5km Santa Run and 1km Little Elf's Run to be held at Bowes Museum on Sunday 21st December 2014

Little Elf's Run will start at 10..30am and the Santa Run will start at 11..00am.

Teesdale Athletic Club in conjunction with the Bowes Museum are holding a 5k Santa Run and a 1k Little Elf's Run. The run will be held in the Bowes Museum grounds and Barnard Castle School grounds with the kind permission of Barnard Castle School. Please note the course may be wet and muddy

Entry Fee is £14 for the Santa Run and this includes a Santa suit for wearing in the race that you can keep afterwards, entry fee for the Little Elf's Run is £5 and includes an Elf's hat to be worn whilst running in the race. Your race number will allow entry for the nominated runner and one spectator into the grounds of the Bowes Museum and into the Christmas Fair being held inside the Bowes Museum grounds. Additional spectators are welcome for a small charge of £2..50 which includes access to the Bowes Museum. Please see the Bowes Museum website nearer the date for more details http://www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk

Entry Forms link below

Bowes Museum Santa Run.docx

All profits will go to a nominated charity

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Raby Castle Results 2014

Raby 10k Results 2014.pdf

Raby Castle 5k Fun Run 2014.xlsx

Photographs for 2013 were kindly taken by Si Events Photography, 10% of any profit will be donated to the Stroke Association. Pictures can be viewed here.

The 2013 race was been kindly sponsored by Addisons Estate Agents, Boho Hoo, Carpet and Décor Centre, Cakes Made To Order, Hawcroft Electrical, S and A and Northumberland Water, many thanks to you all.

The Raby Castle 10k race and 5k and 1.2k fun runs will be held the week before Whitsuntide bank holiday in 2015. The Raby Castle runs are run entirely within the grounds of Raby Castle, and apart from the odd tractor the races are virtually traffic free. The races takes you through the scenic Raby Castle Estate with deer herds and long horned cattle; one lap for the 5k and two laps for the 10k. Please note that the course is not suitable for wheelchair athletes. The new 1.2k fun run is one lap from the start and then cuts back past the front of Raby Castle to the finish area.

Entry to the race gives you access to the Raby Castle grounds and gardens for your family during and after the race. Please note you must arrive early entering via the South gate; as the 5k fun run starts first at 10.00 am followed by the 10k race at 10.45. The 1.2k fun run is expected to start straight after the 10k start at 10..45.

The first Raby Castle events were held in 2003 after the cancellation of the Barnard Castle 10mile run and 4mile fun run in 2001.

We receive entries from various parts of the country and lots of interest from all the local running clubs who supply a number of top athletes at this event. The current 10k course record is 30 minutes and 16 seconds set by Yarod Hagos in 2012, the ladies record is held by Sarah Tunstall who set a time of 35 minutes and 54 seconds in 2009.

For a few months before the race, entry forms can be downloaded from this site and are also available around the town and in the Sports Centre, you can also enter online at runnersworld.co.uk

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