The Essar Four Villages Half Marathon is a popular road race on rural roads around Helsby in Cheshire. Organised by Helsby Running Club, the race is in its 37th year and was voted Best Half Marathon in the North in this year's Challenge Awards. It is a great race to keep you training over the festive period and as preparation for the spring marathon season! All runners will receive a commemorative medal and goody bag.
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I chose the Four Villages half marathon after enjoying it last year. It had a distinct community feel compared to the much larger, more ‘corporate’ events out there. Note the useful items in the goody bag – from last year’s drawstring bag that I still use, to this year’s doughnut...Read full review
This was my first time running this event. It has a reputation of being quite tough. It’s a really friendly race and well organised. The parking situation wasn’t ideal and may put people off in the future. The route is undulating for sure and full of interest. I loved the fact th...Read full review
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