Tonbridge Half Marathon

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Tonbridge Half Marathon
DateSeptember
Location Tonbridge, Kent
Event type Half marathon
Distance13.1 miles (21.1 km)
Established2011
Official sitewww.tonbridgehalfmarathon.co.uk
Masses at the Start Tonbridge Half Marathon.jpg
Masses at the Start

The Tonbridge Half Marathon is an English annual road running event that was introduced on 25 September 2011. Organised by the Tonbridge Lions Club and Tonbridge Rotary Club, it attracted over 800 runners in its inaugural event.

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Dame Kelly Holmes attended the first event in 2011 as guest starter.

Course

The course circumnavigates the roads of Tonbridge and the Kent countryside. The route starts at K College on Brook Street and takes runners out of Tonbridge along Molescroft Way, Upper Hayesden Lane, and Ensfield Road to the village of Leigh. Runners pass through the village then head along the B2027 towards Hildenborough, turning left into Watts Cross Road and then left again at every junction back into Leigh. The final leg of the course takes runners back through Leigh village centre onto Ensfield Road, Hayesden Lane, then leading back to Brook Street to the finish. [1] [2]

Past winners

YearDateMen's raceTime (h:m:s)Women's raceTime (h:m:s)
201125 SeptemberThomas Fewster [3] 1:15:48Tina Oldershaw [4] 1:21:55
201223 SeptemberJulian Rendall [5] 1:14:00Tina Oldershaw [4] 1:22:49
201322 SeptemberThomas Fewster [3] 1:13:14Maria Heslop [6] 1:20:43
201428 SeptemberJulian Rendall [5] 1:14:08Maria Heslop [6] 1:22:46
20154 OctoberDaniel Bradley [7] 1:12:40Lucy Reid [8] 1:20:57
20162 OctoberJulian Rendall [5] 1:14:29Maria Heslop [6] 1:22:00
20171 OctoberJulian Rendall [5] 1:14:17Maria Heslop [6] 1:23:34
20187 OctoberDaniel Gaffney1:11:25Maria Heslop [6] 1:22:32
20196 OctoberAnthony Bradley1:15:52Helen Gaunt1:27:01

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References

  1. iC Business Solutions Ltd www.ic-limited.co.uk. "Tonbridge Half Marathon". Tonbridge Half Marathon. Retrieved 17 October 2011.
  2. "Events". Runnersworld.co.uk. Retrieved 17 October 2011.
  3. 1 2 Thomas Fewster at Power of 10
  4. 1 2 Tina Oldershaw at Power of 10
  5. 1 2 3 4 Julian Rendall at Power of 10
  6. 1 2 3 4 5 Maria Heslop at Power of 10
  7. Daniel Bradley at Power of 10
  8. Lucy Reid at Power of 10

Coordinates: 51°11′15″N0°15′46″E / 51.18750°N 0.26278°E / 51.18750; 0.26278