Sheffield Half-Marathon Taster Session

14th March 2015

Who is it for?

With the introduction of a brand new course to this years ever popular Sheffield Half-Marathon, Front Runner will be holding half-marathon taster sessions to guide you through your training and prepare you for the big day itself!

If you’re making your first forays into the world of running and are unsure what to expect, these sessions are for you. Whether you want to simply recce the course or ease those pre-race nerves by being safe in the knowledge that you CAN do it!

It’s the perfect opportunity to meet like-minded people in exactly the same position as yourself. All runs will be done at a very steady pace giving you the opportunity to pick the brains of the Front Runner staff on all things running; from training, running technique, pre-race routines or race nutrition and hydration

Run Details:

Saturday 14th March

Meeting Time – 8:45am

Departure Time – 9am

Approximate Distance – 8 miles

Approximate Run Duration – 1 hour 20 minutes

How to book...

If you would like to join us on this taster session please email us at with the email subject "Sheffield Half Taster Session"

Run description:

Run from Front Runner and join the route at Hunters Bar roundabout. From the roundabout, follow the route of the half marathon up Ecclesall Rd, we will then carry straight on up Ecclesall Rd at the point at which the route turns right onto Knowle Ln. We will continue up Ecclesall Rd before joining the route once again turning onto Cross Ln heading towards Dore. Now following the route past the shops in Dore before bearing left onto Limb Ln, joining Ecclesall Road once more. Once back onto Ecclesall Rd, we have the easy task of running back down the hill to Hunters Bar. We will be back at the shop at roughly 10:30.


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