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Frome Half Marathon

27 Sep 2020 (Sun)

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5 km, Half marathon, 10 km, 1km

Frome Half Marathon

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This ninth edition of the Frome Half Marathon sees the same famous course offering runners a big city race experience in this beautiful town and surrounding villages. Welcoming first-time half-marathoners, seasoned endurance runners and everyone in between you'll find people of all paces to keep you feeling strong as you take in the sights of this charming course.

A single 13.1 mile loop takes you from Frome Town Football Club through two residential areas where locals are out on their front lawns to give you the send off you need, before you head up through the town centre. Watch out for race photographers trying to catch you at your best! As you pass through the Critchill residential area, you'll experience its renowned hosepipe-wielding, jelly-baby-offering and impromptu-water-station-manning residents - a very welcome sight as you bank your first five miles. 

Countryside lanes offer tranquil scenes as you head out to the idyllic Nunney village, with it's thatched builings, old red phone box and an all important water and fuel station. As you head back into Frome Town Centre, the legendary Egford Hill 1 kilometre steady climb brings you to the highest point of the route! From the top of the hill, the glorious sweep downhill through the heart of Frome will set your hairs on end, with your goosebumps carrying you through to the football club finish line. 

Superb souvenir medals await you, with replenishing snacks and drinks to kickstart your recovery. Grab a finisher's photo on our podium before you leave and watch out for confirmation of your result within hours of the race.

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Route map

directions_runStart Address: 48 Berkley Rd, Frome BA11 2EH, UK

flagFinish Address: 48 Berkley Rd, Frome BA11 2EH, UK

Frome Half Marathon  Route Map

Practicalities

Age Limit

To enter the half marathon event, you must be at least 17 years old on race day. To enter the 10K event, you must be at least 15 years old on race day. To enter the 5K event, you must be at least 11 years old on race day. There is no lower age limit for the Junior 1K event but athletes should be under 16.

Equipment Storage

We provide a secure bag store in the Frome Town Football Club which will be attended at all times by our volunteers. Items are left at your own risk.

Maximum Time

There is a 3 hour cut off time for all three events. If you are still out on the course after this time, the sweep vehicle will ask you if you wish to continue, which will be at your own risk. The sweep vehicle will also be able to return you to the Race Village if you think you cannot complete the course.

Parking

Please follow signs to event parking at the Frome Cricket Club, Rodden Road, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2AH. Please don’t park on the roads around the Frome Town Football Club.

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