Gloucester Marathon 2021 - Sunday 24th 00:00 - Sunday 24th January 2021 08:00

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Gloucester Marathon 2021

Before you enter Gloucester Marathon 2021

Race Day Instructions

Gloucester Half Marathon Gloucester Marathon Gloucester 50K Run

Race Venue 
Registration and General Enquires located at Severn Vale Sports Centre School Lane, Quedgeley Gloucester GL2 4PR between 07.30am to 09.45am your race Pack with your running number and chip will be sent to you 10 days prior to the race.

If you do not receive your race pack in the post or have lost your race number and chip and baggage label. Please go to the help desk at registration at Race HQ Severn Vale Sports Centre on the day of the race.

The course 95% Traffic Free. There is a new Start for all the races and Finish location which is on School Lane on the road just before the 1st entrance left into Severnvale School. 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

 

Gloucester Marathon 2021 sign up

£47.34
Standard entry
£ 45.00
Early bird (20yrs+)
+ Admin fees £ 2.34


£45.26
Affiliated entry
£ 43.00
Early bird (20yrs+)
+ Admin fees £ 2.26


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About Gloucester Marathon 2021

Race Day Instructions

Gloucester Half Marathon Gloucester Marathon Gloucester 50K Run

Race Venue 
Registration and General Enquires located at Severn Vale Sports Centre School Lane, Quedgeley Gloucester GL2 4PR between 07.30am to 09.45am your race Pack with your running number and chip will be sent to you 10 days prior to the race.

If you do not receive your race pack in the post or have lost your race number and chip and baggage label. Please go to the help desk at registration at Race HQ Severn Vale Sports Centre on the day of the race.

The course 95% Traffic Free. There is a new Start for all the races and Finish location which is on School Lane on the road just before the 1st entrance left into Severnvale School. 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

Race Day Instructions

Gloucester Half Marathon Gloucester Marathon Gloucester 50K Run

Race Venue 
Registration and General Enquires located at Severn Vale Sports Centre School Lane, Quedgeley Gloucester GL2 4PR between 07.30am to 09.45am your race Pack with your running number and chip will be sent to you 10 days prior to the race.

If you do not receive your race pack in the post or have lost your race number and chip and baggage label. Please go to the help desk at registration at Race HQ Severn Vale Sports Centre on the day of the race.

The course 95% Traffic Free. There is a new Start for all the races and Finish location which is on School Lane on the road just before the 1st entrance left into Severnvale School. 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

Toilets

There are toilets Men and Women in Severn Vale Sports Centre and portloos outside the main entrance into Severn Vale Sports Centre.

Portloos

There will be portloos on the main loop of the course and at the feeding stations

There will be entries on the day. If the race limited of 2500 runners is not reached for the Gloucester Half Marathon, Gloucester Marathon, Gloucester 50K Run. The Charity

Charity

The Charity we are supporting are Gloucestershire based caring for communities and people (CCP)

Withdraw Policy

Please read the withdraw policy for this event which is on the Website http://gloucestermarathon.co.uk  There is a link on the front page of the Website. Please ensure you read this policy     

Age

Runners must be 17 Years of age on the day of the race for the Gloucester Half Marathon

Runners must be 18 Years of age on the day of the race for the Gloucester Marathon

Runners must be 20 Years of age on the day of the race for the Gloucester 50K Run

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

There will be event staff with the baggage at all times.  

Baggage Gloucester 50K Run

The Gloucester 50K Run Start is 2.2K from Race HQ. There will be a baggage vehicle behind the start line on Bristol Road B4008 for runners to hand in their bag to a member of our event staff just before the start of the race. Your bag will be taken to race HQ which is 100 metres from the finish.

There will be a member of the event team with your bag at all times.

Please ensure a label is tired to your bag with your Name and Race Number printed on the label.

Race Briefing
Gloucester Marathon this will take place at 09.10am on the start line School Lane Hardwicke 425 metres from Race HQ.

Race Briefing
Gloucester Half Marathon this will take place at 09.55am on the start line Sellars Road 1K from race HQ

Race Briefing
Gloucester 50K Run this will take place at 09.10am at the T junction Green Lane on the right hand side of road on a grass area where you turn right into Bristol Road B4008. 200 metres from the start line.

