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The PodPlus Kent Spring Marathon (and Half Marathon)

Sorry, but entries for this event have closed!

Date and time

Sunday
11/04/2021
07:00 am

Sunday
11/04/2021
09:00 am

Event Enquiries

Tel.: 01797 229955

Event Location

Charing School, School Lane, Charing, Kent, TN27 0JN

Event ID#

7318

Event Category:

Running Events > Road Race

Event Description

The PodPlus Kent Spring Marathon

Including the Kent Spring Half Marathon

Sunday April 11th 2021 from 8.00am

 
Held under UK Athletic Rules. UKA Licence applied for. 
 

Join us for the return of marathon racing in Kent!

This year’s Kent Spring Marathon and Half Marathon will go ahead on Sunday 11th April 2021 – and, after too long in lockdown, we’re excited to welcome you back to our events.

This popular Kent Spring race sees a two-lap marathon and a single lap half marathon, covering the undulating, quiet, wide lanes outside Ashford in Kent plus a short section on the Pilgrims Way. Both races carry UKA licences and are accurately measured, which means that a good time for marathon runners could see you secure a ‘Good for Age’ time for a certain somewhat larger big city marathon!

Both races are suitable for runners of all abilities, from experienced athletes to those new to half or full marathon races. More to the point, this is known for being a friendly event, with cracking support from our enthusiastic partners at Ashford Striders who will be there to guide you safely around the route. The race always attracts great reviews and, for those of you who are experienced marathon runners, the event makes a refreshing change from some of the busy, big city affairs.

The scenic, rural route weaves its way out into the countryside north of Ashford and heads out through the nearby countryside in and around and the pretty Kent villages of Charing and Westwell. Aid stations will be plentiful and well-stocked!

So, why not celebrate the return of live racing, shake off those lockdown blues and join us for a new marathon challenge?

All finishers will receive a bespoke medal and there are prizes for first man and lady in both races plus trophies for the leading runners and age category winners.  

 
**Bespoke medal to all finishers**
** Prizes for 1st male and 1st female in both races **
 
Prizes/trophies for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Male and Female; 1st in all age categories from Vet 1 to Vet 8 
1st Male & Female affiliated Team (3 to count)
 
Venue: Charing School, School Lane, Charing, Kent, TN27 0JN
 
Chip timing, Toilets, Onsite parking
 
Souvenir tech shirt available to pre-order for £12. Available on the day for £15
 
ENTRY LIMIT: 500 for both races. Postal closing date is April 5th 2021
 
Entries available on the day subject to limit not being reached.

 


Event Terms

- I declare I am an amateur as defined by UK Athletics Laws and will abide by the laws and rules of UK Athletics. I accept that the organiser will not be liable for any loss, damage, action, claim, cost or expenses which may arise in the consequence of my participation in this race. I declare that I will not compete unless I am in good health on the day of the race and that in any event I will compete at my own risk. In the unlikely event of abandonment or cancellation, all or part of my entry fee may be retained for the management and administration of the event.

Further information from the Organiser

The Event Organiser will email further information prior to the event. Please check your junk/spam email folders if you don't receive it and note that the Organiser may only send information once entries close (ie. a couple of days prior to the event itself). If in any doubt, please contact the Event Organiser using the details displayed on the event entry page.

Event Organiser

Name: Liam Burke

Link to events website: http://www.nice-work.org.uk

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The PodPlus Kent Spring Marathon (and Half Marathon)

Charing School, School Lane, Charing, Kent, TN27 0JN

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