GETTING
RACE 
READY

RACE DAY
INFORMATION

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.

Start Assembly

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.

Route

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.

Photo & Results

Photos and results will be available via the website as soon as possible after the race.

Presentation & Prizes

Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place men & women will be awarded on the main stage on event day.

Accomodation

A range of hotels and accommodation can be found in Cheltenham and the surrounding area. Visit https://www.visitcheltenham.com/accommodation for more details

07:15

Event Village Opens

08:30

Start Assembly

09:00

HALF MARATHON START

09:15

10K START

09:20

COMMUNITY MILE START

09:30

(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

 

TRAIN &
PREPARE

Training leading up to a running event of any distance requires planning and determination. To make sure you have the correct guidance and don't get injured, please view this free training plan below:

HYRDATION &
NUTRITION

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Hydration Tips

The importance of keeping hydrated during training and race day could not be higher on the list leading up to event day. To hear from our hydration partner - iPRO Hydrate, click the link below...

 

What to Eat?

Nutrition is a vital part to any training plan. Get the best from your preparations with nutrition plans and recipes that can help you reach your goals.

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