Local runners are being encouraged to register for this year’s Hanley Economic Potters Arf Marathon, which takes place on 12 June 2022, at a limited time entry fee.
Currently runners can register at the price of £27 per entrant, for the iconic half marathon, organised by Stoke-on-Trent City Council and sponsored by Hanley Economic Building Society.
This special offer expires on 1 March 2022, with a slight price increase to £27.50.
Cllr Lorraine Beardmore, cabinet member for leisure, culture and public health said: “The Potters Arf Marathon is one of our flagship events in Stoke-on-Trent and it is always a fantastic occasion, that brings the whole city together.
“For runners, walkers, relay teams and our junior athletes, there is an opportunity to take part in the Potters Arf, and be part of something truly iconic. I’ve taken part in the Potters Arf in the past and its an event I go to watch with my family every year and it’s a day like no other with an outstanding atmosphere that you can only get here in Stoke on Trent. I’d encourage everyone to sign up to this brilliant event and take advantage of the reduced entry fee.
“We would also like to thank the Hanley Economic Building Society for once again sponsoring the event and for their continued support.”
David Lownds, Head of Marketing & Business Development at Hanley Economic Building Society said: “Hanley Economic Building Society are proud to sponsor an event that brings so much to our city! The ‘Arf is an incredible event for both seasoned runners and those who want to take on a new challenge and we fully encourage anyone who is thinking about it, to get signed up.”
The Potters ’Arf is one of the most unique, community-spirited races in the UK. It has amazing support across Stoke-on-Trent, a wonderful atmosphere at the city centre finish, special medals and fantastic challenges.
It also raises thousands of pounds for local charities – including Douglas Macmillan Hospice, who support adults and children with life limiting illnesses and The Alice Charity – who work to improve the lives of families in crisis.
More information about the Potters ’Arf – including entry details, the latest news, race day information, and results – is available at https://www.stoke.gov.uk/pottersarf
People can also sign up to a new Potters ‘Arf e-bulletin by visiting www.stoke.gov.uk/stayconnected
Like and follow the official Hanley Economic Potters Arf Marathon on Facebook for all the latest updates about the event – www.facebook.com/pottersarfmarathon