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Sunday 13th April, 2025

Hey, hometown heroes! Get ready to lace up those running shoes because our 'hometown half' marathon is now in the calendar for April 2025, and it's not just about breaking a sweat—it's about breaking records and making a lasting impact!


This isn't just any half marathon; it's a chance for our tight-knit town to come together, cheer each other on, and create memories that will linger in the air long after the last runner crosses the finish line.

What makes this half marathon truly special? Well, we're not just racing against the clock; we're racing to make a difference. For every runner who joins the fray, we're planting not one, not two, but a whopping 10 trees! That's right, you'll be leaving a trail of green in your wake, ensuring a leafy legacy for generations to come!

So, whether you're a seasoned marathon pro or just starting your running journey, mark your calendars for the 'hometown half' in April 2025. Let's make this more than a run—it's a stride toward a brighter, leafier tomorrow. Lace up, embrace the rhythm of the run, and let's leave a legacy that goes beyond the finish line.


See you at the start line, hometown heroes!

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.. Now in its third year!

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Range: Half Marathon – 13.1 Miles

Type: Trail

Difficulty: Easy

Route: Colchester, Wivenhoe, Alresford, Thorrington, Brightlingsea


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Start: Lightship Way, Colchester CO2 8GY

Finish: Promenade Way, Brightlingsea CO7 0HH

Facilities: START - Toilets at Essex University Sports Facility

Parking: At Essex University Sports Facility

Licensed by UK Athletics 2025-46277

Fully insured event

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