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Great North West Half Marathon

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Blackpool, FY1 2JQ, United Kingdom

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Open for Registration

Distance Date
Half Marathon ?

21.00KM

Run

Feb. 21, 2021

Overview

A fast and flat course around the coastal front of Blackpool... A great race for a PB and an ideal warm up race for the Blackpool Marathon or Virgin London Marathon.



What athletes are saying

The characteristics which best describe Great North West Half Marathon, as voted on by past participants.


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The Event

Useful pre-race info 1
Great medal 1
Family friendly 1
Good public transport links 1
Ideal for beginners 1


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Course Profile

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Review Highlights

Below are the top three aspects of the Great North West Half Marathon, as determined by athlete reviews.

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4.65
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Registration Process
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4.57
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Ease of Navigation
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4.57
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Safety
All Time Average
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2020 Average
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Latest Reviews

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Reviewed 9 months ago

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One of the only races still going with Storm Dennis raging along the seafront!!Definitely a chilly, blustery run but thankfully no rain. Number collection on the day which is easy enough before starting off along the prom, simple route consisting of 4 out and back loops in d...Read full review

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Brian Shaw
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Reviewed 9 months ago

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One of the few races on this weekend with #StormDennis kicking up a fuss!!Correct decision was made as it had gusty winds but no danger to any runners or spectators at all.Pick up number on the day before heading off along the prom, route isn’t the best as it’s 4 out and back loo...Read full review

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Reviews (21)

All Time Average
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2020 Average
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Environmentally Friendly
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Course Rating
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Uniqueness
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Ease of Navigation
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Local Support
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Safety
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