For our elite runners we are offering the following package:
- Pre-race elite athletes marquee
- Pre race water & isotonic drinks
- Dedicated toilets by the elites marquee
- Front pen for elites at the start of the race
- Transfer of baggage from elites marquee to main baggage storage ready for collection
- Post race buffet in the elites marquee
To be eligible to run as an elite in 2019 you need to have achieved the following times since 1st January 2018:
• Men sub 2:45
• Women sub 3:15
To apply for an elite place please email Linda with details of your qualifying time and a link to results on the race organiser's website.
Elites who have run faster than 2:30 (men) 3:00 (women) since 1st January 2018 will qualify for a free place.
All athletes are eligible for our cash prizes.
We are a race organised by runners and are determined to deliver a race which will maintain its reputation as the UK's favourite marathon.
The route is renowned for being fast and largely flat – more than 70% of our runners achieve PBs!
Marius Ionescu in 2014
Julie Briscoe in 2013
2018 Marathon Results
|1st||Mohammed Abu-Rezeq (Altrincham & District AC)||2:25:20|
|2nd||Russell Bentley (Kent AC)||2:27:48|
|3rd||Karl Welborn (Tipton Harriers)||2:28:48|
|1st||Johanna O'Regan (St Neots Riverside Runners)||2:45:33|
|2nd||Laura Trimble (Wimbledon Windmillers)||2:47:35|
|3rd||Hannah Claydon (Swindon Harriers)||2:51:07|
As with all such events, our events would not be possible without the help of a huge team of volunteers.Find out more.