Simmer Dim Half Marathon

21 Jun 2020

Organiser's Description

Shetland AAC Simmer Dim Half Marathon, Scottish Athletics Licenced Event.

Sunday 21st June 2020 10:30am

Some people are wondering whether the Simmer Dim Half Marathon will be going ahead. As we are a Scottish Athletics permitted event we are following their advice. From their statement released today 17th March 2020
“Event organisers with events planned between late March and early May 2020 should follow the Government advice and either cancel or postpone. Events planned for mid-late May and onwards should continue to monitor the situation and make a decision on whether to go ahead, postpone or cancel once more information becomes available.” We will keep you updated.

Starting point and registration : Cunningsburgh Hall, Shetland ZE2 9HA

Shetland AAC Simmer Dim Half Marathon is run under UK athletics rules, the route is an accurately measured 13.1 miles and made up of mainly roads finishing on athletics track. 

The Simmer Dim Half Marathon rules

  • Runners taking part in the Half Marathon must be over 17 years old on the day.
  • The course is unsuitable for wheelchairs.
  • Running with buggies or pets is not permitted.
  • In accordance with UK athletics rules, headphones are not allowed whilst running this course. Bone conducting headphones are the only earphones that are approved for use in all road races under the UK athletics rules of competition. Anyone wearing in ear headphones will be disqualified.
  • It is essential that the Race Organisers abide by these age requirements in order that the appropriate insurances are not compromised.

Enter Online by Sunday 24th May 2020

Please note your number cannot be transferred to another runner. No refunds will be given unless the race is cancelled.


There will be trophies for the 1st Senior Male and Female and Veteran Male and Female. There will be medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in Senior and ALL Veteran categories; Male (M40), (M45) etc, Female (F35), (F40) etc. 

Team Prize

There will be a trophy for the winning Mens and Womens team. Teams may consist of a mix of 3 senior and/or veteran runners (2 runners count) and medals for each runner that completes the race in the first 3 teams.

Route map on Simmer Dim Half Marathon Facebook Event page

If you require any further information do not hesitate to contact the organisers via links on essentials tab.


24 May 2020£20.00£22.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA

For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 4% (min 50p). You pay no surcharge

Dates and Status

Date: 21/06/2020

Status: Open

Total Places: 200

Places Available: ??



Janice Hamer



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