Run the Cambridge Half Marathon on International Women’s Day

Take in Cambridge's rich architecture while raising funds for women's health

Woman smiles as she runs with other people along road with trees

It’s not every day you get to run through one of the most beautiful cities in the world without a car in sight.

On the 8 March it’s the Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon 2020, and there’s still time to sign up and run for Wellbeing of Women.

And what better day to raise funds for women’s health than on International Women’s Day?

General entries for the event are now sold out – so, by running for us, not only will you get an enviable space in one of the UK’s biggest half marathons, but you’ll help us raise money for crucial medical research.

This year there will be a brand new route through two iconic University of Cambridge colleges, Jesus College and the postcard-perfect King’s College, and all roads will be completely closed.

As well as featuring stunning scenery the route is flat. So whether you’re looking to run your first half marathon or want to beat a personal best you won’t have steep climbs holding you back.

The 13.1 miles will take you from Victoria Avenue up into Elizabeth Way, then right through the heart of the city.

After running down to St Mary and St Michael Church, you’ll head back up north past the Botanic Garden to the centre, finishing back where you started.

Your minimum fundraising target will be £250, which will go towards finding groundbreaking treatments and cures across the full breadth of women’s health including gynaecological cancers, pregnancy complications, endometriosis and more.

For more information, visit the Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon website.

To register your interest, email

See you there!

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