07:00: Village Opens
08:30: Start Assembly
09:00: RACE START
09.10: COMMUNITY MILE START
09.20 Onwards: Community Mile Finish
10:05 Onwards: Half Marathon Finish
12:30*: Half Marathon Course Closures
*Participants falling behind the pace required to finish by 12:30 will be asked to move to the pavement.
TRAVEL INFO & PARKING /
Parking will be available at The Racecourse, Cheltenham from 7.00am on race day
If you intend to be dropped off by car for the event, we advise being dropped off in roads surrounding The Racecourse, Cheltenham and walking the last bit of the way. Please see our route maps page for suggested drop off points (TBC). Be aware of road closures and timings. If you intend to use public transport please take into consideration road closures and the early start. Please plan your journey accordingly!
TRAINING & WELFARE /
Your personal commitment is to train for the event appropriately – making sure you are fully prepared for the day.
For more information visit: http://www.runnersmedicalresource.com/en/. If you have been unwell or injured in the days leading up to the event then we would advise you not to take part.
Your baggage can either be left with a friend or family member, or at the baggage store located in the event village.
Please use the baggage label that will come attached to your race number. Baggage is left entirely at your own risk – we strongly advise you not to leave valuable items.
START ASSEMBLY INFORMATION /
Allow plenty of time to get to the start – the race will not be delayed due to late arrivals. Line up in the appropriate time zone relating to your anticipated finish time – you timing chip will not be activated until you cross the start line.
The route is fully signed and marshalled – please follow marshal instruction. Aid stations are along the route with water, toilets and medical support. Participants will be asked to move onto the pavement if they fall behind the road re-opening schedule - on sections where there is no pedestrian footpath, participants will be re-routed. Everyone will be greeted at the finish with their medal and other rewards.
PHOTOS & RESULTS /
Photos and results will be available via the website as soon as possible after the race.
PRESENTATIONS & PRIZES /
Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place men & women will be awarded on the main stage on event day.
Prizes for 1st place in each age category will be posted out in the following week. Please note: One prize per winner.
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