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Bungay Marathon Information

Online entry here

Organised under UK Athletics Rules – Licence Number 2016-19042
Multi-Terrain - Statements of Course Measurement 14/014, 14/013, 15/106
This year’s charities are Emmaus & the NSPCC, Registered Charity Numbers 1136584 & 216401

  • Race Date: Sunday 17th April 2016
  • Marathon and Half are Suffolk Road Race Championship races
  • Online entry only, No postal entry, No entry on the day
  • Closing date for online entries: Midday Sat 9th April 2016
  • Marathon Start 9:00 am
  • 10 km Start 9:30 am
  • Half Marathon Start 11:00 am
  • Prize Presentation 1.00 pm
  • Time Allowed 3 hours on Half Marathon
  • 3 hour half-way cut-off on Full Marathon
  • Minimum age on race day:
    15 (10 km), 17 (Half Marathon) and 18 (Full Marathon)
  • Entry Limit – 10 km 250, Half Marathon 750, Full Marathon 250
  • Full marathon £27 UKA affiliated*, £29 non-UKA affiliated
  • Half marathon £22 UKA affiliated*, £24 non-UKA affiliated
  • 10 km £9 UKA affiliated*, £11 non-UKA affiliated
  • Discount on above prices: 2015 race prices held until 31/12/2015
  • New Technical T-Shirt to order with entry £8
  • Start and finish at Maltings Meadow, Nr Bungay, Suffolk NR35 2RT
  • Organised parking for competitors and supporters
  • Collect Race Numbers and Timing Chips on the day
  • Male and female showering, toilets and changing facilities
  • Medical and First Aid Support
  • Medal and goody bag for 10 km, Half and Full Marathon
  • Refreshments available for runners, friends and family
  • Chip Timing, Baggage Facility
  • Course
    All three courses use a bike/footpath for 1.7 miles.
    It is a firm gritty surface suitable for normal road shoes/trainers.
    Between 11.3 and 13 miles (Half and Full Marathon)
    Between 22.6 and 26 miles (Full Marathon)
    Between 7.1 and 9.6 km (10 km course)
    The finish is on a grass sports field (last 100 yards)
  • Please make correct selection on entry (online) if you are a wheelchair entrant
  • BARR Bronze MT Graded


Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall, first in each category below
Club teams (UKA Affiliated) male and female.
Jim Jervis prize for under 22 male and female (not on 10 km).

Only one prize per runner will be awarded (except u22)


















 *not on 10 km

Race Numbers

Please collect your race number, timing chip and baggage label on the day of the race. A runner other than yourself must not use your race number. It must not be cut, folded or mutilated in any way and must be fastened securely to the front of your vest or top. Please fill in the personal information required on the reverse side including relevant medical information and contact numbers to aid race staff in the event of an emergency.

Race Rules

Parent or Guardian to give permission if runner is under 18 years old.
Race numbers are issued to the individual athlete completing the application form and are non-transferable. No dogs, cycles and wheeled carriages other than wheelchairs.
Competitors are advised to familiarise themselves with the course prior to entering.
The race numbers have space on the reverse for contact details and medical information which runners are advised to complete prior to the race.
The wearing of Earphones/iPods/mp3 players is banned and will lead to disqualification by the race referee.  You will be running on the left hand side of the public highway during most of the race and as such we want you to be alert and aware of everything that is going on around you.


There are changing rooms, toilets and showers for both sexes in the Club House. There will be a sports masseur available pre- and post-race for those weary limbs. There will be a manned baggage storage facility but please remember you must present your race number to reclaim your baggage, no race number, no return. Please be aware that your baggage is stored by us at your own risk.

Warming Up

Please keep off the pitches, there is space around the perimeter.

Personal Drinks

For Marathon Runners Name/Race Number and Feed Station Number (see course map) on container – these will be taken out to the course at 08.15.

The Course

This is a one-lap course (half marathon) or two lap (marathon). It will be clearly marked at every mile. There are five water stations on the half marathon, eleven on the marathon. You must run on the left on road sections and obey instructions and directions of the police and race marshals. The course will remain signed after the cut-off time; marshals will stand down.

The Finish

Your timing chip will be removed; in exchange you will be given your medal and goody bag.

Race Photography

Will be posted to our Website and Facebook page as soon as possible


These will be posted as soon as possible on the race website.


Bar in Club House. Tea & Coffee
Other catering (food etc) outside.

First Aid

Medical personnel will be present at the start/finish and along the course supported by the race doctor. If you develop medical problems please alert the nearest marshal and prompt assistance will be provided.

Your Wellbeing

Remember do not run if you are feeling unwell, have been ill or have an injury. Keep well hydrated before, during and after the race.  See Medical Advice

If anyone would like to help or would like more information please email  or  phone  07766 542846 (or 07887 571264 after 5pm or weekends)

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