby Bridge, Blackpool North, and Manchester Victoria.
Free parking is available at the venue.
Start/finish and registration: The Arches, E Mill, Dean Clough, Halifax
Start Time: 10:00 for both the full and half marathon
Cut off Times: Cut off time of 7 hours.
Race Pack: Race numbers etc, are to be collected on the day from registration.
Race numbers must be pinned/attached to your race t-shirt/top or race belt, and any medical conditions clearly written on the back of your number. You will need to show your race numbers for the duration of the race and at prize giving
Entry fee excludes finisher's medal & t shirt - these must be purchased before the event if wanted.
NO on the day entry
There is no mandatory kit, however if the weather forecast is bad (blizzards, heavy rain/winds etc) full body cover (long sleeve windproof top & bottoms) will be required. We will try and notify you by text & or email if we are expecting this but it is suggested you bring it just in case, you can always leave it in your car or with luggage storage, if you do not need it. You will need warm/suitable clothes for prior to and after the event.
Due to Child Protection and Insurance restrictions, we do not currently allow any under 18-year olds to enter our events. But keep in touch or drop us an email as this might be changing.
Final race results will be published within two days after the race ends, on the event website under the 'Results' page. On the day results will be available from the Race Results centre, which will be somewhere near the Finish Line.
The prize giving will be in the event centre or outside (weather permitting)
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