Monday, 18 December 2017

Runners needed for half marathon

ORGANISERS of this year’s Henley Half Marathon are appealing for entrants.

So far, about 800 runners have signed up for the event on Sunday, October 12 with another 100 entered for the Henley Standard 10km race, which takes place at the same time.

The Rotary Club of Henley Bridge, which organises the event, hopes to have 2,000 runners in the main event and 600 in the 10km.

Race organiser Peter Wilkinson, a member of the club, said entries from charities, companies and schools would be welcome and group entries would be entitled to reduced fees.

He said: “We like to think that after the regatta the half marathon is one of the biggest sporting events in and around Henley — it has been going for more than 30 years.

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