Gloucester Half Marathon 2020 - Sunday 19th January 2020

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About Gloucester Half Marathon 2020

Race Venue 

Registration and General Enquires
located at Severn Vale Sports Centre School Lane, Quedgeley Gloucester. GL2 4PR between7.30am to 09.45am your race Pack with your running number and chip will be sent to you 10 days prior to the race

Anyone who has lost there race number and chip or did not receive there race pack in the post for the Gloucester Half Marathon will need to go to the help desk at registration and general enquires on the day of the race between 7.30am to 09.45am

The course 95% Traffic Free. There is a new Start and Finish location.The race finishes 100 metres from Race HQ.The course route goes straight out and back to and from the main loop of the course in a different direction to previous years.

Withdraw Policy

Please read the withdraw policy for this event
which is on the Website  There is a link on the front page of the Website. Please ensure you read this policy     

Runners must be 17 Years of age on the day of the race

Time Limit
There is a strict  5 Hour Time Limit

Baggage can be left at Severn Vale Sports Centre, School Lane, Quedgeley, Gloucester GL2 4PR.

There will be a member of our staff with your baggage at all times.

Race Briefing
This will take place on the Start line at 09.55am Sellars Road (Please allow enough time to get to the Start)

The Race Start is at 10.00am
The Race Start is on Sellars Road (1K from Race HQ)

There will be a Start gantry across the road in Sellars Road. This is the Start of the Gloucester Half Marathon.The course is a flat and fast course if you’re looking for a personal best time.

The Course
The course goes straight out to the main loop followed by 2 laps of 8,720kms and then back to the Finish on the road on in School Lane Quedgeley..

Feeding Station
This will be situated every 5K there will be water and at every other feed station High 5.

The Finish is on School Lane Quedgeley on the road just before the 1st entrance left into Severnvale School 100 metres from Race HQ. .

Feeding station at the finish, there will be bottled water and High 5 available to all competitors.

Medals / long Sleeve Tech T-Shirt
All Finishers will receive a specially designed medal at the Finish. You will need to collect your long sleeve Tech-T Shirt in the Sports Hall after you have finished the race. NO long sleeve Tech T Shirt will be sent out to the runners address.

Medical Support
First Aid and emergency cover is provided by Local Medical Services. There will be Staff on duty on the course and first Aid station at the Finish.

Changing rooms / Showers
There are changing rooms and hot showers available to competitors

These will be on the Website  as soon as you have finished the race.

Refreshments will be available outside Severn Vale Sports Hall Race HQ Tea, coffee, Soft drinks, and hot food

The prizes are as follows first six Individuals Men/Women First Female Vet 0/40 and Male Vet 0/40 and then in the subsequent 5 year age groups up to 80 years of age

If there is any competitor over 85 years of age finishes the race these runners will receive an award.

No Competitor will be able to win two prizes: If a veteran athlete finishes in the first six three individual positions overall Men & Women they will receive the individual prize. You must collect your prize on the day of the race. No prizes will be sent out to your address


The prize giving will take place in the Sports Hall at approximately 12 Noon. If you are unable to be at the prize giving. Please go and see Anne or Sandra in the Sports Hall at Race HQ. So you can collect your prize.


Charles Whitton photography Sports Event will be taking pictures of the Runners in the event you will be able to order your photos online through a link on the Front page of our website  or go onto  Mobile 07798 735455

Postponement /Cancellation
In the unfortunate postponement of the race the event will be organised at the earliest possible date.

There will be no refunds but we have provided Event Protect Insurance free of charge for every one who as entered this race.Please read section below This insurance cover does not cover COVID-19..

You most enter online through our agent Race Nation to obtain this insurance cover free..

In the event of the race being postponed we will email you with the new date of the race also details will be put on the website 

If the race is cancelled and Allianz Insurance does not cover you for the event. We will offer you a free entry to any of our races up to the 31st December 2021

Event Protect Insurance Fee to runners who enter the Gloucester Half Marathon

Event Protect Insurance cover is included within your entry fee for this race. For further information of the cover being provided through Allianz Insurance please read section below.

Beyond the Limitations is an official Member of the Event Protect Programme – the industry standard in event cancellation protection. If this event is cancelled / postponed / abandoned / curtailed due to an unforeseen circumstance covered by the Event Protect policy, you may be entitled to a full or partial refund of your transaction costs. Event Protect ensures a fast, fair and transparent process for all ticket holders. For more information on the Event Protect Membership Programme and how to apply for a refund, please see our dedicated information page here:

After the event please tell us about your experience by contacting us by email  Anne

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