Needles XC Half Marathon

Sun 3rd June 2018 | Freshwater, Isle of Wight | PO40 9XH
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The Needles XC Half Marathon is organised by West Wight Sports Centre and is the only running event featuring the iconic Isle of Wight Needles offering runners fabulous views of Hunt Castle, the Solent, Alum Bay, Tennyson Down and of course, The Needles.

The Course

A real mix of terrain including fields, woodland trails, promenades, cobbled and sandy beaches and even flights of stone steps! There are several hills to climb, some narrow paths and a few road to cross. Running across the Needles is a highpoint and a welcome 3 mile downhill finish!