Jersey Spartan Half Marathon is a friendly community event which is open to runners of all abilities. The course was created and first measured more than 20 years ago. It presently operates under a IAAF course measurement used for the Island Games.
The race is the most southerly half marathon in the British Isles and is held on tarmac roads. It undulates from the athletics track in St Clement at sea level, uphill after the first mile, through scenic country lanes to the Northern eastern parishes and passes several local heritage sites. See the full route.
The event attracts between 300 and 500 runners but has typically been held in November. Each runner shall receive Water, a Technical T shirt, a medal a goody bag and post race snack.
The Half Marathon can be run as an individual or by Relay team. The 3 person Relay must complete approximately 4.3 miles with changeover points at St Martin School and Seymour Pub.
To take part in the full half marathon athletes must be aged 18 or over. To be involved in 3 person relay must be aged 15 or over.