DATE CHANGE - Sun 9th August

DATE CHANGE - Sun 9th August

Read on to see our Open Gantry Policy and other measures we will be taking to keep runners safe.

I hope you and your families are keeping safe. Thank you so much for your patience in this rather strange times.

On further review of the ever changing situation we are going to postpone the ABP Southampton Marathon, Half and 10km one more time in 2020......

Third time lucky - Sunday 9th August 2020

Please note this will still be subject to Government guidelines and this may still be subject to change again. If August is still not deemed safe we will postpone until 25th April 2021.

Please read on for the following:

1. If you have signed up already - Options below.

2. Changes to the event for safety

3. Virtual Race

4. Sporterium

 

Already signed up?

Thank you for your patience and we do apologise for this uncertainty. We have created 4 options for you:

Option 1 - Run on new event date on Sunday 9th August

ACTION - No action required, except training!

Option 2 - Run the Virtual Event

ACTION - Email [email protected] to switch to Virtual no further cost to you and we will also give you a £20 credit note for a futurte event. Please note it may take us up to a week to action.

Option 3 - Defer to Winchester Half 20th September 2020 or 2021

ACTION - Email [email protected] to Defer no further cost to you. Please note it may take us up to a week to action.

Option 4 - Defer to ABP Southampton April 2021 or 2022.

ACTION - Email [email protected] to Defer no further cost to you. Please note it may take us up to a week to action.

Option 5 - Request a refund

ACTION - Email [email protected] Please note we are a small company and refunds will be actioned post event.

 

Changes to the Event in 2020

To ensure runners safety and that of our marshals, volunteers and staff we will be running a very different event in 2020.

We are going to organising the run with an Open Gantry Policy.

This means you will be able to start your event at any time between 0600 - 1000 on the event day and the Results will be according to chip time not gun time for this year only.

Virtual Run Updates

Proving popular during the lockdown - we have been working on our Virtual run offering. You can now upload Results directly to our website and there is also a Mile Fun Run for the Kids too!

Sporterium

NEW for 2020 - Southampton Sporterium

RIDE or RACE in Southampton with a choice of a Sportive or Criterium. An exciting cycle event in Southampton on Saturday 8th August.

 

Stay safe, and thank you for your ongoing support and patience.

Kind regards,

Chris Rees
ABP Southampton Marathon Race Director
02380 273 657

 
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