Rotherham United stars encourage fans to sign up to next Sunday's Rotherham 10K

By Adele Forrest | 01/05/2019

Rotherham United stars encourage fans to sign up to next Sunday's Rotherham 10K
Ray Matthews with Rotherham United players (from left to right), Jon Taylor, Joe Mattcok, Will Vaulks, Michael Smith and Matt Crooks who are supporting the Rotherham 10K

ROTHERHAM United have thrown their support behind the second town centre 10K — which takes place next weekend — and encouraged fans to sign up.

United manager Paul Warne said it would be “brilliant” to see as many Millers shirts out on the route as possible.

Around 400 runners have signed up to the second Rotherham 10K on Sunday, May 12, and entry closes at midnight on Friday (May 3).

The town centre run will once again start and finish in Clifton Park and will also feature a one-mile fun run.

Paul said: “My love for all things running-related is well-documented and it will be brilliant to see runners of all abilities lacing up for this year’s event.

“It’s not about how fast you finish and I can assure you there will be a great feeling of satisfaction waiting for you as you cross that finish line.

“As I understand it, there was a brilliant turnout at the inaugural event last year and it would be brilliant to see as many Millers tops out there as possible on what promises to be another really good run.”

Event organiser and experienced marathon runner Ray Matthews visited the squad at the New York Stadium (pictured) and welcomed the club’s support.

Age UK Rotherham will once again be the beneficiaries after more than £2,400 was raised for the charity in 2018.

Rotherham United has also entered a team into the event’s corporate challenge and Age UK Rotherham ambassador Ray encouraged other companies to sign up at least four members and take them on.

There will be entertainment in Clifton Park on the day including Rotherham United Community Sports Trust’s inflatable football pitch, music and a group warm-up. 

Runners will be able to make use of a physiotherapy/massage station.

To enter a corporate team, email a list of team members’ names to website@rotherham10k.com.

Volunteer marshals are also needed and can contact the organisers via email.

Fun run entry closes on Wednesday, May 8. To sign up, visit www.rotherham10k.com


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