Start Time of Races

Gloucester Marathon 9.15am (School Lane Hardwicke)
There is a strict 6 Hours-15 minutes Time Limit

Mile Markers 1 to 26 Miles Yellow Number with Black writing

Gloucester 50K Run 9.20am (Bristol Road B4008 going out of Hardwicke)                          There is a strict 6 Hous-15 minutes Time Limit

10k Markers 10K, 20K, 30K, 40K Green Numbers with White writing

Gloucester Half Marathon 10.00am Sellars Road Hardwicke)                                                          There is a strict 5 Hour Time Limit

1k Markers 1k to 21k White Numbers with Red writing                                                               The route is out and back to the main loop of the course                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Gloucester Half Marathon the runners run 2 laps of the main loop of 8,720kms

Gloucester Marathon the runners run 4 laps of the main loop of 9,470kms

Gloucester 50K Run the runners run 5 laps of the main loop of 9,470kms

There will be yellow signs with black writing and yellow sign with arrows to direct runners from Race HQ to the start of each race.

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.

Feeding Station
This will be situated every 5K there will water and at every other feed station water and High 5.There will be bottled water and High 5 at the Finish for all the competitors

Medals /long sleeve Tech T-Shirt
All Finishers will receive a specially designed medal at the finish and you will need to collect your long sleeve Tech T-Shirt from the Sports Hall at Race HQ which is 100 metres from the finish line. You must show your race number to collect your long sleeve Tech T Shirt. No long sleeve Tech T-Shirt will be sent to your address.

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

Results
these will be put up on the wall by race registration and where the prizes giving will take place in the Sports Hall these results will be put up in regular intervals. Provisional results will be available on our Website https://Gloucestermarathon.co.uk. 5 minutes after you have finished your race.

Chip Timing

FR System are the company undertaking our chip timing and have been operating for over 35 years undertaking result service for major road races in UK and more recently over the last few years undertaken work for UK Athletics and for the English Cross Country Association.

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

Prizes Half Marathon/Gloucester Marathon
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 years up to 80 years of age for the Half Marathon & Marathon races.

If there is any competitors over 85 Years of Age these runners will receive a prize award

If a veteran athlete Men or Women finishes in the first Six Individual positions they will receive the Individual prize only. No competitor is allowed to win two prizes in these races. No prizes will be sent to your address. You must collect your prize on the day of the race.

Prizes Gloucester 50K Run

The prizes are as follows first three Individuals Men/Women First Female Vet 0/40 and Male Vet 0/40 and then in the subsequent 10 years  up to 80 Years of age.

If there is any competitor over 85 Years of Age these runners will receive a prize award.

No Competitor will be able to win two prizes. If a veteran athlete finishes in the first three Positions they will receive the Individual prize. You must collect your prize on the day of the race. No prizes will be sent to your address.

Presentation

The prize giving will take place in the Sports Hall at approximately 12.00 Noon for the Gloucester Half Marathon 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.

The prize giving will take place in the Sports Hall at approximately 1.30pm for the Gloucester Marathon 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.

The prize giving will take place in the Sports Hall at approximately 2.30pm for the Gloucester 50K Run. 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.

We will endeavour to award the first three Individual Men and Women prizes for each race at the finish

Postponement /Cancellation
In the unfortunate postponement of the races 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 everyone who as entered this race. Please read the section below the insurance 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 http://gloucestermarathon.co.uk 

If the race is cancelled or postponed 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 Gloucester Marathon and Gloucester 50K Run

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: http://bit.ly/2Fo78QB

Photographer
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 websites https://Gloucestermarathon.co.uk or go onto www.charleswhittonphotography.com   Mobile 07798 735455.

Car Parking

You will be allocated car parking 10 days prior to the race from the email address which you gave Race Nation when you entered online. 

From the M5 Junction 12 follow signs to Gloucester (A38) at the first roundabout from the M5 take the second exit A38 and then take the next exit left up the slip road (B4008) signed Hardwicke follow the B4008 to the next roundabout.

From the A40/A417 ring road roundabout
Follow signs to Gloucester over causeway at the first traffic lights turn right A430 Castle Meads Way/Llanthony Road follow A430 after 4kms you join the Bristol Road A38 follow this road for approximately 2.4 kms at the first roundabout take the first left into Waterwells Drive

Feedback
After the event please tell us about your experience by contacting Anne by Email: wilsonanne691@aol.com

Thank you for entering our event. 

We hope you have a successful run

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