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Middle-earth Halfling Marathon™

The Middle-earth Halfling Marathon will take place on Saturday 22 March, 2025.

Registrations will open on 26 August, 2024

The Middle-earth Halfling Marathon takes participants on a journey through sites and scenes from the epic trilogies including some locations only ventured to by wizards and Halflings. Participants will roam through the picturesque village of Hobbiton, through Gandalf’s Cutting, past the Sackville™ Orchard and up to Bag End before weaving down to Bagshot Row and past the sparkling lakefront. If time allows, a stop for a brief refreshment at The Green Dragon™ Inn before the final leg of the adventure to the finish line across from The Shire’s Rest™.

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