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Running: Get set for Queensgate and MCC events

Runners in last year's Queensgate Run, from lefty, Ken Beak, Elaine Parry, Rosie Eldridge, and Samantha Fancourt.

Runners in last year's Queensgate Run, from lefty, Ken Beak, Elaine Parry, Rosie Eldridge, and Samantha Fancourt.

Matt White

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 10:10

TWO popular running events are taking place on the Isle of Wight this weekend.
The fifth annual Queensgate Foundation Primary School fun run will be held on Saturday, followed by the MCC Promotions 10k run series at Yaverland on Sunday.
Online registration for the Queensgate run closes at 11pm tonight (Wednesday), although runners can register at 9.30am on Saturday, ahead of the 10.30am start.
A challenging ten-mile run taking in the grounds of Osborne House will be on offer, alongside a 5k fun event, both starting at the East Cowes school.
For more details, visit https://queensgateprimary.co.uk/fun-run
On Sunday, runners of all abilities have been invited to take part in the MCC Promotions run from Yaverland to Shanklin and back.
Runners can enter on the day at Browns Cafe, between 10am and 10.45am.
Awards for teams and veterans aged over 45 have been introduced this year.
Island runners Dan Eckersley and Laura Brackley hold the course records.
Free parking is available at Browns.
For more details contact race director Mark Caswell on 07977831519.

 


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