Running shop adds its support to Ealing Half Marathon with training runs

Award winner: the Ealing Half will again be held on fully-closed roads

Award winner: the Ealing Half will again be held on fully-closed roads

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ORGANISERS of the Ealing Half Marathon have announced Up & Running as its official sports Retail Partner for the 2014 race on Sunday, September 28.

Alongside initiatives to support runners in their East Sheen store, Up & Running will also provide kit advice, organise training runs, have a retail presence in Lammas Park on race day and provide prize vouchers for the overall and age category winners.

The training runs will take place on Sunday August 24 (seven miles) and Sunday, September 7 (nine miles), starting at 9.30 am from the store.

In-store events will take place after both training runs when participants can benefit from a free gait analysis, shoe testing, kit advice and a 20 per cent discount on ASICS products.

Contact the store directly for further details about the training runs on 0208 878 4446 or by email at eastsheen@upandrunning.co.uk Race director Kelvin Walker said: “The training runs will be popular with our local runners.”

The award-winning Ealing Half is held on fully-closed roads, starting and finishing in Lammas Park. Registration is still open with entry fees of £32 for affiliated runners and £34 for unaffiliated. All finishers receive a medal and an online e-goody bag after the race.

Go to www.ealinghalfmarathon.com for further details.

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