Date

21st October 2018

Start

09:30am

Location

Bamburgh

Distance

Half-Marathon

Profile

Undulating

Entry fees

from £27.00

Run Northumberland Castles Half Marathon 2018 Enter race

Sunday
21st Oct 2018
Start time
09:30am

£27.00 - Affiliated entry

£29.00 - Unaffiliated entry

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Entries close on 20th October 2018

Entry fees£27.00Affiliated entry £29.00Unaffiliated entry

Run Northumberland Castles Half Marathon 2018

The 2018 event will start and finish at Bamburgh Castle. The course will be a 2 lap marathon using the rural roads near to Bamburgh and the iconic Bamburgh Castle. The course is officially measured and licensed through England Athletics and Run Britain. All finishers will recieve a medal and an optional race tshirt is available at extra cost.

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General info

  • Day Sunday
  • Date 21st October 2018
  • Start time 09:30am
  • Distance Half-Marathon
  • Profile Undulating
  • Surface Road
  • Traffic free
  • Minimum age 17
  • Chip timing
  • Location Bamburgh Castle, Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE69 7DF

Entries

  • Affiliated entry fee £27.00
  • Unaffiliated entry fee £29.00
  • Entries limit 500
  • Entries closing date 20th October 2018
  • Entries on the day

Event day information

  • Race HQ Cricket Pavilion in front of Castle
  • Registration Cricket Pavilion in front of Castle
  • Time of registration 8:00-9:00am
  • Bag drop at race HQ
  • Toilets at race HQ and on route
  • Changing facilities at Cricket Pavilion
  • Parking
  • First aid
  • Water stations every 3 miles
  • Distance markers every mile
  • Refreshments at Cricket Pavilion

Prizes

  • Finisher medal
  • Individual prizes 1st Male/Female – Trophy & Voucher worth £50
    2nd Male/Female – Voucher worth £30
    3rd Male/Female – Voucher worth £20
    Age Group Prizes (W35+ and M40+ in 5 yr bands (a minimum of 5 runners in each age band are required to qualify for a prize with no upper limit!)
  • Team prizes 1st Male Team – UKA Affiliated Clubs (position of first 3 male runners from club)
    1st Female Team – UKA Affiliated Clubs (position of first 3 female runners from club)
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Location

  • AddressBamburgh Castle, Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE69 7DF
  • GPS coordinates55.6089596, -1.7099001
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Frequently asked questions

Pre-race

You can login to your account/profile and check all the races you have entered and the entry status.

You will recieve information and instructions by email approximately 5-7 days before the race. 

It is important that your email account is accessible to you and that you check for the email before the race.

Your race/bib number will have a foam strip with the chip underneath.

Do not remove or damage the foam or chip. 

Your race number should be attached to your running top at all four corners and be visible throughout the race (including start and finish).

Check the website for the entry list. We will try to publish this 7 days before the race.

Please log in to your profile and it will show what events you have entered as well as the pre-race information linked to the event..

Unfortunately we cannot offer refunds if you are ill, injured or change your plans.

Up to 14 days before race we can allow you to change the event or defer to next years race. See full instructions here

With 14 days of the event NO changes can be made

Event day

We cannot guarantee the event to have places available on the day

Please enter at least 14 days before the race.

If you wish to enter on the day, please check the website 24 hours befoe the race and we will be able to tell you if there are places available.

We do not send anything in the post. 

All race packs (numbers and chips) can be collected on the day of the race from the race HQ

Unless specifically stated, all races are under UK Athletics Rules and the full rules can be found HERE

Post race

Results are posted on the Run Nation website after the event

EXTERNAL RESULTS DATABASE

 

Junior Entries

Parents/carers can use their email address to register a child. 

Please create an account for the child using your email address and enter using the child's name and date of birth in the account you've created.


We have developed a new website that provides a unique profile for each runner.

 

This profile is linked to your email address.

 

If you wish to enter children ages under 16 to races using your email address, please follow these steps.

 

  1. Create a new account for the child you are entering
  2. You can use an existing email address and it will create a NEW username for this child firstname.lastname
  3. You will then be logged in as this username and can enter them in the race of your/their choice.

 

When you login as yourself, you should only be able to see your own past and future race entries. Login with the new persons details and you will see their profile and races.

Race Prizes

UK Athletics Rule RULE 21 S 9 UKA SUPPLEMENT OPEN TEAM COMPETITION

The team scoring the least number of points, according to the positions in which the members of the team finish whose positions are to count, shall be the winner; the positions of the non-scoring members of a team, whether it finishes all its members or not, shall be scored in computing the totals of the other teams. In the event of a tie on points, the team whose last scoring member finishes nearest first place shall determine the result.

To count as a team member, the runner must be wearing the official club running vest.

 

All runners will be informed of their prize at the event, where possible. Otherwise Run Nation will email runners with their prize.

All Run Nation prize vouchers are honoured via this website and anyone having a problem reclaiming or using the code should contact us immediately.

Vouchers are valid only for the runner who won the prize and cannot be used in conjuction with other prizes or discount codes. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Women 35+ (35-39/40-44/45-49/50-54/55-59/60-64/65-69 etc) 

Men 40+ (40-44/45-49/50-54/55-59/60-64/65-69 etc) 

Where there are fewer than 5 runners finishing in an age category, we will merge 2 or more age categories, to make up at least 5 finishers to count for a prize.

The highest placed runner within the combined age groups will qualify for a prize.

If one of the runners claiming a 1st 2nd 3rd prize overall (male or female), then the next placed veteran will recieve the Age Group prize.

 

 

 

 

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Sunday
21st Oct 2018
Start time
09:30am

£27.00 - Affiliated entry

£29.00 - Unaffiliated entry

Enter race

Entries close on 20th October 2018