The Oldham Half Marathon sold out in 2015 and 2016, and entries continue to grow each year with a reputation of one the toughest halfs in the UK.
With over 1100ft of ascent the Oldham Half is a serious proposition and represents a great challenge for runners.
Venue and facilities – The new Oldham Leisure Centre
15th October 2017. Race starts at 09:30 in the High Street area of Oldham town centre.
Places are limited to 600, so sign up early to ensure you don’t miss out.
A gruelling race, this half marathon covers a 13.1 mile run through Oldham and its many miles of countryside, pushing challengers to their limits whilst offering some of the best scenery the borough has to offer.
Runners will travel a hilly route that will take them to the spectacular Saddleworth area of Oldham. Breathtaking views of the Saddleworth villages and the imposing moorland landscape of the Peak District National Park await.
Returning via Grasscroft, Lydgate, Lees and the Glodwick areas of Oldham this race guarantees fantastic local support from the diverse communities of Oldham.
Cash prizes 1st 2nd 3rd Male/Female, 1st Male/Female team, and vets.
Double cash prize for setting a new course record currently held by Andi Jones at 1:09:52.2 (2013)
T Shirt, medals and a cheer for all.
Entry price from £25.
Minimum age 18rs