Larking Gowen Ipswich Half Marathon Links up with Novotel Ipswich

Ipswich Half Marathon

The organisers of the Larking Gowen Ipswich Half Marathon: Ipswich Jaffa Running Club, Ipswich Borough Council and Larking Gowen are pleased to announce a fantastic new partnership with Novotel Ipswich.

The partnership, in association with Ipswich Central, sees the hotel offering some excellent deals in relation to the event including:

  • Discounted overnight accommodation including dinner, bed, breakfast and post race snack including a late checkout on the Sunday (up to 5pm). Please contact Novotel Ipswich on 01473 232400 or visit their website For further details


  • Special pre-race dining offer of £10 per person for non-residents who can enjoy a pasta and pizza buffet in its highly rated Elements restaurant (pre booking by calling the Novotel is essential).

In addition, on Saturday, 20 September the event will host its first ever EXPO at the Novotel. This will include participant number collection, marshall pack and briefing collection and trade stands by Sweatshop Ipswich and a range of other support partners. Representatives from the race organising committee and Ipswich Jaffa running club will be on hand to answer any last minute questions you have. Please be sure to visit us and say hello.

Further information on number collection as well of details of other exhibitors for the EXPO will be made available in the coming weeks and months.

If you want to be a part of Ipswich’s premier running event there is still time to sign up, entries are filling up fast so visit now!