The famous Blackpool Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k returns. As always the event is run on Blackpool's Promenade passing all the great landmarks and tourist spots. This event is ideal for all the family and Blackpool is always a great weekend away! Didn't get into the London Marathon? Come and join the only alternative, join us here in Blackpool. The marathon & half marathon start at 9.00am and the 10k starts at 9.15am
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I ran both the 10k and the half marathon this weekend. As ever very well organised and marshalled, quality bling and the obligatory Freddo. Both routes are pretty flat and easy to navigate, crowd support was decent and there was a good atmosphere among the runners. Always happy t...Read full review
Loved the race. All the family took part includes a 5k, 10k, half and full marathon. 10k was very hot and tricky running back down the promonade. Great atmosphere and a good event for all of the family.
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