Lowestoft half marathon to return - Find out how you can get involved
- Credit: Archant
Hundreds of runners will be taking to the start line as a popular annual event returns.
The Nicholsons Solicitors Lowestoft half marathon - fast becoming a favourite in the running calendar - is back for its fourth year.
The UK's most easterly half marathon will once again raise money for the regional children's charity Break as it is held on Sunday, October 6.
Becky Lawler, Nicholsons Solicitors Lowestoft half marathon race director, said: "It is so rewarding seeing what this race has become and how much money we have been able to raise, not just for Break but for other charities too.
"Even if running isn't for you, I would like to encourage everyone to support this fantastic local event and come down on the day for some 'feel-good' supporting and cheering".
You may also want to watch:
With the race headquarters at Britain's most easterly point - Ness Point - runners race along a two-lap course, which begins and ends at the bottom of the Lowestoft sea wall,
Runners will head north towards the turning point at the Corton Inn pub before returning to the start/finish line.
- 1 Tributes to 'much loved' council worker as dustcart leads funeral cortège
- 2 Son's concern as Covid hospital patient, 85, moved seven times in two weeks
- 3 'Do not click on the link': Warning over 'NHS scam' vaccine email
- 4 A146 reopens after hydraulic fluid spill
- 5 Former Brexit Party MP hopeful dies in Bahamas diving accident
- 6 Concerns over lack of coronavirus vaccine centres in north Suffolk
- 7 Acting headteacher thrilled as school delivers community help
- 8 Tributes to much-loved Laura, 28, after Covid death
- 9 Multi-million pound river barrier to protect Broads being considered
- 10 New outdoor theatre hopes to bring post lockdown performances to the woods
Road closures will be in place along the 13.1-mile route, with Gunton Cliff, Lyndhurst Road, Corton Road and Links Road set to all be closed for the duration of the race.
Applications are open for this year's race, which is kindly supported once more by Lowestoft Road Runners.
But those interested in taking part are being urged to sign up quickly as hundreds of runners have already committed to taking part.
Thanks to the hard work of the Nicholsons Solicitors team and all the sponsored runners who took part in previous years, the event has raised an amazing £13,000.
With registration from 8.30am on the day of the race, it starts at 10am.
This year there will also be 50 free places available for runners committing to fundraise for Break - which has been changing young lives across East Anglia for 50 years supporting children and young people in care, young care leavers, children and young people with disabilities and families experiencing crisis.
To enter this year's race visit www.break-charity.org/support-us/events/lowestoft-half-marathon/