Thames Meander

Kingston upon Thames, Greater London

Hawker Centre, Lower Ham Rd, Kingston upon Thames KT2 5BH, UK

Sat 12th March 2022

Starting at 08:30

2 races

£42.52 - £50.98

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Organiser's Description

A scenic summer run starting from the YMCA Hawker Centre (Kingston) proceeding along the Thames Path on an out and back flat and fast scenic riverside route that is very well marked and marshalled all the way along the course.

Runners World rated as one of the top 10 marathons in the U.K.

Races

  • Marathon

    Sat 12th March 2022

    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

    Ascociation of running clubs save £2.00

    Trail Running Association (TRA) save £2.00

    £50.98
  • Half Marathon

    Sat 12th March 2022

    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

    Ascociation of running clubs save £2.00

    Trail Running Association (TRA) save £2.00

    £42.52

Book

  • Marathon

    Sat 12th March 2022

    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

    Ascociation of running clubs save £2.00

    Trail Running Association (TRA) save £2.00

    £50.98
  • Half Marathon

    Sat 12th March 2022

    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

    Ascociation of running clubs save £2.00

    Trail Running Association (TRA) save £2.00

    £42.52

What's Included

Bespoke medal.

Winners’ trophies for the 1st, 2nd & 3rd Male / Female runners

Chip timing, free race certificate and net chip times sent directly to your mobile after the race.

Well stocked check points

Medical support throughout the race for all runners

Secure baggage storage

Location

YMCA Hawker Centre

Lower Ham Road

Kingston

Surrey

KT2 5BH

Course Details

Marathon Route: A flat scenic riverside trail marathon starting and finishing at the YMCA Hawker Centre HQ.The course meanders along the Thames Path out to the far side of Canbury Gardens and then returns past the HQ and along the Thames Path trail as far as the Barn Elms Rowing Club turnaround point, returning past the HQ again to the far side of Canbury Gardens which is the final turnaround point, returning to finish at the YMCA HQ.

Half Marathon Route: A flat scenic riverside trail half marathon starting and finishing at the YMCA Hawker Centre HQ.The course starts in the opposite direction to the marathon and meanders along the Thames Path out to the first turnaround point at the Kew Gardens car park, then returning past the race HQ and on towards Canbury Gardens just past the Boaters Inn Pub which is the final half marathon turnaround point, returning to finish at the YMCA HQ.

Course Marking/Signage: Both routes will be very well marked throughout with Hermes Running yellow / black chevron fixed directional signage and pink ribbons all along the run routes.The courses will be also be well marshalled at both turnaround points and at the respective check points which will be well stocked.These courses are both flat and fast so we’re expecting some great PB’s.

Getting there & Parking

There are no parking spaces for runners at the YMCA HQ, so you will need to go to the Seven Kings Carpark, Sury Basin, Kingston Upon Thames, KT2 5ND. This is a multi story car-park and from here you can walk along the Thames Path from Kingston Bridge, through Canbury Gardens to the YMCA HQ - it’s literally a 1 mile walk.

If you’re coming by train the nearest station is Kingston, which is 1.6 miles away, about a 25-30 min walk.

other information

Registration at the YMCA HQ will be open from 7.30am. Please allow yourself plenty of time to register, get changed and get your baggage secured in the designated area with one of our baggage marshals.

You will be issued with your race number containing your electronic timing chip on the day. Your race results will be sent though to you via the mobile number you provided at the point of registration and will be uploaded to the website directly after the event has taken place.

There will be a 10 minute mandatory pre-race briefing at the start

Please be aware that there will not be changing facilities at the registration area near Burnell Road (Kingston) TW10 7YE. There will will be 7 portable toilets that will be positioned in the field adjacent to Burnell Road, but please show consideration to all fellow runners, as they may also require urgent calls of nature pre-race too.

The time limit for the marathon is 6.5hrs.

Minimum age for the marathon is 18 years old

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