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    Sheffield Superhero/Supervillain Sprint 5K & 10K
    £15 - £18
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    Sheffield Superhero/Supervillain Sprint 5K & 10K

    12 Meadowhall Rd, Sheffield S9 1EP, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Join us for the SECOND annual Sheffield Defeat Dementia Superhero Sprint on Saturday 8th June 2019.

    This brand new Superhero/Supervillain sprint event consists of a 5km fun run and a 10km race and costume contest on the beautiful Sheffield/Tinsley canal towpath. Wear your favourite superhero or supervillain gear and use your superpowers to walk, run or sprint to the finish line. Its going to be a whole comic strip of fun with a whole lot of running thrown in too!

    Burn off some energy, use your superpowers and have a WHOLE load of superhero or supervillain fun!. It's a family friendly 5k,10k with a medal and a FREE goody bag for all finishers!

    Bring your family and friends and join us as we take to the streets for the second annual Sheffield Superhero Sprint. Choose your distance - 5km or 10km - and get going before the supervillains catch you. Run on your own, as a pair or in a team. FREE goody bag and bespoke medal for all runners; friendly marshals & refreshments available too. Get your capes on!

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    King Of The Hill – Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K
    Sun 13th Oct
    £5 - £18
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    King Of The Hill – Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

    Manchester Road Towngate, Marsden, Huddersfield HD7 6DB, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The best ideas are always the most simple! Start at the bottom of the hill and run to the top, then if thats not enough run back down. 400m up then down. In God's own county, this will be a race you won't forget. And with 4 different distances there's a route for all.

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    Hollingworth Lake 5k Series – Race 5
    Wed 29th May
    Littleborough, North West, United Kingdom
    £8 - £10
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    Hollingworth Lake 5k Series – Race 5

    Rose Cottage, Rakewood Rd, Littleborough OL15 0AP, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Many of us may have enjoyed a stroll around the scenic lake with a family or friend and enjoyed the flat surfaces, easy walking and views it offers. So when it came to hosting a 5k with a memorable route I looked no further than Hollingworth Lake. Runnable for all ability levels. Fast, flat, scenic and electronically timed 5k. UKA licence pending and Course Measurement distance certified race.

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    Race for Life 5K & 10K - Leeds
    £10 - £14.99
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    Race for Life 5K & 10K - Leeds

    Club House, Temple Newsam Rd, Leeds LS15 0LN, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    This race is suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research.

    The course starts and finishes in front of Temle Newsam house. It is a beautiful one lap course snaking its way around the estate. It is a mix of tarmac pathways, gravel trails and some sections of cut grass to run on. There are 1-2 hills but nothing too arduous, all runnable for a first time 5k

    There are plenty of areas at the start and finish in front of the house and on the course from which to spectate, these will be obvious to find on event day.

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    Bubble Rush – Tameside
    Sun 2nd Jun
    £10 - £20
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    Bubble Rush – Tameside

    Dukinfield Rugby Union Football Club, Blocksages Playing Fields, Birch Lane, Dukinfield SK16 5AP, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    It's a 3k course with four Bubble Stations pumping out huge amounts of brightly coloured foam - blue, green, yellow and pink. It's not timed, so just enjoy running, walking, toddling or even dancing through the environmentally friendly clouds of bubbles. You really will have the best time ever!

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    King of the Hill – June
    £3
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    King of the Hill – June

    29 Binn Rd, Marsden, Huddersfield HD7 6HF, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The best ideas are always the most simple! Start at the bottom of the hill and ride or run to the top. About 3 miles, or 5 kilometres lets just call it a long climb. The route follows the Kirklees Way, onto the Pennine Way, out onto the road at the top. First Wednesday of every month.

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    Race for Life 5K – Chesterfield
    Sun 9th Jun
    £10 - £14.99
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    Race for Life 5K – Chesterfield

    Queen's Park Sports Centre, 8 Boythorpe Rd, Chesterfield S40 2ND, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. This is beating cancer.

