THE Royal Berks Charity has been chosen as the official charity partner of the upcoming Mapledurham running event on Sunday, November 15.

Now in its 6th year, the Mapledurham run offers both 10km and half marathon courses which will take you through a variety of muddy paths, woodland trails, private estate roads and across fields.

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As part of being chosen as the charity partners, the Royal Berks Charity have half price spaces available for both routes and currently a team of 18 eager runners, including a staff team with acting CEO, Nicky Lloyd.

Martin Butler, Fundraising Manager, said: “We are thrilled to be chosen as the charity partner for this event and will be with our runners every step of the way as they train and prepare for their run.

"All runners are actively fundraising for us and their efforts will go a long way to supporting the work of our colleagues at the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust.

"Thank you to Mapledurham for choosing us and to our Royal Berks Charity supporter family who are running for us – we will be there to cheer you on!”

This year the event will have a few changes to ensure everyone’s safety.

This will include staggered start times with small groups of runners starting at timed intervals apart from the next group.

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The event will be limited to fewer participants than in previous years and there will be no on the day entries.

There will also be no water stations or baggage areas.

The Royal Berks Charity currently have half price spaces available for both routes.

If you would like to find out more about this event, please contact the Royal Berks Charity team today at / 0118 322 6969.