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PUBLISHED: 13:58 06 April 2006 | UPDATED: 09:55 06 May 2010

Getting ready for the run

Getting ready for the run

GOOD fun for a good cause is proving popular with both beginners and more experienced runners alike. People of all ages and abilities have been signing up for this year s community fun run, to be held at Fairlands Valley Park, Stevenage on Bank Holiday Mo

GOOD fun for a good cause is proving popular with both beginners and more experienced runners alike.

People of all ages and abilities have been signing up for this year's community fun run, to be held at Fairlands Valley Park, Stevenage on Bank Holiday Monday, May 1.

The run raises much-needed funds for Garden House Hospice in Letchworth GC and the gentle 3km course takes a scenic route around the park.

Odyssey Health Club in Knebworth is entering no less than three teams for the event, two staff teams and a group of members.

Ian Riches, club director, said that he was "hoping for good times" from the members' team as the group is currently training for the London Marathon later this month.

Ian added: "We've got some varied abilities in the staff teams but certainly we would aim to beat the other health clubs.

"We're always up for a challenge.

"It will be a great day and it's for a good cause as well. It's obviously completely within our industry and something we would like to push members and staff alike to get them working for."

Entrants can run individually or as part of a team challenge, a boys' and girls' run or a schools team challenge.

The day finishes off with a family mass jog around the course.

To enter this year's run, simply complete the accompanying entry form, or write to Stevenage Community Trust, c/o EADS Astrium, Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage, SG1 2NY.

Alternatively, ring 01438 773368, email info@sct.uk.net or visit www.stevenagecommunitytrust.org The organisers of the run, the Stevenage Community Trust, would like to thank the event's sponsors, Ken Brown Motors, the Follett Trust, The Comet, North Hertfordshire College and Brian Underwood, mayor of Stevenage.


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