The Reading Half Marathon returns on Sunday 18th March 2018, and now is your final chance to grab discounted entry to one of the most prestigious half marathons in the British running calendar. Prices will increase in May, so sign up for your 2018 challenge now to avoid disappointment!

The world-renowned race is in its 35th year and will lead runners from Green Park, through the beautiful grounds of Reading University and to a momentous finish inside Reading Football Club’s Madejski Stadium. With 203 sub-80 minute times, the 2017 Reading Half Marathon saw more runners crossing the finish line in under 70 and 80 minutes than any other UK road Half Marathon, making it the fastest Half Marathon in the UK*.

Judith Manson, Race Director, comments: “As early bird entries will be closing soon for the 2017 Reading Half Marathon, I urge you to sign up now to take part in this fantastic community event. It’s flat, it’s fast, and it’s the perfect platform for seasoned athletes and newcomers alike. The final straight takes you into the magnificent Madejski Stadium where you’ll experience a rapturous reception from hundreds of supporters in the stands. It’s definitely a date to add to your diary – it promises to be another great year!”

Pre-May entry prices:

Half Marathon
UKA affiliated club runners £34.00 / All other runners £35.00
Green Park Challenge
Charity Champion
Corporate Challenge
All races include a fantastic medal and finisher bag.

To keep up with the latest race developments and to secure your place, please visit: