Christmas Pudding Dash: 400 runners expected for festive race

More than 400 runners are expected to take part in the 13th Christmas Pudding Dash tomorrow (Saturday).

Friday, 21st December 2018, 11:37 am
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 10:30 am
Runners set off at the start of last year's Christmas Pudding Dash. Picture by Justin Lycett

The multi-terrain festive race will take place over the undulating fields and trails surrounding the village of Pett.

The runners will set off from near Pett Village Hall at 10.30am. On-the-day entry will be possible by heading to the registration area in the village hall.

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The event is suitable for experienced runners and beginners alike, and will feature chip timing. There will also be a children’s race and a two-mile fun run.

A spokesman for organisers Nice Work said: “It’s our last festive race of the year and our way of saying thank you to everyone who has supported us over the year. It promises to be a muddy festive fun filled morning.”