Our one lap Half & 5k take the journey from the Race Start on the Warwick Rd, through the Historical & Picturesque 12th Century Kenilworth Castle, out into the beautiful Warwickshire countryside, all on closed roads.


Solihull Half Marathon, Sunday 15th August 2021

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Solihull Half Marathon returned this year in a new format with RunThrough onboard as new organisers.  Kenilworth Runners were happy to support another local half marathon and fielded 19 runners in the race, second only to Knowle & Dorridge who had 21 present on the day.

The route started in Solihull’s Mell Square, winding through Brueton Park before heading to Bentley Heath and a loop visiting local villages and Knowle High Street.  The weather was perfect for running and while the course was more undulating than it appears at first glance the lack of any major hills resulted in a number of PBs across the Kenilworth field.  After the months of isolation and cancelled races it was also great to see the number of supporters on the streets along the route.

Rachel Miller was the first runner home for Kenilworth in 90th position with a time of 1:30:04 which was 12th female.  Joe Chick was seconds behind in 93rd position to complete in 1:30:21.

Mark Alldritt (1:33:04 – 114th) and Ian Beasley (1:38:03 – 178th) were next and incidentally the first two of seven runners from Kenilworth achieving personal best times at the half marathon.

The race was won by Jason Bennett in 1:12:20 and there were 1076 finishers.  Emma Styles from Nuneaton Harriers was 1st female who finished 11th overall with a time of 1:17:19.

Net PosNameChip Time CategoryNet Cat PosGenderNet Gender Pos
90RACHEL MILLER01:30:04 V404Female12
93JOE CHICK01:30:21 V3515Male81
114MARK ALLDRITT01:33:04PBV555Male102
178IAN BEASLEY01:38:03PBV4520Male156
192DANIEL LAWRENCE01:38:57 Male66Male166
194ALISTAIR KIRKWOOD01:39:07PBV652Male168
213JANE KIDD01:40:13 V601Female30
247LOUISE ANDREWS01:42:35 V457Female39
259NEILL BUTLER01:43:25PBV603Male217
292DAVID PETTIFER01:45:04 V702Male248
293RICHARD CLARKE01:45:07PBV4039Male249
299RACHEL KING01:45:31PBV356Female46
333MARTIN BELCHER01:48:00 V703Male281
348NEIL SMITH01:48:52 V5519Male293
406PENNY RUSBRIDGE01:51:46PBV4015Female70
411TANYA FOLLIOT01:52:10 Female17Female72
521CLAIRE GOULT01:57:24 V4519Female108
674ADELE HUTCHINGS02:04:51 V3518Female155
686ROBERT THOMPSON02:05:49 Male182Male526