The Headcorn Half

Run on very quiet roads, the accurately measured route takes in Swifts Green, Egerton Forstal, Pembles Cross and Southernden, back to Headcorn. All the usual facilities: bag storage, toilets, refreshments, chip-timing and finishers trophies/medals.

Runners crossing the finish line during The Headcorn Half

£20 - £22
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The Headcorn Half Course

Registration: from 07:15,  Race Start: 09:00.

On-line entries: will close at 8pm on the preceding Thursday.

Entry in advance: £22, or £20 with EA membership but please bring your card on the day.

Entry on the day: will be available subject to capacity, £25, cash only at registration please. You could fill in our postal form and bring it along, which is easier for you and us.

Race pack: We don't send out a race pack in the post, everything is handled at registration on the day. No worries.

Pre-race emails: are normally sent the day after on-line entries close.

Chip timing: This event will be chip timed.

Event Records: Male 01:12:05, Female 01:24:39 (Some courses have altered over time)

Earphones: Sorry folks, in-ear earphones and over-the-ear headphones are not allowed in our races.

Headcorn Half 2019 date: yet to be confirmed.

More info: The 3rd year for this half-marathon in mid-kent starting and finishing from the village green in Headcorn which is situated on the main A274 Maidstone - Tenterden road and is also served by a mainline railway station which is just 3 mins walk from Race HQ. The accurately measured route takes in Swifts Green , Egerton Forstal , Pembles Cross and Southernden before returning to Headcorn . The course has been measured but the event is not registered with EA/RB. The course will have four water stations (all bottled mineral water ) , the 2nd and 3rd stations will also have flat coke and hi-carb sweets available - good training for that full marathon ! There will also be a water station at the finish and a HOT/Cold drinks/food catering stand.

A full range of trophies are up for collection by the overall winners and the 40+ , 50+ , 60+ men and ladies winners and runners up.

There is also a TOP-Team trophy this year for the winning club team of 4 , at least one must be female and at least one other 40+ to qualify , the combined 4 times are to count. Chip timing for fast and accurate results. 10 spot prize vouchers awarded as you cross the line - smiling helps !

Event Location: Headcorn Primary school, Kings Road, Headcorn , TN27 9QT