Shepparton Runners' Club has invited to public to participate in a free time trial on Sunday in preparation for this month's Shepparton Running Festival.GEORGINA CAHILL August 6, 2014 3:15am
Natalie Carpenter, Steve Trevaskis and Row Melbourne are looking forward to Sunday’s free time trial, which is open to all comers, ahead of this month’s Shepparton Running Festival.
The public is invited to fill its lungs with fresh air on Sunday.
Shepparton Runners’ Club is holding a free time trial in preparation for the Shepparton Running Festival at the end of the month.
The time trial will start and finish near the skate park at Victoria Park Lake, Shepparton.
Two distances will be offered at Sunday’s trial.
Shepparton Runners’ Club publicity officer Steven Trevaskis hoped the trials would gather interest for the Shepparton Running Festival on Sunday, August 31.
Trevaskis said the trials would give runners the opportunity to experience the course before the festival.
‘‘We had a lot of people saying they wanted to look at the course,’’ Trevaskis said.
‘‘They wanted to run on the course and have a look at it before the race day.’’
He said the running festival was in its 19th year and catered for all abilities.
‘‘We’ve got a distance to suit everyone from the marathon, which is 42
The festival includes a half-marathon and 10
Trevaskis said festival entries were up by about 30 per cent from last year.
He said there was about 400 entries, but was predicting about 1000.
‘‘We’ve got a lot (of registrations) from the local area, but we’ve got a fair few from Melbourne and interstate too,’’ Trevaskis said.
Online entries are open until noon Friday, August 29.
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