Tackle trail race around Barnsley castle

A NEW five-mile trail race is to be held in the grounds of Barnsley’s Wentworth Castle.

All proceeds from the event on Saturday, September 8, will be donated to Barnsley-based Team Activ, which provides sports opportunities in the town.

Darren Padgett, Team Activ’s director, said: “We’re thrilled to be working with Wentworth Castle on what is sure to be a fantastic event for all the runners. Wentworth Castle is one of the jewels in Barnsley’s crown and I’m sure the scenery will make the race an enjoyable one.”

The run starts at 11am and is open to people aged 15 or over.

Entry costs £12 for individuals or £10 for affiliated club members, with a £2 additional charge for registering on the day. To register, call 01226 204409.