1: Soak up the history

You’ll take an amazing journey through history and pass countless iconic landmarks such as the Round Church, which was built all the way back in 1130! And for the first time ever the race will pass through two of Cambridge’s world famous colleges: Jesus and King’s.

2: Get that personal best

A famously flat course means that a PB could definitely be on the cards!

3: The race jersey

Who doesn’t love a freebie? Especially when you can look this good. Live and breathe the brand with our professional race jersey, in a size to fit you perfectly.

Fundraiser Lisa with her husband during the London Marathon holding up a Blind Veterans UK t-shirt
A fundraiser holding up a Blind Veterans UK t-shirt

4: Make a weekend of it

Art and culture at the Fitzwilliam Museum, street food at foodPark, world famous Chelsea Buns at Fitzbillies, punting on the River Cam: Cambridge offers no shortage of things to make up a brilliant weekend away, just be sure to save some energy for the race!

5: Thousands of cheering supporters

With thousands of well-wishers adorning the route and your name proudly displayed on your bib, you can rest assured plenty of encouragement will be coming your way, especially when supporting such a fantastic cause.

6: A chunky medal to commemorate your achievement

With previous racegoers describing the medal as “hefty” and “colossal”, you can be sure that all your bling bling wishes will come true.

Cambridge Half Marathon Medal

7: Limited availability

General sale tickets are sold out and we only have 20 places available. 20! Be sure to sign up ASAP to avoid disappointment.

8: Support from the team

Our cheerful and friendly Fundraising Manager for East Anglia, James, is available to answer any questions you may have. Feel free to drop him a line on james.bacharew@blindveterans.org.uk

9: The health benefits are huge

Get fit while you train, boost your mood with an increase in endorphins and support heart health, all by doing a bit of exercise? Sounds too good to be true! Get into an exercise routine and work towards the Cambridge Half Marathon as a goal.

Blind Veterans UK member Alan Lock and Dan Rodireges waving to the crowd during a road race
Fundraisers during a running race

10: Refreshments galore

What’s your tipple? Whether you’re an energy drink guy or a water only girl, there’ll be plenty of refreshments to keep you going before, during and after the race.

11: An exclusive invitation

By joining #TeamBlindVeteransUK you’ll get an exclusive invitation to join our Facebook group where you can swap training tips and fundraising ideas or just chat with fellow team members.

12: A guaranteed warm and fuzzy feeling

Crossing the finish line knowing you’ve done your bit to help end the crippling isolation suffered by blind veterans across the UK is a feeling that money just can’t buy.

Ken smiling and laughing with his volunteer supporter Liam as they walk down the street
Your fundraising supports blind veterans across the UK