The 'Swift Half' Bideford Half Marathon just ten days away

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By tinap | Thursday, February 21, 2013, 09:01

There's still time to enter the popular Bideford Half Marathon on Sunday, March 3.

The race takes runners along a virtually taking in magnificent countryside alongside the beautiful River Torridge between Bideford and Great Torrington. The course is half on roads and half on the Tarka Trail which was formerly a railway line (you even get to run through a tunnel). This is a moderately flat run with one small hill section which is why it is known as the swift half!

Enter online or download an entry form at www.bidefordaac.co.uk Entry is £19 for members of affiliated clubs, £21 for unattached runners and there's a £5 discount for over 60's! For general enquiries e-mail bidefordacc@hotmail.com or call 07974 902670.

There are prizes for the first six males and first six females with trophies in all categories as well as a prize for the best single fancy dress entry.

All runners will have chip timings and a quality technical t-shirt for all finishers.Changing and showers available, bar, refreshments.We regret that the course is unsuitable for wheelchairs.  No dogs. No pushchairs. No walkers. Race entry limited to 1,500 - strictly no entries on the day!

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