STANDARD CHARTERED JERSEY MARATHON
- 30 September 2018 09:00
- Saint Helier, Jersey.
- $ Ticket price starts from : 41 GBP
The race, which is split into three categories, Marathon, Relay Race and 3K Fun Run, attracted some 2,500 entrants in 2016 with over 50% of marathon runners coming from off the Island.
With a professional yet friendly atmosphere the event welcomes a variety of runner types, elite athletes compete for prize money and times, while corporate teams vie for the prestige of winning the trophy and many others compete to do something truly amazing for the benefit of others.
As a firm fixture in islander’s calendars, all runners can expect huge support from local residents around the entire route, and to quote a recent runner ‘ The Jersey Marathon is a small race with a very big atmosphere’.
The Standard Chartered Marathon details are as follows:
The Race starts at 09.00hrs in St Helier and then takes you along country lanes, paved tracks and traffic-controlled roads. An enjoyable challenge for new runners and experienced competitors alike. All races are run in accordance with UK Athletics Rules. Minimum age is 18 on the day.
Relay Race details are as follows:
The Relay Race starts at 09.30hrs in St Helier and takes you through some of the Island’s most scenic areas of country lanes, picturesque valleys and the beautiful coast of Jersey. You will be running along side competitors in the Marathon Race. Teams of five runners compete on the full marathon course with sections varying form 4.8 to 11 kms. This really is a fantastic opportunity for people of all levels of fitness to participate in a big race atmosphere. Marathon Distance // Team Effort // Amazing Achievement
3K Fun Run sponsored By the Jersey Evening Post details are as follows:
The 3K Fun Run starts at 10:00hrs in St Helier. A special two lap course around the streets of St Helier is designed just for the 3k Fun Run and the race is both a good competition and a fun way to take part in the day. Also on the day spot prizes will be awarded for the best fancy dress costumes! The 3k Fun Run is open to everyone over 9 years of age. Once again the race will be timed. All competitors will receive a commemorative medal and T-shirt. Please note to improve accuaracy and to ensure all runners complete two laps of the course the organisers will be using timing mats to ensure all runners complete both laps.