Stowmarket Striders
Running Club

Stowmarket Half Marathon

Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 11:00

We are delighted to confirm that we are rescheduling our spring half marathon, disappointingly cancelled due to bad weather to late September.

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

Chip Timed and held under UKA rules.

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)

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

Entry Fees

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

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

Field size: 500 entrants

Race Directors: Les Basham & Heidi Bingham -



Junior Race - 10:15am

We also hold Junior Races of 1.5 miles (800m for under 9 fun run). 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.

All participants will be awarded a memento, prizes are for the following age categories winners, boys & girls

U9 (800m course) |  U11  | U13   | U15  |  U17

Junior races  - £2 on the day entry only


Transfers can be accommodated up until 17th September, to transfer your place, please email Julia at with the new runners details: Name, address, date of birth, email address, telephone number, including your club and UKA registration, if applicable.

Withdrawals - if you are unable to run, please email Julia at to let us know, we will then offer your place to the next person on the waiting list. If your place is taken up we will give you a full refund.