Great East Run

Ipswich, Suffolk

Organiser's Description

This half marathon follows a fast flat course, great for both new runners and those looking for a half marathon PB.

Take on a fantastic half marathon in Ipswich on Sunday 20 September 2020! Challenge yourself to 13.1 amazing miles of the beautiful Suffolk countryside, musical entertainment, and plenty of cheering crowds. Set yourself a 2020 goal today! We hope to see you on the start line in 2020!

Starting and finishing close to Ipswich Town's Portman Road Stadium, runners pass the prestigious Willis building before heading down to Ipswich's vibrant waterfront. It then runs out and back along Wherstead Road, and on returning to the town centre, runners will continue along the waterfront for a second time, before reaching the finish line on Sir Alf Ramsey Way.

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  • Half Marathon 17+yrs old
    £33 BOOK

Ipswich is approximately 1.5 hours’ drive from London, less than a three hour drive from Birmingham and around 1.5 hours from Norwich. Well sign-posted, the surrounding area of Suffolk is within close proximity with towns and villages easy to get to by major country and main roads. For help with planning your journey to Ipswich and Suffolk please visit

There are plenty of car parking options to choose from on event day. Visit to take a look at the car parks and tarrifs.

We recommend arriving ready to run and leaving any valuables with family or friends. However, if this is not possible participants will be able to leave bags in the baggage-drop area.

Remove the baggage label (which is attached to your run number), fill in the details and secure the label your bag before leaving them in the baggage area.

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