Well done to all the runners that took part in the Gloucester Half Marathon / Marathon & 50K on Sunday 20th January 2019.
On what is a largely flat and traffic-free course with entirely closed roads except for two sections on the route. The course has been changed so its now a faster loop starting and finishing on School Lane Quedgeley. Race HQ is at Severnvale Sports Centre the route takes runners through the wonderfully scenic parish of Haresfield and Colethrop village.
Runners of all abilities are welcome including club athletes, elites, recreational runners and charity runners who are encouraged to raise monies for good causes.
- Specially designed medal & tech T-shirt to all finishers
- Water stations at 5k and at the finish.
- High 5 at every other feed station
- Distance markers for the Marathon every mile for the Half Marathon every 1k and for the 50K Run every 10K
- Toilets available and ample free parking thanks to local businesses and Gloucestershire County Council
- Minimum age is 17 years of age for the Half Marathon 18 years of age for the Marathon and 20 Years of age for the 50K Run
Road closures have necessitated an increase on last year’s entry fee but this will include a free Tech T for all competitors and the event still offers excellent value for all. Join competitors from all over the UK for this classic event at the beginning of the year.
Friday 18th January 2019 12 Noon unless race limit is reached 2000 participants which is every reached the first. Entries will not be allowed on the day.
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We give our very grateful thanks to the Gloucestershire AAA MPCT Armed Forces Neil Meynell from Tewkesbury for providing marshals and helpers for the event, Kingsway Runners, Hucclecote Harriers, the local running clubs, the Royal British Legion Hardwicke Branch, Lee Winders Area Operations Manager MPCT 16-19 Years, Marie Currie, and Local Medical Services.. All these organisations are undertaking roles for this event or providing marshals to ensure the race goes off smoothly on race day.
We wish you an enjoyable and successful run!
The Gloucester Race Team
Norman Wilson, Race Director, was awarded the from the World Governing body the International Careers Award in Croatia.
This career award has been established since 2014 to recognise for tireless ultra running enthusiasts who have worked long and hard to increase the profile of national and international ultra running. This prestigious honour recognises the hard work and dedication in developing and promoting the sport over the years. We are committed to honouring the individuals who have paved the way of the sport for the future. During the 2018 IAU Congress that took place on September 7 at Sveti Martin Na Muri, Croatia. Norman Wilson was awarded the Careers Award.