Farnham Pilgrim 2020
Sunday 13th September
Farnham Pilgrim Marathon ( or Half Marathon) has been described as possibly one of the prettiest trail Events in the UK. It is set to be one of the “must-do” events of the year again! The route is equally challenging but rewarding after all it is the Surrey Hills! 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.
This is no ordinary Trail marathon, Its more of a Pilgrimage taking the Pilgrims way and North downs Way, passing 5 churches, an abbey, 2 Manor houses, ponds, rivers, old mills, Vineyards, even Llamas on the Marathon course! with stunning scenery. It is a unique, bespoke event with the option of a Half Marathon Run (or walk) The Marathon halfway point, reaches the amazing St.Marthas church.
With a whole lot of other activities to keep your supporters happy.
- There will be a Free Family Fun Walk (Donations to charity)
- Children’s play area on site.
- Bacon sandwiches available from Woodlarks, plus a coffee van.
- Free supervised parking.
- Loads of toilets.
- Local hotels – Special Deal at Bush hotel – Farnham (including a Pasta party on the Saturday Afternoon.
- 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
Pilgrim Technical T-shirt to pick up when you collect number, so you can wear on the day. The Pilgrim are Supplying T-shirts for 2020 at a reduced price of £3, this is to cut down on the wastage for runners that Said they would rather not have one. these are Crafted from a lightweight Neoteric™ fabric which wicks sweat away from the skin to ensure you stay cool and dry. They are also Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) certified production, choose on entry, Collect with Race number so you can wear on the day 🙂
Men – 1st 2nd 3rd place + 1st place only in Veterans V30-39, V40-49, V50-59, V60+
Women – 1st 2nd 3rd place + 1st place only in Veterans V30-39, V40-49, V50-59, V60+
Team first 3 over line with same TEAM Name
(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
Sponsors of the Farnham Pilgrim Marathon