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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. 16, 2020

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. The event is now celebrating its 31st year, and grows in popularity every year. The event attracts almost 1200 competitors of all ages and experience and is a great spectator course for the family as it is a two lap course. ALL FINISHERS will receive an amazing bespoke medal and technical tee shirt, chip timing, full medical support, water stations and race photos.





Review Highlights

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

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4.67
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Safety
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4.65
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Registration Process
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4.56
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Ease of Navigation
All Time Average
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2019 Average
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Latest Reviews

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Phill Ramsay
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Reviewed 7 months ago

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Another trip to blackpool to run up and down the fylde coast.  Very similar to the 10 mile route but a bit further down the coast.  Tricky coastal winds on the way back down the prominande.  Always worth mentioning that for a "flat route" the course does ...Read full review

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Chris Collings
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Reviewed 8 months ago

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Review of Great North West Half-Marathon 2018.Nice race, with “out and back” course Which goes up and down the coast multiple times. Very flat, perfect for a PB! Good timing for spring marathon preparation too.As always, parking in Blackpool was a nightmare, so organise in a...Read full review

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Reviews (18)

All Time Average
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2019 Average
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Environmentally Friendly

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Course Rating
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Uniqueness
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Local Support
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