The Events

Championship Entry

The 2020 race

Applications for a championship entry into the 2020 Vitality Big Half will be open in due course. Please keep an eye on our website for further details.

If you qualify for a Championship entry into the 2020 event, please do not make an application for a Good for Age entry.

Do I qualify?

If you are a member of an athletics club associated with British Athletics and you achieve(d) a championship-qualifying performance for a half marathon in 2018 or 2019, you are able to apply for a Championship entry place in the 2020 Vitality Big Half.

You will need to have completed a half marathon in the same time, or faster than, the times listed below – these are the official championship qualifying performance times. Your qualifying time must be achieved after 1 January 2018:

Men Time (in hours) Women Time (in hours)
Half marathon  sub 01:15:00 Half marathon sub 01:25:00

Additionally, you must be registered with your National Governing Body (England Athletics, Scotland Athletics, Welsh Athletics, or Athletics Northern Ireland) otherwise your application will be rejected. If you are unsure whether or not you are registered, please check with your National Governing Body.

Please note: Qualifying times are reviewed yearly and may change for the 2021 event.

Prize Money British Championship Individual

The prize structure for both men and women for the 2020 British Half Marathon Championships can be found below.

Placing Prize Money
1 US$4,000
2 US$3,000
3 US$2,000
4 US$1,000

There is no team prize structure.

Please email if you have any questions.