Leeds & Liverpool Canal Christmas Cracker 2018

2nd Dec • by It’s Grim up North Running
Leeds, West Yorkshire, GB

The Leeds and Liverpool Christmas Cracker will be a jolly good merriment of festive fun. There will be tables laden (scrooge style) with mulled wine, chocolate baubles and Christmas cake, Yum, Yum and there may be even a plum pudding and bauble designed medal at the end.

Interestingly A Christmas Carol the famous Scrooge story penned by Charles dickens was believed to be inspired by Dickens stay in the Yorkshire town of Malton. Back in the early 19th century a building in Chancery Lane, Malton housed the Smithson families, law practice. As part of his training Charles Smithson spent his time in London and met and formed a relationship with Charles Dickens. Dickens spent a lot of time with the Smithson family in Malton. and it is believed that he modelled Scrooges counting house on the Chancery Lane premises.

Races

  1. Race Name: Marathon

    • Run 26.2mi
    Race Date: Sun 2 Dec 2018, 9.30am
  2. Race Name: Half Marathon

    • Run 13.1mi
    Race Date: Sun 2 Dec 2018, 9.30am
  3. Race Name: 20 mi

    • Run 20mi
    Race Date: Sun 2 Dec 2018, 9.30am
  4. Race Name: 10k

    • Run 10km
    Race Date: Sun 2 Dec 2018, 9.30am
  5. Race Name: 5k

    • Run 5km
    Race Date: Sun 2 Dec 2018, 9.30am

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