Soapbox derby run
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/