RUN FOR THE BOROUGH

Immediate Release

Number 195/00

17 October, 2000

Merton is looking for runners to represent the Borough in the Heathrow London Youth Games Cross Country Championships.

Youngsters aged between 11 and 16 are needed for the event at Parliament Hill, Hampstead Heath on Saturday, 25 November.

The age groups (age as at midnight on 31 August, 2000) and distances are:

Female 11/12 years – 2,000 metres
Male 11/12 years – 2,000 metres
Female 13/14 years – 2,000 metres
Male 13/14 years – 3,000 metres
Female 15/16 years – 3,000 metres
Male 15/16 years – 4,500 metres

Those wishing to take part must be either a resident of Merton or attend a school in the Borough. For details call (020) 8545 4738
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