Get­ting set to Run ‘n’ Park in Bal­loch

Lennox Herald - - SPORTS -

Keen run­ners are be­ing in­vited to lace up their train­ers and take part in a com­mu­nity train­ing run which en­cour­ages peo­ple to get ac­tive.

The 5k Bal­loch Run ’n’Park will start from the main gates of Bal­loch Park at 9.30am on Satur­day and peo­ple of all ages and fit­ness lev­els can take part by walk­ing, jog­ging or run­ning.

There is no regis­tra­tion for the event, no fee and no of­fi­cial record­ing of times.

Mau­rice Dono­hue, who or­gan­ises the event, said:“We want fam­i­lies, chil­dren, par­ents and grand­par­ents to join in.

“It’s all about keep­ing fit, no mat­ter what your age or fit­ness level.

“We want to show the com­mu­nity how easy it is to stay ac­tive and ex­er­cise.

“We want to en­cour­age fam­i­lies to get out and about, es­pe­cially when we have such great out­door spa­ces like Bal­loch Park on our doorstep.

“A short run on a Satur­day morn­ing is a good place to start as it sets you up for the day.”

The Bal­loch Run‘n’Park takes place ev­ery Satur­day at 9.30am.There are 5k and 2k routes.

On the run Bal­loch Run‘n’Park event to be held at Bal­loch Coun­try Park

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