06 April 2020: Runners of Reading – your favourite half marathon is back with a bang this November! Entries for the rescheduled Reading Half Marathon have reopened www.readinghalfmarathon.com

Don’t miss out, race spots are available now, for what is set to be one of the winter’s race calendar highlights.

A field of over 15,000 runners will come together on Sunday 1st November and lace up for the world renowned 13.1 mile course. They will take in the highlights of the town centre, non-stop cheering spectators and pumping music before a hero’s home straight awaits at Reading FC’s Madejski Stadium.

Judith Manson, Race Director says: “There is no community quite like the running community. One of passion, dedication, camaraderie and positivity. We cannot wait to all come together on race weekend in November – not only to celebrate the nation’s strength to overcome what is one of the most anxious, challenging and unsettling times we’ve faced, but the incredible effort of our runners to continue their training and fundraising for their chosen charity through the Covid-19 crisis.”

Need some motivation for your lockdown lifestyle? Race team to the rescue:

– Join the Reading Half Marathon Facebook page for inspiring videos and training tips, challenges, group chats and appearances from British athletes and Reading champions

– Download the Reading Half Marathon Solo Run playlist on Spotify

– Join the Reading Half Marathon Strava Challenge to be in with the chance of winning entry to the 2021 race https://www.strava.com/clubs/readingtraininginisolation

Manson continues: “We want to thank all our runners and partners for their continued support and solidarity. We are working tirelessly to plan the November event, in collaboration with partner agencies and stakeholders. Now is the time for Reading, and the rest of the UK, to follow Government guidelines, do their bit to save others, stay safe and enjoy sensible training sessions. Together we can, and will, get through this. We can’t wait to see you on the start line in November!”

Enter today! Visit our brand new website www.readinghalfmarathon.com for more information and be sure to follow the official race channels for daily updates, challenges and community support.