Keepsafe Perth 10K, due to be held on Perth’s North Inch on 28th August, are delighted to announceLive Active Leisure as their key sponsor for the inaugural children’s fun runs. The local fitness trust has funded the first one hundred spaces across the 1.5K and 3K races opening up the opportunity for children across Perth and Kinross to take part for free.
The 2016 race will become the first in the event’s 30 year history to host two specific childrens races and invites five to fifteen year olds to join in either the 1.5K or 3K distance.Race organiser, Steve Bonthrone from Perthshire Running Events commented, “We were extremely excited to announce the new children’s fun run distances for this year’s event but thanks to Live Active Leisure’s involvement, we’re now in a position where we can offer one hundred free spaces to the first kids to sign up. I really hope this tremendous news encourages some of our younger athletes and budding runner to sign up and take part.”The 1.5km route will see five to eleven year olds run an out and back course on the North Inch and the 3km route for eleven to fifteen year olds will run an extended course from the 1.5km. All entrants will receive a commemorative t-shirt and medal
Richard Pearson, Events Manager for Live Active Leisure commented, “Live Active Leisure is committed to encouraging a love of exercise from a young age and we are delighted to be working with Perthshire Running Events and their sponsor Keepsafe Storage, in delivering this great event for the city. We’re currently planning some additional fun for the day itself and will be offering young runners some top tips when training season starts!”
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