ENTRIES are being taken for a race to mark the 80th birthday of one of Britain’s best ever long-distance runners.
The Ron Hill Birthday 5K takes place at Cowm Reservoir on Tuesday, September 25 to recognise the former Olympian plus Commonwealth and European champion.
Organised by Andems Runners and assisted by Rochdale Harriers, the race limit has been set at 500 runners.
Proceeds will go towards the Diane Modahl Sports Foundation.
Entries cost £10 for club runners and £12 to non-club runners with a minimum age limit of 13.
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The race will be chip timed and registration opens at 4pm until 6.15pm.
The race starts from the Cock and Magpie, Cockhall Lane, Whitworth, OL12 8BJ at 6.30pm.