Starting times set for Seabank Marathon

START times have been set for the races at this year’s Seabank Marathon as preparations for the big day gain pace

The event, now in its 34th year, will see people running or walking from Skegness to Boston to raise money for their chosen charities.

It takes place on Sunday, July 17, and will include a number of shorter courses for casual joggers and dog walkers.

The trail race will start at 9am at the South Parade car park, Skegness. The fundraising walkers/ joggers event will start 9.15am, and the Skegness dog walkers will begin at 9.30am.

In Fishtoft, Boston, the mini-marathon event sets off at 11am and the three-mile dog walkers course begins at 11.15am. The start and finish for these will be at the Fishtoft Scout Hut.

There’s still plenty of time to enter the Seabank Marathon with all but the £20 entry fee this year going to the participant’s chosen charity.

Entry and sponsorship forms are available now from the Boston Standard offices at 5-6, Church Lane, Boston, or via

l For more on the history of the Seabank Marathon, see next week’s Standard.