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What you’ve said…

“First ever half marathon completed yesterday and couldn’t ask for better hosts than everyone at the New Forest Marathon! Amazing day with a great atmosphere, idyllic location and route through the forest. Everyone was so kind and helpful” Georgie
“Second year at this event and rain or shine it’s simply the best one I’ve been to. Fantastically well organised and a great Race Village. Thanks to all those who organised, marshalled and supported”. Ian
“What a great event. I have been running for 20 years and this must be up there with the best. Lovely atmosphere, great scenery. You even arranged the sunshine. Really well organised”. Mike
“Too many words to describe how amazing today was! By far the BEST half I’ve done! The crowds were awesome & it was really well organised & a HUGE thanks to the organisers….full marathon next year…woop woop!” Fi
“I was just looking for a race that was not too far from London where I was visiting. I did not expect to have this much fun. Great organization, friendly, and a fantastic scenic course!” Rodney
“My first ever half marathon! There couldn’t have been a better atmosphere or scenery to help me on my journey!” Kay
“Stunning route, amazing volunteers and the medal is brilliant, my third year and I’ll keep coming back! Well done all!!” Rider
“I ran the Half today and I really enjoyed it. Such a beautiful forest to run in and the wild horses everywhere are wonderful to see as it was my first time in the New Forest”. Linda
“Had a great day running the half yesterday. My first multi-terrain event and I don’t think I can run another road race again as the scenery was exceptional! Excellent organisation and the best Race Village I’ve ever seen!” Natalie
“Cracking race, definitely my favourite half-marathon route with exceptional organisation from start to finish. My wife did the 5k and kids took part in the Junior race! What a family day to remember, and FAB medals! We loved watching the bands and dance groups afterwards, cant wait until next year!” Barney
“Absolutely loved this event. I did the half today and my brother did the full. We camped overnight. Highest praise from start to finish…from the regular email updates pre race, the awesome race village, organisers and organisation, great t-shirt, finishers medal and toilet provision! The course itself was fabulous..loved the scenery! So much positivity to say that I’ll leave it with ‘We will be back for sure’!!” Paul
“Really enjoyed the route for the 10K race, very well organised! Really liked the race village set up, was really nice being able to chill out a bit before heading home. 110% recommend this race! Also the best warm up!” Shakiba
“My 13th marathon and loved every minute of it. I’ll be back next year with some friends to run it again!” Helen
“Fantastic event. Course is beautiful and organisation is top notch. Everything a marathon should be”. Jo

Camping at New Forest Marathon 2018

We have 100 camping pitches available located around 50 metres from the Race Village! Set amongst the beautiful surroundings of New Park the camping field is ideally positioned to complete your New Forest Marathon experience. These are for runners as well as supporters, friends and family.

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Pitches (4 people) are available Friday 7th, Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September and cost £20 per night. The camping field facilities are very basic (toilets and water points) but could provide the perfect solution for your New Forest Marathon accommodation sharing the exiting build up.


This year will see a Food/Drink Traders servicing not only the registration area but also those of you staying with us on the campsite so your never too far away from you next meal!

For those looking to explore the local villages of Brockenhurst and Lyndhurst are only 5 mins away for that pre-race meal at one of the many great local restaurants, we can even offer glimpses of the resident ponies, deer and larma’s!

You can book a camping pitch when registering for your event or if you have already signed up or wish to add friends/family simply contact us for further details. Due to high demand for marathon camping, all Camping bookings are non-refundable outside the first 14 days.


New Forest Living

New Forest Living have a choice of more than 40 self-catering New Forest cottages and places to stay, perfect for resting weary legs after the marathon. From riverside cottages to country farmhouses, they offer something for everyone and are perfect for those wishing to make the most of their time in the New Forest before, during and after the Marathon.

New Forest Campsites

For other campsites in the area check out the link below: