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ASICS

ASICS are delighted to be announced as the headline sponsor of the Fleet Half Marathon for 2018. The race is a key event in the running calendar for athletes of all levels from near and far, and we are looking forward to supporting the runners on their personal journeys to race day.

Look out for more information on training events with our retail partner Alton Sports. #SeizeInspiration

 

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Alton Sports

Alton Sports are the largest specialty sports retailer in the south of England. 

We are a family ran business with core values at our souls. We pride ourselves on our in store fitting process, we stock the most comprehensive range of running and exercise footwear across the south of England, the newest and most innovative, cutting edge products, challenging the mediocre. 

In store we perform bare foot, static & dynamic testing to make sure that what ever sport your doing you will always have correctly fitted footwear.

We fit all technical sports gear from sports bra's to hydration packs. For expert advise or just a friendly chat with like minded people pop into 1 of our 4 stores, all our teams are sportsmen & women themselves who understand the dedication and passion you have. 

Alton Sports price match all authorised online prices & have unbeatable in store offers monthly so come pay us a visit.

Visit one of their four stores below or take a look online at www.altonsports.co.uk:
Alton - 110 High Street, Alton - 01420 84101
Eastleigh - Unit 2, 6a Wells Place, Eastleigh - 02380 613419
Farnham - 15 The Woolmead, Farnham - 01252 734999
Four Marks - 4 Hazel Road, Four Marks - 01420 562267

All running club members are entitled to a discount on presentation of their membership.
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Everyone Active - Hart Leisure Centre

Everyone Active is honoured and proud to support the Fleet Half Marathon 2018 and we hope that you have a wonderful time.  

Everyone Active have been appointed to manage Hart and Frogmore Leisure Centres for the whole community to enjoy.  Together with Hart District Council, we hope to improve the health of the community by providing first class programming, activities and facilities for people of all ages and abilities.

The new Hart Leisure Centre complex in Fleet provides three swimming pools, a 120 station gym, sauna and steam, high quality changing areas, a climbing wall, café, multiple sports pitches, group exercise studios and a sports hall.

Frogmore Leisure Centre in Yateley boasts a state-of-the-art gym, dedicated group cycling studio, brand new high quality mini offering sauna, steam room, hot beds, hot yoga studio and relaxation area.

Crèches are also available at both facilities, offering parents somewhere to keep little ones entertained whilst making use of the leisure centre facilities.

For more information visit www.everyoneactive.com or the centres directly;

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Tel: 01252 629974 Facebook: Everyone Active – Hart Leisure Centre Twitter: @eaHartLeisure

Frogmore Leisure Centre Potley Hill Road Yateley GU46 6AG

Tel: 01252 873454 Facebook: Everyone Active – Frogmore Leisure Centre Twitter: @eaFrogmore

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Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

Hearing Dogs North Hants & Surrey Borders Fundraising Group

We are a small dedicated local group of volunteers working to raise awareness and funds to help train and provide specially trained Hearing Dogs for severely and profoundly deaf children and adults. These clever dogs alert a deaf person to everyday sounds such as their name being called, the alarm clock, doorbell, cooker alarm and more importantly danger signals such as the smoke alarm.

Our aim is to give back Confidence, Companionship and Independence. Our dogs also give visibility to an otherwise invisible disability as they wear a distinct burgundy jacket which enables other people to see that the person who appears to be ignoring them cannot in fact hear them.

We raise funds and awareness of the charity by attending local fetes and fairs throughout the summer and holding a stall at the Fleet Christmas Festival in November. We are lucky enough to have among our local volunteers a Hearing Dog Mum fosterer, a puppy socialiser and recipients of a hearing dog whose lives have been changed completely. Here is Fleet resident Anne talking about her Hearing Dog Tegan. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkCEHGqd6ag

Around the UK we currently support 900 partnerships between a deaf person and a hearing dog - 35 partnerships live in the local area with a further 27 people on our waiting list. Our work is entirely voluntary funded so raising awareness and funds at Fleet Half Marathon we can honour our lifetime commitment to everyone who receives the gift of a Hearing Dog.

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Barons Farnborough

Barons Farnborough BMW have been trading for over 30 years. We continuously look to support the local community and are proud to provide the lead race car at the Fleet Half Marathon for the eighth year running. We offer a personal and friendly, yet professional service for New and Used BMW car Sales and Aftersales. Our state-of-the-art showroom on the Farnborough Road is the largest in the South and showcases the latest BMW model range with a large forecourt display of up to 100 Approved Used BMWs.
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Bloodwise (formerly Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research)

Bloodwise (the new name for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research) is the UK’s biggest blood cancer charity. We’re here to beat blood cancer. We stop people dying from blood cancer, we make patients’ lives better and we stop people getting blood cancer in the first place.

To date, our incredible runners at the Fleet Half Marathon have raised well over £100,000 to help us change the world for people with leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and other blood disorders.

Run for us, and you’ll be transforming lives:

  • £20 could pay for 100 patient information booklets to be sent to a hospital – so patients get expert information as soon as they’re diagnosed.
  • £100 could help a researcher analyse 120 blood cell samples – and any one of them could hold the key to a new discovery.
  • £500 could pay for a research nurse to support one of our clinical trials for three days – giving patients a hand to hold while they’re testing new treatments.

