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Venue: Cyclopark

Cyclopark is a multi-million-pound sporting facility in North West Kent, opened in 2012. The venue contains a racing surface created with several kilometres of freshly-laid smooth tarmac.

The 2012-2015 Kent Roadrunner Marathon carried UKACM course measurement certificate 12/178 validating that the course was an accurate 42.195km (26m 385y).   The 2012-2015 marathons used a 1.55 mile lap. 

The revised 2016 course has been officially measured to ensure complete accuracy, course number 16/141.  The 2016 course consists of a an initial lap of 0.5 mile, followed by twenty 1.285 mile laps. Click here for the Certificate of Course Accuracy.

The Kent Roadrunner Marathon is proud to carry a British Association of Road Races   GOLD   race grading, reflecting our adherence to the highest standards of race organisation. See our BARR certificate here   (certificate BARR-626).

Our all-tarmac course qualifies as a ROAD marathon for UKA, Power of 10, and 100 Marathon Club purposes as well as for London and Boston Marathon qualification.

The 2016 Kent Roadrunner Marathon uses a 1.29 mile lapped circuit. Our marathon runners will have exclusive use of the entire tarmac track for the day, with access to the onsite showers, toilets, changing rooms, café, etc.

The other sporting facilities (skate park, BMX track, etc) will be off-limits to marathon runners. Supporters must avoid these areas as they may be in use by other groups during our event. The mountain bike track (which is adjacent to the marathon tarmac circuit) will be available for pedestrian spectators. Under no circumstances may any marathon supporter ride a bicycle on the tarmac or mountain bike circuit during the marathon.

Dedicated parking at the venue. There is a £1 per car parking fee – payable as you enter the car park.  
On-site changing rooms & showers,
Supervised baggage storage area (bags stored at your own risk, do not leave valuables).
Easy access to the venue - just 5.5mi from M25 J2.
Freshly-laid blemish-free tarmac.
Chip-timing will be used to accurately record your laps and finish time.
Traffic-free. Bike-free. Dog-free. Closed course not open to the general public.
Views of the Kent countryside, and frequent Eurostar trains to watch!
Premier Inn Gravesend Central , Premier Inn Singlewell ,   Best Western Manor Hotel   and a Morrisons supermarket close by.

Sorry - absolutely no dogs are permitted on site at the venue.

To find out more information about Cyclopark visit their website at http://www.cyclopark.com/

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1. Exit M25 at Junction 2,
2. Take A2(E) towards Canterbury,
3. (Note the carriageway along this section has been upgraded and may differ from your SatNav or Atlas),
4. Proceed along A2(E) for 5.5mi then exit to A227.
5. Take first exit for "Gravesend (A227) / Services",
6. Follow signs for "Cyclopark" (less than 1mi from A2/A227 junction),
7. Pass under bridge and immediately take 3rd exit at roundabout to Wrotham Road.

Note that the venue is not accessible from any other A2 exits. You must approach via the A227.

The postcode for your SatNav is DA11 7NP (Wrotham Road), however it is best to print the above directions as the A2 has recently been upgraded.

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