ARCHIVED RACE: Grunty Fen Half Marathon (Ely Standard 22nd) + 1m Fun Run @ Witchford Village College, Ely, Cambridgeshire, UK on 09 September 2012

Race Info & Description

Race Information:

  • Event Name: Grunty Fen Half Marathon (Ely Standard 22nd) + 1m Fun Run
  • Distance (KMs): 21.1
  • Distance (Miles): 13.1
  • Date: 09 September 2012
  • Start Time: 10.30
  • Venue: Witchford Village College
  • Best Time (Men): 01:08.04
  • Best Time (Women): 01:16.29
  • Organised By: Ely Runners
  • Race Website: Click Here.

Race Facilities

  • Has Toilets? Yes
  • Has Changing Facilities? Yes
  • Has Water Stations? Yes
  • Has Prizes / Awards? Yes

Race Description

The Grunty Fen is a fast, flat and friendly Half Marathon race held on quiet rural roads in the Cambridgeshire Fens yet still only 20 mins by road from Cambridge.

Now in its 22nd year the Grunty Fen offers a great experience for first timers and experienced racers alike. Results are chip timed. The course is well suited for spectating, passing along Main St Witchford twice at 5 and 12 miles.

The race venue Witchford Village College offers an excellent spacious location with refreshments, massage, changing facilites and parking nearby. There is even a 1 mile fun run around the college grounds.

All Half Marathon finishers receive a unique minted 50mm medal. In addition to the top three male and female prizes (£200+shoe voucher/£100/£50) there are awards for 1st M & F teams: M 4x£25, F 3x£25. New M/F course records £50 each. Age category prizes (M/F 5-year intervals). The course is suitable for wheelchairs (1st M/F trophies).

The race incorporates the Cambs AA Championships and is also a Cambs Road Race League Event.

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