Event Information

NEW date – 26th September 2021.

Come and experience our flagship aat: event – the multi-award winning Mercer Surrey Half Marathon. Whether you are preparing to take on London Marathon, completing your first half marathon or targeting a new personal best, this is the perfect fast and flat half marathon event. Complete with kids 2km and 5km races, Mercer Surrey Half Marathon welcomes all types of runners for an award winning experience.

We are working hard to make this a Covid-19 secure event, with full safety measures in place. For more information about Covid-19 safety measures, click here.

Event Manager: Fliss

Hey! I’m the Event Manager for Mercer Surrey Half Marathon. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about this event, or follow me on Instagram to check out all the behind-the-scenes action!

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Maddie's Favourite aat: event

The support from the crowd was absolutely amazing and kept me motivated the whole way around, I cannot wait until the next Mercer Surrey Half Marathon!

Event Information

Routes

All race distances feature fast and flat routes – the perfect hunting ground for a new PB!

📍 Venue

Woking Leisure Centre, Kingfield Road, Woking, GU22 9BA

The Event Village and all event facilities are located in the main leisure centre car park.

🚲 Travel Information

We recommend cycling, walking or running to the event if you live locally.

The event village is easily accessible from Woking town-centre car parks and Woking train station. Please follow all of the up to date government guidance on safe travel.

Surrey Fox Ultra Marathon Half Relay Trail Run

🅿️ Parking

There is no parking available in the event village unless you are a blue badge holder. The event village is a short walk from the city centre car parks, which you can find on Parkopedia.

 

🚗 Road Closures

This event takes place on fully closed roads. Closure times posted below have been confirmed with the local authorities. If you plan to drive, please check before you travel.

All roads close at 07:30 on 26th September 2021, and will re-open within a few hours. The roads affected are listed below.

If you are require essential use of affected roads for a care visit, Meals On Wheels delivery, hospital appointment or similar, please fill in this contact form before 1st September 2021 so we can come up with a suitable travel plan for you. Please only fill in the contact form if your journey is essential. 

Prohibition of traffic on the race route between 7.30am and 1pm on the 26th September 2021.

Road AffectedPart of the RoadTime Closed
Kingfield RoadBetween Wych Hill Lane and High Street7:30am- 1:00pm
Vicarage RoadEntire length7:30am- 1:00pm
Westfield RoadEntire length7:30am- 1:00pm
New LaneEntire length7:30am- 10:30am
Sutton Green RoadBetween New Lane and Blanchards Hill7:30am- 10:30am
Blanchards HillBetween Sutton Green Road and Clay Lane7:30am- 10:30am
Clay LaneBetween Blanchards Hill and the A3207:30am- 12:00pm
A320Between Salt Box R/B and Mayford R/B7:30am- 12:00pm
Burdenshott RoadEntire length7:30am-12:00pm
Smarts Heath LaneEntire length7:30am-12:00pm
Smarts Heath RoadEntire length7:30am-12:00pm
Blackhorse RoadBetween Smarts Heath Lane closure and Saunders Lane7:30am-12:00pm
Saunders LaneEntire length7:30am -12:30pm
Mayford GreenEntire length7:30am -12:30pm
Guildford Road B380Entire length7:30am -1:00pm
Westfield AvenueEntire length7:30am -1:00pm
Wych Hill LaneBetween A320 Egley Road and Westfield Avenue7:30am -1:00pm

Clearways – No stopping or waiting on the race route from 6.00am to 1pm on the 26th September 2021.

Road AffectedPart of RoadTime of Clearway
Kingfield RoadBetween Wych Hill Lane and High Street6:00am- 1:00pm
Vicarage RoadEntire length6:00am- 1:00pm
Westfield AvenueEntire length6:00am- 1:00pm
Westfield RoadEntire length6:00am- 1:00pm
New LaneEntire length6:00am -10:30am
Guildford Road (B380)Between Egley Road (A320) and Westfield Road6:00am -1:00pm
Smarts Heath RoadBetween Saunders Lane and Mayford Green6:00am- 12:00pm
Mayford GreenBetween Smarts Heath Road and Egley Road (A320)6:00am- 12:30pm

Number Pick Up and Enquiries

UPDATE: Bib Numbers are available for collection at the event only, participants should not expect to receive anything by mail.

Registration

Bag Drop

You may store your bags free of charge at our designated Bag Drop within the Event Village. Please attach the baggage label from your race number to your bag before you arrive at Bag Storage. We do not accept responsibility for loss or damage of property.

Bag Drop

Toilets

There are over 100 toilets available within the event village, including some accessible units.

Xempo Race Pacing

Xempo will be putting forward a team of experienced race pacers to keep you motivated throughout the run and perhaps even cross the finish line in a new personal best time.

Xempo Pace team
XTempo Race Pacing

Event Programme

Registration details will be confirmed here and communicated to all entrants by email.

 

Training Plan

To make sure that everyone has the best possible chance of completing the 5km or 13.1 mile challenge, there will be 5km or Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced and Elite Half Marathon training plans available for free. Look out for further details soon!

Training plan

Massage

Our Injury and Performance Partner, Synergy Physiotherapy provide sports massage.

Sports massage is great for relieving muscle soreness and can prevent injury. Consider booking in with Synergy Physiotherapy today.

Synergy Physiotherapy

🏅 Awesome Medals!

Every finisher will be rewarded with a shiny Surrey Half medal – a great addition to any collection.

 

 

📸 Free Photos

Smile for the camera! Epic Action Imagery will be taking photos out on the course and at the finish line. Photos will be available to download for free shortly after the event – please tag us @aatevent when you share them on social media so we can “like” your posts.

Epic Action Imagery

🍌 Fresh Fruit

Enjoy a complementary piece of fresh fruit at the finish line.

Yummy Bananas 🍌