Due to coronavirus event information may be out of date - please confirm details with events organisers.


Race Date: 3rd Oct 2021 - (TBC)

Race Start Time: 08:30
Running Surface: Road
Route Undulation: Mostly Flat
Timing Method: Chip
Number Collection: -
Race Distance Markers: Miles
Entry On Day: Unknown
Race Cut Off Time: 3:30 hours
Headphones Allowed: -
Race Location: South Yorkshire
Entry Cost: £30.00
Race Status: TBC

Race Description:

Leaving and finishing in Pontefract Town Centre, the half marathon is back for a fourth year after much success in previous years. The race includes an officially measured route which is fully chip timed. There are water stations and toilet facilities available. All half marthons race finishers receive a medal, T-shirt and goody bag. 

Race numbers will be posted out to particpants 2 weeks before the run.

Pontefract Half Marathon Course Route

The race starts at the cornmarket in Pontefract town centre. It then takes you out of Pontefract and into the beautiful countryside through Ackworth Wentbridge and Carleton before heading back into town. The race then finishes with a great lap of the town centre before the finish line on the cobbles of Market Place.

Entry Cost

Unaffiliated: £30.00 / Affiliated: £28.00

Race Information / Entry Website


Where is the race?

The race is located in Pontefract, United Kingdom.

Can I wear headphones at the Pontefract Half Marathon?

- by the organisers.

Is the race still going ahead despite coronavirus (covid-19) concerns?

There could be changes made to the race due to covid-19, therefore please contact the race organiser to confirm this at https://pontefracthalfmarathon.co.uk/

Maximum number of entrants:

Maximum time allowed : 3:30 hours