Event details

  • Date: 17 March 2019
  • Location: Reading

The Reading Half Marathon not only takes in the centre of Reading, where you will experience huge crowd support, but also still passes through the beautiful grounds of the University campus.

The race culminates in a finish rarely found outside an Olympic stadium with over 15,000 people cheering you into the stadium and over the finish line.

Help us make a difference

Providing dedicated support for people living with life-limiting conditions, we are an invaluable lifeline to thousands across the UK.

Your participation and sponsorship will help us continue to be there for our patients, service users and their families at the most difficult time of their life.

Not for you?

Don’t worry! If the Vitality Reading Half Marathon isn’t for you, why not check out our full events and challenges calendar?

We have so many amazing events lined up, from 10Ks and marathons to bike rides and overseas adventures, there's bound to be something else to suit you.

Frequently asked questions

  • How will I receive a Sue Ryder vest?

    During the registration process you will be asked to give the vest size you require - if applicable to the event. Your vest will be posted to you directly using the address stated in your registration.

  • How can I get a training plan?

    You’ll find your personalised training plan in your welcome pack. If you didn’t receive one in your pack or you wish to change it, then just let the Events Team know.

  • Where can I find fundraising ideas?

    Our jam-packed fundraising guide can be found in both your welcome pack and also on our website. Our Events Team are also on hand with fundraising ideas and tips too, and you can get in contact with them by emailing events@sueryder.org or calling 0207 554 5958.

  • How can I pay in my fundraising?

    If you’ve set up an online fundraising page (e.g. Virgin Money Giving) then your fundraising will automatically come us. If you have any cheques, you can send them to the Events Team in the London Office. Just make sure you pop your name and event on the back. Alternatively, you can drop in your fundraising to any of our hospices.