Half Marathon events in Southend-on-Sea March 2019

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What you need to know about Half Marathon Running

At 13.1 miles, a half marathon is long enough to test even the strongest runners, but short enough for almost anyone determined to conquer their next challenge. We have a jam-packed calendar of half marathons taking place up and down the country — from big ballot events to local community races and spectacular trail runs. Get involved and conquer your next challenge.

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A half marathon is a fantastic event for those new to running to really push themselves, or as a great warm up event for those ready to tackle a full marathon or even an ultramarathon

What is the distance covered in half marathon?
The half marathon is one of running`s most popular distance - a half marathon is 13.1 miles (or 21.1km).
What is an average time for a half marathon?
Breaking 2:00 (9:09 per mile pace) is a common goal, and that time is considered a respectable half marathon time among runners. The average times for half marathons in the U.S. in 2015 were 2:04:00 for males and 2:22:21 for females.
What is the half marathon world record?
The world record for men is 58:23 for men and 1:04:52 for women.
How long does it take to train for a half marathon?
If you are working with a training plan you can achieve a half marathon in 8 weeks.

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Welcome to the iconic Jones Crisps Anglesey Half Marathon - THE most beautiful half marathon in the UK.

The route is undulating yet quick but most of all it is incredibly stunning. Starting on the iconic Menai Suspension Bridge and running in front of the gorgeous Snowdonia backdrop this race is truly one of a kind.

The race provides the perfect pre-London and Manchester marathon preparation. Alternatively, it is a beautiful undulating course with stunning scenery - perfect for an early season PB.

The Jones Crisps Anglesey 10k, also returns for 2018!

Anglesey Half Marathon & 10K

Menai Bridge, Isle of Anglesey, GB
Anglesey Half Marathon & 10K
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The Impact Marathon Series has landed in Guatemala and is all set for an extraordinary experience. Youll be treated to the usual blend of stunning locations, hugely impactful volunteering and the hardest race of your life. With a volcanic backdrop, some massive social issues to support and meeting 85 brand new friends for life this will be an unmissable race for any runner.

The Impact Marathon experience is a dish best served small... we look for each person to have a personal experience, where 85 people become one community. Its important to us to have enough people to make an impact but not so many to lose the close, intimate experience.

Itinerary:
This is not just a race, it's a week-long community engagement and world-changing adventure. This is your chance to link in with the exciting Guatemalan culture and create a platform for change. We are here to embrace the nation, to learn its history and to help develop the discussions and the opportunities to build a strong future for the country.

Day 1 - 5th March '18
After your flight arrives in to Guatemala City during the day, youll be whisked to our Athletes' Village, a short drive from the UNESCO World Heritage town of Antigua. Here youll get to know your fellow travellers whilst enjoying an evening of amazing Guatemalan food and starting to learn more of what you'll be experiencing this week. We like to keep much of the weeks activities a surprise, so well be revealing lots more over a glass of Gallo beer this evening.

Day 2 - 6th March '18
Wake up to watch the breathtaking sunrise over Agua, Fuego and Acatanango and get into the swing of life at your project. The morning yoga session is one of the many highlights of the trip, simply unmissable. For those wanting to get a feel for the terrain, you can also head out on one of our training runs. Then the project work begins, depending on your selected UN Global Goal you'll be working with organisations in the region to bring about change in their communities.

Day 3 - 7th March '18
A morning spent with the projects and people youll be supporting, really getting to know them and seeing the difference you have made first hand. We have a surprise ready for you in the afternoon

Day 4 - 8th March '18
We rise with the sun to finish our project work as one big happy family. You'll now be feeling far more in rhythm with Guatemalan life and understanding the amazing as well as challenging sides to life in the country. Seeing your project through to completion will be an outstanding moment and is what makes the Impact Marathon experience completely unique. We finish the day celebrating with a drink or two at our Sunset Bar.

Day 5 - 9th March '18
You have a big day tomorrow so today it's time to unwind. We will have some mini-lectures and workshops around the themes of the week and your time in Guatemala. We'll also create our pop-up cinema in the evening to show our favourite trail running film of the year! We want you pumped and excited for the big day tomorrow. Head into Antigua to buy some lunch, relax with your fellow competitors, and tour this absolutely beautiful colonial town. In the evening will be the famous pasta party in preparation for race day.

Day 6 - 10th March '18
The moment has come. Start line, time to run together, as a community in one of the worlds most outstanding locations. The magic of race day: Get ready for a remarkable finish line moment as you take the final steps of the hardest race of your life. And at that finish line, well have a huge welcome home for you. Party into the night, you deserve it...

