Elite Runners

The Sage Reading Half Marathon welcomes elite runners and can provide a range of packages and incentives to help you produce a fast time. These can include, free elite entry, time bonus payments, prize money and pace runners.

Click here for a full list of all 2018 prizes


Runners with the following performances in the past 12 months should contact elite@sweatshop.co.uk for further details & bespoke package opportunities:


Andy Vernon 2017 winner, Andy Vernon, returns to defend his title in preparation for the Commonwealth Games


Charlotte Purdue 2017 Vitality Reading Half Marathon Female Winner:
Charlotte Purdue


*Athletes to look out for, who will be fighting it out for a top 10 finishing spot.


Jamie Seddon*
Glen Winning
Nigel Rackham
Mark Long
Lloyd Biddell
Jamie Barnett
James Watson
Emmett McGinty
Ryan McFlynn
Damian Nevins
Declan Reed*
Chris Jordan
Andrew Lawrence
Rob McTaggart
Gary O'Brien
Phil Burden*
Luc Jolly
George Gurney
Kojo Kyereme*
Steve Way*
Alistair Smith
Martin Williams*
James Baker*
Matthew Rees
Joseph Clark
Jarlath McKenna*
Dean Lacy*
Daniel Clarke
Mike Carmody
Matthew Collins*
Tom Higgs*
James Bolton
Alex Milne*
Matthew Edmonds
Damian Carr
Ash Harrell
Scott Overall*
Josh Bull*
Andy Vernon*
Jamie Parkinson*
Sam Lloyd-Perks
Simon Kasimili*
Paul Martelletti*
Paul Whittaker*
Daniel Robinson
Aaron Richmond
Matt Clowes*
Sam Humphrey
Dave Ragan
Richard Weir*
Kieran Clements
Ollie Garrod
Paul Graham
Adam Hickey
James Straw
Richard Allen*
Simon Lewis
Andrew Chambers
Andy Coley-Maud*
Tony Payne*
Neil Phillips
Mark Threlfall
Matt Sharpe*
James Rodgers*
Harry Palmer
Maxwell Dumbrell
Annabel Granger*
Emma Stepto*
Jessica Webb
Naomi Mitchell
Sophie Carter
Ann-Marie McGlynn*
Molly Browne
Sarah Hill*
Rebecca Hilland*
Charlotte Firth
Leigh Lattimore*
Stephanie Davis*
Dani Nimmock*
Sarah Lowery
Katie Bingle
Katrina Wootton*
Sarah Gruber
Steph McCall
Natasha Cockram
Charlotte Rose
Kimberly Horner
Sarah Johnson
Elinor Kirk*
Lara Bromilow
Clara Evans*
Melanie Wilkins
Rachel Gifford
Hayley Munn*
Isabel Clark*
Calli Thackery*

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