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The Stevenage Half Marathon began in 1984 and takes place annually with a full marathon every 10 years (the next Stevenage marathon is due 2024).
The event is a charity fundraiser, with volunteers from Fairlands Valley Spartans Running Club, The Rotary Club of Stevenage, Grange Rotary Club and Stevenage Scouts giving their time freely to make the event a huge success. All proceeds go to local charities, our 2022 event provided in excess of £8,300 in donations to worthy causes and we hope future Stevenage Half Marathons are just as successful.
Each year we nominate a charity to support and the chosen charity for 2023 is the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance.
Hampson Park Community Centre, Webb Rise, Stevenage, SG1 5QU.
Chip Timed and held under ARC rules.
ARC Race Licence: TBC
Certificate of course accuracy: TBC
The Half Marathon race is open to all entrants aged 17 years or older on race day with a course suitable for racing wheelchairs.
Mens - 1:05:40
Ladies - 1:15:48
All runners completing the 13.1 miles receive a momento.
1st, 2nd & 3rd Male and Female winners
Male Vet 40, 50, 60, 70+
Female Vet 40, 50, 60, 70+
Online Entry: £30. A £2 discount will be given for affiliated runners. A 5% booking fee is added.
Entry on the day if availability allows: £35. A £2 discount will be given for affiliated runners.
Field size: 800 entrants
A two lap course on cycle paths taking in Fairlands Valley Park and other points of interest around the town of Stevenage.
First Aid Medics will be present for those requiring medical attention. If you see anyone in distress during the race, please advise a race marshal as soon as possible to call for medical assistance.
Use of in ear audio headphones whilst competing in our race is strictly prohibited due to traffic safety reasons. Those spotted by a marshal will be disqualified. Bone conductor headphones are permitted.
A copy of the risk assessment will be available on the race notice board.
Yes, you need to be 17 years of age on race day to compete
Limited parking available at Hampson Park, other local parking is available at the Totem Pole Car park and The Oval car park as well as within the town centre approx 0.75 mile away from race HQ
You can find refreshments, bag drop and toilets at race HQ, but sorry no changing facilites.
Yes there will be regular water stops along the race route.
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Sorry, we have a general non-refundable policy - however you can transfer your place to another runner. No deferrals.
If you have made a mistake, click on the link contained within your email confirmation.
Yes, you can transfer your place to another runner if you can't run, Please use the link contained within your email confirmation.
No. If you have not officially transferred your place to another runner, please do not give another runner your race number on race day. This can lead to issues for you, the runner using your number, the club, the race organisers, and even the emergency services. ARC race regulations state that athletes who run in transferred numbers in ARC-licensed road races without permission are to be disqualified. Both they and those who pass on the number will be subject to disciplinary action via the appropriate national organisation.