Run for Blodwise and we'll support you every step of the way with fundraising advice, training tips and sme of the best-looking kit out there. Visit our website, email or call us on 020 7504 2212. We can’t wait to have you on our team.

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Mackenzie Smith - Estate Agents in Hampshire & Surrey

Founded on the simple principle of delivering outstanding customer service, at Mackenzie Smith we believe in focusing on individual client needs and delivering a bespoke service, tailored to you.

We have been selling property and land in North Hampshire and the Surrey borders for 25 years and know our local markets intimately. We pride ourselves on providing accurate sales and rental valuation advice and selling and letting property whatever the market conditions.

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Square One

Square One is a private physiotherapy & sports injury practice that specialises in a variety of professional services to successfully assess, diagnose and treat all sport, lifestyle, recreational and occupational related injuries. Covering the whole of North Hampshire, our purpose is to ensure individuals return to full fitness and function as safely and as quickly as possible. We provide extensive support through the rehabilitation and recovery process to promote health & well-being and our services include physiotherapy, sports massage, shockwave therapy, acupuncture, pre and post-natal exercise programmes and event support.

To book a consultation with one of our friendly, professional and experienced therapists, please call on 01256 541515 or book online at www.square-one.uk.com.

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Royal British Legion

MEET US AT THE FLEET HALF MARATHON
 
On race day, come and meet members of the Fleet, Crookham & District Branch at our stand in Calthorpe Park.  Look out for The Royal British Legion gazebo and flags.
 
WHAT WE’RE HERE FOR
 
The Royal British Legion is at the heart of a national network that supports our Armed Forces community through thick and thin – ensuring their unique contribution is never forgotten. We’ve been here since 1921 and we’ll be here as long they need us.
 
LOCAL BRANCH CONTACTS
Fleet, Crookham & District Branch
 
Bill Tyack, Chairman, 01252 622894 - billtyack@btinternet.com
Tim Burt, Secretary, 01252 613802 - timburt@waitrose.com
 
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The Park Club

The Park Club Fleet is a members only health club based in Hart Shopping Centre offering a gym, 40 group exercise classes a week, Personal Training from Level 3 Personal Trainers and sauna and steam room.
The Park Club is delighted to sponsor the Fleet Half Marathon, for the third year running and is offering all entrants a complimentary five day pass to supplement their training – just quote ‘half marathon’ to get started!
 
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The Snowboard Shop

The Snowboard Shop is an independent winter sports retailer based in Fleet. Run by a small team of dedicated snowboarders they also happen to be keen runners too! As well as snowboards they also stock all the other bits you would expect for your next snowboard / ski trip and a range of Skateboards, Longboards and Stand Up Paddle boards too.

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Virgin Money Giving

If you are looking to raise funds for the race's supported charoties or a charity of your choice please check out the Virgin Money site where it wll be made easy for you. 

  • A CHANCE TO WIN BACK YOUR ENTRY FEE Our race would not happen without you - our runners and also our lovely volunteers. As a "thank you" for supporting our event we would like to offer you a chance of winning back your entry fee. If you have already entered, there is nothing extra for you to do :-) However if you haven't yet entered, make sure you do so by the end of play on January 1st 2018 - enter via www.fleethalfmarathion.com We will then pick 6 random names and refund your entry fee (applies to half marathon only not the Junior Fun Run).
  • Fleet Half Marathon updated their cover photo.
  • It will be a bit warmer in March :-) - keep up the training - and we will see you running in Fleet on 18/03/18 - the entries are coming in fast now with 15 weeks to go.......
  • 16 weeks and counting.......medals ordered and finisher gift is in design. Don't miss out on a place - enter today via www.fleethalfmarathon.com - spread the word!
  • Stuck for a Christmas present idea - why not ask for an entry into Fleet Half Marathon - a reason to get fit in 2018. Enter via www.fleethalfmarathon.com
  • Fleet Half Marathon added 2 new photos.AND THE WINNER IS....Chris Oryx. The answer to our competition question was ‘The Red Devils’. Congratulations Chris, we will message you with next steps to send you your new ASICS Jacket! Thank you again to everyone who entered - Happy Running!
  • Fleet Half Marathon was feeling excited.Thank you to all those who entered our competition - Entries are now closed. We will draw one lucky winner at random during the Fleet & Crookham AC AGM tonight - watch this space! Good luck to all those who entered :)
  • Fleet Half Marathon was feeling determined.A quarter of the 2018 race places now gone - 17 Sundays left until race day
  • Our competition ends on Sunday 26th November - enter now for a chance to win a great ASICS training jacket We have 1 Lite-Show Running Jacket up for grabs courtesy of our Sponsors ASICS. To win Follow, Share and Like our Facebook Page and answer the following question: Who "dropped in" to the first Fleet Half Marathon in 1982? Send a private message with your answer and we will pick one lucky winner on Sunday 26 November 2017. Good Luck!
  • Looking forward to run again at Fleet! As foreign military working at the NATO Maritime HQ in Northwood at first I thought it was the Navy Half Marathon championship. What a surprise to see that the Half Marathon was in the village of Fleet (and not the Naval Fleet). Enjoyed the race tremendously and finished 1st as old man 45+. See you! If interested in trailrunning, maybe you would like to visit my weblog: https://dutchtrailrunner.com/