British Airways Run Gatwick International Half Marathon
12 May 2019
Announcing the UK's most exciting new road race, the inaugural British Airways Run Gatwick, comprising of the International Half Marathon, 5k, Corporate 5k and Family Run. Set over fully closed routes and taking you through park, town and beautiful West Sussex and Surrey countryside around Gatwick Airport, we promise you something very special that you won't have experienced before.British Airways Run Gatwick will be held on Sunday 13th May, starting and finishing in Crawley's Southgate Park.
This race will provide a high quality runner experience with the huge bag drop, amazing festival stage with live music and commentary, staggered start times (with runners separated according to their estimated finish times), en-route toilets, and regular water stations (offering bottled water). Not forgetting your collectable 2018 technical t-shirt, bespoke medal and banana for every finisher.
What we’ll give you – each runner will receive:A high-quality medalA 2018 collectable technical t-shirtChip timingBag storageWater stations (at regular 3-mile intervals)Pre-race warm-upPacing team (covering: sub 1:30 / sub 1:40 / sub 1:50 / sub 2:00 / sub 2:10 and sub 2:20 finish times)First aid stations in the event village and throughout the racePost-race refreshmentsLive music and stage entertainmentFantastic scenery and a memorable experience
Carefully planned to offer runners a high-quality experience, the 5k will enjoy the same infrastructure as the half marathon, including our huge bag drop, an exciting festival stage with live music and commentary, a warm-up and lots more. Don’t forget you’ll also get your collectable 5k technical t-shirt, bespoke medal and bottled water/banana for every finisher.Minimum age to run the 5k is 11. All 11-15-year-olds must register with the adult they will run with on event day
Each runner will receive:A quality medal for all finishersA 2018 collectable technical t-shirtChip timingBag storageWater at the finish linePre-race warm-upFirst aid stations in the event village and during the racePost-race refreshmentsA memorable event experience!
The young runners will be cheered along by crowds of supporters before making their big finish line moment to receive their hard-earned medal, water and celebratory banana!By taking part, kids have the chance to develop a passion for running and fitness skills, along with an amazing feeling of accomplishment as they experience the thrill of being cheered by hundreds of spectators!A few weeks prior to the event we will send out information on how kids can prepare for the big day, along with a fun training plan.What you need to know:1,200 kids places£12 eachYoung finishers receive a medal, water, banana and a t-shirtWarm up in Southgate ParkAdults can run with their child for £1 and need to register here (no t-shirt, this covers the bib price)No prizes for winner – it’s all about the taking part!