Registration is now open for the first Lincoln City Foundation Half Marathon which will take place in the city next autumn.
The foundation, working in partnership with award-winning event organiser Curly’s Athletes, aim to have 3,000 individuals taking part in the event on Sunday, September 20, 2020.
The route will be city centre focused and encompass many areas of Lincoln including green spaces and historic landmarks. The route has yet to be announced and will be released in stages. The 13.1 mile route will start and end arounds the Boultham Park area.
The event has already seen more than 1,000 pre-registrations since its launch in September.
Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, January 1, 2020.
Entrants will be given options to fundraise for the Foundation and a chance to support the charity’s Down Syndrome Football Team (DS Active).
Charlotte Hornsby, Operations Manager at Lincoln City Foundation, said: “We have been overwhelmed by the interest in our event, not only from those wanting to run, but offers of volunteers and from businesses wanting to support.
“We are thrilled to announce that the route start and end points will be around the Boultham Park area, home to Lincoln parkrun, with the remainder of the 13.1-mile route featuring a number of Lincoln landmarks throughout the city.
“Lincoln City Foundation are proud to have the opportunity to bring such an inclusive event to the city of Lincoln. We hope to inspire people to get active and improve their physical, social and mental wellbeing.”