RUNNERS of all ages will take part in the 36th Henley half marathon and Henley Standard 10km on Sunday. More than 1,500 people are expected to join the races, which will both start and finish at Borlase Field, next to Henley Rugby Club. The main race, which is sponsored by Invesco, follows a route over Henley Bridge, along Remenham Lane to the Flower Pot pub at Aston, back along the towpath and over the bridge. The runners then go along Marlow Road, up Icehouse Lane to Fawley, down Fawley Hill and then back to the start via Fair Mile. The 10km course follows the second section of the course from Marlow Road. The event is organised by the Rotary Club of Henley Bridge and raises money for various charities. Entrants can also raise money for their own causes. Kirstie Donald, a teacher at the Oratory Prep School in Goring Heath, will be running the half marathon with her son Archie, 15, a pupil at Radley College. The pair, who live in Howe Road, Watlington, will be supported on the day by Mrs Donald’s husband Ed and their other children, Monty, 13, Hugo, 11, and Annabel, seven. Mrs Donald, who will… Read full this story
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