Runners setting off at the start line

Safety Guidelines

Conditions of entry

By entering the 2020 Southend Half Marathon runners are declaring themselves medically fit to take part and understand that the organisers, sponsors or any assisting person or persons will be in no way responsible for any injury, illness, loss or damage to their person or property incurred during or as a result of the event or for any damage caused by them to other person’s property.

The organisers reserve the right to refuse entry for any reason.

CANCELLATION: Should the event need to be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, such as adverse weather conditions, we ask runners to consider their entry fee as a donation to the charity.

ENTRY FEES: Entry fees cannot be refunded if unable to attend the event for any reason.

DEFERRING YOUR PLACE: Runners who are injured can defer their place for one year. Please contact us to request this.

TRANSFERS: Runner transfers will only be considered prior to 18th May 2020. Please request this in writing and contact us. Runner numbers MUST NOT be transferred to another number without prior written consent from the race organisers.

PICTURES: Pictures/filming taken during the event may be used by Havens Hospices to promote the work the charity does in the future. Runners not wishing for their pictures to be used can email

CONTACTING RUNNERS: It is important that participants download and read all relevant event information sent via email.