The 2021 race will take place on the 8th August - Start Time 9.30am
The Newark Half Marathon is a flat, fast and scenic summer race. It has a fun run and entertainment for all the family in support of our Newark based charity partners and is sponsored by local Financial Planners DB Wood.
Numbers will be posted to all entrants a few days before the event and will incorporate the chip timing technology.
Online registration closes 5th August 2021 23.59hrs. Postal and charity entries close on the 22nd July 2021. Numbers will need to be collected on the day if you have entered after 22nd July. Late entry numbers to be collected from race HQ in Sconce Park on the day. The course is mainly on country lanes so there are potholes and cracks, do run with caution and not too close to the runner in front so you have a clear view of the surface. As it is likely to be hot on the day do hydrate fully before the race and carry any extra water etc. you may need.’
Frequently Asked Questions
Where shall I park?
There will be no car parking for runners at Sconce and Devon Park. There is however ample parking throughout Newark town centre which is a short walking distance away. You can find see the local car parking options via The NSDC Car Park List and The Newark Town Map
What time should I arrive on the day if I registered prior to 22nd July?
Turn up in time to warm up and be at the start line before 9.15am. You will already have received your race number via the post
What time should I arrive on the day if I have registered after the 22nd July?
You will need to arrive between 7.30am and 8.30am sharp in order to collect your number. Please allow plenty of time in case you need to queue.
Can I enter on the day?
More information to be announced.
Where are the Water Station and Toilets?
Water stations at 2, 5, 7, 9 & 11 miles. Toilets at 7 miles. Sponge Station at 10miles.
Can I wear headphones?
The use of bone conductor style headphones will be permitted in line with UKA rules and safety reasons. All other headphones are not permitted and anyone found using these will be disqualified.
Will I get a Medal or T shirt?
Yes all finishers of the Half Marathon will get a medal and T shirt, finishers of the Fun Run will have a medal.
Will there be a secure bag store area?
Yes there will be a secure area near the registration desks.