Welwyn Half Marathon (September)
The Welwyn Half Marathon starts and finishes on the 400m athletics track at Gosling Sports Park - a great spectator location - and runs along the Cole Green Way, a disused railway line which is now the perfect running track. The route also incorporates pavements, closed roads and cycle paths.
There will also be the Welwyn Micro Marathon around the track for kids, which will be free! This always creates a fantastic atmosphere before the start of the main event.
Our official charity for this event is the Isabel Hospice, which provides free care for patients and their families living with cancer and other life-limiting illnesses in eastern Hertfordshire.
Medal and event Technical T Shirt for all finishers
Overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd man and woman prizes of £150, £100 & £50 respectively
Overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd man and woman trophies
Age group trophies for M40+, M50+, M60+, M70+, W40+, W50+, W60+,W70+
1st Male team shield (4 to score)
1st Female team shield (3 to score)
Water will be provided at regular intervals on the course
Distance markers every mile
Gosling Sports Park, Stanborough Road, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL8 6XE
By road: The venue is off Junction 4 of the A1(M). At the J4 roundabout, take the exit onto the A6129. Follow the A6129 and at the 3rd roundabout take the 3rd exit. Your destination will be on the left.
By train: The nearest railway station is at Welwyn Garden City, with services operated by Thameslink and Great Northern. Trains run regularly to London Kings Cross, Finsbury Park, London Moorgate, Wembley, Hatfield, Cambridge and Stevenage. The station is about a mile from the venue.
Free parking is available for up to three hours. Parking for more than three hours may be chargeable.
Race numbers will be collected on the day of the race. The registration desk will close at 08:30am
Please arrive in sufficient time to collect your race number and timing chip
Please wear your number pinned to the front of your vest
Minimum age for this event is 17 yrs