NEW SE­RIES: Com­pany sup­ports Tri Club races

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - SPORT -

CON­NELLS Es­tate Agents and Ash­ford Tri Club are join­ing forces this sum­mer to host four 5km run­ning races in Vic­to­ria Park in Ash­ford start­ing to­mor­row evening. Con­nells have gen­er­ously do­nated money to the club to al­low them to put on the race se­ries that is open to all run­ners, jog­gers & walk­ers, 13 years and over. The 5km runs are to be held on the first Fri­day of the month – 4th May, 1st June, 6th July, 3rd Au­gust at 7pm. The run is a scenic traf­fic free 2 lap course, pre­dom­i­nately flat, so suit­able for all abil­i­ties. Medals for all fin­ish­ers and a cash prize for any­one who breaks the course record. Ash­ford Tri Club’s Nicki Bar­ron said “We are very grate­ful to Con­nells for their do­na­tion and it is good to see lo­cal busi­nesses sup­port­ing grass roots sports and the lo­cal com­mu­nity”. The fundrais­ing event will al­low Ash­ford Tri Club to in­vest in coach­ing and equip­ment, to en­cour­age young ath­letes in the Ash­ford area into the sport of triathlon. There are plans to hold ju­nior taster days in the sum­mer – for more de­tails con­tact the club sec­re­tary on 07816 501 595. Any­one can en­ter the Con­nells 5 Se­ries, whether you want to com­plete just one or all 4 of the races. Go to www.ash­fordtr iclub.co.uk. More ath­let­ics news on page 16

Pic­tured left, Mark Weller, Area Man­ager of Con­nells Es­tate Agents presents the cheque to Ash­ford Tri Club

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