Ramsey Park Run this Friday evening

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Round four of the Ramsey Park Run Series takes place tomorrow (Friday) starting at 7pm.

Sign on at Ramsey Rugby Club from 6pm, races for youths (under-nines and u11s - round a full lap of the Mooragh Lake. U13s and U15s can compete alongside adults over one large lap of the park and broughs, with a longer three-lap event (approximately 4.8 miles) for the remaining senior and veteran runners. Adults £5 (unattached £7), youths £2.

Races for U13 and above are to be handicapped.

The final round is on Friday, July 14.

l Round three of Western Athletics Club’s Dave Phillips Memorial run series is on Friday, June 23.

Various races take place over Peel promenade and headlands area. The final round will be on Friday, July 7.

l Online entries for the Manx Mountain Marathon on Saturday, July 8 are still available at: https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?event_id=3459

Entries close on Friday, June 30 for the full marathon (50.5km), so far 67 have entered. Fees are £25.

The start will be from Market Place, Ramsey 8am (early start) or 9am for the main field.

Entries for the half-mountain marathon (22km) from St John’s to Port Erin will be available on the day at £15. This event starts at 1pm.

l Entries remain open for the 2017 Microgaming Isle of Man Marathon and Half-Marathon, on Sunday, August 13.

Organised by Isle of Man Veteran Athletes’ Club, the events again take place round the north of the island, based at Ballacloan Stadium in Ramsey. The course involves Bride Hills, Andreas and St Jude’s (two laps for the full marathon).

This year’s event will include a relay for the first time, with four legs of approximately 6.5 miles each.

To enter any of the events, visit the event’s website: www.isleofmanmarathon.com

Entry fees are £25 for affiliated members and £30 for non-affiliated members, relay £100 per team. Entries close Sunday, August 6. All participants will receive a goodie bag, t-shirt, medal and most importantly the renowned post-race buffet.

For more information please email the marathon committee at iomvaclub@yahoo.co.uk or visit isleofmanmarathon.com

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