There’s Something Strange, In The Neighbourhood

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You’d be forgiven for thinking you’d walked onto the set of a horror movie last Sunday evening, as all kinds of ghouls and ghosts came out of the shadows.

However, it was just the Halloween Fun Run around Darlington’s South Park to raise money and awareness of mental health. Following the route of the 5k park run, four of our junior harriers were spotted taking part, although they weren’t easy to recognise behind the masks and face paint!

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The emphasis on today’s event was ‘fun’ rather than speed, but young Harry Rogers was having none of that! He flew round the course and was the first junior boy to cross the line, finishing 9th overall with an excellent time of 25:28.

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Harry Rogers
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Taking things at a bit more of a leisurely pace, but still pretty impressive was Olivia Tweddle finishing 32nd in a time of 32:44,
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Alanna Gee was the last of our four, not missing the chance of taking the dog for a run, finishing 45th out of the 83 taking part (not counting the dogs!), in a time of 37:24.

Not far behind Olivia was Harry’s big brother, Ewan (number 19) who finished in 34th place in 33 minutes dead (if you’ll pardon the pun!!)

Well done to all who took part; a thoroughly spooky night in aid of a fantastic cause!

A big thank you to Karen Harland, more of her spooky photos can be seen here

Full results of the fun run can be seen here