Colchester Colne Round Table are adding the finishing touches to the biggest event in its calendar, the Griffin Chapman Colchester Half Marathon.
Now in its 8th year, 4000 runners will pound the streets of Colchester this Sunday. The event has become a firm favourite on the race calendar for many runners thanks to its fantastic proximity to the London Marathon, excellent facilities and scenic route that takes in the history of Britains oldest recorded town.
Proceeds from this years event will be donated to Essex and Herts Air Ambulance and MSUK, with both charities providing essential support to the community.
Colchester Colne Round Table work tirelessly all year round to ensure this mammoth event continues to be a success. The event attracts thousands of spectators and provides excellent press coverage to ensure the work of Round Table is celebrated.
The inaugural Colchester Half Marathon was held in 2011 with 1500 runners and raised an astonishing £25,000 for Colchester based brain injury charity Headway Essex. The event has grown year on year and along with sponsorship from runners and event proceeds it has raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for good causes.
Colchester Colne Round Table encourage feedback after each event and uses this information to improve the event which has been crucial to its success. Much focus has been put on the coveted finishing medals which the team have had lots of fun designing and showcasing.
Colchester Colne Round Table engage with the community to support the event to gain sponsorship, donations and much needed volunteers. Their resourcefulness ensures that running costs are kept to a minimum and more money is donated to the charities.
The Griffin Chapman Colchester Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 25th March. Good luck to Colchester Colne Round Table from all your friends at Round Table.
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