Entry now open for Stafford Half Marathon

906572_364300200346136_1714Entries have opened for the Stafford Half Marathon which celebrates its 30th birthday next year – register online or in person at Stafford Gatehouse Theatre in Eastgate Street or by calling 01785 254 653. Online entries via www.staffordbc.gov.uk/halfmarathon.
The borough council-organised event takes place on Sunday 16 March – the 30th running of the Stafford Half Marathon. Each participant will receive a medal along with a running t-shirt.
This year’s run attracted around 2,600 competitors and organisers are urging people interested to register early to avoid missing out.
The race will start in Stafford Street town centre at 10am. The route head’s off from the town centre into Stafford’s surrounding countryside incorporating two steady climbs before returning to the Market Square via Victoria Park.
Entry for the race will be closed when the capacity of 2,600 is reached.
As part of the Half Marathon event programme on Sunday 16 March the School and Family Fun Run will also take place in the town centre. More details about how to enter the fun run will be made available soon.