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The Poll For The Nice North Run 2019 Is Now Open

Over a million folks have accomplished the Nice North Run for the reason that occasion launched in 1981, with a record-breaking 43,656 folks crossing the end line final yr, together with Sir Mo Farah who claimed a fifth win in a row on the occasion.

So with such an unlimited variety of runners yearly it should be straightforward to get a spot within the race, proper? Don’t be fooled. Such is the recognition of the Nice North Run that it’s a must to enter a poll and cross your fingers if you wish to run the half marathon.

The 2019 lottery is open now till midday on Monday 4th February, with the outcomes of the draw introduced by e mail on Friday eighth February.

Enter the poll on the Nice North Run web site, the place you may be required to offer cost particulars for the £56 race entry, however it will solely be taken out of your account if you’re awarded a spot.

Should you enter the draw however later realise you may’t run the race on Sunday eighth September for any cause (hey, it occurs to the perfect of us), you may e mail the Nice Run crew ( to allow them to know you’d prefer to be withdrawn from the poll. Naturally, you’ll want to do that earlier than the poll closes and the draw course of begins.

There are a few different methods to participate within the Nice North Run when you aren’t drawn within the poll. The primary is to run for a great trigger. You possibly can apply for a charity place by checking the web site for the complete checklist of organisations which have locations within the race.

Lacking out on a spot within the Nice North Run is at all times a little bit of a downer, because it’s a race with a really distinctive ambiance, but it surely’s price remembering there are many different epic half marathons you may run within the UK in 2019.

There are two glorious half marathons going down per week after the Nice North Run when you do miss out within the poll. In London the Richmond RUNFEST encompasses a half marathon together with a 10Okay and a full marathon, and there’s additionally the Nice Bristol Run to think about on the 15th September. And when you’re useless set on heading north for the weekend you may join the Nice North 5K as an alternative of the half marathon, which takes place in Newcastle the day earlier than the principle occasion, with a scenic course that runs alongside the banks of the Tyne.


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