Farnham Pilgrim Marathon 2020

Sunday 13th September – Marathon Starts 9:30 am 


Farnham Pilgrim Marathon is a challenging trail Marathon with beautiful scenery and outstanding views in the Surrey Hills. Mainly off-road, multi-terrain, multi-surface.  This race is entering its 10th 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 Marathon is possibly one of the toughest, but prettiest trail 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 marathon. It is a unique, bespoke event with the option of a half 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.

Affiliated – member of a UKA-affiliated Club – £35

Unaffiliated (price includes processing fee) – £37

(price includes processing fee)


Bespoke Medals to all finishers. 

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 🙂

Marked and well-marshalled route (the maximum distance between water-stations is 2.4 miles!) – Trialing enviromental Cups 2020

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. 

Free, supervised parking. Loads of toilets.

Changing tent with bag store. First Aid and radio support.

Massage service available.


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)

Please see the Route here 

Start/Finish: The Sands Recreation Ground (opposite The Barley Mow pub), The Sands, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 1NE. OS Grid Reference SU 883464



Runners enjoying the top of Pewley downs on the route of Farnham Pilgrim Marathon route.

The Pilgrim – enviromentally friendly