Walkington 10K Organisers Thanks Race Sponsors For Their Support

Walkington 10K Organisers Thanks Race Sponsors For Their Support
Organisers Thanks Race Sponsors For Their Support

AC Chairman Rob Reid has expressed his gratitude following confirmation that local business will again be sponsoring the .

His comments come after confirmed they will be backing the race for the third consecutive year.

Commenting on the news, Mr Reid said;

“We are delighted to have as sponsors of the road race for a third year now.”

“It is fantastic the support shown by such a well-known national brand towards our club. As a result, it means that the club can carry on promoting well-managed, popular events locally, drawing people in from a wide area.”

As the official main sponsor of the race, the store on Toll Gavel will provide sponsored shirts complete with logo to participants on completion of the race.

, the Store director is also a member of the club, he said;

is delighted to continue to sponsor causes and also clubs local to the town. We’d really encourage those of all sporting levels to take part.”

“I’ve been a member of AC for a few years now. It is fantastic to have the opportunity to give something back and support this brilliant local event.”

Takes Place Over A Picturesque Route

The race takes place on Friday 12 July 2019 starting at 7.30PM at Road, Walkington.

It covers an undulating, picturesque, rural route, takes in a loop to and back to Walkington for a village playing fields finish.

While sponsor the main event, The Pig & Whistle will again be sponsoring the 5K. James Allcock who runs the Pig & Whistle said;

“This will be the third year we have supported this race. We do it as it is important to support a community event. I have also taken part in the race and am hoping to do so again this year.”

The Walking 10K is the second signature event organised by the club local who also run the 10K. This year the 10K saw a record number of runners take part.

is a social running club who meet each Wednesday evening at the . Alongside a number of events, they also run a popular ‘Couch to 5K’ incentive to get people running.

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