|Date: 17 Jul 2021||Registration Fee: £25/20|
Alnwick Castle, Alnwick NE66 1NQ
|Min. fundraising pledge: £250|
|Distance: 26/13||Terrain:Mostly flat|
|Registration Fee: £25/20||Min. fundraising pledge: £250|
|Distance: 26/13||Terrain: Mostly flat|
Hike a marathon or half marathon from Alnwick Castle to Bamburgh Castle along the beautiful beaches and fishing villages of the Northumberland Coast.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
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Thank you to all the staff yesterday, the excellent food that was laid on and to all the fun people we met on the way! A memorable event that I’m privileged to have been a part of.
Carole Spencer, Northumberland Coast Mighty Hike 2019
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The registration fee for the marathon is £25 and for the half marathon is £20, which you pay online upon completing the registration form. The registration fee is non-refundable.
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 for the Northumberland Coast Mighty Hike is the 3rd 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.
There will be parking available at the start and finish at Alnwick and Bamburgh Castles and you can book this through the registration form. Complimentary shuttles will be running from the finish at Bamburgh Castle back to Alnwick until 10pm, and from the finish to the start from 07:00 to 09:00.
There will be parking available at the start at Alnwick Castle and you can book this through the registration form. Complimentary shuttles will be running from Craster back to Alnwick Castle until 4:30pm.
It’s a 15-minute walk from Alnwick Station to the start at Alnwick Castle. Complimentary coaches will run from the finish at Bamburgh Castle to Alnmouth Station until 10pm (10-minute drive).
The marathon will start in waves 20 minutes apart, between 8.10am and 10.10am.
The half marathon will start in waves 20 minutes apart, between 10.15am and 10.20am.
Registration will be open between 5pm and 8pm on the Friday evening before the event, and will re-open between 6.20am and 9.10am 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 6pm.
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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