How To Find Us
Getting to the start line
Sat Nav: Sykes Ln, Empingham, Oakham LE15 8PX The event takes place from the shore or Rutland Water Near the Village of Empingham. Empingham is a small village located on the North shore of Rutland Water between Whitwell and Stamford. Sykes lane is a major event venue as well as home to Bugtopia, Rutland waters beach and the tourist information centre. Getting to registration is easy once you're near Sykes lane. A well signposted site ensures a stress-free visit. Just follow the Rutland Marathon signs.
From Oakham A606 Travel along the A606 towards Stamford along Rutland Waters North shore. You will pass through Barnsdale, then Whitwell with Rutland water on your right hand side the entire way. Turn right just as you enter the 40 mph zone outside the village of Empingham. Follow the winding road until you reach the entry barriers. Directions will be clear from this point to get you to registration.
From Stamford A606 Travel along the A606 towards Oakham, pass through the village of Empingham. As you exit the village turn left just as you approach the national speed limit signs.
On the A1 Northbound When driving on the A1 Northbound continue North until you see signposts for Oakham, Rutland Water and the A606. Take the junction for Oakham. The slipway you require is located just outside the town of Stamford, there are several junctions for Stamford before you reach this point, waiting for the correct junction will bypass the town. Earlier exits take you through the town unnecessarily. A606 Oakham. Follow the road for several miles, through the Village of Empingham. The site entrance is on the left as you exit the village.
On the A1 Southbound When travelling from the North head towards the town of Stamford. look for signs towards Oakham A606 and Rutland Water.Take this slipway then turn Right towards Oakham on the A606 on the very outskirts of Stamford.
A47 from the East (Peterborough) On the A47 leaving Peterborough take the A1 Northbound toward Stamford at the Village of Wansford. Continue North until you see signposts for Oakham, Rutland Water and the A606. Take the junction for Oakham. There are several junctions for Stamford before you reach this point. They will take you through the town unnecessarily. A606 Oakham. Follow the road for several miles, through the Village of Empingham. The site entrance is on the left as you exit the village.
A47 From the West (Leicester) Follow the A47 from Leicester until you reach the small Town of Uppingham. Take the second left on the Roundabout on the A6003 towards Oakham. continue along this road until you find yourself on the Outskirts of the town of Oakham. When you reach the roundabout on the outskirts of the down turn right onto A606 towards Stamford. Follow this road where you will see Rutland Water on your right-hand side. Pass through the village of Whitwell towards Empingham. You are looking for a junction on your right.