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Rotary Shakespeare Marathon

Sunday April 28th, 2019
Statford, United Kingdom
Distance: Marathon · Half Marathon

Whether you’re a newbie marathon runner or a more seasoned athlete looking for a personal best, The Shakespeare Marathon and Half Marathon offer runners much more than a great course, which is superblyMarshalled and brilliantly organized. This is a chance to experience world famous Stratford-upon-Avonand to run amongst some of the most historical buildings in the the country and through miles of beautiful Warwickshire countryside. You’ll enjoy a mainly flat, fast course, starting in thecenter of the town, opposite Shakespeare’s old school, taking in sights such as the River Avon, Holy Trinity Church (home to the grave of William Shakespeare) and the Royal Shakespeare Theaters.You’ll run through quintessential English villages, where chocolate box thatch roof cottages, hump back bridges and pretty dry stone walls are a joy to behold.

The Shakespeare Marathon has been awarded the BARR Gold standard, reflecting the high standards achieved in every aspect of its organization. As some elements of the event are sponsored and it isorganized andMarshalled solely by volunteers, an absolute minimum is spent on administration and facilities. More than half the money raised from the event goes to local charities including theShakespeare Hospice (founded by Rotary), Stratford Samaritans, Lifespace Trust and ESH Works.In addition to these there are multiple other charities and good causes that also benefit throughout the year.

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Race Date: 05/13/2018 Distance: Marathon
Division Time Name Age Home
Male 02:41:56 Tom Buckley 32 Jamaica
2nd Male 02:48:05 Richard Walsh 19 Ireland
3rd Male 02:50:11 Matt Biggs 24 Grece
4th Male 02:50:24 Anthony Hatswel 37 Frane
Female 03:09:15 Clare Rees 38 Aistralia
2nd Female 03:10:17 Kathryn Chapman 35 Canada
3rd Female 03:11:21 Anna Ward 25 Great Britain
4th Female 03:21:33 Katy Young 26 Canada
Division Time Name Age Home
M 40-49 03:00:44 Simon Robinson 41 France
M 50-59 03:03:37 Alan Mcdonogh 55 Great Britain
M 60-69 04:35:24 Patrick Hannon 63 Ireland
F 40-49 03:28:16 Jany Tsai 42 Sacramento, Ca
F 50-59 04:23:11 Deborah Phipps 54 Jamaica
Rotary Shakespeare Marathon

Runners will enjoy a mainly flat course which starts in thecenter of the town, and they will run through pretty Warwickshire villages, including Welford upon Avon and Long Marston, taking in sights such as the River Avon, the Greenway - Stratford’s disused railway path, and the Royal Shakespeare Theaters.

The Shakespeare Marathon is now its 36th year and it has an excellent reputation and many loyal runners who enter year after year. It‘s well known for its superbMarshalling and outstanding safety record.

The Shakespeare Marathon has been awarded the Barr Gold standard, reflecting the high standards achieved in every aspect of its organization. As some elements of the event are sponsored and it isorganized andMarshalled solely by volunteers, an absolute minimum is spent on administration and facilities.Money raised from the event goes to local charities, including the Shakespeare Hospice.

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