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7.2.14 15:30.  RACE CANCELLED

We are sorry to announce that Sunday’s race has been cancelled due to flooding on the course, this is 8 inches deep, still rising and is overflowing from the ditches (see pictures!)

What Happens Now?

Please can all entrants return their timing chip in its prepaid envelope to Sports Systems. Chips are not disposable and are owned by the Wokingham Half Marathon.

Unfortunately we are unable to offer any refunds as per our Terms and Conditions. However, all entries will be carried forward to the 2015 race at no extra charge.

We’re experiencing some problems with the mail provider so please read the new newsletter under View Newsletter.

Discount on Surrey Half Marathon

Surrey Half Marathon have kindly offered a 50% discount to all Wokingham Half Marathon entrants. The race takes place on the 9th March. To enter go to
www.surreyhalfmarathon.co.uk and use the discount code  WHM14. The closing date for discounted entries is 15th February. For full details please go to the Surrey Half Marathon website.

 

Exchanging Numbers

No Refunds will be given. Please do not pass your number on to another runner if you are unable to run as this will result in disqualification. UK Athletics States: Rule 216 Entries(3) ‘Numbers are issued to the individual athlete completing the application form and are non-transferable except with the specific authority of the Race Secretary’. This is particularly relevant in a medical emergency, where  the person running is not that shown on the race listing.

Brochure

Click here to download a copy of our 2014 brochure (pdf. format). 

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Corporate Sponsorship

The race which is supported by Wokingham Borough Council, has continued to attract sponsorship from local companies, David Cliff Estate Agents, Mitsubishi Motors, and sports goods manufacturers Mizuno

Why not become one of our sponsors and support this local event, with a place on our dedicated sponsors page, press coverage and race presence. All profits raised go to local charities

The Committee

The Wokingham Half Marathon is organised by volunteers with the intent of raising as much money for local charities.

  • Peter Evans - Chairman
  • Barbara Evans - Race Administration
  • Adrian Evans
  • Brian Bacon
  • Stella Bacon
  • Katharine Bean - Race Administration
  • Martin Robins - Chief Marshal
  • June Roach
  • Kate Thurling
  • George Ennis
  • Graham Clements - Clerk of Course

Course Records

500 prize for a new course record (Current records Phil Wicks 1.03.14, Liz Yelling 1.11.09)

For Hotels and Offers Click Here

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Newsletter

If you didn’t supply your e-mail address with your entry or would simply like to receive periodic information about the event then please click on the button below. This will enable us to send out bulk e-mails with results, problems with the weather etc. To view the newsletters click the link below.

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The Event

We have chip to chip timing again this year so please can runners line up in their correct position at the start, your time will start as you cross the line. This will help the faster runners and you will get the time you ran the race.

We use the the IPICO Sports TAG system. The chip is attached to the shoe using two slim twines and is detected as the chip passes over a mat located at the Start/Finish.

Click here for instructions on attaching your chip

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Gun time and chip time results will be recorded and posted on the results page as soon as possible. The chips will need to be returned once you have finished the race. Assistance to remove the chip will be available, if required.

This is a well established and well organised event. The course is fast and generally flat, all roads are closed to traffic. The British Association of Road Races (BARR) has given us a Gold rating again. Due to the large number of runners, we are not able to accept entries on the day. We are restricting this 2014 race to 3,000. All profits go to charities 

Berkshire Championships

Wokingham has been selected to host the Berkshire County AA Half Marathon  Championships for 2014 after a successful event last year. We regret that the organisers of the Wokingham Half are unable to enter into any correspondence regarding these championships. For details please follow the link below:

e-mail: rr@berkshireathletics.org.uk

Web:

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Contact Details

Address:

Fax:

E-Mail:

Wokingham Half Marathon

PO Box 54

Wokingham

RG40 2JW

0118 901 9382

wokingham.half@ntlworld.com

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