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BORN2RUN launch Castleward Challenge Half Marathon

BORN2RUN have launched the Castleward Challenge Half Marathon, 10K and 5K, which will take place next month.

The Castleward Challenge is now in its 6th year and is a multi-terrain race set in a stunning location on the shores of Strangford Lough.

The event, which takes place on April 8, offers a choice of distances to suit runners of all abilities.

There is also a 10K walk for those who like to take things at a gentler pace.

The start line is in the shadow of the majestic 18th century Castle Ward mansion and runners will enjoy a tour through the estate, which is a combination of forest trail, open pastures and shoreline paths.

BORN2RUN have teamed up with Hovis for the event.

Hovis Commercial Director Trevor McCrum and Category Manager Barry Spence were at Castle Ward with the BORN2RUN Team for the launch of this year’s race.

Mr McCrum said: "We are delighted to be team up with BORN2RUN and we see this as a great opportunity for our LIVE GOOD brand to be associated with this fantastic event."

Venue: Castle Ward Estate, Strangford Road, Downpatrick, Co Down BT30 7LS

Half Marathon, 10K Race/Walk & 5K Race

Starts: Half Marathon & Walk – 10.00am 10K/5K – 11.00am

For more information or to enter go to

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