Join the Ealing Half Marathon #100Club

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The newest and easiest way to show your support.

You don’t have to be a runner to be involved with Ealing Half Marathon. Ealing Half Marathon has announced that there is a limited number of places available in their 100Club where local businesses or supporters can get a spot on their ‘Thank You’ page with a hyperlink of your choice for a £100 donation.

Race Director Sandra Courtney said: “With our 12-week training plans about to start on July 9th, we are excited to be launching our #100Club. We are looking for local businesses, supporters and philanthropists to get involved with one of West London’s biggest and best events.”

Now in its seventh year, Ealing Half Marathon has won Gold as the UK’s Best Half Marathon three years in a row and Silver twice at The Running Awards. It brings in a wealth of visitors and has a huge positive economic impact of over an estimated £3 million to businesses in West London since it started in 2012.

Last year thousands of runners and spectators took to the streets of West London. The closed road route went around the West London borough, taking in Central Ealing, Montpelier, Pitshanger, West Ealing, Hanwell and St Stephens before returning to Lammas Park, and enjoying superb support from spectators, residents and local businesses all along the course.

Alzheimer’s Society and Cancer Research UK are the Lead Charities for the 2018 Ealing Half Marathon yet again and support for these two worthy causes is terrific. The Ealing Half Marathon has always been a brilliant platform for charity fundraising and it is hoped that the 2018 event will top previous fundraising figures.

The event, which contributes financially to EHM Legacy CIC which funds community projects, brings over 40,000+ people out on to the 13.1 mile route to cheer, spectate and run resulting in it winning ‘Best Atmosphere Award’ from Runners World.

Sandra commented: “We are extremely grateful for the longstanding support we have had from The New Inn on St Mary’s Road, Move Clinics, Bodyline Fitness, 1E and St Augustine’s Priory for their involvement and helping us to create this community event over the years. They share our values and have helped us to grow our community work. The local support makes a huge difference and is mutually beneficial.

“By creating the #100Club we hope to give those who want to be involved an opportunity to help support us. It’s challenging for most businesses these days, but we want to help others grow as much as we want our race to be the best so hopefully the #100Club will mean we can mutually support each other. There is so much we can offer those who want to be part of a large-scale fun and vibrant London event.”

Hotels, bars, restaurants and shops in the area are full on race weekend but there is surprisingly low support from those who gain from the event footfall. Sandra continued: “Our strapline and trademarked Ealing Feeling is constantly used by others to promote their own business, we’ve even had our trademarked logo being used without permission. Ealing Half Marathon aims to inspire and develop communities to regularly run and/or volunteer as part of their everyday lives and want to offer an affordable opportunity for those who want to help the event and the people we try to reach.”

There are many simple ways to help grow the #EalingFeeling. Put a poster up in a window or in the office, tell people at work it’s happening, encourage volunteering amongst your friends and work colleagues – all of this will help keep the #EalingFeeling going and ensure Ealing has a show case event year after year.

There are a few sponsorship packages remaining for 2018 plus our new #100Club for £100.00.  If anyone is interested in helping support the event or would just like a poster to display, please email info@ealinghalfmarathon.com.

The 2018 Ealing Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 30th September and registration is open now.

Go to www.ealinghalfmarathon.com for further race info. You can also like the Facebook page www.facebook.com/ealinghalf and follow @EalingHalf #EalingFeeling on Twitter and Instagram to keep up to date with all the latest news about the Ealing Half Marathon.

Book now – Ealing Half Marathon Workshop

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Ealing Half Marathon workshop announced – Wednesday 20th June 2018 19:30pm in the New Inn, St Mary’s Road, Ealing. Limited places available, secure your free spot now!

Join us for an evening with professional coach Mark Yabsley from EquinoxCoach.co.uk to learn all you need to know to start your preparation for Ealing Half Marathon.

Everything you ever wanted to know about running a Half Marathon but were afraid to ask.

The evening will include a variety of topics, from information for first timers through to more experienced runners. Kit, technique. nutrition, rest, recovery, taper etc. A host of useful information will also be provided so come and quell any fears, ask any questions to help get you ready for the 12 week training plan starting on 9th July.

You must register to attend, book your free place HERE.

See you then.

Ealing Half Marathon secured for 5 years

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BIG EXCITING NEWS!!

We are delighted to announce that the future of the Ealing Half Marathon has now been secured for the next 5 years. The Community Interest Company has entered into a partnership with Motiv Running. from 2018 to 2022, with the same team continuing to deliver the event. Alongside this, EHM Legacy CIC will now undertake the all year round community work which has been a big part of the event for the last 7 years

Founder, Kelvin Walker, added ‘It’s great news that Ealing Half will now be around to see its 10th birthday, with every runner now directly contributing to the community projects we undertake at no extra cost to the entrant. That idea I had whilst jogging round Gunnersbury park in 2011 has helped to create communities, both running and volunteering – both of which were part of our mission.  To see it continue is truly amazing. Thanks to everyone that has played their part in continuing to make the event such a success”.

Well done Adam Kirk-Smith

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Not saying running our events can get you to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games but…..well done Adam Kirk-Smith!!

Adam ran our Ealing half in 2014 and our Ealing Mile back in 2015 in an amazing time of 04:35, a thoroughly nice guy as well as being fast.

Medal tease……

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A #Tuesday medal tease for you!

They are packed and heading this way, who will be getting their hands on one of these on Saturday 16th June at our Osterley Park 10k in West London? Limited places left to be able to grab one of these bespoke pieces of bling, book your spot now at www.osterleypark10k.co.uk


Want to see more?? Stay tuned…..

Last few days to vote for Ealing Half and Osterley 10k

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Voting closes in a few days!


Ealing Half Marathon has won the huge accolade of THREE Gold and one Silver as UK’s Best Half Marathon at the ‘Oscars’ for running – The Running Awards – with your help can we take home a 5th trophy?

To be in with a chance, Ealing Half Marathon and Osterley Park 10k need your second vote (everyone can vote again)……but voting is only open for a few more days. If you’ve run, spectated, volunteered or just like what we do, please give us your vote.Feel free to give us your vote if you think our events are winners. We will never ask if we can use your email for votes, if you think we are worthy then please vote and we will keep it real and organic.

How to vote for Ealing Half Marathon: 
Go to www.therunningawards.com -> Running Events -> Half Marathon 5,000 or more -> Ealing Half Marathon

How to vote for the Osterley Park 10k:
Go to www.therunningawards.com -> 10k -> National -> Osterley Park 10k

Thank you to everyone who has voted for us so far and to those whose continued support makes these such great events.

VOTE NOW and thank you!

Want to help a bit more? Once you’ve voted please share/tweet the links with everyone you can (friends, family, work colleagues etc) and help us keep the #EalingFeeling going!

We look forward to seeing you soon. 

Sandra & Christina
Ealing Half Marathon Team