The Mayor of Barnstaple has announced the launch of an annual Barnstaple Marathon and Half Marathon. Slee Blackwell have pledged their support to this prestigious event by agreeing to be one of the race sponsors.
The first race will take place on Sunday 28th September 2014. It will start and finish at Rock Park, Barnstaple, and will take in sections of the Tarka Trail.
Commando Logistic Regiment RM, has confirmed that the route will also include the Chivenor airfield perimeter road.
Its a flat, fast course ideal for any runner looking to set a new personal best.
Slee Blackwell Solicitors’ Andrew Burke comments:
‘We are proud to be able to sponsor this great North Devon event and to honour our local service men and women. We are committed to supporting major events in North Devon and are confident that the Barnstaple Marathon and Half Marathon will go on to become a popular fixture in North Devon’s sporting calendar.”
Runners can register for the race online at www.northdevonroadrunners.com.
The organisers have ask people willing to help out on the day to register their interest by visiting the same website.
Slee Blackwell hope to be putting out a team for both the Barnstaple Marathon itself and the Half Marathon, running in aid of our chosen charity. Further details will be posted on this site.