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Isle of Wight Marathon

Date / Time
Sunday, October 4, 2020 at 11:30 a.m.
Length 26.20 miles (42.2 km)
Description

A brand new course (first used 2013) of one lap featuring the much quieter roads on the west of the island
These are the undulating town and rural roads through Cowes, Gurnard, Rew Street, Porchfield, Shalfleet,
Yarmouth, Afton, Willmingham, Thorley, Wellow, Shalfleet, Porchfield, Northwood, Cowes.

 

The Isle of Wight Marathon celebrated it’s 60th Anniversary in 2016, so 2020 will be the 64th running of this historic race.
It has been run continuously since 1957, making it the longest running (and one of the first to be held) in the U.K.
The inaugural event in 1957 was won by Ken Honney (Walton A.C.) in 2:35:51.
In 1964 Dale Grieg (Paisley A.C.) set a women’s world record (recognised by ARRS) of 3:27:25.
In 1976 the race was officially opened to women with the inaugural event won by A Lewis (Bromsgrove & Redditch A.C.) in 3:21:06. In 1978 the race hosted the inaugural UK Women’s Marathon Championship.

Type of Race  Road
Venue
Isle of Wight Community Club, 195 Park Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 7NP
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Entry Fee

In Advance : £21.00 (affiliated)  £24.00 (unaffiliated)

On the Day : £24.00 (affiliated)  £27.00 (unaffiliated)

How to Enter Please contact the race organisers
Entry Limit 250
Race Website www.rydeharriers.co.uk/isle-of-wight-marathon-race/
Contact for Enquiries
Christopher Lewis

01983 857339
 
 
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