HALF MARATHON & MARATHON – 5TH NOVEMBER 2023
a brand new trail marathon and half marathon race contained fully within Delamere Forest.
Half Marathon & 50K Ultra
The marathon will folllow 2 laps of the half marathon route. Starting and finishing at Delamere Forest visitor centre, the
Delamere forest is a shady oasis in the midst of the agricultural landscape of the Cheshire Plain.
South-west of Manchester, it is a place to escape the crowds and enjoy the trails through the heart of the forest.
Accessible by its very own train station, you’ll find easy-going trails for all abilities, perfect for experienced and first time trail racers alike.
To download the GPX file for your race, simply click the button below. This will open a new page from which you can download the file.
Date: Sunday 5th November 2023
Start Times: Marathon = 8am | HM = 9am
Prices: Marathon = £34 | HM = £28
Location: Linmere, Delamere, Northwich CW8 2HZ
Parking: On-site Parking (£3 all day)
Cutoff Times (Marathon only)
For the safety of runners and staff we will be imposing a strict 7 hour cutoff for our marathon participants. This is a very generous cutoff and should give all runners plenty of time to finish. More information to follow.
Cupless Aid Stations
In an effort to reduce waste, all of our races are now cup-free, meaning you’ll need to pack along your own cup for fluids at aid stations during the race. We suggest that you bring either a hand flask, running vest with water bottles or a collapsible cup.
EVENT VILLAGE LOCATION
Trail running shoes
Technical running clothing
Trail Running Poles
ReQUIRED KIT (Marathon Only)
Hooded waterproof jacket
First aid kit (to include minimum blister plasters, bandage and tape to secure dressing)
Spare long-sleeved base layer top
Hat & gloves
Mobile phone and/or GPS device (fully charged)
Emergency foil blanket or bivi bag
Emergency food & drink
WHAT IS UTMB INDEX?
A UTMB Index race contributes towards every Finishers UTMB Index in the corresponding category (20K, 50K, 100K or 100M) and gives privileged access to the UTMB World Series Events or Majors.
What You Get
Official Chip Timing
All our events are chip timed, providing accurate results for all runners.
Race finishers will receive a bespoke medal as a memento of their achievement.
Fully Marked Course
All routes will be accurately marked with marshals to help you along the way.
OFFICIAL RACE PHOTOS
Official race photos can be found on our Facebook page.
There will be a baggage drop available for runners who need to leave their belongings while they race.
There will be water stations on route. We recommend runners stay hydrated in the lead up to the race.
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