Thursday 30 July 2015

Tewkesbury Half Marathon

Event ended

Editor's Choice

Lace up your running shoes and prepare to hit the streets of Tewkesbury in the 2013 Half Marathon, whilst taking in the sights of the medieval town and surrounding villages.

Continuing its illustrious history as one of Gloucestershire’s premier sporting events, the Tewkesbury Half Marathon and Five Mile Fun Run will once again see up to 2,000 runners hit the tarmac on Sunday 19 May 2013.

Organised by Race Timing Systems Ltd, the 13.1-mile half marathon offers the ideal opportunity for active locals to take in the sights of the medieval town, famed for its timber framed buildings and 12th century Abbey, as they whiz past in a race to the finish line.

This year’s route is essentially the same as previous ones, with the first few miles moving through suburban and light industrial areas towards the M5, followed by pleasant countryside and the pretty hamlets and villages of Aston Cross, Kinsham, Kemerton and Bredon – before returning through the historic High Street.

Runners will be kept well hydrated, thanks to a number of water stations dotted along the route, and for the first time, each finisher of the half marathon will receive a technical t-shirt, goody bag and bespoke medal.

And what’s more, there will be ample parking, together with changing and showering facilities too.

Supporting the main event will be a Five Mile Fun Run, taking place on the same day, which is said to be suitable for those who might enjoy a less gruelling challenge.

Event:
Tewkesbury Half Marathon 2013
Venue
Tewkesbury town centre
Dates:
Sunday 19 May 2013
Times:
From 9.30am
Admission:
Entry for the half marathon costs £25 and is £11 for the Five Mile Fun Run.
Telephone:
(01908) 990261

© SoGlos

Wednesday 20 March 2013

Your comments...

Map

Directions…

More events you might like...

Immerse yourself in all things rugby-related this summer at Gloucester Museum’s WOW! Rugby exhibition.

WOW! Rugby exhibition at Gloucester City Museum

Thursday 30 July to Saturday 31 October 2015

Discover the world of rugby at Gloucester City Museum’s WOW! Rugby exhibition, taking place throughout one of the...

Shaun in the City trail in Bristol

Thursday 30 July to Monday 31 August 2015

Shaun the Sheep will be taking over Bristol this summer, with 70 ‘ewe-nique’ sculptures to spot across the...

Summer picnics at Cowley Manor

Thursday 30 July to Wednesday 30 September 2015

Enjoy a first-class picnic for two in the sprawling gardens of Cheltenham’s stunning Cowley Manor Hotel this summer.

Learn Tai Chi at Batsford Arboretum

Friday 31 July 2015

Learn the Chinese martial art of Tai Chi in the peaceful setting of Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre, at this introductory...

Gloucestershire Vintage & Country Extravaganza

Friday 31 July to Sunday 2 August 2015

The 41st annual Gloucestershire Vintage & Country Extravaganza will return to South Cerney Airfield this summer, boasting...

Hartpury College Horse Trials
Leisure at Cheltenham

Your comments

Facebook

Don’t miss

Instagram

Unmissable highlights