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Humph's Hilly Half Marathon

Saturday 16th June 2018 at 6pm

The entry for the 2018 Humph's Hilly Half is now open, and you may enter online at Entry Central. Please download a copy of the race information document, which provides all the vital information that you will need.

Start of the 2017 Humph's Hilly Half

Start of the 2017 Humph’s Hilly Half. Click on photo to download a full-resolution copy.

The race head-quarters will be at Bourton Rovers Football Club, Rissington Road, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire (opposite Birdland GL54 2BN ); however, check the race information document for full details.

This year we shall be supporting Kate’s Home Nursing, which provides palliative nursing care at home. Please help us with this mission.

Kate's Home Nursing

Once again, the race will follow a single loop, starting and finishing in Bourton-on-the-Water. A notable picturesque route through the pretty villages of Clapton, Sherborne, Windrush, Great Barrington and Great Rissington. We have a selection of photos and maps showing the course.

Hilly Half course profile

Hilly Half course profile.

The results of the 2017 Humph’s Hilly Half are still available to download.

Congratulation to James Bolton (140) of Woodstock Harriers AC, the clear-winner of the 2017 race, and to Shona Crombie-Hicks of Cheltenham & County Harriers, the first lady (11th overall). But a special thank you to everyone who braved the heat on this challenging course to support the race.

Download a list of the prize winners, plus there were a number of competitive teams so we captured the team results too.

We would also like to say a big thank you to everyone that supports the race, including all of the runners and our many supporters, including St John Ambulance, Gloucestershire Highways and our sponsor John Hackling (Transport) Limited, that make the race possible.

Results are still available for the 201620152014201320122011201020092008200720062005 and  2004 races.

Background

The Hilly Half was introduced in 2004 to replace the Bourton Classic 15 mile race, which had been running for over 20 years.  So far it has proved to be a good move.

The entry for the 2018 Humph's Hilly Half is now open, and you may enter online at Entry Central. Please download a copy of the race information document, which provides all the vital information that you will need.

Entry Central online race entry

This year we shall be supporting Kate’s Home Nursing, which provides palliative nursing care at home. Please help us with this mission.

Humphs Hilly Half

The results of the 2017 Humph’s Hilly Half are still available to download. You can also download a list of the prize winners and the team results.

2017 Hilly Half winner James Bolton at finish

2017 Humph’s Hilly Half winner James Bolton of Woodstock Harriers, with a commanding lead at the finish.


2017 Hilly Half ladies winner Shona Crombie-Hicks at finish

2017 Humph’s Hilly Half ladies winner Shona Crombie-Hicks of Cheltenham & County Harriers, and 11th overall, looking great at the finish.

This year’s race director is again Gill Carrick, who is supported by Steve Hudson as race entries secretary. Gill may be contacted at and Steve at