Windsor Half Marathon
Sun 29 Sep 2024

Windsor Half Marathon

An inspiring half marathon in Windsor Great Park, starting and finishing on the Long Walk with Windsor Castle as the backdrop - probably the most iconic of all road race finishes in the UK!

2 races

  • Sun 29 Sep
  • #1 of 2
Windsor Great Park, Windsor

Sprite Sprint

09:15

£0.50

Age 5-9

  • Sun 29 Sep
  • #3 of 2
Windsor Great Park, Windsor

Half Marathon

10:00

£39.50-£41.50

Age 17 & over

Overview

Welcome to the 40th edition of the Windsor Half Marathon!

Set in 4800 acres of sweeping parkland and award-winning gardens and with over 6500 entries every year, the Windsor Half Marathon is one of the UK's most prestigious and longest-established half-marathons.

You are invited to come and join this special occasion and enjoy the pleasures of running in the grounds of Windsor Castle - the oldest continuously occupied palace in the world!

The start and finish are within the confines of the Deer Park and seeing the deer is a beautiful sight to behold as you run along.

Highlights

  • Well-established, much-loved half marathon
  • Enjoy the Great Windsor Deer Park
  • Windsor Castle as the spectacular backdrop
  • Run past many Royal sites of interest
  • See the Copper Horse Statue
  • Pay your respects at the Queen Elizabeth II Statue
  • Enjoy a day out with food, drinks and children's entertainment

Event video

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

Please check your race pack for 2024 timings.

Timetable

  • 09:15 | Sprite Sprint
  • 10:00 | 40th Windsor Half Marathon
  • 10:10 | The cut-off time for starting the Half Marathon (if you're running late)
  • 11:08 | Expected winner finish time
  • 12:00 | Presentation of first three men and women

  • Bag storage
  • Cafe
  • Entertainment
  • Free parking
  • Park
  • Toilets

Event HQ

Windsor Great Park
Windsor
Berkshire
SL4
UK

By car

Please allow at least 1 hour on top of anticipated journey time.

From the north

Join M4 and travel westbound to J10. Take A329M to Bracknell.

At Twin Bridges roundabout continue on to the A329 signposted to Ascot.

At Heatherwood Hospital roundabout (near racecourse) turn left onto A332 towards Windsor.

The route will be AA signposted - from the West, Leave M4 at J10 and follow directions as above.

From the south

Leave M3 at J3 and follow A322 towards Bracknell.

At first major roundabout, get in offside lane and take A332 to Ascot.

At Heatherwood Hospital roundabout (near the racecourse) continue on A332 towards Windsor. The route will be AA signposted.

These routes have been pre-planned in consultation with the Police in order to alleviate traffic congestion. Your co-operation is greatly appreciated. Please exit by the same route.

From the east

Leave M4 at J6 towards Windsor then follow AA sign for Windsor Half Marathon.

Parking

Over 4000 cars can be accommodated on race day. You'll receive detailed notes in your information booklet.

By rail

From Paddington

Change at Slough for Windsor & Eton (Central).

From Waterloo

To Windsor (Riverside) via Staines. On leaving stations walk up High Street into Park Street to the castle gates, then down the Long Walk to the start (about one mile).

Make a weekend of it

  • Visit Windsor Castle, the oldest continuously occupied palace in the world
  • See the magnificent restoration of the state apartments following the horrendous fire in November 1992, which destroyed or severely damaged more than 100 rooms
  • Tour Eton College, Savill Gardens and Berkshire Vineyards and Wineries
  • Take a boat trip down the River Thames

On site facilities

  • Free, secure bag drop
  • Traffic-free course
  • Food and drink franchises
  • Toilets on site and on course
  • Staffed drinks stations
  • Marshals
  • 1st class medical support
  • Children's entertainment including bouncy castles and face painters

  • Public transport links
  • Recycling

There will be waste zones after each drinks station on both sides of the road to help try and keep Windsor Great Park clean and tody.

Races at event

  • Sun 29 Sep
  • #1 of 2
Windsor Great Park, Windsor

Sprite Sprint

09:15

£0.50

Age 5-9

  • Sun 29 Sep
  • #3 of 2
Windsor Great Park, Windsor

Half Marathon

10:00

£39.50-£41.50

Age 17 & over