The organisers of the 2018 Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon, OSB Events, have announced the opening of Individual VIP Corporate Entry for the event on Sunday 4th March.
Only 50 places have been released for this unique opportunity to take part in the ever-popular Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon, which sold all 9,000 general entries within hours of the race going on sale in October.
The 13.1-mile race around beautiful and historic Cambridge has always been a firm fixture in the spring calendar for runners from Cambridgeshire and beyond, and it is expected that the release of 50 further places will be eagerly embraced by corporate runners looking for a very special race experience.
Individual VIP Corporate Entry costs £99 and offers a real on-the-day VIP experience: the fee includes entry into the half marathon as well as separate toilets, bag storage and post-race food in the VIP marquee.
It is without doubt a fantastic chance for individuals to represent their companies and showcase fitness in the workplace. A sport such as running offers numerous physical and mental benefits, and those registering for Individual VIP Corporate Entry can look forward to improved fitness, boosted morale, increased efficiency, better focus and reduced stress as a result of their training. They will also of course feel immense pride in crossing the finish line on race day and knowing that their efforts will be of great inspiration to fellow colleagues.
An added bonus for anyone buying an Individual VIP Corporate Entry for the Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon is automatic entry into a competition to win a Corporate Training Package for their company. This will give them the chance to win a superb range of apparel, training and nutrition for up to four people at their place of work.
The Individual VIP Corporate Entry Competition prize for up to four employees includes:
- Pair of Saucony Running Footwear
- Stride Lab analysis carried out in the workplace*
- Bespoke branded Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon t-shirt
- Access to coaching platform with bespoke online support
- Individual VIP Corporate Entry into Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon
- Entry into VIP Zone on race day includes refreshments and separate toilets
- 3-month HIGH5 nutrition pack
- Invite to either a Novice or Advanced training evening*
- Individual and group photos provided by official photographer pre and post race
- Official Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon merchandise item of your choice from the official shop.
*subject to availability
The winner has the option to accept or decline the prize, in which case it will be offered to the next person drawn at random from the 50 entries.
The one-lap route of the Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon gives runners a spectacular whistle-stop tour of the city whilst enjoying the race’s outstanding atmosphere and brilliant spectator support. The race starts and finishes at Victoria Avenue and passes by The Backs and King’s College before taking runners through picturesque Grantchester, Market Square and the Round Church.
The uptake for the seventh edition of the event has been even faster than in previous years and the 2018 Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon is expected to be the biggest to date.
Race Director Adam Moffatt commented: “We are excited to launch Individual VIP Corporate Entry for the Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon, to give business individuals the chance to take part in this iconic race in a very unique way. It is an ideal way to encourage health in the workplace whilst offering a special corporate VIP race package that has never before been available. Limited spaces are available for Individual VIP Corporate Entry and we would urge anyone wishing to take part to secure their place as soon as possible. We look forward to then awarding one of the 50 entrants a Corporate Training Package for up to four individuals at their workplace – this really is a magnificent prize with fantastic health and team-building benefits for everyone.”
A total of 50 places are available for Individual VIP Corporate Entry. Entry costs £99 and registration is open.
The Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon takes place at 9.30am on Sunday 4th March 2018. General public entries are closed. Very limited charity places remain available through the official race charity, Cancer Research UK, and cost £20 with a pledge to fundraise a minimum of £300. Apply for a charity place on the Cancer Research UK website.
Go to www.osbevents.com/events/running/saucony-cambridge-half-marathon/for further details of the Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon and Individual VIP Corporate Entry.