Family running race in Alfriston

A FAMILY running race is taking place alongside the River Cuckmere as part of the fun for Alfriston Festival at the end of this month.

The family fun run, with two courses through meadowland of roughly 5.3 kilometres and 1.5 kilometres, starts in the village on the Tye at 2pm on August 25.

All competitors entering on the day must report to the registation desk on The Tye by 1.30pm to collect their race numbers, and those with advance entries to report by 1.45pm.

There will be no competitors under the age of eight on the day of the run.

Entry fee for the 5.3k is £5 and for the 1.5k it is £3.

Cheques should be made payable to ‘Alfriston Festival Committee’.

To send cheques and get entry forms for the family run write to: Peter Bidmead, The Haystack, Litlington, BN26 5RE or email:

Enclose a self addressed envelope for your race number if posting.