There’s still time to enter the Eastbourne Half-Marathon

THERE’S less than a fortnight for runners, joggers and walkers to sign up for the Eastbourne Hospitality Association Half Marathon.

For the first time this year entrants will have the chance to win prizes sponsored by local businesses, including a mini corporate day with Eastbourne Borough Football Club, a weekend in a Mercedes-Benz, a day out at Lloyd’s Lanes or Drusillas and a business breakfast at Frankie and Benny’s.

Prizes will be awarded for fastest mixed business team, fastest men and women’s business teams, under 17s, under 11s, top two fundraisers, best two fancy dress, and a lucky dip winner.

More than 1,000 people have already pledged to take part in this year’s 13-mile run on March 6.

The course follows a route through Princes Park, along the seafront and round Sovereign Harbour.

There is also a mini-marathon for children, with their own 1km race for under 12s and 2km race for under 17s.

For more information, to download an entry form, enter online, or to find out about volunteering opportunities, go to www.eastbournehalf.co.uk. Anyone interested in volunteering to marshal and steward the event should email run@eastbournehalf.co.uk or call 07974 681011.