Into the final 50 days for Reading’s favourite half marathon

Places going fast for first race in runbritain Grand Prix 2012

With less than 50 days and counting for this year’s Reading Half Marathon. Runners are you ready? Entries are open, but they are going fast. 

Join 15,000 runners, first timers, charity fundraisers, fancy dress enthusiasts and Britain’s elite, on Sunday 5th April 2020.

“The countdown is on and with just uner 50 days to go until race weekend, exciting plans are in full swing. Entries are growing by the day, charity fundraisers are taking on incredible 2020 challenges, elite athletes are hunting down their fastest season race time and newcomers will be lacing up for their first 13.1 mile race experience,” says Judith Manson, Race Director.

“We know that thousands of you will also be using our fabulous race as the perfect taper for the 40th London Marathon, we can’t wait to welcome you to the start line. We promise you a race day of incredible spectator and Race Maker support, energy, pumping music, one of the best race medals around and an amazing stadium finish, like no other!”

2020 is your year to run Reading. Just 25 minutes from Paddington and free shuttle buses for all runners and supporters, this is a race weekend for the whole family! With a whole host of charity partners, from Cancer Research UK and Sue Ryder to First Days and Thames Valley Air Ambulance, as just a few, here’s your chance to truly make a difference to Berkshire and beyond.

Sunday 5th April is a real family affair with entries still open for the Green Park Challenge, a fun 3km run starting at 08.30 for children as young as 4, all the way to grandma and grandpa. Rally your relatives and run Reading!

£42.00 for half marathon race entry, along with a finisher’s medal, t-shirt and finish line goodies.

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For help with training for this event, go to our Training and Advice section.

You can find  ten week half marathon programmes here:

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Click here for a training programme to run the half marathon in under 95 minutes

Click here for a training programme to run the half marathon in under 85 minutes