Firstly can I say a big thank you to everyone who has entered, your support has been overwhelming.

For those of you still undecided time is running out, the race is nearly full, less than 100 places left so looks like we will be closing the entries over this coming weekend.  So make sure of your place and enter now.


Some interesting statistics for you … the average age of entrants over the 3 distances is 43, the oldest 84 and the youngest 13!!  We have an international flavour with entries coming from as far afield as Australia and USA!!


Race information will be up on the website next week.  We email direct the athletes who have entered.  A reminder to you all that Race Numbers, Timing Chips, T-shirts etc are collected on the day at registration.

Registration opens at 8.30 am at the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill TN40 1DP

5K starts 10.00 am

10K starts 11.00 am

12.00 to 12.15 pm Kids 500m fun run and Youth Golden Mile

12.15 pm:

National Anthem sung by Hannah Bradbeer (X-Factor)

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2 minute silence

12.30 pm Poppy Half Marathon – Started by the Mayor


Keep your SHOUT OUTS coming, let us have your stories, anything you would like to have a shout out about on the day, special occasion, reason for running anything like that and we will be happy to give it a mention.


We are calling out to all those able and willing to Marshal at this year’s Race, whether you can be there for a couple of hours or the whole day, just let us know! and we will find a job for you. All the jobs are in and around the De La Warr Pavilion itself.  So if any of you have friends or relatives travelling with you who won’t mind lending a hand, let us know.

Look after yourselves in these last two weeks, don’t let that good training go to waste …

Lee Holdaway

Charity Trustee

Race Director