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News  »  Wings for Life World Run 2017 - update

   Wings for Life World Run 2017 - update    11 March, 2017

A second letter has just been released to update residents on the latest plans for the race.

At the recent Residents Meeting we learned that this years entry limit has increased from 2,500 to 3,500 runners, and that the organisers expect to reach that new limit.

Last year's race was run in very hot weather, so the distances achieved were much lower than expected - and the runners never actually reached Over. That meant that our local roads were not affected, despite the many warning notices.

With the new route for 2017, things will be very different. Given more moderate weather, the organisers expect the leading runners to come through Over for a third time - which means that the local roads may well stay closed throughout the entire advertised closure periods.

To read the second residents letter and see the latest route plan and timings, click here

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