Summer season begins with a race through the Wolds

Louth AC runners are looking forward to a busy summer season starting with the Belchford 10k EMN-150320-105651001
Louth AC runners are looking forward to a busy summer season starting with the Belchford 10k EMN-150320-105651001
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Louth Athletic Club launches its summer season of races with the Belchford Three Churches 10k on Sunday April 12.

The race starts at 11am and follows an undulating course through the stunning scenery of the Lincolnshire Wolds.

All finishers receive a race memento and there are prizes for the first three men and first three women to cross the line as well as age group winners.

Last year’s winners were Jill Otley for the women and for the men it was Ryan Page, who set the course record in 36.22.

Download an entry form from www.louth-ac.org.uk or follow the web link to enter online with Run Britain.

Advance entries cost £11 for UK Athletics members, £13 for non-members, and £2 extra for entries on the day.

The closing date for postal entries is April 7 and the minimum age for entry is 15-years-old.

Race headquarters is at Belchford Village Hall with car parking nearby.

Wednesday May 13 sees the first race in the 32nd Wolds Dash Series from Hubbards Hills.

The series kicks off with a 7,137 metre run following a loop from Hubbards Hills past Hallington and back.

There are also races ranging from 1,200m to 4,230 metres around Hubbards Hills for juniors.

All races start at 7pm and can be entered on the night at the Hubbards Hills café.

Race two is on Wednesday June 10 (11,685m), race three is on July 8 (11,875m), race four on August 12 (10,155m) and race five, the club’s Mayor’s Trophy handicap race, is on September 2 (7,137m).

Louth AC is also hosting an Easter Fun Run (or walk) in Hubbards Hills on at 10.30am on Easter Sunday.

Bring along the family for a friendly run, jog or walk around a scenic course at the local beauty spot.

There’s a chocolate treat for everyone at the finish. Entry costs £2.50.

Louth AC has members of all abilities from the occasional jogger to the competing athlete. New members are welcome, just pop along to a training evening, visit www.louth-ac.org.uk for details or follow them on Facebook.