Article date: 12th August 2020

TRAIL UPDATES – We are Back!

Dear Fellow Runners,  
Firstly apologies that it has taken a while since you have heard from us with regards to the Trail Races and any that you may have already entered.  We didn’t want to bombard you all with emails/virtual races and reschedule too soon to have it postponed yet again, especially as the updates with Covid can change at the drop of a hat as we have seen over the past few months.  We knew you all, like us, knew what was happening with the COVID-19 and that any events were being cancelled and postponed by the government, so all permissions were halted from governing bodies, landowners and event venues were being closed. Thankfully things seem to be easing and moving in the right direction.
It has been an extremely difficult time for everyone and one we have not had to experience in our lifetime and hopefully we won’t again.  We, like all other event organisers have worked hard behind the scenes to try and get the races back up and running and to be honest we feel this is not going to be possible this year with the exhaustive measures that would need to be put in place so ensure yours and the volunteers safety . We want to make sure we can offer you all a great and safe environment to be able to have fun and enjoy the event.  We toyed with setting you off in groups of 6 in 10 secs starts but then the race becomes more of a time trial or a handicap. We would much prefer you all started together at the same time.
We would like to thank you immensely for the great support and patience you have all shown in these unprecedented times, you really are all amazing. We have finally got to reschedule a more appropriate date for the Wynyard Hall 10k Trail (see website).  We are now close to announcing the new scheduled dates for the Pizza 8 Trail, The Kirkleatham Family Fun Run, and the ‘5k Summer & Winter’ series.  We will  also be setting a date for our fab Pie n Peas trail.  If you have already pre-entered any of the events mentioned your places will automatically be transferred across so you will not need to do anything but turn up on the day. If you cannot participate on the new scheduled date you can either transfer it to another one of our events or transfer it to someone else to take part.
Thank you all again, stay safe, keep running and we will hopefully see you all on the start line 🙂
Muddy Roads
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