|Date: 10 Jul 2021||Registration Fee: £20/25|
Penrice Castle, SA3 1LA
|Min. fundraising pledge: £250|
|Distance: 13/25 mile||Terrain:Hilly|
|Registration Fee: £20/25||Min. fundraising pledge: £250|
|Distance: 13/25 mile||Terrain: Hilly|
Hike a marathon or half marathon in Gower, the UK's first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and explore the dramatic coastline with views over Rhossili Bay and Worms Head.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 mate 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, Lake District Mighty Hiker, 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.
Registration will close on Friday 25th June, or sooner if 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 and half marathon starts at Penrice Castle,
Swansea, SA3 1LA. See it on this Google map.
Parking is available at the start and finish location at Penrice Castle. You can book this through the registration form.
Parking is available at the start at Penrice Castle which you can book when you register. Complimentary coaches will be running from the finish at Rhosilli back to Penrice Castle from 1pm until 5pm.
It is a 30-minute taxi ride from Swansea Station to the start at Penrice Castle. For the full marathon, complimentary coaches will run from the finish at Penrice Castle to Swansea Station until 10pm.
The full marathon will start in waves 20 minutes apart, between 6.50am and 9.10am. The half marathon will set off in waves 20 minutes apart, between 9.30am and 9.50am.
Registration will be open between 5pm and 8pm on the Friday before the event, and will re-open between 5.50am and 8.50am on event day.
We ask everyone to arrive one hour before their start time and no earlier.
We estimate that the fastest full marathon 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. Due to venue restrictions we have to start closing our finish area at 5pm.
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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