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Competition Time! - No Running Required

In association with New Balance, The Hanley Economic Potters 'Arf Marathon are giving you the opportunity to:

Win a Pair of Performance Trainers.

To Enter either:

Like our special Potters 'Arf Post on The Hanley's Page.


Favourite the Potters 'Arf Tweet on the Potters 'Arf Feed.

Posts / Tweets will appear between April 30th and May 1st 2015
The deadline for entries is Midday May 5th 2015

Competition Terms & Conditions

  • Entry is only allowed via Facebook or Twitter social media
  • Prize as stated no cash alternative
  • UK residents only
  • No purchase necessary
  • The Winner will be chosen on May 5th 2015 and the judge's decision is final
  • The Winner will be contacted by 14th May 2015 on how to redeem their prize
  • Hanley Employees, Potters 'Arf Committee Members, Event Sponsors or New Balance Employees and their families are not permitted to enter
  • By entering this competition, entrants agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions
  • The winner may be asked to take part in publicity within 21 days of the closing date
  • Upon written request, The Hanley will provide the Winners name by email, or in hard copy. If the list is requested in hard copy, the request must be accompanied by a "Stamped, self-addressed envelope"

2015 Winned Team Trophy

The First Male and Female team (4 to count) to finish this year will receive the Sir Stanley Mathews Trophy, an individual team medal and voucher courtesy of New Balance.

2015 Finishers Shirts and Plates

The Designs for the 2015 plates and shirts given to all finishers have been finalised.

April update

Entries continue to come in and we are looking at a record entry for 2015. Do not leave it until the last minute to enter as quite a number of races have been full this year .

Race numbers for the runners who entered at the Potters 'Arf launch and the postal entries should have now received their numbers and on line entries will be next.

We welcome Lucozade on board, they will be providing all finishers with a free sample as well as being on hand to offer hydration advice.

The Twitter account seems to be popular with runners tweeting their race number. Tweet how your training is going #pottersarf.

Don't forget to visit the account on April 30th or May 1st for a chance to win a pair of New Balance Performance Trainers.

Previous Race Winners Ben Gamble and Michelle Ross Cope have confirmed they are running the 2015 race.

Launch Success

A record number 275 entrants took advantage of the 25% discount on offer at this years launch courtesy of our sponsors the Hanley Building Society.

The Victoria Hall proved a fantastic venue which helped our sponsors, supporters, charities and Mike Perry offer advice to many runners.

Great thanks go to previous race winners Mandy Vernon, Rebecca Harrison and Ben Gamble for taking the time to offer advice to athletes.

Don't forget if you missed the launch there is still plenty of time to enter!

Love Stoke

Once again Love Stoke is one of our charities.

Click Here to find out more about them.

2015 Entries Are Now Open!!!

Race Entry is now open for the 2015 Run, the closing date for entries will be Friday 12th June 2015.

Click HERE for an application form

Welcome to the 2015 event which will be bigger and better.

  • Race date is Sunday 14th June 2015
  • We have increased the limit to 2400 so hopefully no one will miss out
  • All entrants will receive a technical t-shirt, a medal and a ceramic plate courtesy of Steelite International
  • Entrants in the walk and relay will also recieve the same t-shirt and plate and a finishers medal
  • The time bonus medals are once again on offer with Gold for Sub 1:30, Silver for Sub 1:45 and Bronze for Sub 2:00. There will be finishers' medas for everyone else.
  • Entries open December 1st 2014 either by visiting one of the Hanley Building Society branches or on line via our website.
  • With all our sponsors from last year on board lots of other giveaways will be on offer.

For anyone thinking of taking part for the first time we can promise you a great event with fantastic support on the course and a fabulous reception awaits you on finishing in the City Centre

Ken Rushton

Race Director

2014 Results

Congratulations to all those who entered and completed the Course this year

Full results can be found HERE

The 2014 winners were Anuradha Cooray for the men and Sophie Carter for the women

Anuradha Cooray Sophie Carter

Congratulations to all those who participated

The Potters Arf 2013 was a great success and all results can be seen here The Winners of the 2013 race were Ben Gamble and Jocelyn Payne

Ben Gamble Jocelyn Payne

2012 Race Winners

The Winner of the 2012 race were Andi Jones and Julia Matheson

Andi Jones Julia Matheson

More photos from the Race can be viewed below

Enter Online

Runners World

Runners   Walkers   Relay Teams

Enter By Post/In Person

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Our Sponsors

Our Sponsors The Hanley Afford City of Stoke on Trent Jack

Nominated Charities

Love Stoke       Douglas MacMillan Hospice

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