Photos - Bryan Dale

The 40th Congleton Half Marathon will be on Sunday October 6th 2024.

Entries are open for the 40th running of the Congleton Half Marathon!

Race Details


Licensed by UK Athletics.

Licence no: 2024-27483

Course certificate:  2023cert23-273

Course Records

Male: 1:14:08 (Carl Moulton 2018)

Female: 1:22:42 (Diane McVey 2017)


Race Day Information:

Race Start Time: 09:30 am

Race Distance: 13.1 Miles

Chip Timed


Free Race Photos

On the NSRRA Race Programme

2 Water Stations

Medal included; t-shirt available to purchase 

Prizes Top 3 M/F, Age Groups

Minimun Age 17


Entry Fees £26 (+£1.90 Admin Fee)
£24 (+£1.90 Admin Fee) for UKA affiliated members

No MP3 players allowed

2022 Congleton Half Photos (Credit Bryan Dale)

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Race Headquarters & Start

Race HQ - Congleton High School

As usual our race HQ will be at Congleton High School. Car parking is available from 8am.



 8–16 Box Lane,


Cheshire, CW12 4NS,

Race Start Location

The race will start from Somerford Lane, very near to Back Lane playing fields and is about 10 minutes walk from the race HQ.

Please note that there is no parking for runners at Back Lane playing fields. All parking is at the race HQ. 

There are toilets at Back Lane playing fields and they will be open from 9am.

Congleton Half Marathon 2023 Road Closures. Click map for more details.


Congleton Half Marathon 2023 Road Closures. Start of race.


Road Closures Times

These are the planned road closures:

0830 - 1300 Somerford Lane closed

0830 - 1300 Black Firs Lane from Somerford Lane junction to Chelford Road junction closed.

0900 - 1300 Chelford Road from Black Firs Lane to Swettenham Road closed.

0915 - 1030 Hall Green Lane between Swettenham Road and Giantswood lane closed

0915 - 1030 Swettenham Road junction with Hall Green Lane closed

0915 - 1030 Giantswood Lane from Hall Green Lane to Mill Lane closed.

(Diversions will be in place and Residents will be given access)

Proudly Supporting our local Charity Partners


Many thanks to our sponsors

Congleton Half Route changed for 2023!

The Route has been changed for 2023 and will now pass through the picturesque village of Swettenham.

The changed route passes through Swettenham Village and the turnaround cone section has been removed. (Photo credit

Many thanks to our supporters

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