The Perkins Great Eastern Run in Peterborough is growing in reputation. It's one of the fastest growing half marathons in the country and in 2016 the race attracted record participants against a backdrop of several races reporting a decrease in entry numbers or static take-up at best. Here are a few reasons why you should enter! BARR Gold Grade event Flat and fast course, ideal for achieving a PB Great value entry fee Historic city centre route (no fields or industrial estates) Excellent goody bags Superb spectator support in residential areas and the finish line Top prize money for winners Free entertainment for spectators at start and finish area Park for just £3 when you sign up to RingGo.
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Friends have done this race in the past, I’ve always wanted to give it a go as it’s reputation of being flat but always had other races/challenges until this year. I really enjoyed the experience, it poured down throughout the pre race and for some time after. There were stil...Read full review
This was the first time I had done this event and I have to say that I’ll definitely be back. Organisation – First rate Clarity of instruction – Excellent Route – Excellent Support – Unbelievable Weather - Abysmal
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