Still time to en­ter Twyford fam­ily fun run

The Wokingham Paper - - NEWS -

THE CLOS­ING date for en­tries for a pop­u­lar fam­ily fun run is fast ap­proach­ing.

Twyford To­gether is or­gan­is­ing the an­nual event which takes place on Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 7 from 9am at King Ge­orge V’s Me­mo­rial Field.

There are races for preschool ages up­wards run­ning through­out the morn­ing, and Twyford To­gether is of­fer­ing a £100 cash prize for the school that has the most en­trants.

The fun starts at 9.30am with a pre-school tod­dle.

The next race is for re­cep­tion and years 1 and 2 and is a 1km race that starts at 9.45am.

Years 3 and 4 will also be able to run a 1km, with their race start­ing at 10.05am.

A pre­sen­ta­tion will take place for these races at


At 10.45am, par­ents, busi­ness teams and Year 10 up­wards can take part in a 2km race, which will be fol­lowed at 11am by a Twyford Comets event.

Years 5 and 6 will race at 11.20am, be­fore the fi­nal race, for years 7-9, takes place at 11.40am.

A pre­sen­ta­tion of prizes will take place from noon.

All races are or­gan­ised by Barnes Fit­ness and places cost £6 in ad­vance or £8 on the day (cash only), or £3 for pre-school­ers (£5 on the day). Ad­vance places close on Tues­day.

Win­ners will go to the first, sec­ond and third places in each race, and each en­trant will re­ceive a medal and a ba­nana, do­nated by Waitrose.

Twyford District Youth and Com­mu­nity Cen­tre will be serv­ing hot re­fresh­ments and there will be a bouncy cas­tle, face paint­ing and crafts to en­joy on a stall run by Haa Hoos.

Pro­ceeds from the day will be shared among the Twyford Char­i­ties To­gether fund.

For more de­tails, log on to www.twyford­to­

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