Maldon Half Marathon

24th September 2023

Join us for the running of the 2023 Maldon half marathon.
An undulating course starting in Maldon and through the Essex countryside.



  • 13.1mile Half Marathon
  • Chip Timing
  • Quality medal and t-shirt for all finishers
  • Undercover baggage facilities
  • Same day results service
  • Professional medical support
  • Undulating but fast course through Essex countryside
  • Free download of official event photos
  • Experienced organising team
  • UKA Race Licence No: TBC

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This great event in the Maldon calendar is now in its 5th year.

2022 saw the successful running of our new course which was well received by both those new to the evant and our previous entrants.

We are also very pleased that our wonderful local sponsors continue to support this event

So, we are looking to have a fantastic run in 24th September 2023.

Organising Team

This event is organised by the team from Top Day Events.

Top Day Events is family run by husband and wife team James and Rose. James is our resident Ultra runner and triathlon coach, and having raced across the UK and Europe he knows what he likes and doesn’t like in events. Rose is the planner keeping everything organised.

"We are passionate about making sure that everything we enjoy experiencing, from the events we ourselves enter, is passed onto you to help make your race, the perfect race. No matter what race of ours you enter you can guarantee they are all planned to the same high Top Day standard".


Route Map


Course Records


Shane Boxall - Southend AC

Time: 1:12:28


Rosie Wild

Time: 1:22:45


Is the event suitable for all ages?

You will need to be 17 years or over on Race Day to be able to enter the Half Marathon.

Can I enter on Race Day?

No, not this year.

Do you have a secure baggage facility?

Yes, there will be a bag drop area that will be manned at all times.

Can I wear headphones?

Headphone, earphones and any other device that covers the ears are not permitted. Runners ignoring this instruction will be disqualified. It is essential for safety reasons that runners can hear instructions from marshals, particularly on the parts of the route still open to traffic.

Bone conducting and other transmission devices that do not cover the ears, are allowed.

Can I check my entry has been received?

You can check if we have received your entry on the Entry Central portal via this web site.

If your entry is not shown within two weeks of submission, please let us know by e-mail (contact page) and we will investigate further.

If you have not received this confirmation it is most likely your entry has failed and you will need to re-apply

Medals and Awards?

All runners who complete the event will receive a quality commemorative medal and t-shirt.

There are also awards for overall and category winners.

1st, 2nd, 3rd Male, also 1st V40, V50, V60, V70
1st, 2nd, 3rd Female, also 1st V35, V45, V55, V65
1st Male Team
1st Female Team

When does the event start?

The Half Marathon starts at 9.00am Runners should listen out for instructions from the announcer.

Can I defer my entry to next year?

Sorry, it is not possible to defer your entry to the following year if you cannot take part.

Will any roads be closed?

No, although there will be some traffic management you will be running on open roads.

Will there be medical support?

For several years now we have used the services of Suffolk Medical Service. They provide very comprehensive, professional support for the event throughout the route. Please note you should enter any relevant medical conditions on your entry form and also write this down on the back of your number. This will greatly assist the medical team.

Will the event be photographed?

Yes! New for 2023 we are now including FREE download of event photos taken by our professional partners, Maldon Photography Club. Get your "race face" ready!

Where are the drinks stations?

There will be three water points around the route at around 3.5mile, 7 mile, 9.5 mile and at the finish. Bottled water will be provided.

Where can I get refreshments?

There will be a stall selling hot food and drinks in the school playground. In addition there are a number of food and drink outlets along Maldon High Street.

Do I need to register on Race Day?

Yes, all numbers and timing chips will be available to collect at registration. Just pin the number to the front of your running vest put the chip on your shoe and listen out for the announcements.

How will I get my results?

All results will be published on our web site on the evening of Race Day

Can I Change my Address?

Yes, you can change any personal details just get in touch via the contact us section

Travel Information to the Event

The event starts and finishes in Plume Academy, Fambridge Road, Maldon, CM9 6AB.

If you are travelling by car, please allow extra time to find a parking space. There is no competitor parking on site. Details of Maldon car parks are here.

White Horse Lane Car Park, Maldon

Monday to Saturday 8am to 5pm

  • Up to 1 hour £1.10
  • Up to 2 hours £1.40
  • Up to 3 hours £2.00
  • Up to 4 hours £3.70
  • Over 4 hours £8.80

Weekday & Saturday Evening 5pm to 10pm - £1.50
Sunday 8am to 10pm - £1.50

High Street East Car Park, Maldon

Monday to Saturday 8am to 5pm

  • Up to 1 hour £1.10
  • Up to 2 hours £1.40
  • Up to 3 hours £2.00
  • Up to 4 hours £2.60
  • Over 4 hours £4.40

Weekday & Saturday Evening 5pm to 10pm - £1.50
Sunday 8am to 10pm - £1.50

Butt Lane Car Park, Maldon

Monday to Saturday 8am to 5pm

  • Up to 1 hour £1.10
  • Up to 2 hours £1.40
  • Up to 3 hours £2.00
  • Up to 4 hours £2.60
  • Over 4 hours £4.40

Weekday & Saturday Evening 5pm to 10pm - £1.50
Sunday 8am to 10pm - £1.50

All carparks are about 10 mins from registration.

We will let you know near Race Day if there will be any disruptions due to planned maintenance.

What are the Terms and Conditions of Entry?

All runners must agree to the Terms and Conditions of Entry. The general disclaimers is as follows:

In order to run in the 2023 Maldon Half Marathon runners agree the following disclaimer and to the Terms & Conditions.

I declare I will abide by the age limits set for the event and will abide by the laws and rules of UK Athletics. I declare that I will not compete in the race unless I am medically fit on the day of the race and that, in any event, I will compete at my own risk. I accept that the organisers, sponsors, partners, marshals will not be liable for any loss, damage, action, claim, costs or expenses, which may arise in consequence of my participation of the event. I also hereby give my permission to the event organisers to use my name, quotes, video and photographic likeness for marketing and promotional purposes. I also understand that entry fees are non-refundable. I also agree terms and conditions before I will run in the event.

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