St Albans Half Marathon

  • 10 Jun 2018
  • Hertfordshire - See Map
  • Running
  • From £9.50

5 reviews - See Reviews

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Snapshot

Distance
2k, 5k & Half Marathon
Profile
Undulating
Terrain
Road
Child Friendly
Medal Included
T-Shirt Included
Bag Drop Included
Food Included
Parking Included
Photography Included
Course Marked

About this challenge

A community focused event, St Albans Half Marathon aims to raise money for local charities and organisations as well as put on a great day out for all the family. Those looking for a challenge can take on the scenic Half Marathon or Walking Half Marathon, which takes you on a challenging but rewarding route through the country lanes of St Albans.

Not ready for the half marathon? There are lots of other options such as, walking marathon, fun run and a kids run!

More Information

TRANSPORT
If driving, Verulamium Park is accessible from all major routes including M1, M25 and however please be aware that road closures and diversions will be in place from 9.30am and may affect your journey. Alternatively, if using a train, St Albans City Station is only 20 minutes from London! It's 15- 20 minute walk to Runners Village or taxis and buses will be in operation. 

PACERS
A pacer helps you to finish a race in a specific time. Our Half Marathon provides pacing teams for a variety of finish times. Xempo are led by experienced racers who are trained to help you maintain a steady pace. If your goal is to finish a half marathon in 2 hours, for example, running with a 2-hour pacer will help you to maintain an average pace of 9 minutes 09 seconds per mile. 

WHAT YOU GET
All finishers will receive a medal, t shirt, goody bag, water and an ice lolly. Cash prizes for Top 3 in each category!

HEADPHONES
Please note, only bone conduction headphones will be allowed on race day. This is for health and safety purposes. 


course : 10 Jun 2018

Walking Half Marathon

From - £19.50

Starts - 08:30

Follow the same route as the standard half, starting a little earlier so you get a head start also. There is no time limit on this event, so take your time as you stroll around St Albans countryside/town. All finishers will receive a medal, t shirt, finish line goodies and ice lolly!


course : 10 Jun 2018

St Albans 5k

From - £15.50

Starts - 08:50

Our 5K is open to all ages and takes you on a route around Verulamium Park. This is a great race for those looking to start their running journey but who aren’t quite ready for the half marathon distance. You’ll still experience the great atmosphere we are famous for and help to support local charities and organisations!


course : 10 Jun 2018

St Albans Half Marathon

From - £36.00

Starts - 10:00

Starting and finishing in Verulamium Park, the St Albans Half Marathon will take you through the stunning country lanes of St Albans. Although you may come across a hill or two, the view from the top makes it worthwhile. Known as the friendliest Half Marathon in the area, our marshals will cheer you on and entertain you with their fancy dress, and the free ice lolly waiting for you at the finish line is sure to get you through those last few miles!


course : 10 Jun 2018

1.5 Mile Fun Run

From - £9.50

Starts - 10:45

With a route around the stunning Verulamium Park, the 1.5 Mile Fun Run is a great way to get the kids active at the start of summer! Children aged 8 and over can run it alone, but those 7 years and under must run with an adult. Our marshals will cheer you on and entertain you with their fancy dress the whole way round, and there's even a free ice lolly waiting for you at the finish line!


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St Albans Half Marathon

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Hertfordshire

Verulamiun Park, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL36AD, GB

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5 reviews

Anthony Strelitz

Great event and great course

Organised event start to finish - from registration.. to information running up to the event..... to on the day event.... course was brilliant... perfect weather for running... not the best for spectators... will register again for 2017

Participated: June 2016
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  • Half Marathon Course

Catherine Fenton

Very hilly but with fantastic views!

A really well organised event with a friendly atmosphere, well placed water stations and beautiful scenery. Very hilly in places but enough level areas to recover. Intermittently followed the 2:20 pacer but his encouragement at the end was invaluable. Thank-you!

Participated: June 2016
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  • Half Marathon Course

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