40th edition of the Gozo Half Marathon on Sunday 26th April

06 Mar 2015 07:00
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Press Release
Credit : Gozo Half Marathon

The 40th edition of the Gozo Half Marathon is being held on Sunday 26th April. The event is the largest and longest standing athletic event in Gozo attracting hundreds of athletes, with over 400 participants taking part last year.

Prospective applicants can participate in the half marathon (13.1 mile), 8 mile and 13.1 mile mountain bike races. Children can take part in the 4km or 2km, depending on their ages. Registration for the 2 km Fun Run is open to all ages, making it possible for the whole family to participate and enjoy a day out.

All races start at 9.15 am and conveniently start and end at the Xaghra Square. A total of 89 trophies will be awarded to the best performers.

Fees for applications received by the 18th of April are set at €12 for adult races and Late application fees apply from the 18th of April, with of April.

Interested participants can register for any of the races online at www.gozomarathon.org/apply/. For more information please visit www.gozomarathon.org. The organizers can be contacted through email on [email protected] or by telephone on 79797957.

The Gozo Half Marathon Organizing Committee lies within the Xaghra Youth Centre and is being proudly supported by Xaghra Local Council, Ministry for Gozo, Malta Tourism Authority, San Michel and Gatorade.