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City of Preston Road Race – entries are now open

Posted on - 9th February, 2020 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Charities, People, Preston News, What's On in Preston
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Rosemere City of Preston Road Race 2020

Entries are now open for this year’s annual City of Preston Road Race, which has Rosemere Cancer Foundation as their official race charity.

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The 10-mile English Athletics recognised run takes place on 9th August, setting off at 10 am from Walmer Bridge Village Hall. It follows a predominantly flat, fast two-lap course.

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As official race charity, Rosemere Cancer Foundation receives £1 for every runner that crosses the start line from the event’s organisers, the Central Lancs Running & Triathlon Club (CLAN). 

CLAN also donates £10 to the charity for every race marshal it supplies. In addition, it gives Rosemere Cancer Foundation a number of free race places for runners willing to be sponsored to take part in Rosemere’s name and raise at least £50 for the charity. 

Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s central area fundraising co-ordinator, Rebecca Arestidou, said: “We are delighted to once again be the City of Preston Road Race’s official race charity for 2020. The race is a long established event, popular among both the cream of local club athletes and also, runners who run to support not just us but various good causes.”

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Traditionally, the run attracts a mixed field of athletes ranging from elite club runners to fun runners. There is also a tandem one lap five mile run that sets off at the same time.

To sign up for the 10-mile race, entrants must be aged 16 and above. The entry fee is £22. Entrants to the five-mile race must be aged at least 15. Entry is £17 – click here to enter.

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Are you entering the run this year or know someone who should? Let us know in the comments.

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