Mammoth Marathon FAQs

Please return to this page regularly as we will update race information throughout the build up to the event. Also keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

If you have any questions please contact mammoth.marathon@north-norfolk.gov.uk

When will the Mammoth Marathon 2023 take place?

The full and half marathons will take place on Sunday, 14 May 2023.

How can I enter this event?

Visit our booking page to enter this event.

Can I get a refund if I can't take part?

Refunds are not available for this event. However, you can make transfers up until Friday, 31 March 2023.

Is there somewhere I can read the race rules?

Race rules are available on our website.

Will the roads be closed?

We will implement closures at both starts, which will reopen once the races have started. The rest of the course will be run on open roads throughout.

I have a place in the full. Can I transfer to the half?

You can transfer your place from one event to another, and this is done on the Race Roster website under the transfer section. You will have to pay additional costs if you change from the half to the full marathon.

Is there an option for coach transfer to the start of the marathon?

There will be an option available in the coming weeks to book this. There will be a fee to cover the cost of the coaches, and it will be available in the Store section on the Race Roster website.

When will I get my race pack?

These will be emailed out to all participants in April and include all the details you need for the race.

Is there a medal for taking part in this event?

Yes, everybody participating will receive a medal and a goody bag at the finish.

Where can I see the route?

The route is being reviewed, and once finalised, we will publish the maps on our website and social media channels. 

Will there be parking for the public at the finish village?

No. To access the finish village, spectators need to use one of the local car parks in Sheringham and walk to the village. Details of these will be in your race booklet.

Will there be any race photography?

Yes, we hope to have this arranged for the event.

What will be at the finish village?

There will be a selection of trade and refreshment stalls, some activities, music and post-race massage services for those who wish to use them.

Will there be a baggage transfer facility?

Yes, we will transfer bags from both starts to the finish

Will there be drink stations along the route?

Yes, drinks stations will be situated along the route at 3-mile intervals

Is there a time limit for the races?

Yes, 3 hours for the half marathon and 6 hours (3 hours at halfway) for the full marathon.

Will there be refreshments available at the starts?

Yes, we have liaised with the local businesses that will open early to cater for runners and their friends and family.

Will there be parking available at the starts?

Yes, we are making our car parks at both starts free on the day of the event. However, you must be parked up before the full road closure begins at around 9.10am.

Is the race chip timed?

Yes. Your chip will be on the back of your race number.

What happens if I get injured during the race?

We have a comprehensive first aid cover available throughout, and a sweep vehicle will bring up the rear of the race, collecting anybody who can no longer participate.

Can I be tracked?

A. Yes, which is fun for family and friends to follow your progress, as well as for safety reasons for the event staff. Just download the app to your phone before the run. This tracking is optional, but we recommend it. More details of this are to follow. 

Please return to this page regularly, as we will update the FAQs throughout the build-up to the event. You can also keep an eye on our social media channels Facebook @MammothMarathon and Twitter @NN_DeepHistory 

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