Torbay Half Marathon

Participatory Event

Paignton Green, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 6ED
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Torbay Half Marathon

About Us

June 23rd 2019 will see the 28th running of this very popular seaside event; with demand for places steadily growing, early entry to this event is advised, as we may well be full before race day.

The Torbay Half Marathon route is a traffic free two lap route which starts and finishes on Paignton seafront, taken in the stunning coastal views across Torbay. Starting with one lap of Paignton Green before heading towards Torquay, where the course will pass the historic Torre Abbey and by the Princess Gardens where you will start the return back to Paignton. See Course Map

£450 to first Male & Female finisher, is part of the extensive prize list worth over £3,000 and includes prizes for all age categories from age 17 to 65+ years,there is also an award for the best Fun Costume! All finishers will receive a Goody bag, Souvenir technical T-shirt, and Commemorative medal

The Race starts and finishes on the sea front Eastern Esplanade Paignton.

After one anti clockwise starting lap around the Green, runners head towards Torquay. The route now includes a turn at Manor Rd into Morin Rd and at Grand Hotel Torquay; runners turn left towards Abbey Gates, then right past historic Torre Abbey, back to the seafront and the return point at the Pavilion roundabout.

The route returns to Paignton Green via a turn into Orient Rd, before reaching Preston seafront. When runners reach Paignton Green for the first time, they turn left onto the seafront Esplanade then; keeping to their right hand side, turn right at Pier Road to start their second lap towards Torquay for as before.

After the second lap, on reaching Paignton Green, runners must keep to the left hand side of the sea front Esplanade and head straight on to the finish line past the Pier.

Mile markers will be in position along the route.



Opening Times

Torbay Half Marathon (23 June 2019)



Road Directions

Follow directions to Paignton Seafront

Public Transport Directions

No 12 bus from Torquay to PaigntonNo 12 bus from Brixham to Paignton


Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Outdoor Event

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)
  • Road Closure in places

Payment Methods

  • Booking essential

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