Trail race gets underway this weekend

Walkers and regular visitors to Sankey Canal and Carr Mill Dam are being
alerted to a major event in the area this weekend.

Up to 200 competitors are expected for a five mile trail race , starting at
the Ship Inn, Blackbrook, at 9.30am on Sunday (1 November) organised by the St Helens Striders running club with help from the council’s rangers and events teams and the Ship Inn.

It’s part of the club’s 30th anniversary celebrations and will see entrants
arriving from all over the North West.

After leaving Blackbrook, the route takes in a five mile loop down the
Sankey Canal, through Carr Mill Dam and surrounding woodlands.

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