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Entry for this year’s Woodbridge 10k opens soon - but be ready as it books up quickly

Places for the 38th Woodbridge 10k are expected to go fast Picture: BEN POOLEY

Places for the 38th Woodbridge 10k are expected to go fast Picture: BEN POOLEY

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Runners wanting to take part in this year’s Woodbridge 10K are being warned to ‘stand by’ when entry opens in March - as the event often books up within 30 minutes.

The race has raised thousands of pounds for good causes Picture: BEN POOLEYThe race has raised thousands of pounds for good causes Picture: BEN POOLEY

The round-the-town charity race, which sees the whole town turn out to cheer the runners, returns to Woodbridge on Sunday, May 19, in its 38th year.

The races, which include a 10k route for those aged 15 and over and a junior 1.5k race for those aged between seven and 15, follow a windy course through the streets of Woodbridge.

Entry for the races opens at 12 noon on Saturday, March 9.

The races raise thousands for local good causes - last year £12,000 was split between five charities.

Hundreds are expected to take part when the race returns to Woodbrodge in May Picture: BEN POOLEYHundreds are expected to take part when the race returns to Woodbrodge in May Picture: BEN POOLEY

This year the race’s chosen charities are the East Anglian Air Ambulance, Fresh Start - New Beginnings, Just42, Lapwing Education, MIND and Suffolk Accident and Rescue Service.

A spokesman for the race said: “Due to the popularity of the races, those wishing to enter are encouraged to ‘stand by’ as the entry system goes live at noon – the races typically fill up within 30 minutes.”

For more information about race entry, the route and facilities, visit the Woodbridge Shufflers website here.

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