Sun 9 Jun 2024 Southend-on-Sea, Essex, UK

Southend Half Marathon

A flat and fast traffic-free half marathon on the Essex coastline, the premier running event in the Southend area. Genuine PB potential over the coastal route, with a great medal at the finish.

  • Sun 9 Jun 2024
East Beach, Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea

Southend Half Marathon



Age 17 & over

  • 13.1 miles road running


A superb coastal half marathon, starting and finishing in Shoeburyness, taking full advantage of the flat terrain of the Essex Coastline. Highly regarded for the potential for fast times, over a fully marshalled course, with plenty of water stations (with welcome wet sponges) to keep you hydrated, every step of the way. Suitable for experienced runners, who look to post a fast time, whilst also offering a superb entry point for newer runners, who want to enjoy a scenic route on a flat course. 


  • Coastal route

    Enjoy sea views along the route, which skirts the Essex coastline.

  • Flat and fast course

    Ideal for PB hunters and novices alike.

  • Safe running environment

    Benefit from a fully traffic-free route, which is fully marshalled.

  • Run for Havens Hospices

    Fundraise to support the superb work of Havens Hospices.

  • Superb finish line medal

    Celebrate your achievement with a bespoke medal at the finish.

Event details

  • All fitness levels
  • Event village
  • Families
  • Newcomers
  • Spectators
  • Wheelchair users


  • Bag storage
  • Changing facilities
  • Coast
  • Paid parking
  • Toilets
  • Urban


  • 2 laps
  • First aid
  • Flat
  • Marshals
  • Mass start
  • PB
  • Toilets
  • Traffic free
  • Water stations


  • Public transport links

What's included

  • Chip timing
  • Medal
  • Race photo
  • T-shirt


  • Age 17 & over
  • Entries open
  • Enter on day