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Thank You!!

📣A Message From Race Director Lisa📣

The Retford Half Marathon has been in the planning for the last 9 months.  As your new Race Director I was very pleased to welcome you all. We had our most successful year since covid hit with the number of entrants being 908 + 25 on the day registered for the Half Marathon, and a further 58 children and adults for the Dave Maiden family fun run.

The rain did not deter any of you starting and the smiles when people finished made all of  the planning worthwhile. I watched people smash their targets, beat their personal bests and for some complete their first every half marathon.  So a big WELL DONE to everyone.

I have a few thank you's to make as the day wouldn't be possible if it wasn't for all the marshalls and helpers who came together to make the day run so smoothly, so thank you to each and every one of you!

I would also like to thank our suppliers,Chevron (Road Closure), St Johns Ambulance (First Aid), The Green Toilet Company (Portable Toilets), Retford Oaks Facilities Management (Kajima). Running Imp (momentos).

Our Catering Outlets, The Burger Grill , Nomad Coffee Company, Madame Crêpe and retail outlets The Lincolnshire Runner and koko + kind.

Thank you to all our sponsors, Jones and Company Solicitors , Tuxford Medical Centre , Bassetlaw District Council ,  Retford Lions Club , BpDrinks , North Nottinghamshire Physiotherapy Ltd , RWB Massage Therapy , Robin Hood Direct , Morrisons and Greencore . Val Tallents (Fun Run Medals), & Lincolnshire Runner and koko+kind for contributions towards our prizes.

You all did amazing and I look forward to welcoming you all next year on 16th March 2025, so save the date.


Lisa Foster

Trophies and Prize winners

Results - Male

1st Place - Samuel Roberts - Retford Athletics (New Course Record 1:07:13)

2nd Place - David Narborough - Mickleborough Running Club

3rd Place - Gareth Cooke - Barnsley AC

U20  - Samson Newman

MV40 - Bruce Raeside

MV50 - Andrew Taplin

MV60 - Paul Lawe

MV70 - Christopher Mason

100th Spot Prize - Christopher McNichols

200th Spot Prize - Wayne Michael Lowe

Male Team - Danum Harriers


Results  - Female

1st Place - Naomi Drakeford - Barnsley AC

2nd Place - Sian Evans - Steel City Striders

3rd Place - Caitlyn Bradbury - Beeston AC

U20 - Hannah Foster - Retford AC

FV35 - Raquel Garcia-Cabrera - Sheffield Triathlon Club

FV45 - Helen Effingham

FV55 - Sally Salter - Real Fitness Race Team

FV65 - Kate Waddicor - Steel City Striders

100th Spot Prize - Sarah Lee

200th Louise Mosley

Female Team - Beeston AC

The results in full can be downloaded here.


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Previous results

2023 Full Results

2022 Full Results

2021 - No race Due to Covid

2020 Full Results

2019 Full Results

2018 Full Results

2017 Full Results

2016 Full Results

2015 Full Results

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