Welwyn Half Marathon (September)

Gosling Sports Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

Organiser's Description

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.

Start Time

09:00am

Races

  • Half Marathon Unaffiliated
    £26.50 BOOK
  • Half Marathon UK Athletics Affiliated
    £24.38 BOOK

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

Whm Map 2018

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  • Half Marathon Unaffiliated
    £26.50 CLOSED
  • Half Marathon UK Athletics Affiliated
    £24.38 CLOSED
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Reviews

Great event

It was not the easiest Half Marathon as it has so many hills but the route was very nice with beautiful views and it’s a very good training for a Marathon. I loved the fact there was children’s race before. My son enjoyed it and was very proud of himself winning 3rd place and getting a fantastic medal. I would definitely recommend this half marathon to all runners who like challenge.

Vida Spiller / Sep 23, 2019

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