It is recognised as one of the fastest half marathons in the country- and an ideal race for beginners. This weekend a record number - including Sports Correspondent Sarah Gomme - will take to the streets of Reading for the town's annual half marathon.
Up to 16,500 runners are gearing up to take part in the Reading Half Marathon on Sunday 17 March 2013. The event starts at the town's Madejski Stadium. The route will be exactly the same as last year's course.