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 »

PRACTISE YOUR PACE

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Now that you’re a couple of weeks into your training plan by Synergy Physiotherapy, it’s worth thinking about entering a “practise race”. It is important to include some “like for like” training to help you best prepare for your big race at the Mercer Surrey Half Marathon. Alongside your regular runs and strength and conditioning… Read more »

BEST HALF MARATHON AT CHALLENGE AWARDS

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Organisers of the Mercer Surrey Half Marathon (aat-events) are thrilled to announce their multi-award-winning success in the 2019 Challenge Awards – presented by Runners World and powered by Let’s Do This. The Challenge Awards involved a multi-stage voting process in order to recognise the best challenge events, organisation, charities, communities and individuals from the 2018/19… Read more »

WORKPLACE CHALLENGE – IMPROVING HEALTH AND WELLBEING OF EMPLOYEES

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Securing title partnership with Mercer for Surrey’s largest half marathon has given aat-events an unrivalled opportunity to better understand CSR and present a viable solution for Surrey’s workforces to adopt a proactive approach to employee health and wellbeing. Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the… Read more »

WARM-UP WITH “FIT WITH FRANK”

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With the Mercer Surrey Half under 6 months away, you can buy your entry HERE. The UKA affiliated event on the 8th of March promises to be a great race day like previous years. We are delighted to announce that this year FitWithFrank is hosting the warm-up. FitWithFrank is a personal trainer who adds a… Read more »

RUNNING YOUR FIRST HALF MARATHON?

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With the Mercer Surrey Half Marathon less than 6 months away, the countdown has officially begun. You can enter the event, on the 8th of March, HERE. If you’re unsure whether to take part in a half marathon or are questioning why you should there are many reasons. Whether you want to lose weight, eat… Read more »

EARPHONE POLICY

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The UKA-affiliated Mercer Surrey Half Marathon takes place on 8 March 2020 at Woking Leisure Centre. ENTER NOW. Having established a partnership with AfterShokz – a leading headphone brand – United Kingdom Athletics updated their rules of competition surrounding the use of headphones during UKA-affiliated running races. The UKA rules of competition are clear that “in… Read more »

GLUCORX RETURNS AS SPONSOR

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We are pleased to announce that GlucoRx will be one of our sponsors of the Mercer Surrey Half Marathon for the third year. The UKA affiliated event, which takes place on the 8th of March 2020, offers participants the opportunity to run the half marathon, 5km or 2km (for kids) to raise money for the… Read more »

HARRISON’S FUND RETURNS AS CHARITY PARTNER FOR 6TH YEAR

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The Mercer Surrey Half Marathon is proud to welcome back the Harrison’s Fund as our Official Charity Partner. This will be the 6th year that the event has supported this local charity. The UKA affiliated event, which takes place on the 8th of March 2020, offers participants the opportunity to run the half marathon, 5km… Read more »