Half Marathon
2021 details to be confirmed
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The Route


A challenging and rewarding route through the leafy back roads of East Cheshire. Click on the map to download a copy of the Macc Half Marathon route.

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(Sunday 19th September 2021 at 10am)


Macclesfield Leisure Centre, Priory Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 4AF

How much?

Entry Fee: £25 / £23 for UKA affiliated runners.  


Minimum age to enter is 17, in accordance with UKA rules.


​Entries on the day will be £4 extra and subject to the race not being full. There were no EOD in 2019.

Enter early to guarantee your place.

Do I get medal?

All finishers will receive a bespoke medal as they cross the finish line.


There is an extensive prize list for the fastest runners and age category winners. 


Spot prizes for some lucky runners.


There is a selection of gifts available for all finishers too. 


You can order a specially designed RonHill technical t-shirt when you enter and collect it on race day. Only available for entries made before 20th August 2020.


As the roads are not closed and due to the relatively steep gradients, the course is not suitable for self-propelled wheelchairs.

How hilly is it?

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What do the press say about the

Macc Half?

The Macclesfield Half Marathon has been featured in the September 2017 edition of Runner's World.

Here's a link to the race write up.

It was also covered in the September 2016 edition. You can view a copy of that article here.

Need a training programme?

We have a planned a training programme for either new runners or those stepping up to a half marathon for the first time. Click here to download the pdf file.

Why not join us for a Training Run?

Dates and times for 2020 training runs will be published on Facebook.

​​Want to check out more details?

The Race Booklet will be available on line in September 2020. A link will be sent to all entrants.