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Surrey Half Marathon
Woking & Sam Beare Weybidge Hospices have 100 places available for the Surrey Half Marathon in March 2014. Applications now being accepted.
 
Woking & Sam Beare Weybridge Hospices
Surrey Half Marathon - Woking & Sam Beare Weybridge Hospices have 100 spaces available.
 
We are very excited about being part of the upcoming Surrey Half Marathon, which was officially launched at Guildford Spectrum this week. As an official charity partner we are delighted to offer 100 people a place, at what many expect will soon be one of the greatest UK runs. Our Chief Executive Nigel Harding and two directors have already strapped on their running shoes to lead by example. Will you be one of our Hospice100?
 
To inspire you we will during the next few months published their thoughts and ahead of the big event. First off the mark is Phil Wormley, our Director of Income Generation, here pictured on the left representing Woking & Sam Beare Hospices at the launch.
 
Where Half Marathon Starts
Stoke Park
Nightingale Road
Guildford, Surrey
GU1 1ER
 
Date Of Surrey Half Marathon
9th March 2014
 
Weybridge Hospice Info: Sam Beare Hospice
 
Could you be one of our Hospice100 taking part in the inaugural Surrey Half Marathon on 9 March 2014?
We are delighted to have been nominated as one of the charity partners for the first local half marathon set to become one of the greatest in the UK.
7000 runners are expected to take on the 13.1 mile route between Guildford and Woking, starting and finishing at The Spectrum Leisure Centre.
Taking place five weeks before the London Marathon the Surrey Half Marathon is designed to be the perfect warm up, and we are looking for 100 to run for our Hospices.
 
Join our Hospice 100 Runners and:
Receive our special Hospice100 WSB team running t-shirt.
Be part of our pre-race runners reception to get tips on training, nutrition as well as meeting other runners.
Get a 15% discount at the Sweatshop in Woking, and free entry to their Gait Analysis Evening.
Receive training tips via email from experts in sports fitness.
Be cheered on by our WSB squad, who will also provide water along the route.
Be part of our ‘meet and greet’ at our Hospice station in the event Village.
Enjoy our ‘post run’ massage service.
 
To take part we require a minimum sponsorship £400, and in return we will make sure to support you all the way to the finish line!
We are expecting a lot of interest in our places, so please download and fill in this application form as soon as possible, then return it by email, or post it to:
Woking & Sam Beare Hospices, Hill View Road, Woking, Surrey GU22 7HW.
Entries cannot not be guaranteed, at this stage, but applications must have been received by the 31st December 2013.
 
Should you have your own place already, you can still raise money for us. Simply contact us to let us know, and we will support you all the way.
For more information please call our Fundraising Department on 01483 881752.
You can read more about the event on the official Surrey Half Marathon website, and follow our Hospice100 blog (first extract on the right).
Hospice 100 Runners Blog
“It’s incredibly exciting that for the first time ever there is going to be a Surrey Half marathon taking place in March 2014 that will take in both Guildford and Woking. As a keen runner myself, and in my current role as the Director of Fundraising, it was hard not to commit to taking part, and putting my name down to run this event and raise funds for Woking & Sam Beare Hospices.
The event team behind this half marathon, All About Triathlons led by Toby Jenkins, are excellent at staging running events of this nature, and I’m confident that this will be a fantastic day for runners of all abilities, and be great way of celebrating all local causes…
Surrey Half marathon taking place in March 2014 in both Guildford and Woking
I am pleased to say my training has started, and I’ve started to hit the streets of West End where I live, negotiating some new routes out on the country lanes to Windlesham to ensure I get some hill work in. Toby has promised me the half marathon will be a slightly undulating course… Meaning he’s going to make sure there are some hills for us to make our way up!
Unfortunately the light nights are fading as we head in to the autumn, so some early morning runs pre-work might become more common place for me over the months ahead. What’s great about running is being out in the open, and around Woking we’re blessed with some great countryside and routes to train on, whether it’s along the Basingstoke canal or through Surrey Heath or Chobham common.
The 13.1 mile route will be a great challenge and a fantastic way for many people to get out in their running shoes and show their support for our Hospices. As a charity we have 100 places in the run to offer to our supporters, who are able to commit to a minimum sponsorship income of £400. In return we’ll provide our Hospice100 runners with a range of benefits which you can learn more about on our website.”
     
Surrey Half Marathon Event partners
Surrey Half Marathon Event Partners: Guildford Borough Council, Runners Need (The running specialists),
Guildford Spectrum Leisure Complex and Woking Borough Council
 

 
 
 

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