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Dementia diagnosis inspires daughter to run half marathon

Retired teacher’s dementia diagnosis inspires daughter to run half marathon for pioneering research A leadership development trainer is running the Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon to raise money for pioneering dementia research in honour of her mum who is living with the condition. Helen Christensen, 44, ran the 13.1-mile race last year raising around £1,000 for […]

How We Help Community Projects…

The eighth edition of the Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon is set to raise hundreds of thousands of pounds for charities and provide invaluable support for local causes. Hundreds of runners are taking part on behalf of Cancer Research UK, the Headline Charity Partner and Alzheimer’s Research, the National Charity Partner. Local charity partners East Anglia […]

From 1985 to 2019… Our 70 Year Old Running Fanatic

Hi Stuart, great to meet you! Would you mind introducing yourself to the people who may not know you? Hi, I’m Stuart Cowan, will be turning 70 two days before this year Cambridge Half Marathon. I live in Bedford with my wife Gilly and have 2 children and two grandchildren You mentioned that it was […]

St Mary & St Michael’s Church Show Their Support

Hi Sheila, great to meet you! Would you mind introducing yourself to the people who may not know you? (name, age, family, where you live etc?) Hi, my name is Sheila Betts and I’m one of the churchwardens at St Mary & St Michael Trumpington. I’m married to Dave and we are both retired. We’ve […]

Preparing For Race Day!

1- How to reduce your training in the final weeks I can hear the gremlins talking to you now and asking, have you done enough training? Should you squeeze in one more long run to be sure you will be ok on race day? Do I need to make up for that week I missed […]

Georgia-Mae, local hero!

Student nurse gives up on record time to save runner who fell at Cambridge Half Marathon A student nurse rescued a man more than twice her age during the recent Cambridge half-marathon. Georgia-Mae was on track to complete the annual Cambridge race in two hours 15 minutes on behalf of the Samaritans, when she spotted […]

Frontier sign up to the Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon

Frontier Developments revealed as the Official Partner of the 2019 Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon Business Challenge Frontier Developments plc, a world leading Cambridge-based video game developer and publisher, have been revealed as the Title Partner of the Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon Business Challenge. Taking place on the 3rd March 2019, the Frontier Business Challenge is […]

Winter Is Here…What Should I Wear?

Make sure you’ve got the right kit and the right shoes! After one very hot summer here in the UK, winter has well and truly arrived and I’m now definitely noticing the cold chill on my hands during my run – time to dig out the gloves and winter kit! Correct kit creates confidence Many […]

30 Before 30!

Ashleigh is aiming to complete an incredible 30 events before the tender age of 30. We had a chat with her to find out more about the challenge she’s set herself. Here’s her inspiring story… Ashleigh, please introduce yourself and tell us a bit about you My name is Ashleigh and I turned 30 in […]

CRUK – Jen’s Story

Cancer Research UK are the only ones fighting over 200 cancers, including the one that matters most to you. Their life-saving work is funded entirely by the generosity of supporters just like Jen, who is running the 2019 Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon for the third year in a row. Here’s her inspirational story. “I’ve run […]