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The Rotary Club of Farnham Weyside has been supporting the community since 1984. Reg. Charity No. 1053391
© 2009, 2015. The running monk logo for The Pilgrim event was designed by Rev. Ron Wood, It is the property of The Rotary Club of Farnham Weyside.
This website was updated on 17th May
th September 2014
Sunday, 13th September, 2015
The Farnham Pilgrim was awarded a trophy for the “Best New Event” after its inaugural running in 2010. Since that date it has been consistently highly-rated by participants, and Runners World places it in the TOP TEN marathons for 2015.
Come and see why the combination of a challenging cross-country race with what we believe to be unsurpassed support, attracts so many accolades.
Free, supervised parking
Toilets, changing tents, bag store
Frequent Refreshment Stations
First Aid and radio support
Marked and well-marshaled route (the maximum distance between water-stations is 2.4 miles!)
Children’s play area.
NEW! Family Entertainment
programme (watch this space for details!)
You will experience very friendly support from over 200 marshals, and receive a special welcome at the Finish.
Take the challenge of the Farnham Pilgrim Marathon or Half-Marathon!
Both routes are measured, multi-terrain, and mainly off-road, using footpaths and country lanes East of Farnham. Some sections follow the popular North Downs Way, in the footsteps of pilgrims ancient and modern. Other parts may be an interesting discovery, even for regulars to the area. The routes will not necessarily follow those used in previous years, but the hills will still be there, as will the variety of scenery (see the map for a broad outline of the courses). As ever, the challenge will be rewarded with classic views of the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Taking in the superb view from the summit of Puttenham Common (2014 Marathon)
The Start of the 2014 Full Marathon