Pudsey Pacers – Pudsey 10k
Here at Manning Stainton, we are extremely proud to support our local community. Be that the sponsoring of a school fair, a local sports team kit or a local event/festival. With our vast branch network covering almost all of Leeds and West Yorkshire, there is a huge amount support in the local community from Manning Stainton.
In this story, we are putting the spotlight on a certain event that we are supporting… The Pudsey Legal 10k, Fun Run and Park Run, which takes place this Sunday, the 17th of June.
The Pudsey Legal 10k has been a huge success in past years, and this year looks no different. With this year’s event almost a total sell out, there is now only room for your little ones to take part in the Park Run this Sunday (sign up here), showcasing the huge popularity for this event.
A record number of 650 people will head down to Pudsey Leisure Centre at Pudsey Park, to take part in the main event this Sunday, with another 200 people expected to take part in the Family and Park Fun Run events.
What to expect?
The day is great fun for everyone involved, with a lot going on, so you will never be short of something to do, even if you’re not running!
The events commence at 9.30am with the Park Fun Run. This event is for children under the age of 8 only and is a fun-filled 400m run around Pudsey Park.
At 10.00am we will see the Family Fun Run, which is a 2.75km run on roads surrounding Pudsey Park. With this being the family run, there is bound to be some laughs, thrills and spills watching the whole family get involved!
Then at 10.45am, we have the main event, the Pudsey Legal 10k! This scenic, undulating, one lap course takes the participants on a 10 kilometre run on public roads and tracks surrounding the park. With 650 people participating in this particular run, this is bound to be an exciting part of the day for everyone involved.
At 12.45pm we will see the presentation to the winner of the races, congratulating everyone on what is bound to be a fantastic day.
The current course records sit at 34:02 for men and 38:45 for women, so keep an eye on those times and keep your fingers crossed for a record-breaking day!
Applications to take part in the event are all but full now, but why not head down to Pudsey Park this Sunday to cheer everyone on, for what is bound to be a great day out celebrating our community!