Farnham Pilgrim Half Marathon 2017
Mainly off-road, multi-terrain, multi-surface.
This race is entering its 7th year. It has become a very popular and successful event.
It is renowned for the large number of friendly marshals, has frequent water / refreshment stations, free parking and many other facilities.
Farnham Pilgrim Half Marathon is possibly one of the toughest, prettiest trail half marathons in the UK. It is set to be one of the “must-do” events of the year again! The route is challenging and hilly – after all it is the Surrey Hills! This is no ordinary half marathon. It is a unique, bespoke event with the option of a full marathon and family fun walk.
The event is organised by The Rotary Club of Farnham Weyside (Registered Charity no. 1053391).
All net proceeds go to charities.
Family Fun Walk: There will be a free Family Fun Walk with a whole lot of other activities to keep your supporters happy. Children’s play area on site. Bacon sandwiches available from the Woodlarks, plus a coffee van. For runners there is Free, supervised parking. Loads of toilets. Changing tent with bag store. First Aid and radio support. Marked and well-marshalled route (the maximum distance between water-stations is 2.4 miles!) Massage service available. Bespoke Medals to all finishers.
Men : 1st / 2nd / 3rd Vets 1st Over 40, 1st Over 50, 1st Over 60
Women : 1st / 2nd / 3rd Vets 1st Over 35, 1st Over 45, 1st Over 55
(other prizes depending on number of entries in each category)
Start/Finish: The Sands Recreation Ground (opposite The Barley Mow pub), The Sands, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 1NE. OS Grid Reference SU 883464
Part of the course goes over Puttenham common with views over to the South Downs.