Entries for Spirit of the Staithes run taken on day

On Sunday Blyth Running Club will be holding the Spirit of the Staithes ten-kilometre run, sponsored by Transped Logistics and Port of Blyth.

Monday, 28th March 2016, 8:32 am
Updated Friday, 1st April 2016, 7:34 pm

The race will start at the quayside at 10am, and all finishers will receive a T-shirt.

Walkers and cyclists using the beach path are being made aware that the runners will be on the path from about 10.10am but hopefully they will not be too inconvenienced.

Entries on the day will be taken at the Quay public house until about ten minutes before the start, although the entries will be £12 for club runners and £14 for unattached runners.

The club have a thriving Junior section and provide opportunities for young athletes between the ages of eight and 17 to receive coaching in endurance athletics and also sprints, throws and jumping events.

All coaching is by qualified UK Athletics coaches who are trained and have been screened for their suitability for working with young people.

Anybody interested can call Keith on (01670) 362668 for further details.

The club currently run indoor sessions on a Tuesday night at Bede Academy where the aim is to provide young children with a fun and active experience of being part of a sports club.

Children will also have the opportunity to work towards recognised UK:Athletics awards.

Anybody wishing register or wanting more information should call the aforementioned number.

Blyth welcome any new runners of any age and ability, so if anyone wants to join then they just need to turn up at Blyth Sports Centre on one of the club nights, which are Monday and Wednesday at 6.45pm, email [email protected]