Runners taking up the challenge of competing in the second SABIC Eston Nab Challenge Race on Saturday 20 July will be rewarded with stunning views of the Eston hills as they reach the summit.
Returning after the phenomenal success of 2018’s inaugural event, the race offers a 5km and 10km race from Eston square, through the challenging hills to the peak of the Nab itself.
Show off our Borough
Councillor Karen King, Deputy Leader of Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council, said: “The race is fast approaching and places are going well.
“Anyone who wants to take part should get online quick to book their place.
“Events offer a great chance to show off our Borough. The views from the Eston Hills certainly show how beautiful our patch truly is.”
Event sponsor SABIC’s Site Director Daren Smith said: “The SABIC Eston Nab Challenge was a huge success last year, so we are delighted to be able to support this fantastic event again this year.
“We encourage those interested to sign up quickly to avoid disappointment as we know that this year will be even bigger and better.”
Races begin at 10am in Eston square with the winners’ presentations taking place at 11.30am.
To enter the SABIC Eston Nab Challenge Race, please visit: www.hardmoors110.org.uk/eston-nab-challenge-race/
Entry prices (which includes a t-shirt and reusable water bottle for all entrants):
5km – if a member of a UK Athletics affiliated club: £10. If not a member of a UK Athletics affiliated club: £12
10km – if a member of a UK Athletics affiliated club: £15. If not a member of a UK Athletics affiliated club: £17
Entries close on Sunday 14 July, 11.59pm.
There will also be an open-air market in Eston during the day offering a range of snacks, treats and gifts.
The 2018 SABIC Eston race winners were:
• 5km: Mick Monkman – with a time of 23.06
• 10km: Josh Abrook – with a time of 48.09
Mick Monkman said: “The first half was really tough; the second half was great, loads of fun. It’s great fun, a great event.”
Commenting on his 10km win, Josh Abrook said: “The first two miles were all uphill.
“I’m quite strong on hills so I managed to hold on all the way really. Downhills can be just as hard really, you’ve got to get them right but I managed to hold it together.”