Ashington Hirst Running Club have opened the Virtual Fell’em Doon 5k event to entries.

The Club advise that the festive 5k event is open to all and participants can walk or run but the effort does need to take place outside.

Entrants can run or walk at any time from Saturday 5 December up to and including Sunday 13 December. All participants must adhere to social distance guidance.

Entries will cost £9 per person. A watch or Strava photo is acceptable for ‘evidence’!  Entrants will receive a published list of results and a wooden medal. The medal's are being made by adults with learning difficulties.

All surplus monies raised will be donated to Real Deal Plus based at the Ashington Life Centre. Real Deal Plus provide a range of resources for the local community including a Teen Bar, Community Café, Furniture supply project and an Emergency Food Bank.

For more information and to enter the event please contact the Ashington Hirst Running Club by email; ashingtonhirstrunningclub@gmail.com

For more information on the activities of the Club visit https://ashingtonhirstrunningclub.co.uk/ or find them on Facebook.

In the photograph are entrants from last year’s event which took place around Ashington Community Woodland.