Donate Refer

Generally, entry fees are non-refundable, however, under exceptional circumstances it may be possible. Please see our event terms and conditions for more information. 


Yes, all participants running the full marathon need to be 18 or older.  All participants running the half marathon need to be 17 or older.  10K participants must be 15 or older. 

Each final mile participant will need to have a parent/guardian or teacher with them


You can defer marathon, half marathon and 10K places to next year for an admin fee of £5. Please call 01271 325 270.

However, individuals can not transfer to another CHSW event or transfer their place to another runner. 

Unfortunately, the route is not wheelchair accessible.  

 We prefer you not to wear headphones, this is for your safety and for other people using the route. If you choose to wear headphones, please do not wear them on any of the road sections of the races. 

No wheeled devices including pushchairs and baby joggers are accepted. 

Yes – Please email Kate if you would like to help with this 

Times will be confirmed leading up to event day. 

No it's not essential. We would love it if you could raise money for Children's Hospice South West but we also understand you may already have a charity you would like to support. 

Find out how your fundraising can help CHSW here.

Yes, the RUN Barnstaple races have a Certificate of Course Accuracy and the race holds an ARC event licence. 

No. Please contact us if your query concerns a guide dog.

This event is aimed at runners of all speeds and levels, so we don’t want to encourage this to be a walking event. The marathon route needs be completed by the cut off time of 7 hours, the half marathon cut off is 6 hours. If during the race, you foresee a problem and believe you will not too able to complete in time, you will need to tell the nearest marshal who will assist you.  

To change your marathon entry type please call 01271 325 270 before Friday 15 September. 

For those changing from the half marathon to the full, there will be an admin fee of £5, payment to be made over the phone.  

We cannot accept any transfers after Friday 15 September. 


Yes, for the full marathon the cut off time is 7 hours, and the cut off time for half marathon is 6 hours. 


Yes, we would appreciate as many volunteers as possible to help with things such as course marshals, water stations, bag drop, registration and pacers.

Please contact either Cyra or Neville


There will be a finishers medal.

We are selling CHSW running vests for £9, please purchase these at the point of registration.


Yes, your registration fee goes towards the costs for putting on the event.

Any additional sponsorship helps to raise vital funds to care and support children and young people living with life-limiting conditions and their families.


The marathon starts at 9am, the half marathon starts at 10am, the 10k is at 11am and final mile at 1pm.