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Thorpe Park Half Marathon

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Thorpe Park Half Marathon

This is the only Half Marathon ever to be held at one of the UK’s most popular tourist destinations.The beautiful surrounding country roads of Thorpe are flat. At the Thorpe Park Half Marathon there will be no excuses for fast and furious times. With thousands of other runners to drag you around, there will be no traffic as the run will be only the second event ever to have full road closures in Surrey. Join us in making history at the inaugural Thorpe Park Half Marathon. 25 February 2018 Registration Fee £35

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Leeds Half Marathon

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Leeds Half Marathon

The Plusnet Leeds Half Marathon – which last year celebrated its 30th anniversary - is one of the highlights on Leeds’s sporting calendar thanks to its challenging course, enthusiastic crowds and fantastic atmosphere. 7,000 people took part in the 2015 run raising tens of thousands of pounds for hospices across Yorkshire and other good causes. The 2016 event takes place on Sunday May 8th and places will once again be in demand. The route starts in The Headrow alongside Victoria Gardens, heads out of the city centre, takes in a section of the Ring Road and returns via Abbey Road...

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Greater Manchester Marathon

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Greater Manchester Marathon

The ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon is the UK's Flattest, Fastest and friendliest Marathon. Recently awarded the title of the UK’s Best Marathon at the 2017 Running Awards, this superfast course offers great entertainment, outstanding crowd support and a glorious finish at Emirates Old Trafford, the home of Lancashire Cricket Club. Plus all finishers get a medal and an ASICS technical t-shirt! To give you an idea of how fast this course is, in 2017 86% of the top 50 finishers recorded a PB or SB and 50% of the top 250 got a PB  This race is YOUR best chance...

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Barcelona Marathon

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Barcelona Marathon

The Barcelona Marathon is one of the most popular in Europe.  The course takes you through the centre of the city and includes main landmarks such as the Camp Nou (the home of Barcelona FC), Sagrada Familia, the Parc de Cuitdadella and finishing a short distance from La Rambla. With very few hills or inclines, the course is very flat and fast, and suits first time runners, or those going for a PB!   11 February 2018 Registration Fee £62

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