July 19, 2016

There are no rigid rules for preparing for a half marathon.  Most experienced runners will have their own pet methods and rituals.  I always wear a special pair of running shoes that are only for races as it makes the day seem special and prepares me mentally.  But the...

May 25, 2016


Stuart Sibcy recently undertook the London Marathon and raised over £1,500 for Beaumond House, Stuart has signed up for the Newark Half Marathon and is calling on all those who have entered the Newark Half Marathon to raise funds to support Beaumond House.


“For anyone...

May 3, 2016

There are many thoughts on this and, to a large extent, it depends on you as an individual. As they get older many veteran runners find they have to be a little more careful about what they eat and drink before and during races.
General principles are to make sure you...

April 13, 2016

This run is for all the family, young and old. Only £5 (plus registration fee) to enter and you can raise money for charity if you wish. Beaumond House is supporting this run and all proceeds will go to them. All finishers will receive a medal.

The r...

March 15, 2016

The organising team for the August 2016 Newark Half Marathon would like you to promote the event as much as possible. We are aiming for 1000 runners and are holding a fun run also. We have produced a high quality T-shirt that can be worn over the next 7 months months w...

January 31, 2016


If you're new to running then don't worry there's still plenty of time for you to get in enough training for you to be ready to tackle the 13.1 miles in August. 
There are plenty of training schedules available online, Runners World offer a great one to help y...

January 30, 2016



The simple answer is you’re never too old.   In fact your life experience puts you in a good position to start or re-start running. The health benefits are abundant and well known. Personally I find running really reduces the stress levels of everyday life. If you wa...

January 28, 2016

Do you want to be part of the team on Sunday 14th August 2016?

The Newark Half Marathon organising team are looking to recruit volunteers willing to carry out registration duties / marshalling / setting up – taking down the start and finish / water station duties both d...

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