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    Sandall Beat Trail Race
    Wed 12th Jun
    £4.30 - £16.60
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    Sandall Beat Trail Race

    Armthorpe Rd, Doncaster DN2 5RT, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    We will once again have the use of the tremendous facilities at Castle Park the home of Championship Rugby Club the Doncaster Knights. They will be providing us with changing and showering facilities along with hot and cold food, refreshments and of course a fully licensed bar, where you will be able to regale your account of the great race you have just completed.

    Sandall Beat Wood is the most popular woodland in Doncaster, it was established in the early 1800s and it is recognised as a Site of Special Scientific Interest and Local Nature Reserve. The woodland covers 140 acres and it is well served by many woodland trails making it the ideal venue for this 10K race. Doncaster Athletic Club makes good use of the woodland and surrounding area on their training nights

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    Race for Life 5K & 10K – Wakefield
    Sat 15th Jun
    £10 - £14.99
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    Race for Life 5K & 10K – Wakefield

    Thornes Park Athletics Stadium, Horbury Rd, Wakefield WF2 8TY, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Race for Life is anything but a race. Its your time to get together with friends and family and show cancer it wont win. Its not about being the fittest or the fastest, its about crossing the finish line any way you want.

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    £10.50 - £35.50
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    Canal Canter Summer Extravaganza

    Commercial Rd, Leeds LS5 3AW, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    As the name suggests this is an out and back canter on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. The route will start and finish at Kirkstall about 2.5 miles outside the centre of Leeds. Whilst this flat route is not particularly technical its a great opportunity to improve your own PB.

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    £10 - £12
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    Bunny Run

    Sutton Bank National Park Centre, Sutton Bank, Thirsk YO7 2EH, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The North York Moors National Park in conjunction with the Hardmoors Race Series present the Bunny Run 5k + Trail Race. The Bunny Run is staged in the beautiful North York Moors amongst some of the most stunning scenery in the UK. The BunnyRun Trail Race is well marked and marshalled so no navigational skills are needed.

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    Race For Life 5K – Buxton
    Wed 19th Jun
    £10 - £14.99
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    Race For Life 5K – Buxton

    The Pavilion Gardens, St John's Rd, Buxton SK17 6BE, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. This is beating cancer.

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    Race for Life 5K – Doncaster
    Sun 23rd Jun
    £10 - £14.99
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    Race for Life 5K – Doncaster

    Townfields Hotel, 60 Thorne Rd, Doncaster DN1 2JW, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. This is beating cancer.

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    Race for Life 5K & 10K - Clumber Park
    Sun 30th Jun
    £10 - £14.99
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    Race for Life 5K & 10K - Clumber Park

    National Trust Clumber Park, Worksop S80 3AZ, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    This race is suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research.

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    Cancer Research UK Louth Run for Life
    £5
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    Cancer Research UK Louth Run for Life

    Louth LN11, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    1k and 5k events (walk, jog or run). Open to men, women and children. The event starts and ends in the Market Place in the pretty Lincolnshire market town of Louth. The route takes in the beautiful Hubbards Hills Park and has great support along the way. Fancy Dress is always encouraged and spot prizes are given.

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    King of the Hill – July
    £20
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    King of the Hill – July

    30 Binn Rd, Marsden, Huddersfield HD7 6HF, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The best ideas are always the most simple! Start at the bottom of the hill and ride or run to the top. About 3 miles, or 5 kilometers. lets just call it a long climb. The route follows the Kirklees Way, onto the Pennine Way, out onto the road at the top.

    The new KotH 10K, this is just as simple, run up the hill, run down the hill, so choose to run or ride the 5k or run 10k.

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    Huddersfield 5k Park Series – Race 1
    Thu 4th Jul
    £8 - £10
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    Huddersfield 5k Park Series – Race 1

    Colleta Pavilion, Huddersfield HD1 4HS, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Huddersfield 5k Park Series are new weekly 5k races run in July at the stunning Greenhead Park. The popular weekend parkrun regularly has 600 plus runners, so its the perfect venue to organise an accurately measured, UKA licensed, live chip timed 5k event series. The park itself is very easy to get to via the M62, or by bus or rail from all areas of the North West.

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    £5.30 - £20
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    Doncaster 5K

    Doncaster, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Doncaster AC present Doncasters classic race of the year, a fast three lap course around the town centre for 5K runners and one lap for fun runners. Large home crowds line the route which is well marshalled with authorised road closures and police support.

