Early Bird

21st October 2018

Run Northumberland Castles Marathon + Half Marathon 2018




The 2018 event will start and finish at Bamburgh Castle. The course will be a 2 lap marathon and a 1 lap half marathon using the rural roads near to Bamburgh Castle and finish on the Green in front of the Castle.





Date Sunday 21st Oct 2018
Race Address Bamburgh Castle, Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE69 7DF
Start Time 09:15hrs (Marathon)

09:30hrs (Half Marathon)

Registration at the Cricket Pavilion


We do not post numbers out

HQ Cricket Pavilion
Max Race Capacity 500 entries per race
Bag storage Provided at the cricket pavilion
Changing rooms Provided at the cricket pavilion
Race Surface Road
Distance 26.2 Miles (Marathon)

13.1 Miles (Half Marathon)

Entry Fee (Marathon) £34.00 (club) and £36.00 (unaffiliated)
Entry Fee (Half Marathon) £27.00 (club) and £29.00 (unaffiliated)
Minimum Age 18 years old on the day of the race
Car Parking Free parking in village Car park – extra parking at the Castle (fee applies)
Water Stations Every 3 miles
Distance Markers Every mile
Prizes 1st Male/Female overall – Trophy & Run Nation prize

2nd Male/Female overall – Trophy & Run Nation prize

3rd Male/Female overall – Trophy & Run Nation prize

Masters Categories Age Group Prizes (W35+ and M40+ in 5 yr bands (a minium of 5 runners in each age band are required to qualify for a prize with no upper limit!)
Team Prizes 1st Male Team – UKA Affiliated Clubs (position of first 3 male runners from club) and prize vouchers1st Female Team – UKA Affiliated Clubs (position of first 3 female runners from club) and prize vouchers
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Castle 2015 course map NEW 9th Sept 2015









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Terms and Condition – all events

Entrants to The Run Northumberland Castles Marathon & Half Marathon must be over the age of 18 on the day of the race. Running in an endurance race is a very rewarding experience, however it is not to be undertaken lightly. You need to be physically fit to complete the distance. If in doubt consult your doctor. Do not run if you are feeling unwell.

I agree to abide by the rules of UK Athletics and the event (note MP3’s and Ipods are not allowed). I understand that I enter the race at my own risk and that no person(s) or organisation(s) will be held responsible for any accident, injury or loss to myself, prior to, during or after the event. I understand the organisers reserve the right to delay, postpone, cancel, or not officially time the race in the event of adverse weather conditions or other events outside the organisers control. The determination of what constitutes this is reserved solely by Run Northumberland & Run Nation Events Ltd.

Entry fees are non-defferable, non-refundable and non-transferable. Photographs of the race will be taken for publicity purposes. I understand that my image may be used and give permission for it to be used.