Runners on marks for return of Welwyn Half Marathon

PUBLISHED: 08:22 14 March 2016

Start of 2015 Welwyn Half Marathon. Picture by Mark Easton

Start of 2015 Welwyn Half Marathon. Picture by Mark Easton

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The Welwyn Half Marathon returns on Sunday (March 20) and entries have already surpassed last year's total of 450.

The race will start on the track at Gosling Sports Park before heading to the traffic free section of Cole Green Way.

The course loops around Birch Green before returning to the stadium for a track finish.

All finishers will receive a medal and race t-shirt.

Race director James Shipley, said: “We are thrilled this event is returning bigger this year.

“It’s a beautiful and fast course that is perfect if you are looking for a personal best or as a warm up for a spring marathon.

“I think in the next few years this race will be one of the most popular in Hertfordshire.”

There are places available so if you would like to enter visit www.welwynhalfmarathon.co.uk

If you are interested in helping out at the race the organisers are offering a cash incentive, a free race entry, food and drink plus the race goodies. Contact events@activetrainingworld.co.uk if you would like to help.

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