UuAs well as being the oldest half marathon in the UK, this race is rated as one of the top races in the country. In 2011 it was rated at number 15 in the UK, above The London Marathon. If we take half marathons alone we were placed at number 8 in the UK. (Runners World, 2011).
We have put this site together to give you a flavour of the race, but please also have a look at the links to get a picture of what this beautiful area has to offer. You don't have to be a runner to enjoy the Fylde Coast.
If you have an event or attraction on the Fylde Coast please contact us and we will happily post a link to your web site.
We are committed to building on the success and long traditions of this wonderful race. Our 2-mile family fun run has now become firmly established and takes in part of the Half Marathon course and is open to everyone. It starts at 2.15 so everyone should be back well in time to see the Half Marathon runners return. Who knows, perhaps we will see a future champion in the fun run.
From 2011 we introduced chip timing and also welcomed Peter Bosley as Race Director. We ask you continue to give him all the support you can to keep this race up there as one of the best..
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