St Clare Hospice 10k run set to take place this April

St Clare Hospice 10k race

Last year's race saw about 200 participants raise more than £8,000 for the hospice. - Credit: St Clare Hospice

St Clare Hospice will hold its annual 10 kilometre race this year, with extra safety measures in place due to coronavirus.

The event, which is in its 27th year, will go ahead on April 11 at 10.30am, starting and finishing at its site in Hastingwood, with social distancing measures in the registration area, a rolling start, and disposable chip timers.

It is open to people aged 15 and above and suitable for all abilities including wheelchair athletes.

Trophies are available for male, female, senior, junior and wheelchair athlete categories, and medals will be awarded to all runners.

St Clare Hospice

St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood - Credit: Archant

Last year the race had around 200 participants and raised more than £8,000.

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Advanced registration costs £14 - affiliated runners £12 - but due to coronavirus restrictions there will be no on the day sign-ups.

A runner at the 10k event

A runner taking part in the 10k event - Credit: St Clare Hospice

Register via by 12noon on April 8, call Emma Broadbent on 01279 773754 or email 

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