Redcar Half Marathon - 30th September 2012
This year's Redcar Half Marathon incorporates the North Eastern Half Marathon Championships as the race celebrates it's 30th anniversary.
The race starts at 10am and is fast, accurately measured, all tarmac course starting and finishing on the on the sea front in Redcar. ChampionChip timing is used and the race is run under UK Athletics rules.
Last year's event saw a huge 1194 finishers with victory going to Jarrow & Hebburn's Graeme Taylor in 71.07 with the leading lady being Carolyn Summersgill of Middlesborough and Cleveland in 84.59.
The course records stand at:
Men - Kiplimo Kimutai - 62.07 minutes (2010)
Women - Jennie Blizard - 78.05 minutes (2010)
It looks as though it will be a great event and the fact that the venue has been chosen to host the North Eastern Championships will no doubt only add to the excitement. North East Runner will be there to report on the event.
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