Exeter’s Great West Half Marathon

Date of event: 21 May 2023

Exeter’s Half Marathon Great West Run takes an exciting 13.1 miles route through the heart of Exeter.

This half marathon has it all; a journey through the city centre followed by pretty country lanes, stunning views across Exeter, and a fantastic stadium finish.

Race day buzz is electric and the crowds play an invaluable role in supporting all the runners.

Run for Southampton Hospitals Charity today.

Registration fee: £30

Minimum sponsorship: £600

Frequently Asked Questions

What time does the race start?

The half marathon starts at 9.00am from the Exeter Arena.

When are race packs sent out?

Race packs are sent out two weeks before race day. These will include:

  • Your timing chip
  • Race number (don’t forget to fill in your personal details on the reverse)
  • Baggage label to drop off a small bag at the race village
  • Race instructions for the race day

Travel and parking

There is no official race car park and there will be no parking available at Exeter Arena – if you have to drive to the event we advise using pay and display car parks in the city centre and purchasing a shuttle bus ticket when you sign up or via the event shop.

Details of city centre car parks can be found here.

If you intend to be dropped off by car for the event, we advise being dropped off in roads surrounding Exeter Arena and walking the final bit. Suggested drop off points are here.

Shuttle buses:

Shuttle buses will run from Exeter city centre bus station to the race start at Exeter Arena.

Buses will depart from Exeter city centre bus station between 7.00am and 7.45am.

Return services will run from approximately 11.15am (or when the first bus is full), dropping runners back to the bus station.

Further FAQs can be found here