|Date: 31 Jul 2021||Registration Fee: £20/25|
Kentwell Hall, CO10 9BA
|Min. fundraising pledge: £250|
|Distance: 13/26 mile||Terrain:Mostly flat|
|Registration Fee: £20/25||Min. fundraising pledge: £250|
|Distance: 13/26 mile||Terrain: Mostly flat|
Hike a marathon or half marathon in Constable Country from Kentwell Hall and explore the beautiful wildflower meadows, picturesque villages and ancient woodlands of the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.View hike map
Free Macmillan walking top
A clearly marked route
Regular refuelling stops with snacks and drinks
Free buffet lunch and hot food at the finish
Finisher's medal and bubbly
Need help with fundraising and training? We’ve got you covered.
It took a bit of convincing to get my mum and best friend to do it with me, but once they got started they loved it! It was such a special day for us and one we'll never forget.
Marion, South Coast Mighty Hike 2019
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The registration fee for the full marathon is £25, and for the half marathon is £20. You pay your registration fee online upon completing the registration form. The registration fee is non-refundable.
For the full marathon and the half marathon we ask everyone to pledge to raise £250 to support people living with cancer. Click on Your Hike in the navigation bar where we have lots of useful information and resources to help you get started.
The deadline to register is midnight on Friday 16 July 2021 or when the event sells out.
It is only possible to transfer from the full marathon to the half marathon event. Please know that if you request to transfer to the lower distance the £5 difference in registration fees will not be refunded.
Transferring to the half marathon distance is not possible if the request is made less than 2 weeks before the event as registration will be closed or if the half marathon event is full.
If you wish to change from the half marathon to the full marathon you will need cancel your place and re-register for the full marathon and pay the full registration fee.
There is a 10% discount on the registration fee for teams of 5+. The discount code is generated when you complete the registration form which you need to enter in the promotional code box before proceeding to payment.
The Team Captain will receive a unique registration link in their confirmation email which can be forwarded on to any new individual who wants to join the team. Please note that the team start time may not be available if all places have been filled.
Yes, you will need to raise the minimum fundraising amount of £250 for each member of your team. You can, however, choose to split the total in any way you like between the team if some people are comfortable raising more than others.
The full & half marathons start at Kentwell Hall and Fields, Long Melford, Sudbury, CO10 9BA. See it on this Google map.
See the route on this Google map.
Parking is available at the start location at Kentwell Hall and you can book this through the registration form. Complimentary coaches will be running from the finish at Flatford Mill back to Kentwell Hall until 10pm.
Parking is available at the start location at Kentwell Hall and you can book this through the registration form. Complimentary coaches will be running from the finish at Bures Playing Fields back to Kentwell Hall until 3.30pm.
It is a 20-minute taxi ride from Sudbury Station to the start at Kentwell House. Complimentary coaches will run from the full marathon finish at Flatford Mill to Manningtree Station until 10pm and you can book this through the registration form.
The full marathon hike will start in waves 20 minutes apart, between 6.50am and 8.30am.
The half marathon hike will start in waves 20 minutes apart, between 8.50am and 9.10am.
Registration will be open between 5pm and 8pm on the evening of Friday 30 July and will re-open between 5.50am and 8.30am on Saturday 31 July.
We ask everyone to arrive one hour before their start time and no earlier.
For the full marathon, we estimate that the fastest walkers will finish in 7.5 hours while the slowest walkers could take around 12.5 hours. Due to venue restrictions we have to start closing our finish area at 10pm.
We estimate that the fastest half marathon walkers will finish in 4 hours while the slowest walkers could take around 6 hours.
Therefore, when you choose your start time, please select an earlier wave if you consider yourself a slower walker and a later wave if you consider yourself a faster walker.
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