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|Half Marathon ?
|July 4, 2021|
|July 4, 2021|
The Festival of Endurance at Hever Castle (brought to you by the Castle Triathlon Series) is an atmospheric sporting event set in the most stunning historic grounds. It offers athletes the chance to take on multiple races and runs during the day with a bias to off road terrain. You don’t start many runs by a castle draw bridge!
The spectators also have a great time with a lapped course offering plenty of chances for them to cheer on relatives and friends and while not busy cheering a chance to visit the castle or take in the live music and event village entertainment.
The Half Marathon is two laps and the Full Marathon is four both distances taking in two castles (Hever and Chiddingstone) and stunning villages and cross country courses.
The stunning run was rated an average 4.4/5.0 on Racecheck in 2018 and includes reviews like below:
“A great mix of challenging course and beautiful scenery, the difficulty increased with the hot weather but the water and feed stations were perfectly placed and kept up with the inevitable rush which was very welcome. In summary, challenging but rewarding. Great stuff”
Pacer Timings Half Marathon Pacer Timings : 1.45hrs, 2.00hrs, 2.15hrs, 2.30hrs
Marathon Pacer Timings : 4.00hrs, 4.30hrs, 5.00hrs, 5.30hrs (this is slower paced course than many road ones – 4.30hrs on this course is equivalent to a 4.00hrs on a road course!)
Below are the top three aspects of the Hever Castle Festival of Endurance - Run Series, as determined by athlete reviews.View full breakdown
What is going on with the medal? Seriously - I get better ones from my local neighbourhood 1k fun run (if such a thing existed). Apart from this (..) the whole day was well organised which given the number of events going on at the same time is an acheivement. The course is ...Read full review
Ran this race in the summer heat, then autumn downpours of 2018 and the weather was kinder this time. As with last year registration was a doddle as was the race and directions , Marshalls were excellent and its a lovely undulating course through beautiful Kent countryside ,...Read full review
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