golden tickets

There will be 42 Golden Tickets handed out in the finish funnel. Keep your eyes open and come back here for instructions if you get a golden ticket.

Golden ticket to 2025

There will be 42 lucky Golden Ticket winners? One for each year the event has run!

Tickets will be discovered by finishers and will get you free entry to 2025!


Take a photo of your Golden Ticket with its unique number showing alongside your race Bib showing your bib number:

Send the photo to:

and reply to the linked post on Facebook with the photo

Once your Golden Ticket is verified we will send you an entry code to enter the 2025 race free of charge.

Terms & Conditions:
1. The prize is only applicable to entrants who finished this year’s Reading Half Marathon. 
2. The prize is a free entry to the 2025 Reading Half Marathon and must be accepted as offered. Any additional purchases incl. race pack delivery or merchandise will be charged as shown.
3. A Golden Ticket can only be redeemed for entry into the following years Reading Half Marathon. 
4. A Golden Ticket can only be used once, there are no cash alternatives.
5. Golden Ticket entries cannot be deferred to a future year’s race or transferred to another runner.
6. A Golden Ticket is valid for one year only and must be used while entries are open. 
7. Goldline Events reserves the right to withdraw, alter or decline the prize without prior notice. Any decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.