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Read about the latest news and changes to the 2014 Leicester marathon here. Are you taking part? Why not email us with your story and pictures of you training and we might add them to these pages or to our Facebook page.

Final Race Day Information

Please see our Runners Guide 2017 for an online copy of the race pack details. Race Packs Many of you will have received your race pack and details in the post by now. If not please find your posting date below: 1)      If you registered before Monday 25th September then you should expect yours to arrive by the end of this week. 2)      If you registered after...

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Refund Requests and Virtual Marathon Entries Now Closed

We are unable to accept any further requests for entry fee refunds or Virtual Half and Full Marathon entries as the deadline of midnight on Tuesday 22nd October has now passed. As detailed in our online statements, within our emails to participants and as per our social media posts, the refund deadline closed on Tuesday 22nd October. Any unclaimed refunds will now...

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How to claim your refund / donate your entry fee

  Thank you all for your understanding following the decision to cancel the Leicester Marathon / Half Marathon and associated relay races last weekend. We know you are all disappointed, however it has been amazing to see so much support for the event, as well as all your photos from the virtual runs that many of you have already been undertaking. A huge well...

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Virtual Leicester Marathon

  We know that many of you have been making alternative plans to run the half / marathon distance over the course of this weekend. Please do not attempt to try and run the Leicester Half / Marathon route itself this weekend. A number of areas are still flooded, and those that have receded will likely be covered in mud & silt from the flood waters. All the...

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CANCELLATION: LEICESTER MARATHON

Due to extreme flooding in both Watermead Park and numerous villages on the marathon route, we regret to announce the cancellation of the 2019 Leicester Marathon, Half Marathon and associated relay races. The amount of rain that has fallen in the past three days has led to various parts of the route becoming completely impassable. Flood authorities and local wardens...

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URGENT UPDATE – Tuesday 1st October 2019

To all the runners joining us for the Leicester Marathon on Sunday (6th October). Many of you will be aware of the significant amount of rain that has fallen within the last 48 hours, leading to widespread flooding across the entire county. As of 5pm today, there is localised flooding on both the half and full marathon routes in Watermead Park and these areas are...

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Final Race Day Info For Runners 2019

We hope you are all looking forward to what promises to be another fantastic year running through the city streets of Leicester! The majority of race packs were posted out on Friday 20th September, so if you registered before 9th September yours should be arriving very soon! For those that registered more recently you’ll receive yours roughly one week before...

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