Northumberland coastal marathon (9:00)
and half marathon (10:00)
sunday 5th september 2020
Without doubt, one of the most scenic marathon in the country.From Alnmouth Beach along a scenic coastal path passing Boulmer, Craster, Dunstanburgh Castle and Low Newton Sands, the marathon takes you up to Long Nanny Bridge, where after a short run on the beach the course returns to Alnmouth along the same route. The half marathon follows the same route to Craster then returns back to Alnmouth.
There are toilets available in the village by the car park and bags may be left in the NEMC tent at your own risk. There is a feed station supplying water, juice and sweets on each lap. There is a medal, crisps and chocolate for all finishers. Trophies for first male and female winners. Vets age group winners receive Start Fitness vouchers on request.
Prices: £17/£19/£21 (NEMC/affiliated/unaffiliated)
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Location: The marathon starts 9:00 am on the beach beside the children's play area in Alnmouth (marathon start). The half marathon start is at 10:00am, about a mile up the beach near the golf club (half start).
Registration: Marathon registration is from 8am at the start/finish line . The half marathon registration is also on the beach from 9:10 am.
Route map here.
Parking: Postcode for your SatNav: NE66 2RJ. There is a large public car park right on the sea front. Take the first left as you enter the village onto the Wynd and then your first left again as you go down the hill. The car park on the sea front is not free in the Spring and Summer season, when there is an attendant collecting at it's entrance before the golf course.