Stowmarket Striders
Running Club

Stowmarket Half Marathon

Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 11:00

The perfect half marathon in rural Suffolk countryside is hosted by Stowmarket Striders Running Club and held in memory of Joe Cox - our first road race of the year is kindly sponsored by local business Tomlinson Groundcare.

Chip Timed and held under UKA rules this year the Stowmarket Half Marathon is a Suffolk County Championship 2018 Race. Awards will be presented on the day and as such is an on-line advance entry only.

The Half Marathon race is open to all entrants aged 17 years or older on race day with a course suitable for racing wheelchairs. The route takes in some of Suffolk's quietest rural country roads through undulating scenic countryside. 

Course records: Mens - Aaron Scott (Notts AC) 1:09.17 (2016);  Womens - Odette Robson (Saint Edmunds Pacers) 1:20:54 (2015)

Entry Fees

Online Entry: Affliliated - £16 / unaffiliated - £18

Entry on the day if availability allows: Affiliated - £18 / unaffiliated - £20

Field size: 600 entrants

Online Entries are now open - click here to enter

Junior races  - £2 on the day entry only

All runners completing the 13.1 miles receive a momento.

Prizes will be awarded to:

1st, 2nd & 3rd Male and Female winners

Male Vet 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70+
Female Vet 35, 40, 45, 50 , 55, 60, 65+

Certificate of course accuracy SEAA | Licence no. applied for

Race Directors: Les Basham & Heidi Bingham - racedirector@stowmarketstriders.org.uk

Junior Race - 10:15am

We also hold Junior Races from 1 to 3 kilometres, dependant on age. For the youngest ones this is on a traffic free course within the grounds of the venue. Entries for the junior fun run will be taken on the day only.

 

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