Run Gatwick 5K run, Half Marathon, Family Run

Press Release

England Athletics Half Marathon Championship Event 2020

The unique, exhilarating and multi-award winning British Airways Run Gatwick event is set to attract athletes from all over the country as it is awarded 2020 Championship Half Marathon status by England Athletics.

This fast growing event in its 3rd year takes place on Sunday 10th May in Southgate Park,Crawley, Sussex. With it’s fast, flat and unique route packed with PB potential, runners of all abilities from beginners through to elite level won’t be disappointed.

Race Director David Kelly said “We’re thrilled to be partnering with England Athletics for 2020 and look forward to welcoming many of their 181,000 runners in May to our event. British Airways Run Gatwick has had a huge impact since it’s launch in 2018 both in the running world and the local community and having this endorsement from England Athletics is testament to this”.

British Airways Run Gatwick already sees 54% of its runners returning year on year for it’s well known all day event experience and won Best New Event at the National Running Awards in 2019.‘Nick Welsh, Marketing, PR & Comms Manager at British Airways said “It’s great for the event to receive this recognition from England Athletics and, as headline sponsor, we’re excited that so many runners from all over the country will have the opportunity to enjoy the full British Airways Run Gatwick experience”.’

Commenting on this year’s Half Marathon Championships, Dean Hardman, Head of Commercial & Member Engagement at England Athletics, added “We are delighted for this year’s England Half Marathon Championships to be hosted by Run Series at British Airways Run Gatwick. It’s a great course and is an event which has become very popular and well regarded with runners in only a short space of time.”

Run Series, the event organisers, also deliver the multi award-winning Intersport Run Reigate and Ride Reigate cycling sportive and are committed to delivering meaningful active experiences for every participant they connect with.

For more information please contact:
Lisa Moloney
Partnership Marketing Manager, Run Series

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