Quibell Park Scunthorpe

9:00 AM

Race overview

We are delighted to bring the North Lincolnshire half marathon back to the running calendar on Sunday 5th March 2023. This race has proved to be extremely popular over the years with many runners achieving a personal or age group best performance. This flat, fast and friendly race will have a fabulous fish with a lap inside the local running track. It is ideally timed for anyone undertaking a Spring marathon or who wants a good fast early season time.

It will also feature a similarly flat, fast and friendly 10k race, using the same course as the previously held Valentines 10k.

The friendly nature of the event makes both distances suitable for anyone looking to run the distance for the first time.


  • Flat, fast and friendly
  • Easy access off motorway network
  • Free parking near the venue
  • Medal, tee shirt and cake
  • Chip timing
  • Great support on the route
  • Professional medical back-up

Race entry

The Half Marathon entry price is £33 with a £2 reduction for UKA-affiliated runners

The 10k entry price is £30 with a £2 reduction for UKA-affiliated runners

Price includes a fabulous medal, tee shirt and cake.

Race HQ

Our fantastic Race  HQ is at Quibell Park, Brumby Wood Lane, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire DN17 1SR

We are delighted to be working with North Lincolnshire Council  to use their excellent facilities at Quibell Park. Set in lovely woodlands this setting allows us to make the race day experience even more special for our runners.

This is less than 5 minutes drive from the M181 motorway, which makes the race extremely accessible for the whole of the motorway network.




Quibell Park is a perfect venue for your family and friends to watch you start and finish the race. The finish is excellent as runners will finish by running clockwise around the athletics track for around 250m. The concourse around the track is big enough for literally hundreds of family members to cheer you in as you speed around the track. With the rousing sound of our commentator on the PA system, this will be a really rousing finish to a fast, flat and friendly Valentine 10k race.

It is around a 10 minute walk to the start line.



Showers/Changing – There are showers and changing rooms at Quibell Park as well as a small number of lockers.


Food – We will be bringing in food vendors to make sure there are plenty of refreshments available for the runners and their spectators alike.

Toilets – There will be ample toilets at Race HQ 10 mins walk from the start line.

Race course

We have designed the event so that both races start and finish in exactly the same place.

The 10k starts at 9am, the half marathon at 940am

You can view both routes below

>>> 10k 

>>> Half Marathon 

Road closures

There will be a full rolling road closure in place for the event. This is for the safety of the runners and all other road users.

Full details will be published asap and all local residents affected will be contacted.


There will be an extensive prize pool across both events.

Vets age group… vet 35 to vet 80 trophy for 1st place in each age group. This will be based on chip time.

Clubs ….4 to count per team. Individual trophies for 1st male and female team. This will be based on chip time.

10k Male/female 1st £150, 2nd £100, 3rd £75 . This will be based on gun time.

Half marathon male/female 1st £250, 2nd £150, 3rd £100





Terms and conditions

I am a Participant and acknowledge that by participating in the Event, I agree to the Terms and Conditions set out below. I also understand that I am entering in to a contract with Tape2Tape Limited and not [England Athletics Limited and/or] [UK Athletics Limited].

 I hereby agree:

that any participation by me in the Event is solely and entirely at my own risk and (to the extent permitted by law) no person(s) or organisation(s) shall be liable for any accident, harm, injury, loss or damage to property, however so caused, arising out of or in connection with or, suffered during or as a result of, my participation in the Event, provided always that nothing shall exclude liability for death or personal injury caused directly by the negligence of the organiser or its employees;

consent to medical assistance and/or medical care being given to me in the case of illness, injury or an emergency situation, should this occur during  the Event, such assistance to be given by the organiser, its employees, contractors or other trained personnel conducting the Event (which may include the use of anaesthetics);

I acknowledge and agree that:

  • Running is an endurance sport.
  • I should only undertake such an activity to a level which reflects my level of fitness.
  • I am responsible for monitoring my own physical condition prior to and during participation in the Event.
  • understand the importance, for safety reasons, of obeying the rules, guidelines and instructions given by the Event Organisers officials, stewards, nominated representatives and other authorised personnel and hereby agree to abide by the same and to behave responsibly at all times during the Event and be mindful of the impact of my actions on others; and
  • agree that my participation in the Event is for recreational and/or charity fundraising purposes only and I will not participate in the Event for any commercial or business purpose.  The Event organiser will have no liability to the Participant for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or other loss of business opportunity.
  • Minimum age for entry is 15 in the 10k, 17 for the half marathon


As soon as you enter the race Tape2Tape incur significant costs for this year’s race from your entry fee which cannot be recovered. This includes on-line entry fees, vat, medal, staffing plus a whole host of goods and services directly related to the race.

  • Refunds of entry fees will not be considered under any circumstances.
  • Entries cannot be deferred to future years.
  • Entries cannot be transferred to any other Tape2Tape events.
  • You CAN transfer your entry FREE OF CHARGE to another runner free of any charge. Deadline to do so is 8am Monday 13th February.
  • I agree that I will not give my place in the race to anyone outside of the authorised transfer process.

Unexpected or unforeseen circumstances

In the event that adverse weather, a pandemic or any other prevailing circumstances mean that the race cannot take place I acknowledge that Tape2Tape will post out my medal and tee shirt to the address which I registered with. As it takes many months to book venues and services, apply for road closure orders etc there will be  no new date for the race in 2023.


The organisers will NOT be responsible for the loss, theft, or damage of your personal belongings, other than caused because of our negligence.


If a runner with disabilities wishes to enter, please contact the organisers to discuss the feasibility of safely participating in the race. We will arrange a site visit with you so that we can jointly undertake a suitable assessment of risk. If feasible and safe to do so, we will consider making reasonable adjustments to assist your participation and experience.


The organisers do not advocate the use of personal headphones during the race. We are bound by the rules of England athletics who state that only bone conducting earphones may be used in a race where the roads are not closed to traffic. If you do choose to run with headphones on you do so entirely at your own risk as it will significantly reduce your ability to listen to safety instructions.


Please ensure that you note any medical conditions on the rear of your running number. If you have any prevailing medical condition that you wish to make the organisers aware of please ensure you update your details on the entry system.


By entering the race, you give your permission for any photographs/video recordings to be used on the event website and on social media. Please e mail Tape2Tape if you do not wish is to happen.


Anyone who is proven to have cheated in the race or breached UK Athletics rules will be disqualified from the race at the discretion of the race director and referee. Anyone who has won prize money and is subsequently found to have cheated or in breach of UKA rules will be required to return all monies in full within seven days of request.



The race organisers will not accept any form of abuse or verbal assaults through any communications prior to the event taking place, or on the day. We reserve the right to reject your race entry or ask you to leave the event should an incident occur on the day. You would also be removed from the race results.


  • Runners must NOT be accompanied by anyone on a pedal cycle. This may result in disqualification.
  • All dogs are banned from the race. Anyone wishing to run with a guide dog must contact the organisers in advance of race day.
  • All prams, pushchairs and buggies are banned from the race.


Any found property handed to Tape2Tape will be kept for two weeks after the race then it will be disposed of. Any postage charges will be the responsibility of the loser should a request be made to post lost items.


It is YOUR responsibility to check that any food/drink that you purchase, OR receive as part of the race at the event, is suitable for your needs and does not contain any ingredients that you are unable to consume as a result of a medical condition.



Thank you for submitting your details.

We will be in touch with you if more places become available.