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The 9th Colchester Half Marathon Returns This March

bigger and better for 2019, the Griffin Chapman Colchester Half Marathon is a town and country event starting and finishing at the Weston Homes Community Stadium. 




24th March 2019

The Colchester Half Marathon is proudly organised by Colchester Colne Round Table.

Now in its ninth year, the Griffin Chapman Colchester Half Marathon has become established as one of the biggest and best races in the region. Organised by a group of volunteers from Colchester Colne Round Table, alongside some dedicated individuals from the Colchester community,  the team that bring you the race work throughout the year to ensure you have a great race day experience.

Last years event saw over 4000 runners signing up for the race around the Essex town.  This is a fantastic community event that attracts thousands of spectators to cheer along the runners and soak up the wonderful atmosphere.

To date, the race has raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for local charities. These have included MS-UK, Headway, The Robin Cancer Trust and the Tom Bowdridge Foundation. In 2018 the Colchester Colne Round Table were able to present Essex and Herts Air Ambulance/MS-UK with a cheque for £65,000!


The Charities


Their 2019 their charity partners will be MS-UK and Headway Essex and they are aiming to break their fundraising record once again.

MS-UK is a national charity based in Colchester dedicated to empowering people affected by multiple sclerosis to make the most of today, and live life to the full.

Headway Essex is also based in Colchester and provides care and support to those affected by brain injury.


The Race


Entry £27.50 for members of UK Athletics Affiliated Running Club, £29.50 for others. 

Colchester Half Marathon covers 13.1miles of the beautiful Roman Town of Colchester taking in the beautuful countryside as well as the historic town centre.




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