Hadrian's Wall Half Marathon MMXVI

Sunday 26th June 2016 at 10am

Race Charity                        Over £1,600


Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue

The race is a circular route of not less than half marathon distance* close to a section of Hadrian's Wall with outstanding views of this World Heritage Site. The route is of mixed terrain of grass path, forest track and approx 4.4 miles of road. Suitable for road running and trail shoes. For more detail select 'Course' on the menu.


* Measured by GPS, race distance distance will be a minimum of 13.1 miles and no more than 13.2miles

Race Limit: 600

The race can only take place with the kind permission Hadrian's Wall Heritage Ltd, National Trust, Forestry Commission and local landowners. The limit is due to the run taking place in a World Heritage Site, and is the only authorised race of its kind in the area.

Hadrian's Wall Heritage Ltd:

"The race is the first of it's kind near Hadrian's Wall and we are delighted that we have been able to work with Born4Running to develop a sympathetic route with conservation of the monument in mind"

Entry Fee:

         £26  UKA affiliated runners

         £28  Unaffililiated runners

  • Free quality T-shirt
  • Prizes - spot & all categories & records
  • Under UKA rules
  • UKA Licence No: 2016-20401

* Fee includes a charity donation and access permits
** The race supports athletics development in Tynedale

Enquiries:    Call Ian on: 07913 384165

                      email: ian@born4running.co.uk

Local Accommodation: Accomodation.pdf

Prizes Sponsored by: Greggs Sports : Hexham


View of the Roman Wall from the start

View of the Roman Wall at 3 miles

Typical forest section

£2,350 Raised for charity in 2015

From the entry fee and additional donations:

£1600 Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue

£500 National Trust - Repairs to the Roman Wall

£250 Roman Wall Show


Terms & Conditions:

  • Refunds (less admin fee of £5 per entry) available up to 30 days before race day.
  • Entries can be transferred or deferred up to 10 days before the race.


Road section


After providing such good grub last year, on site catering once again by:

See twitter for more info.


Official photos from 2016: www.sportsunday.co.uk
2016 Results

All outstanding prizes have now been posted.

Pre and post race sports massage available from 9am by Infinite Performance Finess