One of Suffolk's most popular running events is set to return in May. 

The Woodbridge 10k, which has raised more than £100,000 for local charities during its 40-year lifespan, will once again hit the streets on Sunday, May 21 2023.

This year, the Round The Town Races will feature a 10k circuit for seniors alongside a separate junior race.

Organisers say they hope to build on the success of last year's race, which returned after a two year break due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

East Anglian Daily Times: Organisers say they expect this year's race to be oversubscribed. Credit: NewsquestOrganisers say they expect this year's race to be oversubscribed. Credit: Newsquest (Image: Newsquest)

The route will take runners around a two-lap course which passes The King’s Head, The Bull, The Duke Of York, The Cherry Tree, The Anchor and The Red Lion as well as The Galley restaurant

Six charities, including EACH, CLAPA and Suffolk Wildlife Trust - Martlesham Wilds, will benefit from the £12,000 fundraising pot amassed by efforts from Woodbridge Shufflers Running Club, racegoers and sponsors.

Club secretary Lucy Beales said: “As always, we are expecting the race to be over-subscribed, so make sure to keep a close eye on the clock to give yourself the best chance of bagging a place.

"Runners will receive a commemorative t-shirt as part of their entry fee - we have a fantastic t-shirt design under wraps, and we can’t wait to see the runners proudly wearing their efforts in the town after the race.”

The race entry is open to the public from noon on March 18.

East Anglian Daily Times: Entry will be open from noon on March 18. Credit: NewsquestEntry will be open from noon on March 18. Credit: Newsquest (Image: Newsquest)

Those wishing to try for a place should keep a close eye on the Woodbridge Shufflers website and social media channels, where the link to the entry portal will be made available. 

Charities set to benefit from this year's race will be:

Cleft Lip & Palate Association (CLAPA)

East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH)

Home-Start in Suffolk

St Elizabeth Hospice

Martlesham Wilds – Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Woodbridge Riding For the Disabled