The Race Organiser : Down Tow Up Flow Half Marathon
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Down Tow Up Flow Half Marathon

Marlow Rugby Club, Riverwoods Drive, MARLOW. SL7 1QU

A gloriously scenic and flat, multi-terrain, point-to-point half marathon along the Thames towpath, run in opposite directions each year! 2022 is ‘Down Tow’, so the route will begin in Marlow before winding its way along the Thames and finishing in Windsor.


With spectacular views and plenty of vantage points along the way, this event is great for newcomers and seasoned pros alike.


A pre-race coach transfer is available from the finish (Alexandra Gardens, Windsor) to the start (Marlow Rugby Club). Park your car at the finish prior to the event, take our coach to the start and have your car waiting for you when you cross the finish line.


Further information with respect to the logistics and times of these transfers will be communicated closer to the event but places must be pre-booked, on the day requests will not be available. There are no transport options provided after the event.


Event merchandise is available for purchase during registration for delivery by the following weekend when ordered by Sunday.


All of our events are organised following government and governing body COVID-19 guidance. We will continue to ensure that we deliver safe and enjoyable events.


Entry on the day will be subject to availability and a £5 surcharge.


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Event Details



This event will not be licensed.


Bib Numbers

Bib numbers are available for collection at the event only, participants should not expect to receive anything by mail.



Results will be uploaded live to our website (internet connection permitting) and communicated to all pre-registered participants within 24 hours of the event.



All finishers will receive a medal on completing their event and, subject to a competitive field of participants, prizes may be available for the top three places overall - and the top place in each of the veteran categories (V40/V50/V60/V70) - for both females and males. Winners will be notified via email by the end of the following week once results are considered final.



Pacers will not be offered at this event.




Medical Cover

Suitable medical cover is provided at our events in case of a medical emergency. 


Bag Drop

Whilst we recommend bringing as little as possible, participants can leave essential belongings with us using the tear-off baggage strip on their bib.



Event images are expected to be available, usually within 24 hours of the event.


Water Stations

Water will be available on the route.



Toilets will be available at the start (until the last runner has departed) and finish areas for use throughout the event. Toilets will not be available on the route.


Changing Rooms/Showers 

There are no dedicated changing rooms/showers.


Other Information



This event is not suitable for wheelchair users due to the nature of the terrain.


BuggiesPushchairs and Strollers

This event is not suitable for buggies, pushchairs, strollers (or similar) due to the nature of the terrain.



Spectators are permitted at this event.



Noise-cancelling earphones/headphones are prohibited and, whilst we discourage the use of other earphones/headphones in running events, participants choosing to use them should ensure they are set to a low enough volume that instructions from event officials can be clearly understood. 



Participants must not be accompanied by a personally owned or controlled dog during an event. Entries may be accepted from participants with medical assistance dogs, subject to them being correctly registered and identifiable as such, and subject to prior approval by the Event Director.




For available parking facilities at the finish, please visit Parking at the finish will be available at Marlow Rugby Club. A coach transfer is available prior to the event only for those who have parked at the finish and pre-booked a place.

Further details with respect to planning your journey and available parking facilities will be communicated prior to the event to all registered participants.