Downloadable details

Runners will be emailed an information pack a few weeks before the race.

A copy of the instructions/information is available to view Click HERE for Instructions

A copy of Race Conditions (to be agreed by entrants when entering the race) can be viewed HERE


Can I transfer my number if I cannot run? 
Yes up to Friday evening before the race ONLY via the Etchrock Entries website with the change of runner (admin fee payable)

Can I park at the Start? 
No only emergency vehicles and disabled can park at the start. There are several car parks in the town centre only a few minutes walk from the start.

Are there showers and changing facilities available? 
No runners must arrive ready to run

When do I get my race number? 
We do not send out numbers they can be collected from the Holiday Inn Abbey End Kenilworth CV8 1ED between 12 noon and 6pm on Saturday 31st August or on race day at the registration at the Holiday Inn from 7am.

Can I wear headphones? 
Only bone conduction headphones will be allowed

Will I get a finishers medal? 
Yes this year we are giving large bespoke medals as well as a long sleeved shirt and goody bags.

Can I get refreshments at the race? 
Yes several cafes are open at the start/finish area

Can I leave baggage? 
Yes we have a large supervised baggage area in the Holiday Inn

The Route

This year the race starts and finishes in Kenilworth Town Centre opposite Talisman Square/Costa Coffee and also passes through the grounds of Kenilworth Castle. This year is also a NEW FAST TWO LAP COURSE

route 2019 lap1

route 2019 lap2

2019 route profile


The Kenilworth Half Marathon route new for 2019 is a FAST two lap course in the town centre and along quiet country lanes with the first, middle and last part on the Town main street.

The course has a rolling road closure in place.


There are 5 drink point locations on route and one at the finish where water is provided. If the weather is forecast to be HOT then an additional water station will be provided between w2 and w3 shown on the plan.

Water stations are available at approximately 2 mile intervals. If you require energy products or additional fluid, please make arrangements to carry your own.