2020 ENTRY DEADLINES

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⚠️ MISSING RACE NUMBERS We have started (and will continue) to post out race numbers out to all UK entrants who have entered the Mercer Surrey Half Marathon before 21 February. All International entrants should collect their race number from the Information Tent on race day. Please note that headwraps (buffs) will not be posted… Read more »

SET IT IN METAL WITH iTAB

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Your finish time is recorded online and on paper … so why not record it in metal too? Make your medal more than a medal… with an iTAB.  Order an iTAB personalised with your name and finish time which you can put onto your Mercer Surrey Half Medal – so you never forget the time… Read more »

13.1 TRAINING TIPS

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Many of you will already be a couple of months into your Mercer Surrey Half Marathon training plan – which has been devised by our Injury and Performance Partners Synergy Physiotherapy. To make sure that your race preparations go to plan check out their top tips, and don’t forget to download your free plan! 1…. Read more »

MEET TEAM MERCER

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Mercer – title sponsors of the Surrey Half Marathon – are a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments; they help clients around the world advance the health, wealth, and performance of their most vital asset – their people. The working culture at Mercer is such that employees are strongly encouraged to engage in… Read more »

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

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Running at its heart is a simple sport which can be enjoyed individually or – as we like to do – as part of a shared experience. But whenever we attend any kind of mass-participation event, we have a collective environmental impact on our towns, cities, rural areas and trails. From the fuel we use… Read more »

NUTRITION TO FUEL YOUR TRAINING

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We are delighted to welcome the Surrey Human Performance Institute on board as a Nutrition Partner for the Mercer Surrey Half Marathon. The award-winning event takes place on 8 March 2020. ENTER NOW! Surrey Human Performance Institute (SHPI) is a Sports and Exercise Sciences facility based at Surrey Sports Park. Nutrition being a key discipline… Read more »

PROUD SPONSORS OF SURREY UNI HOCKEY CLUB

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It won’t just be the #MercerActive community who share photos of their latest sporting endeavors in Mercer Surrey Half Marathon-branded sports tops… The organisers of the Mercer Surrey Half Marathon have recently announced that they are new, proud sponsors of the University of Surrey Hockey Club. As beneficiaries of sponsorship for events like the Mercer… 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 »

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 »