Watford Half Marathon

The event is organised by Watford Harriers


Live results available after the first finisher: Eventchiptiming.com/results

 Sun 3rd Feb 2019, start time 10:30AM


The Watford Half Marathon is a very well-established race, its mainly along lovely country roads and lanes that are virtually traffic free.

UK Athletics Gold Graded Event

The race incorporates the Hertfordshire County Senior Half Marathon Championships.

License number: 2019-35021

Online entries:Pay by major credit/debit cards



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icon Registration

Race numbers will NOT be posted out in advance of the race.

Please arrive in good time to collect your race number and timing chip. The registration desk will close at 10:00am.

icon Charity

The Watford Half Marathon invites you to donate to the Watford Peace Hospice. You will be given the option to make a £5 / £10 / £15 donation when booking your place for the half marathon. There is also an option for gift-aid. 

If you tick the box headed Gift Aid before the checkout, we assume you would like to Gift Aid your donation to Peace Hospice Care and any donations given to them in future or have given in the past four years. We assume you are a UK taxpayer and you understand that if you pay less Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all of your charitable donations in that tax year, it is your responsibility to pay any difference. Gift Aid is reclaimed by the charity from the tax you pay for the current tax year. (Please notify us at:fundraising@peacehospicecare.org.uk, if you wish to cancel this declaration, change your name or home address, or if you no longer pay sufficient tax on your income and/or capital gains to cover the amount of tax claimed.)

icon Event Profile

Event Name

Watford Half Marathon

Event Distance

13.1 Miles


The race will be run on closed roads. The course is described as undulating.




Multiple water stations


Every Mile






Watford Harriers




A 5% online service fee will be added on to the transaction.

icon Prizes

Medal to all finishers.

Good quality technical t shirt in men's and women's sizes.

Overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd man and woman prizes of £500, £250 & £100 respectively.

Bonus of £100 for breaking the race record (Men 64m50sec Ladies 73mins 27sec)

Prizes for 4th - 6th place men and women

Prizes for 1st - 3rd place M40 and W35 Age Groups

Prizes for M50, M60, W45, W55 Age Group winners

Team and Spot Prizes

icon Course Information

The start and finish is in Cassiobury Park.

The course is an undulating course over country roads and lanes.

The course map is available here

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Other Race Information

Race Numbers
Please wear your number pinned to the front of your vest.

Parking and Transport
Parking is available close by in the town centre car parks

Come changed and ready to run if possible. Changing is available in a large marquee adjacent to the finish.

Toilets will be provided for the event.


By entering this event you agree to the below terms and conditions:

Your details will be passed onto the event organisers Watford Harriers for the administration of the race.

Your name, date of birth and email details will be onto the chip timing company. Personal details will be deleted 1 week after the event.

Where specified on the booking form any medical information will be passed onto the medical team present at the event. 

I hereby declare that:

(1) I am 17 or over on 03 February 2019.

(2) I am an amateur according to the eligibility rule of UK Athletics.

(3) I am medically fit to run.

(4) I will do so at my own risk and agree not to hold the organisers responsible in any way for any injury or loss resulting from my participation in the event.

(5) I agree that I will not use an audio device such as MP3 or ipod as it is against UKA rules.


By entering this event, the athlete indicates acceptance of UKA rules.

LOCATION: Cassiobury Park, Watford

Location: Cassiobury Park, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 7HY