Scottish Half Marathon 2013 Championships
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The 32nd Moray Marathon was run in cool windy conditions which tested the record entry. Once again we had fantastic community support with registration & timekeping, marshalling, manning water stations, erecting scaffolding and laying out the course; providing First Aid (Outfit Moray), catering (Forres Bluefins), radio communications (Inverness Radio Volunteers), tents (T.A.) juice & bananas (Tesco) and many more.
Thanks also go to the Chief Executive of Moray Council for presenting the prizes and his enthusiastic support of the event..
Again we thank The Macallan for being our main sponsor and prize donor; 32 years with the same sponsor must be some kind of record.
We have received many emails and calls in in praise of the event and the warm welcome and support runners received from spectators and helpers round the course.
Half Marathon results updated 17/09/2013; Marathon results updated 28/09/2013.
Photographs: Go to Keith Hayllar Photography and select the event.
The first Moray Marathon was held in 1982 and since then it has developed into a 3 in 1 running event incorporating the Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K Road Races through the picturesque landscape of Moray.
All 3 races follow the same clockwise circuit with the Marathon starting in the Cooper Park, Elgin, Half Marathon in the spectacular grounds of Gordonstoun School, Duffus and the 10K in the outskirts of Lossiemouth. The finishing line for each is the Cooper Park, Elgin with the 13th century Elgin Cathedral forming a dramatic backdrop.
Moray contains a great diversity of landscapes which include sandy and rocky shores, rivers, lochs and mountains. Most of these aspects have been incorporated into the Moray Marathons and 10K routes by taking runners on tarred roads, passing through woodlands, coastal areas, towns and villages. The physical nature of these routes with the relatively mild and dry climate of Moray makes them both interesting and enjoyable to all competitors and spectators.
The Half Marathon starts at 11:00am at Gordonstoun School; buses leave Elgin town hall at 9:45am.
The 10K also starts at 11:00am At Lossiemouth; buses leave Elgin town hall for the start at 10:15am.
On-course support cannot be guaranteed after 2.30pm. Click here for further instructions.
This is to help with planning the event and to reduce pressure on volunteer helpers on the morning of the races.
Enter by either downloading an entry form and posting it with your entry fee to the address at the foot of the page
by clicking on the Entry Central Logo at top left.
No increase on 2012 entry fees.
'The Moray Marathon' is a very efficient event, organised entirely by volunteers and not paid staff so we are able to keep our entry fees well below many others without reducing the quality of the experience for runners.
Marathon and Half Marathon: £18 (£20 non-SAL Registered)
10K: £13 (£15 non-SAL Registered)
The Moray Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K events are restricted to runners only. The present courses are unsuitable for wheelchair athletes but the committee would welcome input from any suitably experienced group who wish to discuss organising an event for disabled competitors.
Extensive prize list, One prize per winner, Commemorative Medal and others to be decided. Food and refreshments.
Tel 01343 543736
Fax 01343 550543