Wooler Trail Half Marathon

In the heart of the Cheviot Hills.

Wooler Trail Half Marathon.

18th November 2017

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Race Information.

Wooler Trail Marathon and Half Marathon is set in the heart of Northumberland National Park and includes many splendid uninterrupted views to the far horizon and many undulations along the way. The race starts in Wooler before heading towards some of the best views in the country, if not the world. The race is split across two days so why not come up for the whole weekend. The Sunday after the race is party night in Wooler! See travel section for further details

This is a challenging Trail half Marathon with around 2900 feet of ascent, but the views available are well worth the effort. The half marathon route also offer a challenging run with some of the same great views. All the routes will be marked with tape and signs.

Course Video.

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Wooler Trail Half Marathon

Course Records

Male Kerry Heaviside 2016 02:04:17
MV40 Steve Clark 2016 02:06:03
MV50 Vik Dhillon 2016 02:12:32
MV60 Hugh Laverty 2016 02:12:16
Female Helen Smith 2016 02:06:11
FV40 Michelle Jeffrey 2016 02:38:24
FV50 Katrina Kynaston 2016 02:30:45

Information on race and registration.

Race Schedule

Information about Race Day

Mandatory Kit

Mandatory kit to be carried at all times.

Race Rules

What you can and can't do in a race.

Terms and Conditions

Information on payments, refunds and waivers.

Race Results/Photographs

Free race photographs and results.

Trails, Paths & Roads

Race Location:

Northumberland National Park, North East England

Click here for all 2016 Photographs
Wooler Trail Half Marathon
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Wooler Trail Half Marathon
General Information

Entries

The race opens for entries on 01st January 2017. There will be 300 places available for the race.

The entry fee is £27 for the half marathon

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GPS Navigation

If you are worried about getting lost on this fully way marked course, or struggle to navigate in the dark. Then you can also a hire GPS navigation device as part of your race entry. Or hire one via our online shop.

Cut Offs

The race must be completed within 4 hours. There additional cut off times for the checkpoints. Please see the Checkpoints page for further information.

Start/Finish Area

Start/Finish Race Car Park

Race registration will be at Wooler YHA,.

Wooler YHA,

30 Cheviot Street,

Wooler,

Northumberland,

NE71 6LW

Map for Wooler YHA

Race Parking Address:-

Ferguson's Yard,

20 South Road,

Wooler,

Northumberland,

NE71 6NJ

Map for Race Parking

Route & Course Markings

The course will be marked and taped, marshals will also be on hand at key points in the race. Please remember that navigating the course is your responsibility.

A full course route and supporting gpx files can be found below.

Awards

All entrants get their race t-shirt, if they enter at least two weeks before the race. All finishers get a race medal.

The are also prizes for the categories shown below.

Senior 40-49 50-59 60 plus
Top 3 Males and Females Top Male and Female Top Male and Female Top Male and Female

Aid stations/Check points

There will be 2 check points. Check points will have as a minimum: water, coke and sweets. There will be food and hot drinks at the finish.

A full list of checkpoints can be found here.

Crew & Pacers

No support crew or pacers are allowed for this race.

Medical

All of the check points have basic first aid facilities. If you suffer an injury or accident that warrants direct medical attention and you are not able to get to an aid station, then please try to phone one of the race directors(07734309500 or 07984307900). If you have no phone contact, ask any runners that pass you to relay the message.

We do provide first aid personnel, with a mobile ambulance on the route and staff at the start/finish.

If you are injured but able to walk, please make your way to the nearest check point. If you suffer a severe injury, encounter someone in serious difficulty or are in any doubt at all please call 999. If you are on/beside a driveable tarmac road then please ask for the Ambulance service. If you are not by a drivable road then please request the Police and request Mountain Rescue.

Nearest local hospital

Alnwick Infirmary, Infirmary Drive, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 2NS. 0344 811 8111

Mandatory Kit

  1. Whistle
  2. Survival blanket
  3. Hat and gloves
  4. Compass
  5. Route map(OS Explorer OL16 Recommended)
  6. Waterproof jacket
  7. Full length leggings
  8. Minimum of 500ml water
  9. Emergency food/sport bar
  10. Mobile phone number of the race directors +447734309500 (Tim) +447984307900 (Garry)
  11. Fully charged phone