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    Alderman’s Ascent Fell Race
    Thu 11th Jul
    £5
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    Alderman’s Ascent Fell Race

    5 Manchester Rd, Greenfield, Oldham OL3 7DW, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The 2nd running of this fund-raising 8.5k hill race, with a total ascent of 402m, from Saddleworth Rangers clubhouse, Greenfield, Greater Manchester. The route is mostly off road and covers narrow paths and uneven terrain, with steep, grassy climbs and descents. Junior Races are also available.

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    Pretty Muddy Race for Life 5K & Kids – Harrogate
    Sat 13th Jul
    £10 - £19.99
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    Pretty Muddy Race for Life 5K & Kids – Harrogate

    1 Oatlands Dr, Harrogate HG2 8JT, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Race for Life Pretty Muddy is our brilliant 5k muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have fun with your friends, and raise valuable funds for beating cancer.

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    Race for Life 5K & 10K – Harrogate
    Sun 14th Jul
    £10 - £14.99
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    Race for Life 5K & 10K – Harrogate

    Harrogate HG1 1BJ, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    This is race is suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. This is beating cancer.

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    £5 - £16.25
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    Dog Jog – Leeds

    Princes Ave, Leeds LS8 2EP, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Dog Jog series are unique 5k jogging events for you and your dog to get fit and have fun. Each event offers a relaxed and fun atmosphere with no times and no pressure. They are also a great opportunity to meet like-minded dog owners in your area. Plus whats more, when you cross the finish line youll receive a fantastic Doggy Bag jam-packed with goodies for both you and your dog, as well as Dog Jog Collar Keyring medal! Dog Jog is all about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the great outdoors with your favourite four-legged friend!

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    Burton Leonard 10k
    Sun 14th Jul
    £13 - £15
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    Burton Leonard 10k

    Apron Ln, Harrogate HG3, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    On behalf of the race organizing team, I would like to openly welcome entrants and supporters to the annual Burton Leonard 10K and 3K junior races.

    We are delighted that the 2018 event is proudly sponsored again by the refreshing local business, Grass Roots of Harrogate.

    Both race routes sample the natural rural terrain of the pretty landscape which surrounds our picturesque village. For 33 years, the event has famously attracted a complimentary mix of club runners and leisure runners from across the region. We organize our race plan with a culture of constant review and continuous improvement. Our goals are simple; To deliver an excellent race experience together with the safety of competitors, officials, and spectators. Recent tweaks over the last few years have produced well organized and suitably challenging courses. The start and finish area are located within the Burton Leonard Primary School grounds - allowing a great location for our finishing arch and plenty of space for warming up and spectators.

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    The Big Fun Run series – Leeds
    £14 - £16
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    The Big Fun Run series – Leeds

    Mansion Ln, Leeds LS8, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Big Fun Run is a series of 5k untimed runs staged within scenic settings throughout the UK from July to October. Run for fitness, run for charity, run for funjust run! Theres no pressure, just some easy moves and lots of laughs. Its all about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the whole experience of the day.

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    Huddersfield 5k Park Series – Race 4
    Thu 25th Jul
    £8 - £10
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    Huddersfield 5k Park Series – Race 4

    Colleta Pavilion, Huddersfield HD1 4HS, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Huddersfield 5k Park Series are new weekly 5k races run in July at the stunning Greenhead Park. The popular weekend parkrun regularly has 600 plus runners, so its the perfect venue to organise an accurately measured, UKA licensed, live chip timed 5k event series.

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    The Big Fun Run series – Sheffield
    £14 - £16.25
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    The Big Fun Run series – Sheffield

    Rother Valley Country Park, Mansfield Rd, Sheffield S26 5PQ, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Big Fun Run is a series of 5k untimed runs staged within scenic settings throughout the UK from July to October. Run for fitness, run for charity, run for funjust run! Theres no pressure, just some easy moves and lots of laughs. Its all about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the whole experience of the day.

