Huddersfield Marathon & Half Marathon
Taking place again in 2020, the Huddersfield Marathon is no ordinary marathon, and is already on many "to-do" lists for the year! It is unique, bespoke, with the option of a half marathon - perfect for all runners! It's going to be a great way to get your Summer off to an exciting and fulfilling start. A premiership marathon for a #premiership town.
The route is certainly a bit different. With one lap for the Half Marathon runners and two for the Marathon, it's a hilly opening few miles (one or two big hills!) before a kinder run in to the finish. It's challenging, it's the toughest road marathon in the UK! And on the well marked course, with some fantastic Yorkshire views, you will be supported by a whole host of people, local running groups and charities.
Prizes for Marathon & Half Marathon:
First: Male and Female finishers
Second: Male and Female
Third: Male and Female
Fuel and drink station
YMCA, Laund Hill, Salandine Nook, New Hey Rd, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD3 3XF
By car: The venue is easily accessible, just off Junction 23 of the M62. Use postcode HD3 3XF for your Satnav.
By train: The nearest railway station is Huddersfield. TransPennine Express provides services to Manchester and Liverpool in the North West, and Newcastle and Middlesbrough in the North East, and also to York, Scarborough and Hull via Leeds. It is also served by local Northern trains which between them provide services to Leeds, Wakefield Westgate, Manchester Victoria, Sheffield, Brighouse, Halifax and Bradford Interchange.
At the YMCA £3.00 per car. There is no local parking!
Start/finish and registration: YMCA, Laund Hill, Salandine Nook, New Hey Rd, Huddersfield
Start Time: 10:00 for both the full and half marathon
Cut off Times: Cut off time of 6.5 hours - if you feel this could be a little tight you may start an hour early giving you 7.5 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.
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