Britians ocean city half - Race Information

Race Registration:

Race Numbers, Timing Chips and Race Information will be sent to your home address 7-10 days prior to race day.

Start Time:

Sunday 20th May 2018. 08:30

Race HQ:

There will be an Information Desk on The Hoe Promenade to deal with any last minute questions. Lost property and lost persons will be dealt with at this point.

Race Entries:

Race entries will close on Sunday 29nd April 2018

Entry transfers must be submitted before Sunday 29th April 2018.

Elite Athletes:

We will give Free Entry to Elite Athletes who meet the following:

Men: Sub 67:30

Women: Sub 74:00

Cash Refunds for Bulk Bookings

Run Plymouth will offer a cash refund for bulk entries from clubs, businesses, charities or services.

Run Plymouth will refund the organisation the following amounts based on the number of entries:

  • 10+ entries - £25
  • 20+ entries - £50
  • 30+ entries - £75
  • 40+ entries - £100
  • 50+ entries - £125

For entries above 50, please contact

Please ensure your team enter under the same Team Name and Category when entering online.

Once entered, individuals will receive a confirmation email confirming race number and event information.

Please note: All Club entrants must be affiliated to England Athletics. Club runners cannot run for both Club and Charity/Corporate/Services (Armed Forces, Police, Fire, Ambulance, Coastguard).


Changing and Baggage facilities will be based by the Bowling Green on Plymouth Hoe.


Toilets are situated by the Bowling Green on Plymouth Hoe.


Provision will be based within the Start/Finish Area and on the course.


The event will be using Chip Timing. Official results will be published using Gun Time and Chip Time, which will be available post race.

Please ensure you submit your mobile number when booking online. SMS results will be sent post race.

Results will be published on


Marshals will be placed throughout the route, supported by traffic management operatives and signage. Please be aware of any instructions should they need to communicate with you.

Water Station:

A Water Station will be situated at 4 locations throughout the course. Water will be available at the finish.

Rules of Competition:

(Full details all UKA Rules Effective from April 2018 can be found General Rules 1-24 and Road Running 202-215) Extracts below.

Run Under UKA Rules.

Athletes must be age 17 years and above on race day.

Club vests must be worn by athletes who want to count for Team Prizes, these athletes must also have to be registered affiliated athletes.

Race Numbers must be secured by pins to the front of your garment and must not be folded. The whole of the number must be intact and visible.

Race Numbers are issued to the individual athlete completing the application form.

Athletes who receive transferred numbers without permission will be disqualified from the race. Both runners will be subject to disciplinary action by the appropriate National Association.*

*If you have entered but are now unable to run and would like to give your number to a fellow athlete you can do so up until Sunday 29th April 2018. An admin fee of £5.00 will be charged, please contact to receive the entry transfer from.

A runner must retire immediately if ordered to do so by a medical officer of the race.

Runners who retire from a race must not remove their number card until they have reported to an official as having retired from the race.

Dogs are not permitted to accompany the runner.

Any Wheelchair Athletes must be self propelled (please inform the Race Director).

Emergency Contact Details and any medication or medical condition should be notified to the Race Director and included on the template on the reverse of your race number.

Please pass this information on to the Race Director (this information will only be shared with the Medical Manager).

No athlete can be accompanied other than a blind or partially sighted athlete using a guide runner.

Refund Policy

Run Plymouth has a no refund policy. Runners can transfer their entry to another athlete but must do so before Sunday 29th April. A £5 admin fee will be charged. Please contact to request an ‘Entry Transfer Form’.

Confirmed Future Races

10k: 6th October 2019, 4th October 2019

HM: 19th May 2019, 16th May 2020