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The Rutland Marathon & Half Marathon is back for 2022,

We are really proud to present this event in the beautiful county of Rutland. 

Race date:    25/09/2022

Distance:        Marathon, 

                     Half Marathon                        

Start time:      from 9:00am

Cut off time:   4:00pm

Start/Finish:    Sykes Lane,

                     Rutland Water

Entry Fee Includes:

Finisher medal                 Finisher t-shirt    

Feed stations                   Marshalled course

Chip timing                      Race guide          

UKA Licensed event          Free parking

Stunning course               Free finish photos

Comprehensive medical support

RutlandMarathon

Distance: 26.2 Miles/42km

Entry Fee: £42:00

UKA Entry Fee: £40.00

Start Time: From 9:00am

Start/Finish: Sykes Lane, Rutland Water

Cut Off Time: 4:00pm

Terrain: Undulating/Mixed

Total Ascent: 1267ft

Total Descent: 1267ft

Course Records:

Mens 2:47:17 (2019) Phil Martin

Womens 3:13:54 (2019) Beth West   

Athletes must be 18 on the day of the event       

Rutland Marathon course map
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HalfMarathon

Distance: 13.1 Miles/21km

Entry Fee: £32.00

UKA Entry Fee: £30:00

Start Time: From 09:00am

Start/Finish: Sykes Lane, Rutland Water

Cut Off Time: 4:00pm

Terrain: Undulating/Mixed

Total Ascent: 623ft

Total Descent: 623ft

Course Records:

Mens: 1:14:12 (2021) Jonno Yeates

Womens 1:28:45 (2021) Carolyn Hay

Athletes must be 17 on the day of the event   

Rutland Half Marathon course map
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WhereAre We?

We are based in Englands Smallest county.

The race site is just outside the village of Empingham in between Oakham and Stamford on the A606. 

Our course is on one of the most scenic public spaces in the midlands. Rutland Water is an Anglian water reservoir we are lucky enough to have in our County. The course follows the shore line in two out and back sections, taking in iconic landmarks like Normanton Church and Hambleton Peninsula. 

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Generalinfo

Parking

Parking is now free to all runners. Event parking is located at the rear of Rutland water Dam. Standard parking charges apply to spectators and anyone using the main Sykes lane car park. 

The event car park a short walk from the start line. Please allow 10 minutes to walk to registration.   

Rules

The race is organised in conjunction with Run Britain. You will run under UKA rules. To see the full list of road running rules then please visit their website.

No in or over ear headphones allowed. Bone conducting headphones are absolutely fine.

Under UKA rules you unfortunately cannot run with a buggy or your dog on a lead. 

Please do not pass on your entry without informing us. Changing entries will only be considered within the transfer policy. 

The person registered must turn up to race registration on the morning of the race. 

 

Terrain
The majority of the course is Tarmac. A few miles of the terrain look similar to the picture below. It's beautiful but please be aware the route is slightly looser under foot. The track is used year round, it has been in place for 40+ years. It's well trodden and worn in. We cannot promise there won't be damp sections, especially in the wooded areas.

What will you receive before the race?

We will send your race number and timing chip in the post so (please ensure your address details are kept up to date) You should receive an automated confirmation email when you register. If you do not recieve an email please first check your junk email folder. Follow the link to the start list where you will find your name if your registration has been successful. Please allow 48hrs for the system to update. 

On site facilities

There are a number of facilities on site. Permanent toilet blocks, are scattered throughout the whole site, including various points on the course. We have additional toilets at the registration area for race weekend. 

Cafe facilities are located at Sykes lane where you can buy hot and cold food and drink. We also invite a selection of external caterers to our events. 

Sykes lane facilities include a tourist information centre, children's play area, Bugtopia and a crazy golf course.  

Bag Drop

We have a bag drop facility for you to take advantage of subject to Covid-19 restrictions allowing.

Race Briefing

Will be conducted at the race start line. We will cover a few general safety points and inform you of any changes or notable difference to the course. Please be at the start line at the designated time. Please ensure you read your race guide.

Pre Race Treatments

Include taping, massage and injury management. Pre race treatments are at your own expense.

Start times

Contests are staggered to prevent congestion. Please be ready in advance and self seed in the start chute. Faster runners at the front. Your time starts when you cross the timing mat under the gantry, not when the gun goes off. Please do not be late. 

Prize giving 

Will take place at the finish line. Times are approximate and may be moved earlier if all prize winners are present. If you think that you are in the top 3, please listen out for announcements. 

Pre Race procedure:

Carefully read the athlete guide prior to the race

Check your run start time on the event website

Ensure you are fit and able to take part prior to race day

Arrive nice and early on race morning to collect your race number and timing chip.

Find your start chute entrance, Full, Half and team runners will enter at different locations. These will be well signposted.

Rutland Marathon & Half Marathon Hambletn peninsula view

ImportantStuff

Please Note,

By arriving on the start line

you are confirming your ability to participate.

It is the runners responsibility to ensure they are fit and well.

If you're in any doubt please consult a medical professional. 

Please Read our Refund & transfer Policy carefully.

Please do not request that exceptions are made.

We need to ensure your safety at all times. We have a fair policy to allow changes in circumstances. After the transfer deadline we have invested heavily in each entry and unfortunately cannot make changes. 

We would be delighted to help you cross the finish line this September
We really hope to see you there

EventTimetable

Please check the week before the race.
Timetable may be subject to minor changes

25/09/2022

 

7:30am Race site opens (Sykes lane)

 

8:30am Bag drop open

8:50am Marathon race briefing

9:00am The Rutland Marathon Starts

9:00am Wave 1

9:02am Wave 2

9:15am Half Marathon race briefing

9:15am The Rutland Half Marathon Starts

9:15am Rutland Half Marathon Wave 1

9:17am Rutland Half Marathon Wave 2

9:19am Rutland Half Marathon Wave 3

9:21am Rutland Half Marathon Wave 4

09:20am Bag drop closes

12:00pm Half Marathon prize giving

 

1:00pm Full Marathon prize giving

 

3:30pm The Rutland Marathon course closed

 

8:00pm Sykes lane closed

 

Provisional results will be published throughout the day

Results will be finalised the following week

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Results

Your 2022 results will be uploaded live as you cross the finish line. You can check online or head over to our timing partners for an instant print out of your result and provisional standing in the race.
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