Osterley Park 10K runaway success

The Osterley Park 10K has been a runaway success for Ealing Half Marathon CIC, organisers of the award-winning Ealing Half Marathon.

Taking place on Saturday 20th June the Osterley Park 10K is set in the grounds of the beautiful National Trust Park which is one of the largest open spaces in West London. Entries sold out on 9th June with all 650 places snapped up by runners of all levels.

The flat route takes in lots of beautiful scenery and includes a loop of the private gardens, and the race is the official recommended race for Alice’s Youth Memorial Fund.

The Osterley Park 10K is also a great training race for the Ealing Half Marathon with just 99 days to go until race day. The 10K race starts at 10.30 am and further race details can be found on http://osterleypark10k.co.uk/

Sandra Courtney, Osterley Park 10K Race Director, said: “We are very happy that the Osterley Park 10K has become so popular with runners from all over London and beyond. Entries are sold out but you can of course come to the park and cheer on the runners on 20th June.

“The Osterley Park 10K is set in beautiful surroundings and it is a great training race for the Ealing Half Marathon and other autumn half marathons.”

The 4th Ealing Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 27th September 2015 and is well known for its huge community support and great atmosphere with runners travelling from all over the UK and abroad to experience the #EalingFeeling . The race has recently been voted “Best Half Marathon” at The 2015 Running Awards in association with everydayhero for the 2nd year in a row, and it is a firm fixture in the autumn running calendar.

A total of 7,000 places are available for 2015, with entry costs of £34 for affiliated runners and £36 for unaffiliated runners. Runners can also sign up to run and raise money for the headlinEaling Half Marathon 2015 logoe charity Alzheimer’s Society. All finishers receive a medal and online e-goody bag and they get entered into a draw to win a Mercedes Fitness Bike.

The route takes the runners around Central Ealing, Montpelier, Pitshanger, West Ealing, Hanwell and St Stephens before crossing the finish line in Lammas Park.

Go to www.ealinghalfmarathon.com for further race details and to sign up, like the Facebook page www.facebook.com/ealinghalf and follow @EalingHalf on Twitter to keep up to date with all the latest news about the Ealing Half Marathon.