Hundreds have already signed up for Grunty Fen Half Marathon as organisers promise a real family day out

11:02 22 August 2014

Grunty Fen Half Marathon. Picture: Steve Williams.

Grunty Fen Half Marathon. Picture: Steve Williams.

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More than 600 people have already signed up for the 24th Grunty Fen Half Marathon.

Grunty Fen Half Marathon. Left: 2nd place, Sullivan Smith, 1st place, Aaron Scott, 3rd place, Tom Bracegradel, Picture: Steve Williams.Grunty Fen Half Marathon. Left: 2nd place, Sullivan Smith, 1st place, Aaron Scott, 3rd place, Tom Bracegradel, Picture: Steve Williams.

The race, which starts and finishes at Witchford Village College, has grown into one of the highlights of the year for runners.

More than 1,000 athletes are expected to assemble on the start line at 10.30am on September 14. A wheelchair race will also be held on the day.

This year’s event is a real family day, with a bouncy castle, play trailers, an ice cream van, Ely Gin, a book stall, Sweatshop and much more.

For more information, go to www.gruntyfen.co.uk

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