Watford Events Calendar

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This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Watford, featuring the best of things to do in Watford – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Watford fundraisers and charity events.

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ATW Watford Half Marathon

4th February @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm


Welcome to the Watford Half Marathon and Fun Run, a thrilling event set to take place on Sunday, February 4th, 2024, starting in the picturesque Cassiobury Park!
Join us for a day of running, community spirit, and exciting experiences that has been taking place for over 40 years!


The day kicks off with a 1.8km Fun Run around the Park, giving parents and supporters a great chance to cheer on their little athletes.

The half marathon starts in Cassiobury Park and follows fully closed roads, venturing into serene countryside lanes behind the Grove Hotel and Golf Course. Runners will pass through Bucks Hill, Commonwood Common, and Chandlers Cross before looping back to the stunning Cassiobury Park.

Lead Car Escort: The event will be led by a lead car, ensuring a smooth and safe journey for all participants throughout the course.

Racecheck Gold Award: In 2023, the Watford Half Marathon proudly earned the prestigious Racecheck Gold Award.

Musical Entertainment: Enjoy the rhythm of the course with music, including the beats of our amazing drummer, adding excitement and motivation to your run!

Ideal for London Marathon Training: Whether you’re gearing up for the London Marathon or seeking a challenging yet scenic route, the Watford Half Marathon is the perfect opportunity to test your skills and stamina.

Spot Prize: One lucky runner stands a chance to win an incredible spot prize of £2000! Will it be you?

Vibrant Event Village: Embrace the lively atmosphere at our event village, filled with activities, stalls, and a fantastic community spirit.

PB Pacers: Join our Xempo pacers on the run as they assist you in reaching your desired personal best!

Finish Line Goodies & Unique Medal: Celebrate your achievement with special finish line goodies and receive a one-of-a-kind medal as a testament to your accomplishment.

Free Photos: Capture the unforgettable moments with free professional photos, preserving memories of your incredible run.

Professional Commentator: Feel the excitement as a professional commentator cheers you on at the finish line, making your acheivement even more memorable.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of an exhilarating event that combines fitness, fun, and community support. Register now for the Watford Half Marathon and Fun Run and be prepared for a day of thrilling runs, fantastic prizes, and a vibrant celebration of achievement!

Running with friends and family? Select a Group saver ticket for a discount (min 2 runners, max 10)

This event features the Hertfordshire Vets Half Marathon Championships. To be eligible, you must have been born in Hertfordshire or been a resident for 9 months. Please state your eligibility during the registration process.

Hertfordshire Vets County Championship Prizes
Prizes available for the first 3 men’s and first 3 women’s Hertfordshire Clubs Teams.
Men’s Team: First 4 finishers to score
Women’s Team: First 3 finishers to score

There will be full results on the event chip timing website both overall and by category.

The Family Fun Run is a 1.8km run open to all ages (under 8’s must be accompanied by a full paying adult) and stays within Cassiobury Park.

This event supports the Peace Hospice Care, Watford


Cassiobury Park
Cassiobury Park Avenue,
Watford, Hertfordshire,, WD18 7HF Watford, Hertfordshire,
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