Course Information

The 35th Saxmundham Rotary Marathon - Sunday 30th April 2017

Three courses: 6 miles, half- and full marathon

The starting and finishing point for all three courses is situated at Thorpeness playing fields (near IP16 4LX) on the B1353 road. Free car parking, shower and toilet facilities will be provided.

A good range of refreshments may be purchased and a sports massage is being arranged. All entrants completing their course will receive a medal. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead at all times.

See the start on Google Maps

Start times

Start times for all routes.

Route Runners Walkers
Red - 26 miles 09:15 08:00
Yellow - 13 miles 09:30 09:50
Blue - 6 miles 09:45 09:50


There are toilets available but there is limited changing areas. Many competitors arrive and leave in running gear or change in their cars.

Food and drink is available on site. These are reasonably priced with funds going to charity. If you want food to take with you (gels, power bars, drinks etc.), you will need to bring these with you.

There are water stations available around the courses.

Course Map

Click here to download the Map (PDF)