Limber up for Sidbury fun run

PUBLISHED: 17:32 05 September 2008 | UPDATED: 11:05 17 June 2010

Sidbury Fair fun run, once again sponsored by the farmers of the village, will take place on Sunday, September 14, at 11.30am.

Sidbury Fair fun run, once again sponsored by the farmers of the village, will take place on Sunday, September 14, at 11.30am. Runners, joggers and walkers, from tots to veterans are welcome to take part in the event that will be started by Sir John Cave from the centre of the village. The course, split for juniors and adults, passes through the scenic setting of Sidbury Manor, climaxing on Evergreen Hill where spectacular views can be seen by walkers and runners alike. "The fun run is a wonderful family event during Sidbury Fair week. It seems to grow in popularity each year," said organiser Monique Pike. "We hope like last year we can see more young runners taking part." Further entry forms can be obtained from Drew's Butchers in Sidbury or by contacting Monique Pike on (01395) 597485. For more information contact Chris Woodruff (01395) 597780 or veldandchris@btinternet.com. This year the fair week starts on Friday, September 12, with the tug of war and hog roast in the Millennium Field.The village hall and parish rooms provide changing facilities (no showers) and are the venue for refreshments, bar and prize giving after the walk. All finishers receive a renowned Sidbury Fair local pottery memento.Prizes: 1st Female and 1st Male (local* and open); 1st Girl and 1st Boy 7-12yrs (local* and open); 1st Girl and 1st Boy 13-17yrs (local* and open) * local = living in 597 telephone area.Every entry will be entitled to a raffle ticket for a unique and unusual 'spot' prize.


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