The Solent Half is our half marathon held in the Autumn.  The event has been going for over 30 years.  It is a friendly race with up to 500 entries and a lovely course winding through the New Forest around Exbury and along the Solent shore at Lepe.

This Year's Race - Sunday 23 September 2018

Here's what you want first - the results (link to the Stuweb site)

Or if you prefer them in PDF form here are the individual results and the team results.

Thank you very much to everyone: organisers, marshals, runners and supporters, who made this year's race a great success despite the adverse weather.

Head marshal, Judy Bannister, says, "Thank you all for turning out early on a very wet and windy morning, at least one of you from your sick bed, to give lots of encouragement to the runners, it was very much appreciated by them. The half marathon could not take place with out you. 

If you have any comments to improve next year please pass them on to me. 

Thank you, see you all next year."

FB comments on the HRRL page were very positive including:

Thanks very much to our sponsors, Pure Physio, who are based at Applemore.  For more information please see their website

Thanks very much to our organising committee for all the time, knowledge and effort they put into making the race such a success.  This year they include Ray Noke, Mick & Jan Anglim, Steve Henry, Gang Warily Centre, Judy Bannister (Marshalling), Tiffany Hanley, Adrian Mudle, Claire Aplin, Sarah Fitton, Mel King, Carole Bailey.

Background information

Here's some background information about the race. See also the final instructions

Previous results and pictures

Click here for previous results back to 2006.

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Last updated 25-Sep-2018.

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