Runners still have a chance to take part in this year’s Vitality Liverpool Half Marathon with less than two weeks to go.
More than 5,000 participants from across the region, the UK and overseas are expected to come together at the Pier Head starting line when the 2 April event takes place.
Organised by BTR Liverpool, the 13.1-mile challenge route will pass some of the city’s most iconic landmarks including Albert Dock, Liverpool Cathedral and Sefton Park Palm House before heading back to Pier Head for the finish line.
Alan Rothwell, race director at BTR which is also behind events including the Liverpool Santa Dash and the Mersey Tunnel 10K, says: “The Vitality Liverpool Half Marathon officially kick-starts another exciting year of running for BTR Liverpool. It’s the biggest road race in the BTR portfolio and a real highlight, so we cannot wait to get 2017 off the ground with the North West’s premier road race.
“First introduced to the race calendar in 1994, it still continues to have a strong domestic and international draw 24 years on. Many of our regular runners tell us that this was their very first half marathon race, so it’s great to welcome back familiar faces each year and see them running alongside newcomers starting out on their running journey.
“Entries for the half marathon are still open so come and join us for a fantastic day. Planning is already well underway for the 2018 event – our milestone 25th silver anniversary celebration race.”
All race finishers will receive a bespoke medal, a commemorative T-shirt and a goody bag.
Runners can register to take part online.