Scene set for Rowbothams Round Rotherham run

By David Beddows | 08/10/2019

Scene set for Rowbothams Round Rotherham run
Runners in last year's Round Rotherham race.

ATHLETES go under starter's orders in the annual Rowbothams Round Rotherham 50 Mile Trail Race and Relay this weekend.

The event, first run in 1983, follows a fast, relatively flat route on mostly good paths and tracks around the boundary of the borough.  

Saturday's race starts and finishes at Manvers Waterfront Boat Club and the route is a mixture of old industrial areas being reclaimed by woodland, river and canal banks, and quiet farmland.

It starts at 7am.
 

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