Coventry Half Marathon
Sun 28 Apr 2024 Coventry, West Midlands, UK

Coventry Half Marathon

Following a triumphant return to the events calendar the much-loved Coventry Half Marathon is back on historic city centre streets and out towards Shakespeare’s county.

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  • Sun 28 Apr 2024
Gosford Street, Coventry

Coventry Half Marathon



Age 17 & over

  • 13.1 miles road running


Recreating much of the previously popular route, it's great event for runners and spectators alike.

The scenic route promises to attract huge crowds of supporters and allows for a spot of phenomenal sightseeing as the Gothic city centre meets the picturesque countryside.

Runners crossing the impressive Coventry Cathedral finish line will be greeted with a goody bag of rewards, including post-run treats and a hard-earned bespoke medal to remember the day!


  • Much-loved half marathon returns!
  • Start from the Gothic city centre
  • Head towards Shakespeare's county
  • Finish near the steps of the cathedral
  • Ideal for runners of all abilities
  • Bespoke medal, goody bag and treats
  • Kick-off spring with an active goal

  • All fitness levels
  • Event village
  • Newcomers
  • Spectators

Event Village

The Event Village will be the hub for the day and hosts the:

  • Race office
  • Partner charities
  • Baggage tents


Friends & Family Meeting Point

There will be various meeting points to help you get together with your friends and family.

  • Bag storage
  • Toilets

Event HQ

Gosford Street
City Centre
West Midlands

Coventry lies at the heart of an excellent rail and bus network and is accessible via motorway, making it extremely easy to reach. Entrants are encouraged to use public transport, walk, cycle or explore car sharing when planning travel.

  • Distance markers
  • First aid
  • Water stations

Route highlights

  • Gosford Street city centre start
  • Allesley Park Fairy Village
  • Coventry Peace Orchard
  • Towards Shakespeare’s county of Warwickshire
  • The White Arch
  • Lady Godiva Statue
  • Whittle Arch
  • Coventry Cathedral finish
Coventry Cathedral

Route description

Recreating much of the previously popular route, the event will take place on the historic City Centre streets before heading to the nearby countryside and out towards Shakespeare’s county of Warwickshire.

The race starts in the heart of the city centre on Gosford Street and finishes outside the steps of the stunning gothic Coventry Cathedral.

It is hoped thousands will return to the streets and enjoy the scenic city centre and countryside route, including Allesley Park Fairy Village, Coventry Peace Orchard, the White Arch and the stunning Coventry Cathedral.

Lady Godiva Statue
Lady Godiva Statue

Route map

Coventry Half Marathon route map
Starting in the historic city centre, heading into nearby countryside and finishing by the steps of the stunning Coventry Cathedral.
Coventry Half Marathon elevation profile
Gently undulating with no big hills.

Drink stations

Bottled water is available on course and at the finish.


The team of pacers on the day will be pacing at 5-minute intervals between 1hr 30mins and 2hrs 15mins.

  • Chip timing
  • Goody bag
  • Medal


  • Chip timing
  • Finisher's goody bag
  • Exclusive medal
  • Team of pacers
  • Memories of a brilliant day!

Optional extra

  • Option to pre-order a quality technical finishers t-shirt for £8.

  • Age 17 & over
  • Entries open
  • Enter online
  • Race pack by post
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Please note that you don't have to register on the day.

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