ABP Southampton Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K
Join 10,000 runners in this fantastic event to celebrate its 5th birthday, with a marathon, half marathon and 10k along closed roads through the heart of Southampton. Starting in the heart of the City, the fairly flat route is a stunning mix of coast, city, and parks, and a unique ascent up over the Itchen Bridge, accessing at its stunning views of the entire City, along the River and out to sea towards the Isle of Wight.
After that challenge, there is still many more delights to come, with fantastic entertainment and incredible support before a stunning finish in front of the Guildhall in the City centre.
The event ends with a 1-mile fun run for the whole family in the afternoon.
Free Post-Race Massage
Entertainment throughout the day
The Full Marathon takes you on a spectacular 26.2 miles course of closed roads through the heart of Southampton, hitting famous landmarks such as Bargate, QE2 Anchor and St Mary's Stadium, as well as the Itchen Bridge. A unique experience only available with the ABP Southampton Marathon.
The ABP Southampton Half Marathon takes you on a spectacular 13.1 mile, closed road, route through the heart of Southampton, a unique experience only available though ABP Southampton.
The 10K run route takes you on a spectacular 10 kilometres through the heart of Southampton on closed roads, a unique experience only available at the Southampton Marathon, Half and 10k. The 10K route is perfect for those who run 10K's competitively, those who are building up to a half or full marathon or new runners.
The Full Marathon and Half Marathon starts at 09:00
The 10K will begin at 10:00
The Mile Fun run starts at 16:00
The nearest train station will be Southampton Central. Please check in advance with South West Trains before travelling and for updates on any railworks etc. Walking from the station is 0.4miles from the race village area (approximately 10 minutes).
There are lots of car parks in Southampton. Westquay car parks are now open 24 hours a day and the majority of Council Car Parks will be open from 0600. Full details of where to park can be found on our PARKING MAP Here. Please note there may be Sunday charges so bring change with you.