Maidenhead Half Marathon

Maidenhead, Berkshire

Organiser's Description

--- This event has been cancelled due to ongoing concerns regarding Coronavirus. The race organiser will be in touch with you in due course if you have made a booking for this event. ---

A great opportunity to run on closed roads on a fast, flat course! Voted 3rd in the 'PB Potential' category in Runners World Races of the Year 2013 Awards. Suitable for beginners, PB-hunters and competitive athletes alike.

Now in its 10th anniversary year, the Maidenhead Half Marathon is an established favourite in the local race calendar. It is known for its enthusiastic spectator support, impeccable organisation, and most of all its undisputed PB-potential. Held on closed roads around urban Maidenhead and scenic Cookham, this is a fast race on a flat course, and will delight everyone, whether you want to improve your race time or embark on your very first half marathon.

Start Time



All finishers receive a bespoke commemorative medal

Age-group prizes

Prizes for the first local (SL6 postcode) male and female.

Chip timing

Race village right next to the start/finish gantry


Supervised baggage-drop

Hot and cold drinks

Marshals will be stationed along the route at strategic points

Town Hall, St Ives Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 1RF

By car: Leave the M4 at J8/9 and follow the A308(M) into Maidenhead - less than 3 miles.

By train: All trains to Maidenhead railway station are operated by Great Western Railway, with regular services to London Paddington, Reading, Didcot and Marlow.

There is NO street parking in or around St Ives Road. There is plenty of free car parking on the day in the town centre at Hines Meadow car park, St Clouds Way, and Nicholsons Walk car park, Broadway. Both car parks are a short walk away from the start/finish area.

The race route is road, flat, fast and traffic free. It is a two-lap course taking you alongside the river to Cookham, before returning to Maidenhead.

Saturday 5 September

  • 11:00am-3pm Race packs available to pick up @ Nicholsons Walk Shopping Centre, Maidenhead SL6 1LB
  • 11:00am-3pm Late entries also available

Sunday 6 September

  • 7:45-9:15 Registration open for you to pick up your race pack
  • 7:45-9:15 Late Entries open
  • 9:30am Half Marathon starts
  • 10:40am (approx) Half Marathon winner finishes
  • 11:45am (approx) Half Marathon Prize presentation

Wherever possible, please pick up your race pack on the Saturday to avoid the rush on Sunday morning!

If you want someone else to pick up your pack for you, please either give them a note or send them an email to print out and bring with them. We will be taking late entries on both days - surcharge of £3.

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Fastest & Flat

This is supposed supposed to be one of the fastest & flattest races in Berkshire
Plenty of parking in a multi-story car park extremely close by.
Something was seriously wrong for the race to have NO water at the end!

Esther Balsom / Jan 14, 2020

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