Day 7 - 11th March '18
The race is over and you'll have the usual aches and pains to remind you. To take your mind off it we have organised some incredible experiences that show you the very best that Guatemala has to offer. Alternatively, and reluctantly, we will let you return home and transfers to the airport are included!

Guatemala Impact Marathon

Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, GT
1 race
£498£1,098
Guatemala Impact Marathon
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Find out more about all the events and activities at the 2019 edition of The Vitality Big Half, which will take place on Sunday 10 March.

Created by London Marathon Events Ltd, in partnership with Sported, The Big Half is a new one-day festival centred around the half marathon distance, which aims to be truly global and uniquely local in a celebration of the wonderful cultural diversity of the great city of London.

Up to 20,000 people will participate in events that include:
1. The Big Half: a half marathon starting at Tower Bridge and finishing in Greenwich, passing through the boroughs of Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Lewisham and Greenwich

2. The Little Half: a relay and other events over different distances of The Big Half course for participants of all ages and abilities

3. The Big Relay will be exclusively open to community groups from the host boroughs of Southwark, Lewisham, Tower Hamlets and Greenwich. Participants will be able to run in teams of four, each person will run one leg of The Big Relay over distances ranging from one mile to five miles.

4. The Big Festival: a celebration of Londons diverse culture, food and music which will take place throughout the day in Greenwich

The Big Half

London, GB
1 race
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This is Surrey's largest half marathon, which has been UKA Sanctioned and boasts full road closures. Set in the glorious country roads surrounding Woking and Guildford, this stunning, scenic half-marathon is not one to miss. The course will help you achieve your PBs - it's a fast and flat course, with a record winning time of 62minutes!

With support from both Woking and Guildford Borough Councils and Surrey County Council, we deliver a world-class race and attract some of the Worlds best runners. Now in its 5th year, the start venue at Woking Leisure Centre offers indoor bag storage, an exciting event village packed with entertainment and stalls, and of course the perfect race experience.

Whether you're a pro, aiming for a PB, or just running to get around or raise money, the Surrey Half Marathon is your friendly and local event. Kid's challenge available starting under the main race gantry ensures involvement for all the family.

Surrey Half Marathon

Woking, Surrey, GB
1 race
£35.50£41
Surrey Half Marathon
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The Vitality Bath Half Marathon or the Bath Half as it is affectionately known, is one of the longest established and most popular city centre road events in the UK. The course itself is fast and flat making it suitable for all abilities for beginners whose key objective is to complete the course, to more regular long-distance event runners, looking to beat their personal best time. It covers a two lap 13.1 mile (21.1km) traffic-free course straddling both sides of the River Avon. The race starts and finishes in Great Pulteney Street, in the heart of the World Heritage City of Bath.

Bath Half Marathon

Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, GB
1 race
£43.50£45.50
Bath Half Marathon
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The London Landmarks Half Marathon is a brand new, closed road, central London run. It is the only half marathon to go through both the City of London and City of Westminster and the first event will take place on the 23 March 2019.

The event is not your average half marathon! From cultural landmarks and heritage to the city's quirky and hidden secrets, runners will get to explore the capital on a route like no other!

10,000 runners will start on Pall Mall, finish by Downing Street and have fabulous views of Londons most iconic landmarks including Big Ben, St Pauls Cathedral, Nelsons Column, the Gherkin, the Shard, the Tower of London and the London Eye.

The event will also deliver a pan-London community engagement programme and involve London wide schools, boroughs, community groups, cultural organisations, sports clubs and businesses in developing the event and on the day.

The event is owned by baby charity, Tommy's who came up with the idea in 2014. Tommy's are delighted to be launching this exciting new event with the support of Westminster City Council and the City of London Corporation.

London Landmarks Half Marathon

London, GB
1 race
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London Landmarks Half Marathon
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The Weston Super Half will set off from Marine Parade at the entrance to The Grand Pier. It will take in the glorious sites of Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding picturesque Somerset villages and countryside in this single lap, closed road, fast and flat (ish) half marathon event. And the pice de rsistance, a totally unique opportunity to finish quarter of a mile out to sea on Weston's Grand Pier.

Weston Super Half

Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, GB
Weston Super Half
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Closed roads around the town center before heading along the entire length of Yeovil Country Park. The route then leaves the town on the western side to Montacute House, before returning on quiet country roads to the Town Centre finish in the Quedam Shopping Centre.

A big Yeovil Town Centre finish atmosphere is assured.

Yeovil Half Marathon

Yeovil, Somerset, GB
Yeovil Half Marathon

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