Big field expected in Horsham 10k

Defending champion James Baker of Chichester
Defending champion James Baker of Chichester

RUNNERS from the across the south east are expected to descend on Horsham for the annual Horsham Joggers and Lions 10k race on Sunday.

The challenging course starts from Horsham Rugby Club at 11am, and takes in two laps of mixed terrain, as runners make their way along the Sunoak bridleway from Hammerpond Road to Hampers Lane.

Organisers are expecting a field of 300 to enter and challenge defending champion James Baker from Chichester, in one of the largest events in the region. A children’s race for girls and boys aged up to 14-years is also held at 10.15am in the confines of the rugby club. Medals will be awarded to all finishers, with trophies on offer for age group winners.

Refreshments are available before and after the race and runners will be treated to a display from the Horsham Bluebelles Baton Twirling group, while profits will be split between St Catherine’s Hospice, Motor Neurone Disease Association and Horsham Lions charities.

Entry forms can be downloaded from www.horshamjoggers.co.uk or completed on the day. Car parking is available at the rugby club.