Virtual Norfolk Coastal Trail Marathon 2020

Half-marathon/Marathon

26 Sep 2020

Sadly our 2020 event will not be along a beautiful stretch of the Norfolk coastline! It will be a virtual run. To qualify for a medal, you will need to run either a half marathon or marathon continually and upload your result to Si Entries.

Walkers very welcome.

A bonus is that we will still be donating £5 from each entry to the East Anglia Air Ambulance.

Distance: Marathon/Half-Marathon

Suitable for: All abilities

Medals: All finishers will be awarded a bespoke medal

Places available: 500

Event Details

Start time: Complete the challenge between Friday 18th - Saturday 26th September 2020

Entry details: Entries are online via Si Entries, using the link on this page. If you have not used Si Entries previously you will need to create an account with before entering. Once you have entered and paid you will receive confirmation and other correspondence about the race via Si Entries. Initially this may go into your spam box. If you need to amend any details of your entry you can log into your account at anytime and edit your entry. If you misplace any emails about the race you can go to message history and retrieve all emails.

Results details: Once you have completed your distance be sure to edit your entry to add the time taken. This will then be shown on the results here. Add your Strava and social media links Add you Strava account to the Update My Details screen so that it is displayed next to your name in the results. You can also add your other social media accounts.

Entry cost: Half Marathon/Marathon affiliated £16 unattached £18

Transport: Coach transport will be available from the finish location to the start, BEFORE the event begins (i.e. leave your car at the finish). Must be booked at the same time as entering. Cost £10. Marathon coach will leave promptly at 7.30am, Half-Marathon coach will leave promptly at 9am

Postponement: Should it be necessary to postpone the race due to no fault of Positive Steps Fitness and Wellbeing Ltd, we will reschedule the event to another date in the current year or in the following year. Participants will be given the option to transfer to the rescheduled event or to be given a voucher code of an equivalent value for a future event.

Cut off: None as long as it is a continual run/walk of either 13.1 or 26.2 miles

Refreshments: None! You will need to be self sufficient

Special info: We use SI entries for registration. Please add noreply@sientries.co.uk to your trusted/safe e-mail list to avoid information e-mails regarding this event going into your spam

Contact: Kevin Marshall on 07955 495016

Course Details

Start locations

Holme Next-the-Sea (Marathon)
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Burnham Overy Staithe (Half-Marathon)
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Finish location

Morston Quay
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The route follows the coastal trail from Holme to Morston.

Information including gpx file can be found at: https://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/peddars-way-and-norfolk-coast-path

Finish line: All finishers will receive a bespoke medal, a finishers t-shirt and a warm welcome!

Race Rules

Minimum age on race day: (18) Full Marathon; (17) Half Marathon

No person (except a blind runner’s attendant) may accompany a competitor at any point on the course.

All competitors must compete on foot.

The course is not suitable for wheelchairs.

Cut-off times: the run/walk must be continuous but no time limit