Kimbolton Castle Half Marathon & Fun Run
2018 race was a sell out and 2019 will be no different, please ensure you book early to avoid disappointment.
2019 will see the 7th running of the half marathon in and around the beautiful historic village of Kimbolton. The route will be exactly the same as 2018, so you can aim to beat your time if you ran last year!
Competitors will receive all the elements you would expect from a high profile City Centre Running event, including online registration, chip timing, UKA measured course, professional event medical cover, high quality medals and a technical t-shirt for all finishers.
“£100 CASH PRIZE FOR FIRST MALE AND FEMALE HOME IN THE HALF MARATHON“
- Race start time: 10 am
- Race limit: 800
- Free Technical T shirt & Medal to all finishers (1/2 only)
- Chip timing
- Minimum age 17 years on race day
- FREE race photographs via Facebook page
- Organised under UKA Rules
- 2019 UKA Licence number – TBC
- Course accurately measured cert No – TBC
Please Note *Marshals and any road closures will be removed after 2.30 Hours*
Fun Run: 2.7km multi terrain. *Race will start at 09.00 am*
Half Marathon: 13.1 miles. *Race will start at 10.00 am*
Available online only. Maximum number of entries 800
Castle Info: Click Here
The route is a one-lap course on country roads. The course, which is a slightly undulating, but scenic all road route, that passes through Tilbrook, Upper Dean, Risley and Swinshead before heading back to Kimbolton. The Course will be fully marshalled and policed. You must obey the instructions of the marshals and/0r police at all times. You MUST race on the LEFT HAND SIDE of the road unless instructed otherwise by a marshal.
Arrival and Registration
PLEASE NOTE you will collect your race pack at registration on the day of the event. Nothing will be posted prior to the event.
A FULL race brief will be emailed to your registered email address during the week leading up to the event. If for any reason you don’t receive this email, full race information will be available HERE at least two days prior to the event, Please ensure you check the web site and your email prior to travel for any important updates.
Registration will be open from 08:00 – 09:30 on race day only. Please ensure you arrive early to avoid that last minute rush
Toilets and Bag Storage
Race Headquarters is where you will find toilets, bag storage and refreshment facilities. DO NOT USE THE STREETS OR SCHOOL GROUNDS AS A TOILET. anyone caught will be instantly disqualified, it’s also illegal and there will be plenty of marshals around, you have been warned.
A supervised baggage storage area will be provided at HQ. fill in your label and hand it in. Storage will be at the owner’s risk.
Minimum age of competitors
The minimum age to take part in this event is 17 years old on the day of the race.
Parking will be at the venue and surrounding car parks follow marshals and signs.
You will be issued with a race number which must be clearly visible either on your front at all times. Number belts are allowed, all we ask it that we can see your number at the timing points as a backup to the electronic system. YOU MUST NOT ALLOW ANY ONE ELSE TO RACE WITH YOUR NUMBER.
If circumstances deem the course or travel conditions to be unsafe or it falls outside of the UKA guidelines, Nicetri have the right to change/move, or cancel the event at short notice.
*Please note: use of personal audio equipment is prohibited. Please don’t get caught using it.*
Chip Timing Solutions will provide computerised chip timing via an electronic chip system that will be issued to you with your number. Your finish time and splits will be available as you cross the line and for your spectators live online via a smart phone instantly.
Main race start will be at 10 am. Ensure you arrive in plenty of time as registration is a five minute walk from car parking (follow signs) Be ready for race briefing at 09.50 am
Pre Race Briefing
09.50am at the start
Drink stations at approximately 3, 6, and 9 miles.
Bottle water will be supplied at the water stations, There will be numerous BOTTLE & GEL drops around the course please ensure you use them or carry it until you find one. RANDOM BOTTLE & GEL DROPPING WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION.
Keep Racing Tidy
Prizes are both for men and women. One prize per competitor
- 1st, 2nd, 3rd Male and Female
- 1st VM 40 | 1st VF 35
- 1st VM 50 | 1st VF 45
- 1st VM 60 | 1st VF 55
- 1st VM 70 | 1st VF 65
- 1st mens club team, 1st ladies club team. *3 to score*
Fun Run will start at 09:00 am. The start and finish will be near registration. The 2.7k course is around the school grounds . There will be plenty of marshals and signs.
Each finisher will receive a medal
(Entries will be taken on the day up to 8:30 am)