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Bedford Half Marathon

EARLY BIRD ENTRIES ARE OPEN!!! - only 200 available

 

#RUNBEDFORDHALF2020

6th September 2019

Join thousands of runners and take on 13.1 miles of traffic free, stunning Bedfordshire countryside in 2020.

Runners will be welcomed across the finish line in the beautiful Priory Country Park before celebrating in style with live music, food, entertainment and more at our unforgettable post-race party.  

 
 

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

 
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MEDALS

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TECH TEES

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RESULTS SMS SERVICE

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FLAT COURSE

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POST RACE CELEBRATIONS

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2020 COURSE MAP

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FIRST AID

Full professional medical cover will be provided throughout the course 

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START/FINISH

Priory Park,
Barkers Lane, 
Bedford,
MK41 9DJ 

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COURSE MEASURMENT

Measured and verified by Association of UK Course Measurers

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START TIME

9.00AM 

TRAVEL & PARKING

 
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PARKING

Parking for the event will be limited so please allow time to get from the town centre to the start. For the best parking suggestions please click here.

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BUS

The Bus Service 4 between Bedford Town Centre and Goldington, via Wendover Drive, stops close to the entrance to Priory Park. Approx travel time 10 mins.

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TRAIN

Bedford is just 35 mins from London by train! Bedford train station is on the Midland Main Line from London St Pancras to the East Midlands. For more information call +44 (0)8457 484950 or visit the National Rail Journey Planner.

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CYCLING

There are various options to park your bike securely and we advise local runners to avoid cars. Secure bike parking will be provided inside Priory Park.

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RACE PACKS

 
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Participants in the Bedford Half Marathon have the option to either have their race packs posted to them or they can collect it from Race Pack Collection before the race on race day

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  • Race Number

  • Timing Chips

  • Safety pins

 

FAQ’S

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Is the course measured?

The course will be measured and verified by Association of UK Course Measurers

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Is there a cut-off time?

No! All levels of ability are welcome

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What is the date of the race?

Race is in the morning of Sunday 01.09.19

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Where do we collect our race number from?

If you opted to collect your race pack on the day please go to the ‘Race Pack Collection’ tent located inside the event village

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Is the race officially timed?

Official times will be provided by our timing company and will count for your new PB!

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Is there a medal for finishers?

ALWAYS!

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Where does the race start?

The race starts and finishes inside Priory Country Park, Bedford. For travel info see below

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How much is the entry fee?

£29 / £31 + a booking fee

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How old do I have to be to run?

17 years old or older on race day

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What time does the race start?

The first wave of runners will start at 9:00am

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Is there a map of the course?

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What’s on at the festival?

See festival tab for more info

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