21 Jun

New Half Marathon For Surrey

Runners at a Surrey event

A major new 13.1 mile event is set to be added to the running calendar next year. The Surrey Half Marathon will take place on Sunday 9 March. Organisers have confirmed it will be a closed-road running event starting and finishing in Guildford. It is planned the event will have a strong community element with local schools, groups and music bands being invited to show off their talents along the route.

To ensure local people are fully involved in the event, race organisers have invited all local residents and businesses to consultation clinics to find out more. The consultation events will take place at Woking Leisure Centre on Thursday 27 June at 6-8pm and on Thursday 4 July at the Starbucks Café in Sainsbury's Burpham. Entries are not yet open, but for route and event details, see the event website.