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Sheffield Half Marathon

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Date

Sunday 29 March 2020

Start line

Arundel Gate

Time

Start 09.30

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Event information

A major event in the UK's running calendar, the Sheffield Half Marathon is South Yorkshire’s biggest event of its kind.

Thousands of runners of all abilities will be taking part, raising many thousands of pounds for numerous great causes.

With a city centre start and finish, a huge crowd of enthusiastic supporters will cheer participants out and back. The event boasts a stunningly scenic route with majestic views of the Peak District on the climb to Ringinglow.

The race even incorporates a 'triple test' giving entrants a chance to be crowned Peaks Challenge winners in a timed hill climb, triumph in a times 10K downhill sprint section and cross the finish line first to lift the Sheffield Half Marathon title.

A vast army of eager and hard-working volunteers also contributes to ensuring that the event lives long in the memory.

This really is an event of which the whole of Yorkshire can be proud. So don't miss it! Click here to enter the Asda Foundation Sheffield Half Marathon.

info Set your alarm.

Don’t forget the clocks go forward on Sunday 29th March at 1am. Make sure you set your clocks correctly and you are at the start in plenty of time for a 9:30am official start. We don’t want you to be late and miss out after all those months of training.

Entry

Entry

Online entries for the 2020 Asda Foundation Sheffield Half are now open.

Entrants must be 17 years or over on event day.

What's Included?

  • Chip timing
  • Finisher's goody bag
  • Quality tech T-shirt
  • Exclusive medal
  • Memories of a brilliant day!

Event timings

Event timings

07.00 Race office & assembly areas open
07.30 Baggage store opens
09.00 Mass warm-up
09.25 Wheelchair race starts
09.30 Race starts

Start/Finish

Start/Finish

Passing through the finish near the Town Hall you'll collect water and an energy drink to replenish and rehydrate, and your finisher's goody bag with a medal and t-shirt to showcase your achievement.

The event hub will be buzzing with lots of post-race facilities, including the Charity Village where you can learn all about the vital work done by the event's partner charities.

The area's variety of bars, cafes and restaurants make it a great place to celebrate your achievement with family and friends.

Route map & POI

Route map & POI

View route map

Elevation Map

Elevation Map

Facilities

Facilities

Toilets

Next to Peace Gardens, either end of Tudor Square and on Surrey Street, on-route to the start line.

Baggage Store

In Tudor Square and open from 7.30am.

Race Office

In Peace Gardens and is open on Saturday between 12.00pm and 3.00pm, and from 7.30am on Sunday. Immediately adjacent to the Asda Foundation FREE medal engraving tent.

Event Village

Playing host to our partner charities, and our very own Jane Tomlinson Appeal.

Massage

Available for advice and tips pre-event, and that all important rub down once you’ve finished.

Goody bags

A goody bag awaits each finisher – along with a drink of Erdinger Alkoholfrei. Please note medals will be presented to you separately in the finish area.

Friends & family meeting point

Be sure to agree a place to meet beforehand. Peace Gardens will be buzzing on the day and is as good a place as any.

Assembly zones

Blue Assembly Zone – Arundel Gate Red Assembly Zone – Arundel Gate Green Assembly Zone – Norfolk Street Yellow Assembly Zone – Surrey Street

Race number information

Race number delivery

Race number delivery

Your race number will posted to the address that you entered when you registered for the event. Race numbers will start to be posted to your registered address from around 7–10 days prior to the event.

If you register on event week, then you will need to collect your race number from our race office on event weekend.  

If you have changed address since registration, it is your responsibility to inform us. However, we will also be sending out an email around eight weeks before the event to ask if you have changed address recently.

The specific dates when you will receive your race number will be added in due course.

Address changes

If you have changed address since registration, it is your responsibility to inform us. However, we will also be sending out an email around eight weeks before the event to ask if you have changed address recently.

What if I'm coming from overseas?

Race numbers will not be posted to those participants who provided a postal address located outside of the UK as we can’t guarantee the safe delivery of the race number.

However, if you do have a UK address that your race number can be posted to prior to the event, please contact us at info@runforall.com with details. Alternatively you will be able to collect your race number from the Race Office on the event weekend. Opening hours of the Race Office will be detailed on our website at www.runforall.com in the week prior to the event.

Using your race number bib

Using your race number bib

  • Timing chip

  • Bib number

  • Arm position

  • Keep your number safe

  • Your memento

info Can't run anymore?

Race numbers cannot be interchangeable and entries cannot be assigned, transferred, sold or gifted to any third party. Do not under any circumstances allow anybody else to run with your race number. Amongst other issues, this can create major problems for the medical team should they need to treat unknown runners. Anyone found to have done this will be disqualified

Getting there

Sheffield lies at the heart of an excellent motorway and rail network making it extremely easy to reach. 

Plan your route

Plan your route

Road Closure Information

Interactive Road Closure Map

Interactive Road Closure Map

Additional Information

Fundraising

Our partner charities

Our partner charities

If you have requested a fundraising pack from one of the event's partner charities, this should be with you soon. If you have not received your fundraising pack at least 4 weeks before the event, please contact the partner charity you have selected directly.

Sponsors

Our Sponsors

Our Sponsors

The Sheffield Half is brought to you with the support of the following sponsors and partners

  • ASDA Foundation logo

FAQs