XEMPO PACER RETURNS FOR PERSONAL RECORD

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Joe, a self-confessed “endurance junkie”, first ran the Mercer Surrey Half as a Xempo pacer in 2015 – which he (in his own words) “found to be heaps of fun and incredibly rewarding.” Joe was quick to accept his place on the Xempo Pacing Team again in 2017: “When the opportunity arose to [pace] again [at… Read more »

TRAIN YOUR MIND FOR THE MERCER SURREY HALF

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Gain an insight into how your mind works plus tools and “tricks” to get the best out of yourself on race day at this evening session led by local Performance Coach, Bonnie Rasmussen. Train your mind for the Mercer Surrey Half 27 February 2017 19:30-21:00 Woking Leisure Centre (Pool in the Park Building). Tickets £15… Read more »

A RECIPE TO RUN FOR BY TWICE THE HEALTH

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“Twice The Health” health and fitness bloggers Emily and Hannah are running the Mercer Surrey Half Marathon on 11 March 2018. The duo began their Twice The Health blog after securing “a very last minute spot” in the 2015 London Marathon. With just twelve weeks to train they encountered all kinds of problems, but made… Read more »

STEVE DRAKE ENTERS MERCER SURREY HALF

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Surrey Life Magazine’s ‘Chef of the Year’ Steve Drake is running the Mercer Surrey Half Marathon on 11 March 2018. Regularly featured in both national and local press, Steve has consistently featured in the UK’s leading ‘Top 100’ lists including The Sunday Times, Restaurant Magazine and Square Meal. He previously held Michelin stars at Drake’s on… Read more »

JOIN TEAM HARRISON’S FUND

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Local Title Charity partner Harrison’s Fund, who support the 2500 kids in the UK with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy,  are recruiting runners for their team.   Will you run for those who can’t? Harrison’s Fund is a small UK charity based in Surrey, named after a charming young man named Harrison. Like most 11 year olds, Harrison is into… Read more »

SABE MUSIC REQUESTS

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The Surrey Advanced Brass Ensemble (SABE) will be performing at the Mercer Surrey Half Marathon for a fifth year on 11th March 2018. SABE, who support partner charity Woking Sam Beare Hospices, perform at the event every year outside Old Woking District Recreation Club (on the Westfield Avenue and Westfield Road junction) and are a “familiar… Read more »

13.1 TRAINING SESSIONS

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Here’s 13.1 of our favourite running training sessions. You may recognise some of these workouts from Synergy Physiotherapy’s training plans – which are tailored specifically to get you across the Mercer Surrey Half Marathon finish line uninjured and in a fantastic time. Their 3 month training plan is available to download for free here. 1. Hill… Read more »

WOKING BUSINESS GLUCORX READY TO RACE!

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We are pleased to announce that GlucoRX will be our Commercial Partner for the Mercer Surrey Half Marathon. GlucoRX is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of diabetes products to the NHS, with their head office based in Woking. GlucoRX has staff based across the whole of the UK who provide training and equipment to… Read more »

MORRISONS SOLICITORS CORPORATE CHALLENGE

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Morrisons Solicitors and the Mercer Surrey Half Marathon invite you to motivate your workforce and encourage a bit of healthy competition, by inviting your staff, other businesses, suppliers, or market competitors to sign up to the Corporate Challenge today. Enter the half marathon distance, and select the Corporate Challenge check box when completing online registration…. Read more »