The Ipswich Half Marathon returns this weekend, with runners from around the county taking to the streets of Ipswich.

On Sunday, September 17, hundreds of runners will take part in the Larking Gowen Ipswich Half Marathon.

Along the route, runners will pass well known locations such as Ipswich Waterfront, Holywells Park and the River Orwell.

The event will start at Portman Road at 9.30am.

Ipswich Star: The route for the Larking Gowen Ipswich Half MarathonThe route for the Larking Gowen Ipswich Half Marathon (Image: Larking Gowen Ipswich Half Marathon/Run for all)

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Key Timings

7.30am - Race Office and Baggage Store opens in the Event Village

9.10am - Warm up starts on the start line

9.30am - Official start time

10.40am - Winner expected

Water stations and toilets

Water stations will be situated at the 2.8 mile, 5.9 mile, 7.9 mile and 10.9 mile marks.

High 5 energy tabs will be provided at 7.9 miles and 10.9 miles, and High 5 energy gels will also be available at 7.9 miles.

There will be designated toilets at the event, situated within the event village, and any competitor seen not using those toilets will be disqualified.

Road Closures

A full list of road closures and parking restrictions can be found here.