Reading Half Marathon


  • UKA affiliated club runners – £38.00
  • All other runners – £40.00
  • Special VIP entry – £70.00

    VIP Entry includes: Half Marathon race entry, Free Car Parking (car park TBC), Official VIP Race Performance T-shirt, VIP Hospitality Box and VIP Bag Drop, Free Race Photograph, Post-Race Massage, Post-Race refreshments. Includes free entry for one child under the age of 6.

  • VIP guest – £23.00

    You can now purchase up to 2 x VIP Guest passes for your friends or family which allows refreshments and access to the VIP area only. Babies in arms free.

    Subject to availability and must be purchased with a VIP Package.

  • Guaranteed Fundraiser entry – SAVE £5 off your entry

    Help us to support our headline charity by promising to raise a minimum £50 for Cancer Research UK and we will give you £5 off your Half Marathon entry as a thank you. Simply tick the Guaranteed Fundraiser box when you sign up and when you've finished set up your fundraising donation page.

    Please note we will ask for evidence that you have raised a minimum of £50 for Cancer Research UK before your race pack is produced, failure to do so may delay your race pack. Your details will be passed to Cancer Research UK so they can contact you and support your fundraising.

  • Entry limit – 19,500

Race begins 10:15am

Please note all competition times will be based on your Gun time and not your Chip time.

Reading Half Marathon

Route by Street Name

Longwater Avenue – Brook Drive – Bennet Road – Basingstoke Road – Hartland Road – Whitley Wood Road – Shinfield Road – Pepper Lane – University of Reading – Christchurch Road – Kendrick Road – London Road – London Street – Mill Lane – Yield Hall Place – Minster Road – King Street – Kings Road – Abbey Street – Abbot's Walk – The Forbury – Valpy Street – Blagrave Street – Friar Street – West Street – Oxford Road – Russell Street – Tilehurst Road – Liebenrood Road – Bath Road – Coley Avenue – Berkeley Avenue – Rose Kiln Lane – A33 – Northern Way – Hoops Way – Shooters Way – Madejski Stadium with a stadium finish!


Bikes, stilts, roller skates, skate boards, buggies, etc.
Participants are not permitted to use any of the above or similar in the event and those attempting to do so will be prohibited from starting and may be forcibly removed from the course mid-race where necessary. Likewise, anyone attempting to start or join the race in any outfit that we, in our absolute discretion, deem unsuitable and/or dangerous to other competitors or spectators, will not be allowed to start the event or, if on the course, may be forcibly removed from the event.