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)
Online Entry: Affliliated - £16 / unaffiliated - £18
Entry on the day if availability allows: Affiliated - £18 / unaffiliated - £20
Field size: 600 entrants
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+
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Race Directors: Les Basham & Heidi Bingham - email@example.com
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.