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Pensford 10k race saved after new committee formed

By Somerset Guardian  |  Posted: October 27, 2012

Runners tackle the Pensford 10k, which will now go ahead in 2013

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The future of the Pensford 10k has been assured after a new organising committee was formed to take the race on.

There had been fears that this April's race – which celebrated the popular event's 25th anniversary – could have been the last after long-standing committee members decided to step down.

There was a shortage of people to take over at the time but such was the subsequent interest in keeping the challenging race going that a new committee was able to be appointed at last week's annual general meeting.

New chairman Roger Stephenson, said: "Thanks to an injection of enthusiastic young talent, the committee is continuing and staging the event on April 28, 2013.

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"We are hoping for kinder weather and that there will be a fun run."

For more information, visit www.pensford10k.com.

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