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Great West Run – SOLD OUT

Take part in the only half marathon in Exeter where you can run the closed roads and help people rebuild their lives after domestic abuse.

We’re sold out for 2024! Email fundraising@fearfree.org.uk to register your interest for 2025.



Join Exeter’s iconic Great West Run 2024 on fully closed roads, starting and finishing at Exeter Arena. With entertainment, water stations, and pacemakers, it’s the must-do half marathon.

Run for FearFree


No matter your fitness or running experience set a New Year’s goal in 2024 and take part in the Great West Run for FearFree. By doing so, you’ll help local adults and children rebuild their lives, free from fear and abuse.

What You Get:


  • Confirmed space
  • FearFree running vest
  • Sponsorship form
  • Fundraising support

Why It’s Great:


  • Fully closed roads
  • On-route entertainment
  • Water and energy stations
  • Pace Makers
  • This year we’re partnered with More Trees – instead of cotton T-shirts we will be planting a tree for every race participant

On the Day:

07:00: First Shuttle to Event Village

07:30: Village Opens

08:30: Start pens open

09:00: 2024 Great West Run

10:05 Onwards: Race Finish

12:30: Course Closures

CUT OFF POINT: Runners must reach the 4-mile point within 1hr 10mins of the race starting to be able to do the full 13.1-mile route. Any participant after this time will be redirected right along Cowley Bridge Road to follow the remainder of the race route as a pedestrian using footpaths. We will have to enforce this cut-off time due to us having to adhere to a strict road closure reopening schedule.


Events details

Price: £35

Date: May 26, 2024

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Venue: Exeter Arena, Exhibition Field, Summer Lane, Exeter, EX4 8NT

Venue: Exeter Arena, Exhibition Field, Summer Lane, Exeter, EX4 8NT

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