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!


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


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

πŸ“ 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.

πŸ…ΏοΈ 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.


πŸš— Road Closures

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


Enter to receive your race number (with integrated timing chip) in the post! If you the event the postage deadline (TBC), you will need to collect your race number from the information tent on the event day.


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


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.

Please note that race start times may be staggered over the course of the morning, to ensure social distancing. Please account for your event day to be longer than usual. Updated information will be posted here.

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

Other Information

We are continuously reviewing the covid-19 guidance and national situation.

All participants will be asked to complete an online health declaration form to confirm that they do not have any symptoms of covid-19. This will be checked on entry to the event, to ensure that all participants have completed the form.

Spectators will not be permitted entry into the event village. This is to ensure that we can maintain social distancing at all times.


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

πŸ… Awesome Medals!

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



πŸ“Έ 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 usΒ @aateventΒ when you share them on social media so we can β€œlike” your posts.

Epic Action Imagery

🍌 Fresh Fruit

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

Yummy Bananas 🍌