How to Enter

Good For Age Entry

The Vitality Big Half returns in 2019 on Sunday 10 March. More information on Good for Age entry into the event will be available soon.

Applications are accepted from runners who have achieved an exceptional time in an official half marathon, which is 13.1 miles in length, since 1 January 2017. Specific details on the required qualifying times can be viewed below.

Good for Age places in The Vitality Big Half 2019 will be limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Meeting the entry criteria does not guarantee a place in the 2019 event. Once entry is open, your application will be checked and you will be sent an email to let you know whether or not you have secured a place.

Do I qualify?

You will be eligible for a Good for Age entry into The Vitality Big Half 2019 if you have run an official half marathon in the same time, or faster than, the times listed below since 1 January 2017. Please be aware that an application and meeting the criteria of an entry does not guarantee you will be offered a place into the 2019 event.

Men Time (in hours) Women Time (in hours)
Age 18-40 01:25:00 Age 18-40 01:40:00
Age 41-49 01:30:00 Age 41-49 01:45:00
Age 50-59 01:35:00 Age 50-59 01:50:00
Age 60-64 01:45:00 Age 60-64 01:57:00
Age 65-69 01:50:00 Age 65-69 02:05:00
Age 70-75 02:05:00 Age 70-75 02:27:00
Age 76+ 02:20:00 Age 76+ 02:45:00

Please note: Qualifying times are reviewed yearly and may change for The Vitality Big Half 2020.