The organisers of the award-winning Ealing Half Marathon have announced a series of training runs ahead of the event on Sunday 29th September 2019.
The training runs will be led by the local Ealing Eagles Running Club and will offer participants a great chance to recce some of the 13.1-mile course.
The runs take place as follows:
Wednesday 7th August – 5 miles (meet at The Drayton Court Hotel at 7pm)
Wednesday 21st August – 6 miles (meet at The Drayton Court Hotel at 7pm)
Sunday 15th September – 13.1 miles (meet at Lammas Park W5 5JH at 9am)
Runners of all abilities are welcome at the training runs, from first-time half marathon runners through to more confident runners. The runs will be a perfect opportunity to meet fellow runners and get excited about the eighth edition of Ealing Half Marathon this autumn.
Bag drops are available at the pub locations, and for the last long run the bag drop will be at The Castle Inn, 36 St Mary’s Road, Ealing W5 5EU. Runners are advised not to leave any valuables in their bags as the venues cannot be held responsible for items left.
A total of 7,000 runners from over 25 countries are set to take on Ealing Half Marathon on 29th September. The race is a big favourite among the running community and is well known for its incredible community support and #EalingFeeling. The race starts and finishes in Lammas Park and takes in parts of Central Ealing, Montpelier, Pitshanger, West Ealing, Hanwell and St Stephens.
Full information on Training Runs, Training Plans, Pre-Race Day Workshops and Hills & Intervals sessions can be found at www.ealinghalfmarathon.com/training-plans.
Sandra Courtney, Race Director, commented, “Ealing Half Marathon is such a fantastic local event that we love to organise training runs and other pre-race sessions to get the community together ahead of the race. The atmosphere and support at the training runs is amazing, making them a perfect confidence boost for anyone taking on Ealing Half Marathon for the first time as well as anyone simply wanting to enjoy the social side of the event. We would like to thank all our volunteers from Ealing Eagles who are helping us to put on these sessions! Spaces are still available for the race in September and we look forward to welcoming everyone on the day.”
Ealing Half Marathon takes place at 9am on Sunday 29th September 2019. Entry is open and costs £48 (affiliated) / £50 (unaffiliated).
Go to www.ealinghalfmarathon.com to register and for further race info. You can also like the Facebook page www.facebook.com/ealinghalf and follow @EalingHalf #EalingFeeling on Twitter and Instagram to keep up to date with all the latest news about the Ealing Half Marathon.