The races aim to be a friendly race organised by runners who are dedicated to delivering a superb event for every type of runner as well as supporting local charities.
To new runners, and those considering running with us for the first time, we promise a warm welcome and a race with fantastic support. You'll be greeted with some breathtaking views of the Lune and Lancaster countryside and but we recommend some serious training and we look forward to seeing you cross the finish line!
Male Course Record: 73.25 James Buis
Female Course Record: 86.02 Gail Griffiths
The Half Marathon starts on the Lancaster cyclepath alongside the Lune River. It is a flat and fast route but is not closed to the public.
Where is the race start HQ?
The Race HQ is at 3-1-5 Health Club, Mannin Way, Caton Road, Lancaster LA1 3PE with the start being 0.5miles away from the Health Club on the Luneside Path.
Please note there is a 2.2m height barrier at the entrance of the centre car park. The club is not always able to open this and if you have a tall vehicle we request you let us know in advance.
Where can I park?
Parking for competitors and supporters will be available at the Health Club.
What are the rules for the event?
This race is run under UK Athletics rules.
How far apart are the drinks stations?
The drinks stations will be approx 2.5 to 3 miles apart.
What else will be available on the course?
A number of marshals and community groups will be on the course providing runners with jelly babies and Vaseline if required!
Will there be start zones?
Will there be mile or km markers?
There will be mile markers, every mile.
How old do I need to be to run the half marathon?
To enter the half marathon, you must be 17 or over on race day.
When will I get my race number?
Race numbers can be collected on race day from 9.30am.
I can't run - What is your refund policy? Can I transfer my number?
We are now unable to offer swaps and refunds.
What if I am ill, injured or unfit before the race?
We recommend that you do not run if you feel ill, injured or have not trained for this event. If in doubt, consult your doctor.
Can I run in Fancy Dress?
Yes, we welcome runners in fancy dress. Please take care with your choice of fancy dress as roads & paths are NOT closed to the public.
Can I wear an iPod or music player?
It is not recommended. For your own safety you need to be aware of what is around you, and to be able to take instructions from marshals.
Is there a baggage store?
The Health club has lockers but you must provide your own padlock.
Where are the toilets & changing rooms?
There are ample toilets & changing facilities at the 3-1-5 Health Club.
What food and drink will be available?
There will be food and drink available to buy within the 3-1-5 Health Club.
When will the results be available and when is the presentation?
Results will be posted online soon after the race and hopefully available on the day.
Where is a good place to spectate?
The course is inaccessible without transport but we have a number of course sites where you will be able to spectate and get a drink from as well!