Umborne Ug being run this Saturday

11:49 01 June 2014

Galina Barskaya

This coming Saturday sees the running of the Umborne Ug 10k.

The event starts at 6pm is a race targeted at the 16-and-over age group.

It is a mostley off-road race run over stunningly beautiful, but hilly scenery starting and finishing at Umborne Village Hall.

The 10k starts at 6pm and the 2013 event had 100 runners. There is also a four-mile walk mostly around the same course starting at 5pm.

There is also a 2.5k Fun Run that starts at 6.10pm with this event run mostly on road and flat ground. Last year’s Fun Run event saw 50 take part.

The runs are officially organised by Axe Valley Runners in association with Umborne Hall and are held under the Association of Running Clubs rules.

Positions and times will be taken and recorded on the AVR website (www.axevalleyrunners.org.uk). Prizes will be awarded to the first three male and first three female runners, male vet 40, 50 and 60 and female vet 35, 45 and 55. There will be encouraging marshals on the course, lots of signs, a water station at the half-way point and magnificent cakes, hot and cold drinks, a bar and barbecue afterwards - an event for the whole family.

There is no entry fee. Donations for the run and the food and drinks will go towards the hall fund and will be most welcome.

For those requiring a post code to sat nav their way to the venue it is EX13 7QL.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Midweek Herald visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Midweek Herald staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Midweek Herald account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 10:14

The ups and downs continue for the Lacemen as, just a week after their terrific victory over Bodmin they succumbed to an 11-7 defeat on their visit to Topsham, writes Terry O’Brien.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:11

In the Lyme Regis ladies stableford, Judith Williams had a steady, solid round to win Division One with a score of 34 points, writes Richard Jackman.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:00

Honiton Town thirds made a welcome return to winning ways as they won the East Devon derby at Acland Park, beating hosts Feniton thirds 5-2.

Read more
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Honiton Town made the second math day of the 2017 Macron League year by netting a hat-trick of senior success with all three of their teams recording victories.

Read more
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Upottery were denied what would have been a deserved point when they conceded a late goal on to lose 2-1 at Exmouth Amateurs.

Read more
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Lyme Regis men’s January medal saw some incredible scores, none better than Division One winner Gerry Whiteley who went round in two under gross, , writes Richard Jackman.

Read more
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Honiton Hawks Under-8s returned to action after the Christmas break with a series of tag rugby matches against visiting Cullompton.

Read more
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Offwell Rangers had their Macron League Division Six meeting with Central called off owing to an unfit Offwell pitch after the worst the elements could throw at in the days before the game.

Read more
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Millwey Rise Reserves were 1-0 winners when they visited Tedburn St Mary, writes Dick Sturch.

Read more
Sunday, January 15, 2017

While some Honiton Running Club (HRC) members headed for Axmouth to tackle the hills a group did opt for the pancake flat 10k from the Quay along the river in Exeter known as the First Chance which is a two-loop circuit mostly on tarmac and gives fast times, writes Judy Davey.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 6°C

min temp: 0°C

Most Read Sport

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications