Great North West Half Marathon

Great North West Half Marathon
Product Code: Events
Reward Points: 300
Availability: 2204
Entry Price: £21.00
Use your Reward Points. Reward Points required to enter this race: 1500

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Sunday 21st February 2016....
starting at 11.00am from the Middle Walkway, North Promenade, Blackpool FY1 2JQ.
A fast and relatively flat course around on the coastal front of Blackpool... A great race for a PB and warm up for the VLM.

About the Run
The event is now in its 27th year, and grows in popularity every year. The event attracts over 1650 competitors of all ages and experience and is a great spectator course for the family.

Entry into the event is open to everyone of all abilities as long as you are aged over 17 on the day of the race. Online entry is the quickest method and we do not charge a transaction or handling fee for debit/credit cards. Alternatively you can always enter the old fashioned way and download an entry form (link below) and send a cheque by snail mail.

The entry fee is £21 for UKA/ARC Club Members and £23 if you do not run for a club. There may be entries available on the day (dont risk it though), and these will be charged £5 extra. Remember, there is NO FEE for using your credit/debit card when entering online on this site.

Race numbers and timing chips are to be collected at the Race Venue on Race Day from 8.30am.

Race HQ
The event headquarters is on the Middle Walkway on Blackpool's North Promenade. There are car parks throughout the town. CLICK HERE FOR CAR PARK INFORMATION. At race HQ you will find the registration desks where you can collect your race numbers and timing tag. There are also plenty of toilets and baggage storage including the location for the presentation after the event.

Awards & Prizes
All runners receive a commemorative medal at the finish line, along with drinks and snacks to help you recover from your run. Individual race winners are awarded prizes in the following categories:
First 3 Male winners in the race
First 3 Lady winners in the race
First Male Veteran over 40/45/50/55/60/65+
First Lady Veteran over 35/40/45/50/55/60+

Aid Stations and First Aid
The race water stations are located at approximately 3 miles, 6 miles and 9.5 miles on the course. Bottled water is handed out to all runners. We also have Paramedics and EMT's on the course ready to help if you need them. Just alert a marshal should you need assistance, they all have direct communication with the medics who will be there in a jiffy!

UK Athletics & Course Accuracy
This event holds a UKA Licence for road races abides by the current rules of competition. An Event Adjudicator is appointed to oversee the operation on the day and to ensure the highest of standards are met. The event holds a valid Course Accuracy Certificate denoting the exact half marathon distance and correct placement of the mile markers on the route. For more information CLICK HERE.

Live results will be available throughtout the event and can be viewed using your smartphone or tablet. Final results will be published online on the evening of the race here at

Run for Charity
Raising money for charity is a big part of the Fylde Coast Running experience for many runners. You can run for any charity that may be close to your heart. Contact them directly and ask for sponsor forms. They will give you all the help and assistance you need for raising sponsorship money.


Runners Rewards
Register when checking out, and receive Reward Points
for this event.
Collect and use reward points to enter future events with us at Fylde Coast Running. Its just another way to save on running, and a little thank you from us...

REWARDS - What you get
100 Points for a 10k Event
200 Points for a 10 Mile Event
300 Points for a Half Marathon Event
300 Points for a Marathon Event

REDEMPTION - when can you use your Reward Points
1000 Points when entering a 10k Event
1200 Points when entering a 10 Mile Event
1500 Points when entering a Half Marathon Event
2000 Points when entering a Marathon

You can view your Reward Points at any time in the 'Your Account' section.



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