How to Enter

Championship Entry

The 2019 race

The Vitality Big Half will return in 2019 on Sunday 10 March. More information on Championship entry into the event will be available soon.

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 2017 or 2018, you are able to apply for a Championship entry place in The Vitality Big Half 2019.

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 2017:

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.