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    Dog Jog – Sheffield
    Sat 10th Aug
    £5 - £13.50
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    Dog Jog – Sheffield

    Unnamed Road, Kiveton Park, Sheffield S26 5RN, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Dog Jog series are unique 5k jogging events for you and your dog to get fit and have fun. Each event offers a relaxed and fun atmosphere with no times and no pressure. They are also a great opportunity to meet like-minded dog owners in your area. Plus whats more, when you cross the finish line youll receive a fantastic Doggy Bag jam-packed with goodies for both you and your dog, as well as Dog Jog Collar Keyring medal! Dog Jog is all about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the great outdoors with your favourite four-legged friend!

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    King of the Hill – September
    £3 - £5
    Details

    King of the Hill – September

    23 Old Mount Rd, Marsden, Huddersfield HD7 6DX, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The best ideas are always the most simple! Start at the bottom of the hill and ride or run to the top. About 3 miles, or 5 kilometres% lets just call it a long climb. The route follows the Kirklees Way, onto the Pennine Way, out onto the road at the top. First Wednesday of every month.

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    No Walk in the Park 5k – September
    Sat 7th Sep
    £3 - £5
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    No Walk in the Park 5k – September

    9 Boythorpe Ave, Chesterfield S40 2QE, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    A monthly time trial race held every month usually on the first Saturday. Race HQ is the Cricket Pavilion, Queen's Park, entrance on Boythorpe Avenue. Changing, showers, refreshments available. This is an accurate 5k course officially measured by a UKA/ARC course measurer.

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    Pretty Muddy Race for Life – York
    £10 - £19.99
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    Pretty Muddy Race for Life – York

    The Knavesmire, York YO23 1ES, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Race for Life Pretty Muddy is our brilliant muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have fun with your friends. And raise valuable funds for beating cancer.

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    ABP HUMBER COASTAL HALF MARATHON
    Sun 15th Sep
    £13 - £24
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    ABP HUMBER COASTAL HALF MARATHON

    Vision Express, Hewitts Circus Retail Park, Hewitt's Ave, Humberston, Cleethorpes DN35 9QR, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Come along to the seaside at Cleethorpes to join over 2000 other runners in the 3rd Coastal 5k/half marathon.

    Fantastic location on the sea front with super views out to sea and lovely coastal footpaths.

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    Macclesfield Half Marathon
    Sun 22nd Sep
    Macclesfield, North West, United Kingdom
    £5 - £25
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    Macclesfield Half Marathon

    70 Priory Ln, Macclesfield SK10 4AF, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    'The Macc-Run-Fest is open to everyone, and has a race for everyone! Whether it is a Fun Run or even our challenging Half-Marathon - come along and join the biggest community event in Macclesfield'.

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    Run for Wildlife Autumn 5k
    Sun 13th Oct
    £22
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    Run for Wildlife Autumn 5k

    Brockholes Ln, Branton, Doncaster DN3 3RA, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Curly's, the Yorkshire Wildlife Park and the YWP Foundation team are back with the triple award winning walk, jog,run safari! Run alongside some amazing animals including Lions, Giraffes, Rhinos, Baboons and many more.

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    £7 - £24
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    Thoresby10

    Thoresby Courtyard, The Courtyard, Thoresby park, Newark NG22 9EP, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Thoresby10 is back for our 5th annual autumnal trail run in the beautiful grounds of Thoresby Park, north Nottinghamshire. Choose from a race over 10k or 10miles, running along old military roads, cleared tracks through ancient woodland and grassed paths around the country estate. The 10k route is The Longhorn race in reverse, the 10 mile race is the 10k route with an extra 4 miles added through more of the estates ancient woodland. The route includes a few hills to offer a small challenge around the course in some of the most scenic Nottinghamshire countryside as well as the forest & past the lake.

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    Pavilion Gardens 5k Series – November
    Sat 9th Nov
    Free
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    Pavilion Gardens 5k Series – November

    The Pavilion Gardens, St John's Rd, Buxton SK17 6BE, UKView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    We organise a free monthly 5K run in Buxtons Pavilion Gardens. These runs are open to everyone of all standardsthe only qualification is that you must feel like running 5K on a Saturday morning. No prior registration required just turn up and run!

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