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Thorpe & Egham 10k & Half Marathon
Join thousands of runners chasing a personal best along the beautiful rural roads of Surrey. The Thorpe & Egham 10k and Half Marathon is open to runners of all abilities. Whether it will be your first race or your 50th, this fast route offers a perfect chance for a chip timed personal best, with full road closures during the event.
The 2021 races will start and finish in Egham. Each distance will be accurately marked out with KM flags and mile markers, and there will be plenty of helpers along the course to keep you on track and encourage you all the way to the finish line.
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 email@example.com.
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 Themed Medal
– Limited Edition Finishers T-Shirt
– Chip Timing
– Goodie Bag
Egham Cricket Club, Vicarage Road, Egham, TW20 8NP
Regular South West Trains run from Waterloo direct to Egham, which is the recommended railway station for travelling to .
Trains run from London Waterloo, with a journey time of between 30 to 50 minutes. Egham can also be reached directly via other mainline stations
Reading: Trains run approximately every 30 minutes with a journey time of 46 minutes, and a less frequent service running on Sundays.
Weybridge: Trains run approximately every 30 minutes with a journey time of 29 minutes, and a less frequent service running on Sundays with 1 train every hour.
You will need to plan your journey carefully – Egham train station is 0.6 miles from Egham Cricket Club, and can be walked within 15 minutes.
Event Address: Egham Cricket Club, Vicarage Road, Egham, TW20 8NP
PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS STRICTLY NO PARKING WITHIN CLOSE PROXIMITY OF THE RUNNERS VILLAGE
We’re just 20 miles from Central London, with plenty of transport links between Junctions 11 and 13 of the M25 (but for reasons unknown to us, you can’t get here from J12). The best way to get here if you use a smart phone is to download the Google Maps app.
Half Marathon – 9:30am
10k – 10:00
If you would like to help out on the day please complete the volunteer form on the website or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
All results will be available on www.thorpehalf.com after the race.
We will have a photographer taking a few snaps of the race and they will be on our Facebook page after the race so be sure to check it out and see if you can spot yourself.
For updates leading up to the race, please check out our Twitter @thorpehalf, use the hashtag #thorpehalf in the build up to the race
If you use #thorpehalf on Instagram with your race day collages, the best ones will feature on our page!
If you have any queries, you can get in touch on email@example.com
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