Great Bentley Half Marathon 2017 will be held on Sunday 5th February.
Entry is now closed. Spaces filled in under 24 hours. Thanks to everyone who entered. The ONLY way to gain entry now is to take the place of someone you know, who has already entered and is subsequently unable to run. Please do not send an email unless this applies to you. The deadline for transfers is Sunday 15th January. Thank you.
For health and safety reasons, baggage cannot be left in the Village Hall. Please ensure that any baggage is taken to the secure baggage area outside the hall as soon as possible after arrival, to avoid any last minute delays and the possibility of missing the start of the race. Thank you
£18 – Member of UKA affiliated athletics club
£20 – Non-member of UKA affiliated athletics club
- Flat, fast course – View the route on Garmin Connect.
- UKA measured – 13.1 Miles
- Start time – 10:30 am
- Chip timing
- Minimum age 17 yrs
- Maximum 800 online entries
- No entry on the day
- Baggage storage
- Secure bike storage area
- First aid
- Marshalled course
- Water stations
- Cakes, sandwiches etc available
- Course NOT suitable for wheelchairs
- All participants take part at their own risk. Any participant unsure of their physical ability to take part in the event should seek medical advice from a general practitioner prior to the event
- The course will begin to be dismantled 3 hours after the start of the race. Course directions will still be available and a ‘sweep’ cyclist will follow the last runner.
- Closing date for change of details or transfer of race numbers is STRICTLY midnight on Sunday 15th January 2017. Notify us via our “contact us” tab, giving your full details and the full details of the person you wish to transfer your place to
- Medal for all finishers
- Runners World top 50 2009
- Voted best Essex Race 2008
- No ipods or music devices to be worn during the race
The race starts near to Great Bentley Village Hall, CO7 8LD.
Map of course here
Please note there is no participant parking at the Village Hall. However, there is ample parking on the Village Green, which will be clearly signposted and marshalled.
All race numbers and timing chips are to be collected on the day between 09:00 -10:00 from the Village Hall.
If the race is cancelled for any reason which is deemed not to be the fault of Great Bentley Running Club it will not be possible to defer entry nor will any entry costs be refunded.
Male 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Ladies 1st, 2nd , 3rd
MV 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70+
FV 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65+
1st mens team prize (1st 3 runners to finish NOT accumulated positions score)
1st ladies team prize (1st 3 runners to finish NOT accumulated positions score)
Male: James Connor Kent AC 1:08:06 2010
Female: Sarah Stradling Colchester Harriers 1:16:26 2010
Read our race report for the 2016 race.
Previous Years Results