Auchterarder Half Marathon in association with Gleneagles
09 Sep 18
Auchterarder Half Marathon in association with Gleneagles.
Sunday 9th September 2018.
Starting at 10.30am.
We are back for the second running of the Auchterarder Half Marathon 2018 in association with Gleneagles (The Gleneagles Hotel) and organised by Five Star Active (www.facebook.com/fivestaractive) - a very warm welcome to you all. This event is part of the Auchterarder Running Festival.
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Please note –Runners must be age 17 or above on the day of the race. Headphones on this course are NOT allowed (although bone conduction headphones are permitted). Before entering, please note the race entry terms and conditions.
Entry Fee – £25 (plus entry central administration fees). Online entry only. Online entries will close on 3rd September or when race limit is met. There will be no entries on the day. In the unlikely event of the race being cancelled owing to forces outside the organisers control, we regret that NO entry fees can be refunded after entries have been processed. We do not operate a deferment system. We will offer the following - 50% refunds (minus EntryCentral processing fees) will be issued to any runner who withdraws from the event more than 12 weeks before the event. Refunds will only be given if the event is full and the runners place can be filled from the waiting list. Withdrawals after that date will not be refunded.
Registration – All runners must register to collect their number and timing chip. Registration will take place at The Gleneagles Arena, The Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder, Perthshire, PH3 1NF and will open at 9am and close at 10.15am. For safety reasons please do not swap numbers with other runners. Please ensure personal details are entered onto the back of the number.
Baggage - Unsecured baggage storage will be available at The Gleneagles Arena. The race organisers take no responsibility for any items stored before, during or after the race.
Race Briefing – There will be a race safety brief emailed out to all runners the week before the event to go over any safety issues and give the opportunity for runners to ask any questions.
Warm Up – There will be a fun group warm up starting at 10.20am.
Start time – The race will start prompt 10.30am at The Gleneagles Arena.
Race Route - The race route is identical to last years and is a Five Star scenic route all the way mostly on pavements, paths and roads. It will start and finish at The Gleneagles Hotel and make its way through Strathallan Estate passing Strathallan Castle.
Please follow all instructions from our race marshalls as they are there to ensure your safety.
The spectacular race route will be emailed out to all runners prior to the race and will also be on the facebook page.
There will be a cut off at 3 1/2 hours for this race.
Water Stops – These will be at approximately miles 3, 6 and 10. Water will be provided by Highland Spring.
Race Finish - The race will finish at The Gleneagles Arena where your family, friends and supporters can come along and cheer you across the finish line. There will be refreshments, treats and post race massage available within our finishers market arena for all runners and their supporters. Official race results will be available on the day for runners as well as online at www.stuweb.co.uk/event/3160
Goody Bag – The legendary goody bag is back for 2018 and one not to be missed! All runners will receive a quality technical T shirt and a bespoke Auchterarder Half Marathon medal. We can also guarantee that there will be other fantastic goodies inside your finishers goody bag. Be the first to know what they are by liking our facebook page (www.facebook.com/Auchterarderrunningfestival).
Prize Giving – Prize giving will commence as early as possible but we plan to get the show on the road by 1pm approx.
Race Limit – 650 runners.
Car Parking – There is ample and convenient car parking at The Gleneagles Arena. Stewards will help you on the day.
Toilets – Are available at The Gleneagles Arena.
Race contact –For any queries about the race please contact us - or call the Race Director, Fiona Watt, on 07739365448.
Or find us on facebook at www.facebook.com/Auchterarderrunningfestival
Thank you to our supporters and sponsors - The Gleneagles Hotel, Colonsay Brewery, Highland Spring, Strathallan Castle, Perth and Kinross Sports Medicine Clinic, Run 4 IT Bridge of Allan and Tunnock's
Good Luck with your training!