RunThrough Wimbledon Common Half Marathon

Roehampton Vale, London
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Organiser's Description

Join us in May for the first Wimbledon Common Half Marathon of 2021!

This picturesque course takes you running through the stunning grounds of Wimbledon Common to cover the Half Marathon distance. Each mile is accurately marked out with sign posts and we have plenty of helpers to keep you on track and to encourage you on your way to the finish.

You will each get a unique Wimbledon themed Medal and finishers t-shirt.

Start Time

09:30am

Races

  • Half Marathon
    £32 BOOK

EVENT VILLAGE

All marshals and staff within the event and around the course will be issued with PPE and wear gloves and a mask for the duration of the event.

As many race packs will be posted out ahead of the event as possible and event communications will be sent via email in the lead up.

There will not be a formal baggage drop within the event village, please limit the number of belongings you bring to the event and leave anything in the car during the race to reduce contact between runners and staff. If this is not possible, please email info@runthrough.co.uk.

There will be multiple hygiene stations around the event with hand sanitiser for all runners.

You will see clear signage around the event village, please follow all signage and instructions from the marshals before, during and after the race.

There will be a manned, and clearly marked, medical hub within the event village.

DURING THE RACE

The race will start in waves based on your estimated finish time, with the faster runners at the start and slower near the back to avoid any congestion and the need to overtake on course.

There will be an informal grab and go water station with sealed sports top bottles on the course, however we ask that you stay hydrated before the event and if you are able to please bring your own. Bottles and camelbacks are permitted.

If you need to overtake on the course please give a wide berth of at least 1 meter around any runners.

Spitting and nasal clearance during the race is not permitted.

AFTER THE RACE

Do not stop within the finish barriers. Please continue past the finish until you pass the medals and are in an open space.

We ask that once you have collected your medal and water to leave the event village as soon as possible to avoid groups congregating within the event village.

Unique Wimbledon themed medal

Finishers t-shirt

Water at the 4, 6, 10 and 12 mile spots and at the finish

Bananas and flapjacks

Lead bike

Marshals all around the course

Mile signs and arrows

Richard Evans Memorial Playing Fields, Roehampton Vale, London SW15 3PQ

The post code for your GPS is SW15 3PQ

Getting there from the Tube/Train station will need careful planning. Be sure to give yourself plenty of time!! You can get an 85 or a 265 bus to the start of the race, you will need to get off at the Roehampton Vale Campus (Kingston University Roehampton Campus). Use TFL to help plan your journey.

The race will be starting/finishing on Richard Evans Memorial Playing Fields. The pavilion was owned by London Broncos Rugby Club so look out for their signs, there is a big for sale/rent sign out in front now. Be alert for it as it’s a sharp left off the A3. Once you are in the car park you will be able to see the start and finish.

If you are a wheelchair athlete please contact us ahead of this race via email at info@runthrough.co.uk.

Toilets

We will have have portaloos, if you think you’re going to be using the loos please give yourself plenty of time.

Refreshments

There will be water provided at the 4 mile, 6 mile, 10 mile and 12 mile spots as well as at the finish alongside bananas and of course flapjacks!

During the race

We will have a lead bike and marshals all around the course as well as mile signs and arrows. The course is two big laps of the outskirts and inside the park. Please be aware that there will be spectators and members of the public using the park; be aware of walkers, dogs and cyclists.

Please familiarise yourself with it before you start, there is a mixture of trail paths, well trodden pathway, and grass. The first 1.5 miles of the loop are rather hilly, flat for around 3.5 miles and then downhill for the final 1.5 miles. The course itself has a few long stretches where there may be lots of pedestrians and by then the race will have spread out, all you need to do is run straight, if you have to turn anywhere there WILL be signage and tape or/and marshals.

Spectators

The Start and Finish will be easily accessible for anyone wanting to come and watch the event. You are free to wander around the park.

After the Race

You will be able to collect your T-Shirt and Medal after the race.

Results

Results will be available on www.runthrough.co.uk after the race.

Things to note!

There WILL be pedestrians on the course, so please be aware of this. We have marshals around the course and signs but this is not a road race, you have to pay very close attention to where you are going. We recommend you do not use earphones and you need to be aware of your surroundings.

For updates leading up to the race, please check out our Facebook page www.facebook.com/runthrough or our Twitter www.twitter.com/runthroughuk with the #RunThroughUK. Use #runthroughuk on instagram @RunThroughUK

Any questions email info@runthrough.co.uk

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