Edward Watkins – Ten Tens and a Half


Ed is running in ten, 10K events in and around Derbyshire and finishing off with a swift Half marathon – The Great North Run on 11th September.  All donations will go to Ed’s chosen charity Derbyshire Mind.Ed

He started in October with the first 10k event – the Shelton Striders

Other events are to be – Nov 22 Pudding Run – Shipley Park 17th April – Derby 10k6th May Great Northern Run – Mickleover 28th May – Clumber Park 29th May – Sinfin Classic (Elvaston) 29th June – Clough / Taylor Run  – Donington Park 1st July – Colin Potter Memorial Darley Park 15th July – Tara Kinder (Elvaston) 4th September – Wilne 10k11th September – Great North Run Newcastle upon TyneI

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