Spectator Information

British Airways Run Gatwick


Our runners love and need spectators to keep them motivated!

Where Can I Watch The Race?

There are plenty of places along the route to watch the race and support the runners but there are a couple of points where you can really enjoy the atmosphere with live music, refreshments and communities out in force! So grab your signs, whistles, horns, anything that will cheer our runners on and head to one our key Cheer Points.

Crawley Cheer Points

The Punchbowl, 9am onwards, Mile 2 of the Half Marathon

See the runners head out of Crawley town centre at the 2 mile marker

High Street, 9:30-12:30, Mile 12.5 of the Half Marathon & 4k of the 5k Race

The High Street in Crawley will see local businesses opening early  to support the runners and provide great offers for our spectators. With live performances by The Rock Choir, this site in the centre of Crawley is a lively spot spurring our Half Marathon and 5k runners on the last leg to the Finish Line in Southgate Park!

Charlwood Cheer Point

Charlwood Village, 9:30-11:30, Mile 6 of the Half Marathon

Charlwood Village is the halfway point and a water station for the Half Marathon. A beautiful historic village with passionate local residents who will be providing live music for our runners by Rawbones on Blue Mountain. With local business support from Stan Hill Court Hotelmarshals and volunteers cheer the runners on their way through. Read more here about Charlwood Village and historic sites to look out for on the day.

Please check road closures and access times in advance


Ifield is located in the west of Crawley. It is one of the most historic areas of the town and is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086. With the development of the new town in 1947, the village of Ifield was merged with the small market town of Crawley and the village of Three Bridges to become Crawley new town.

Langley Green

Langley Green is a small neighbourhood located towards the northwest of Crawley with a lively and friendly community. The area is in walking distance of the Manor Royal Business District. Langley Green is a great place to come and support our runners between Mile 10 and 12 of the Half Marathon.

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