Hanley Economic Potters 'Arf Marathon 2023


Potters Arf 2023

PLEASE NOTE - Entries for the Potters 'Arf 2023 are now closed!


The Hanley Economic Building Society Potters ‘Arf Marathon returns on Sunday 11 June 2023!

Choose your challenge!

  • 13.1 mile run or walk
  • Relay event (teams up to 4 members)
  • 1k and 2k children’s race

The Potters ‘Arf is one of the toughest half marathon courses in the country and brings runners and walkers from all sides of the United Kingdom to Stoke-on-Trent.

You will get the unrivalled Stokie support cheering you on throughout the route across the city, plus you will get a commemorative medal and a goodie bag once you cross the line in the City Centre.

Charity Support

We work with fantastic local charities Dougie Mac Hospice, The Alice Charity and UHNM Charity, who all provide vital services for people across Stoke-on-Trent.

If you’d like to support one of these charities, there will be an option to fundraise for them on our entry form.

Training Support

Taking on the Potters ‘Arf for the first time? Why not check out dedicated training plans for all different levels of runners, from beginners up to seasoned half marathoners.

Beginners' programme

Intermediate programme

Corporate Discount Offer

The Potters ‘Arf is a fantastic way to build up the team spirit in your business. Sign up for a team of three people or more for a relay team and receive £5 off each relay group entry!

Businesses or organisations signing up 10 or more individual adult runners or walks will get £2.50 off each half marathon adult runner or walker entry.

Email potters.arf@stoke.gov.uk to take advantage of this offer today.

More information can be found on


We'd like to keep you updated with our new Potters 'Arf e-bulletin - all you have to do is visit https://www.stoke.gov.uk/stayconnected , enter your details, click the box next to Potters 'Arf Marathon, and submit! And you can unsubscribe any time. We also have a sport and leisure e-bulletin, which includes updates on the Potters 'Arf, and you can sign up by clicking here.

Social media

You can also follow social media for updates on #PottersArf 

Strava club Strava event Facebook

Twitter Instagram Linkedin


Download our Active Stoke app or the My Stoke app - which include updates on the Potters 'Arf

Contact us

For all other enquiries, please email potters.arf@stoke.gov.uk.

Hanley Economic Potters Arf Marathon 2021

Race license number - 2023- 43007