26 July 2020


Due to Government and UKA / BTF guidelines all events in April are postponed. All other events will stay open for the time being until further advice is available. Any future race cancellations will see competitors being transferred to the following year's race.

These are difficult times for everyone, and we hope that you understand that these decisions are being made in the interests of athletes, volunteers and spectators.

This is an officially measured and certified accurate course by the Association of UK Course Measurers. UKA Race Licence TBC

Event Information

Start – 9:00am

Location – White Heather Hotel, Old Airfield, Kirkbride, Wigton, Cumbria CA7 5HW

Facilities – Toilets for both male/female are available. Parking is available onsite.

A baggage lay down area will be available. Light refreshment such as tea, coffee etc. will also be supplied by the hotel at a small charge.

Race Numbers and Race day Information

Race numbers, timing chips, etc. will be issued at race registration. If any updates are required to the race information they will appear on this page as well as the Sport in Action home page.

Registration – 07:15 – 08:40

Course – The route starts and finishes at The White Heather Hotel. This course is best described as one of the flattest marathon courses in the UK and is a must for anyone looking for a PB. The roads are quiet country roads and very flat. The course takes you on a 5-mile loop through Kirkbride, Newton Arlosh and back past the start where family and friends will be able to cheer you on and give the encouragement for 21 miles to come. The course then heads back out through Kirkbride and on to the Solway Coast taking in Glasson, Port Carlisle, Bowness on Solway, Cardurnock, Anthorn, Longcroft then back to Newton Arlosh and on to the finish at The White Heather Hotel.

Athletes are requested to follow the race director’s instructions and be aware of the dangers of cars and cyclist. See the links for a map of routes: Route Map

Risk Assessment – A full course risk assessment will be on display at the event HQ on race day together with maps of the route, the race permit and the measurement certificate in accordance with UKA rules (Permit No TBA).

Race Safety Briefing – The race briefing will take place at 08:45am.

Prize Presentation – The prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Male and Female finishers will take place approximately 20 mins after the 3rd Male or Female competitor has finished. The remaining prizes will be presented shortly after the last prize winner crosses the line.

Prizes – 1st, 2nd and 3rd Male and Female.

Age Groups – These prizes will be awarded as follows Male or Female age groups with less than 15 competitors 1st place only, Male or Female age groups with 15 or more competitors 1st and 2nd place and Male or Female age groups with 25 or competitors 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes will be awarded. Any age grouper that finishes in an overall prize position (1st, 2nd or 3rd Male or Female) will receive the overall prize. That age group prize will then roll down to the next person in that age category. The third place prize will not be less than the age group winner.


Up to February 29th, 2020 – UKA Members £32.00, Non UKA £34.00

From March 1st, 2020 – UKA Members £34.00, Non UKA £36.00

Please note that during the registration process your British Athletics/UKA membership will be checked and if valid the appropriate discount will be applied. Scottish Athletics and Welsh Athletics members can also obtain the discount by entering their membership number into the appropriate field.

An administration fee of 6% will be applied to each order by our online entry system partner, Results Base.

Withdrawals Policy

Up until June 26th, 2020 all withdrawals will subject to a 50% charge to cover the costs of processing the entry and refund. After this date no refunds will be given.

 Event information
26 July 2020
White Heather Hotel, Old Airfield CA7 5HW
Kirkbride, Great Britain
See map below

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Sport in Action

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07825 354 436

Solway Coast Marathon 2020

  • White Heather Hotel, Old Airfield CA7 5HW
  • Kirkbride
  • Great Britain