The Solent Half is our half marathon
held in the Autumn. It is a friendly race with up to 500 entries and a
lovely course winding through the New Forest around Exbury and along the Solent
shore at Lepe.
This Year's Race - Sunday 24 September 2017
Your feedback was so good that we are doing it again.
Click here to enter.
The entry fee is £20 with a discount of £2 for England Athletics members
Here's some background information about the race.
- There will also be children's races
- The 10.00am Start and the Finish will be at Gang Warily Recreation Centre, Newlands Road, Blackfield, Hampshire, SO45 1GA.
- Please collect your race number and timing chip from the sports hall between 08.30 and 09.30.
- Car parking is free but please car share if possible as spaces are limited.
- maps showing the course
- No entries on the day
- UKA permit applied for
- Chip timing (sensors at the start and the finish). Pick up your number and chip on the day.
- Accurately measured course
- Start and finish on grass
- The minimum age for entry is 17 years on race day
- We regret that the course is unsuitable for wheelchair athletes
- The course must be completed on foot (no blades, cycles etc permitted)
- Course cut off is 3 hours from the start time
- The use of personal headphones (e.g. mp3 players) is prohibited
- Results will be published on www.hardleyrunners.co.uk
All proceeds to local charities. The 2016 race made a surplus of£3710 This went to Oakhaven 1500, Back Up Trust 1000, Breast Cancer Now 250 plus the 263 from the cake stall. Minstead Trust 200, Waterside Cancer Trust 200, Friends of Beaulieu School 150, Guides 100, Hythe Scouts 100, Badgers Holt care home 160 and £50 to the preschool nursery that isn't a charity but let us use their parking area and they treated the kids at Christmas. You can see the thank you letters here
- Pre and post-race massage available
- Special homemade cakes by our Hardley ladies and gentlemen will be on sale after the race at very reasonable prices
- Here's a list of entrants.
- You may also like to look at our Facebook page
Previous results and pictures
Click here for previous results back to 2006.
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