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Northampton Half Marathon proves popular

by Press Release
Friday 26th July 2013
 
 

Race news: Northampton Half Marathon - September 22, 2013

The Inaugural Northampton Half Marathon has captured the imagination with over 300 runners entering within the first month. With a race limit of 1000 runners for this first tour of Northampton’s heritage and countryside the race is set to close mid August leaving many disappointed athletes unable to secure a place.

Free places available supporting local charities
Several local charities have confirmed places for charity runners, with Teach Africa, Northamptonshire Community Foundation, Humanity Direct, Headway Northampton, Northamptonshire Association for the Blind, Victim Support and The Hope Centre ensuring that local causes are set to benefit to the tune of several thousand pounds.

Course measured and certified to UKA race standards
In recent weeks the race has been measured by Association of UK Course Measurers and a UKA race license has been granted.

Starting on traffic free roads in the town centre, and touring the Guild Hall, Market Square and Shoemakers Museum before heading off along the banks of the river Nene to quiet country lanes through Hardingstone and Great Houghton before finishing in the shadow of a 14th Century Abbey. A varied, interesting and picturesque course is guaranteed.

Click here for further information or to enter the race

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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