PGER-2019                                              PETERBOROUGH 

MARATHON-PHOTOS.COM RUPIX-BUTTON

The 2019 half marathon was cancelled due to a man acting suspiciously on one part of the route. Please email perkinsgreateasternrun@peterborough.gov.uk for refund details. You can view Anna's Hope Fun Run results and photos on this page.

This website is best viewed via google-chrome-flatten-logo

2019 PHOTOS

2019 RESULTS

Perkins Great Eastern Run News

Stay up to date all the year round with the latest news from the Perkins Great Eastern Run Team

  • Home
    Home This is where you can find all the blog posts throughout the site.
  • Categories
    Categories Displays a list of categories from this blog.
  • Tags
    Tags Displays a list of tags that have been used in the blog.
  • Bloggers
    Bloggers Search for your favorite blogger from this site.
  • Team Blogs
    Team Blogs Find your favorite team blogs here.
  • Login
    Login Login form

Entry fee for Perkins Great Eastern Run 2015 rises at the end of this week

Posted by on in Press Releases
  • Font size: Larger Smaller
  • Hits: 2447
  • 0 Comments
  • Print

Sign up to the Perkins Great Eastern Run 2015 by the end of this week to take advantage of the reduced entry fee.

The late entry charge of an additional £2 per person for both the half marathon and Anna's Hope 5km fun run comes into force after Friday 25 September.

This year's Perkins Great Eastern Run is on Sunday 11 October and thousands of runners have already signed up to one of the UK’s fastest half marathons.

Entrants for both the half marathon and fun run aren't just from the Peterborough region, with more and more runners from all over the UK and overseas taking part since the race returned to the city in 2006.

One of those lining up in the fun run will be Peterborough City Council Leader Councillor John Holdich.

Councillor Holdich said: "I think it's fair to say my better running days are behind me but I really wanted to play a part in this year's event in my first year as city council leader.

"The 5km course can be run, jogged or walked, so there is no pressure to go out of your comfort zone when taking part.

"My wife will be joining me on the day and we have tested our ability to get around the course by walking a similar distance on the beach whilst on our holiday.

"If you want to support the race and raise money for charity then please join my wife and I in signing up as soon as you can."

Annette Joyce, service director for city services and communications at Peterborough City Council, who organise the race, said: "The numbers are looking really healthy for both the Anna's Hope 5km Fun Run and the half marathon, and there is still time to enter for both but do take advantage of the reduced entry fee.

"The charity side to the Perkin's Great Eastern Run is always extremely well supported with runners raising money for a variety of different causes.

"The Anna's Hope 5km Fun Run is the perfect opportunity to get active, socialise with the many runners and have a great time while raising money for your chosen charity."

Free training sessions have run throughout the summer for anyone wanting to step up to the challenge. The final two take place on Wednesday 23 September and Wednesday 7 October.

The sessions start at 7pm and take place at the Peterborough Embankment Athletics Track on Bishops Road.

The absolute deadline to enter the race is midnight Monday 5 October and no entries will be allowed after this date or on race day.

Entries can be made online at www.perkinsgreateasternrun.co.uk, by post or in person at the Visitor Information Centre in Bridge Street.

If your home address has changed since making your initial application, then remember to update your details by emailing perkinsgreateasternrun@peterborough.gov.uk before race packs are sent out at the end of September.

0

Comments

  • No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment

Leave your comment

Guest
Guest Sunday, 27 September 2020