Ovens & Murray Advertiser

Community invited to run for fun

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THE Wangaratta Marathon and Fun Run 2022 presented by the Wangaratta Chronicle and Garry Nash & Co. Real Estate is only two weeks away and preparatio­ns are well underway to deliver a fantastic family-friendly and COVID safe event.

“We are so excited about the sponsors we have on board already and the generosity of volunteers and community groups who have put their hands up to be involved,” Wangaratta Chronicle Marathon and Fun Run event manager, Karen Mayhew said.

“We have improved timing equipment for 2022 and there will be a breakfast BBQ, coffee van and a few other food and drink providers that we are just confirming”

Plenty of local, state and interstate runners have already registered via the website, taking advantage of early bird discounts, however there is still time to register as an individual or as part of a community team or school student.

Sponsors for events include Wangaratta Chronicle - Marathon; Wangaratta Remedial Massage Clinic - Half Marathon; Wang Engineerin­g - 10km; Wangaratta Motor Group - 5km; R J Sanderson & Associates - 2km Primary School Challenge.

In addition, Merriwa Industries are the Community Teams sponsor and Brown Brothers are prize sponsors.

To register for any of the events visit https://wangaratta­marathon.com.au/ or call into the Wangaratta Chronicle to fill in a registrati­on form and pay the entry fee.

Alternatel­y, primary school students can enter via forms which have been provided to their school office.

 ?? ?? CHARGE: Primary school runners take off during the 2020 primary schools challenge event.
CHARGE: Primary school runners take off during the 2020 primary schools challenge event.

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