Musbury Challenge run
PUBLISHED: 12:00 22 July 2009 | UPDATED: 23:51 15 June 2010
This year sees the 10th anniversary of the annual Musbury Castle Challenge, a multi-terrain run that takes place in and around the village, on Sunday, September 20, at 10.30am.
This year sees the 10th anniversary of the annual Musbury Castle Challenge, a multi-terrain run that takes place in and around the village, on Sunday, September 20, at 10.30am. All monies raised go to charity, and this year's recipients are the Neurofibromatosis Association (NF), and the Devon Air Ambulance.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary, a brand new main run has been constructed to take in a 10 mile route, which includes a number of stiff climbs up and around Musbury Castle. There will also be the usual shorter Mini and Junior Challenges. Well over 50 marshals will ensure that runners don't get lost!
As well as individual awards and trophies for teams affiliated to an athletics body, there are also two shields for unaffiliated teams of three or more runners - one for the main run, sponsored by The Golden Hind, Musbury, and one for the Junior Challenge - so get your friends or colleagues from work, the gym or the pub together and form a team!
Entry forms are available on the website www.musburycastlechallenge.co.uk, which also has further details on the event, or by telephoning the race administrators on (01297) 552467 or (01297) 32857. The races are governed by UK Athletics Regulations.
In order raise funds for staging this event, the challenge committee are holding a treasure hunt (the car variety) on Sunday, July 26, starting from Musbury Village Hall at 4pm, with a barbecue after the event at The Golden Hind pub - all are welcome!