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Information for Spectators

Runners in all three events will really appreciate spectator support. 
Could we ask spectators to kindly avoid driving, cycling and standing on the course. The 26.2 mile, full marathon route meanders through the town, it’s outskirts and very rural, agricultural land and much of it is on very narrow country lanes. Because the marathon route cannot be crossed we recommend spectators approach the lanes from roads branching off the A52 and park on these approach roads before they meet the route.

You can view the whole course map here:

We have made 6 suggestions for viewing areas with good vantage points and included the parking suggestion so as not to cross the route. 


Here's some really useful tips for Marathon Spectators - feeling comfortable on the day and keeping the spirits of the runners high:

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