Port Sunlight 10k this weekend

Picture from last year's Port Sunligt 10k

Picture from last year's Port Sunligt 10k

First published in News

PORT Sunlight's third charity 10k takes place in the historic village on Sunday.

The event, in aid of Wirral Autistic Society, is part of a family fun day organised by Port Sunlight Museum & Garden Village.

On the day there will also be 5k and 1k races. There is still time to register for a place on the 10k, but this can only be done online.  

Race director Alan Rothwell said: "There is a full programme of events and activity, so I'd encourage runners to bring their family and friends and enjoy a full day out in Port Sunlight."

The running events form part of a full day of activity co-ordinated by Port Sunlight Museum & Garden Village.

Nigel Chapman-Rogers from PSM&GV said: "This is a real family day out with plenty of activity taking place on the village green.

"Visitors will enjoy live music and dance all day, from Samba and Swing to Jazz and Brass.

"We've got some delicious international food and drink exhibitors including Corks Out, the Pizza Peddlers, Dixies Kitchen, Caarma Curries, and the new Manna Foods Deli."

For the first time there will be junior cycle races in the afternoon, organised by Port Sunlight Wheelers.

The race programme is, as follows:

  • 10am: Start of 5k road race
  • 11am: Start of 10k road race
  • 12pm: 5k and 10k race winners presentations on the main stage
  • 12.30pm: 1k Kids’ Fun Run

The programme for entertainment is as follows:

  • 9.30am-10.30am: Zumba warm-up sessions
  • 10am-11am: Oxsiris – Wirral School Of Samba
  • 12pm: Lyceum Brass
  • 1pm: Unilever Choir
  • 1.30pm: Savoy Jazz
  • 2.15pm: Andy Bayley, King of Swing
  • 3pm: Heswall Concert Band

To register for the 10k, visit www.btrliverpool.com

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