Currrent Beverley 10K Winner to Run in This Years Race

Members of are making the final preparations for this Sunday’s Hall Construction which starts next to the Minster in Eastgate at 11.15.

Amongst the field of 1200 runners are last year’s winner , course record holder Andy Lyons and Beverley AC’s top runners , and .  Bilton has an excellent record in the race but he has not beaten the course record of 30:17 set by Andy Lyons in 1995.  It is only two weeks since Bilton won his fifth consecutive Masters individual age category title in the Marathon but he will still be a tough competitor to beat.

In the ladies’ competition last year’s winner and course record holder Lizzie Adams will not be running but former course record holder Melanie Hayward has entered.  She heads a strong Beverley AC team which also includes , and .

Runners in the popular B&A Scaffolding 2k fun run will be supported by Bertie and Roary the Tiger.  It is also hoped that Hull KR’s Rufus Robin and ’s Airlie Bird will join them.

Hundreds of spectators are expected to watch the race and as usual there will be a terrific atmosphere in the town centre.  Several bands have been engaged to provide around the town.  Roxxolid will entertain competitors and supporters at the leisure centre; the will provide at the ; and Rockhouse will be in Angel Square to encourage the runners along the last few metres to the finish.

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Motorists will experience delays in and around the town, in particular in the area around the leisure centre and Lairgate.  There will be parking restrictions and rolling road closures for the duration of the race.  would like to thank motorists for their patience during the road closures which ensure the safety of athletes and drivers.

NB  Entries for the 10k and the fun run have closed.  There will be no entries on the day.

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