First British Airways Run Gatwick Takes Place May 13th

With a half marathon, 5k, corporate 5k and family run, there’s something for every runner at Run Gatwick this weekend.

Running royalty will be out in force for the event. Colin Jackson will be the starter and Sally Gunnell an Iwan Thomas will also be in attendance. All three former athletes are also ambassadors for Flying Start, the global charity partnership between British Airways and Comic Relief.

Susie Chan will be providing race commentary, and there will be a team of Xempo pacers catering for sub 1:30, sub 1:40, sub 1:50, sub 2:00, sub 2:10 and sub 2:20 finish times.

Go to www.rungatwick.com for further details, including how to get there and race timings.

You can also like the Facebook page www.facebook.com/rungatwick and follow @rungatwick #rungatwick on Twitter for all the latest news.

Good luck to all taking part in this exciting new event!

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