Soap­box derby run

The Galloway News - - PAY DISPUTE -

A Christ­mas fun run will be tak­ing place in Cas­tle Dou­glas later this month.

Or­gan­is­ers of the town’s soap­box derby have joined forces with the Cas­tle Dou­glas Com­mu­nity Run­ning Club to ar­range the event on Thurs­day, De­cem­ber 20.

Every­one is en­cour­aged to wear fancy dress with a prize on of­fer for the best cos­tume.

En­try is £1 for chil­dren and £2 for adults with funds raised go­ing to­wards the derby.

The two-mile route will be suit­able for all ages with the race start­ing and fin­ish­ing at the bowl­ing club. Run­ners should aim to ar­rive by 6.15pm with the run start­ing at 6.30pm.

The first soap­box derby is due to take place on July 7 next year. There are 50 places up for grabs and en­tries can be sub­mit­ted un­til Jan­uary 31 with the en­try list re­vealed on De­cem­ber 4.

En­try f o rms are ava i l a b l e by ema i l i n g cas­tle­dou­glas­soap­[email protected] hot­mail. com and through www.face­book.com/ Cas­tle­Dou­glas­Soap­BoxDerby/

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