Race Details and Prizes

The Chippenham Half Marathon is run over a fast, accurately measured and predominantly flat course starting and finishing at our club base Chippenham Sports Club. The route will go through the centre of Chippenham and then follow scenic country lanes visiting local villages and hamlets including Tytherton Lucas, East Tytherton, Avon and Langley Burrell. This event is ideal for first timers or experienced long distance runners looking to achieve a personal best. Full course details can be found here.

UK Road Running Course Measurement The Association of Running Clubs

The race will be run under ARC Rules (ARC Race Permit no: 17/247) and the course has been measured and certified as accurate by an accredited course measurer.

There is easy access to the race event base at Chippenham Sports Club by road (5-10 minutes from Junction 17 on the M4) and there is ample off-road parking within a couple of minutes walk of the changing area, baggage store and start. Alternatively Chippenham train and bus stations are just a ten minute walk away. Full details can be found here.

All the usual aspects of quality organisation can be expected

  • Gun to Chip and Chip to Chip timing (provided by Sport Systems).
  • Well marked and marshalled route
  • Course measured and certified as accurate with appropriate ARC Race Permit (no: 17/247)
  • Selected road closures will be in operation
  • Changing and baggage facilities
  • Ample toilet facilities
  • Good start procedures
  • No overcrowding
  • 4 drinks stations providing bottled water
  • Refreshments available at the finish
  • Prompt results service
  • Goody bag with T-shirt and medal for all finishers

Prizes

  • Men and Ladies overall: 1st - £300 (donated by David and Gill Powell),
    2nd - £75, 3rd - £50, 4th - £25, 5th - £15.
    In addition each prize winner will receive an engraved trophy.
  • MV40 and FV35: 1st - £25, 2nd - £15 and an engraved trophy.
  • MV50 and FV45: 1st - £25 and an engraved trophy.
  • MV60 and FV55: 1st - £25 and an engraved trophy.
  • MV70 and FV65: 1st - £25 and an engraved trophy.
  • Club Team Male (4 to count): 1st - £100 plus each team member to receive an engraved trophy.
  • Club Team Female (3 to count): 1st - £75 plus each team member to receive an engraved trophy.
  • PLUS setting a new course record for male (1:03:50 - Jonah Chesum 2015) or female (1:15:25 - Rebecca Moore 2016) - £150!!!
Entry services and chip timing powered by Sport Systems

Sport Systems are handling all the online and postal entries, chip timing the event and providing the results service.

SportCam - Official photographers of the Chippenham Half Marathon

SportCam will take photos of all the runners. If you would like to browse or buy your photos you will find them on their website on the Monday after the race.


If you would like to be a sponsor of the Chippenham Half Marathon or you have any other enquiries regarding the race then please contact us.

Official Charities

Official Sponsors

John Williams Heating Services

Siemens Rail Automation

 & Construction Services Ltd

Par Foods Ltd

If you would like to be a sponsor of the Chippenham Half Marathon then please contact us.

Latest News

01/01/2017 - ** Many thanks to our sponsors for 2017 who will be John Williams Heating Services, CD Fencing & Construction Services Ltd and Par Foods **

01/01/2017 - ** We are pleased to announce that our official charity for 2017 will be The Rise Trust. **

01/01/2017 - ** Entries for the Chippenham Half Marathon 2017 ARE NOW OPEN!!! **