Hill race to take place in Longtown

The Darrens Dash run will take place in Longtown on June 15.

The Darrens Dash run will take place in Longtown on June 15.

First published in Sport

A SIX-mile run on the edge of the Black Mountains is to take place next month.

The Darrens Dash hill race in Longtown - first held in 2006 - has an an ascent of 1,500ft.

The event on Sunday, June 15 is sponsored by Wye Valley Runners, with safety cover provided by Longtown Mountain Rescue Team (LMRT).

The race starts at 2pm, with proceeds split between Longtown School Parents, Teachers and Friends Association (PTFA), Longtown Pre-School and LMRT.

You can enter on the day or by downloading an entry form in advance by visiting wyevalleyrunners.co.uk/darrensdash

For more information, call Mike Fawcett on 01873 860219 or email fawcett615@btinternet.com


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