Blackburn MP to start celebration run in park

Jack Straw MP

Jack Straw MP

First published in News

BLACKBURN MP Jack Straw will start the celebration run for the 350 people from the town who have completed the nine- week Couch to 5K programme.

Mr Straw will be at Witton Park on Saturday, with runners setting off at 9am.

This is the third session of the programme, which was set up by volunteer Rick Wilson who was inspired after training from scratch to take part in a 10km race last year.

There are now 350 runners who have all gone from being ‘couch potatoes’ to budding athletes. The fourth session of 2014 begins on June 26, and already 500 people have signed up to attend. For more information, visit www.5kgrouprun.co.uk

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3:18pm Wed 4 Jun 14

Jerzei Balowski says...

Great idea. Nothing like a warmonger firing a gun to make you set off running very quickly.
Great idea. Nothing like a warmonger firing a gun to make you set off running very quickly. Jerzei Balowski
  • Score: 68

7:48pm Wed 4 Jun 14

ConcernedOssy says...

Hopefully he will set off running and not return
Hopefully he will set off running and not return ConcernedOssy
  • Score: 68

8:04pm Wed 4 Jun 14

the beaver says...

Keep running Straw all the way back down south and don't look back and if you really want to start helping Blackburn take your replacement with you.
Keep running Straw all the way back down south and don't look back and if you really want to start helping Blackburn take your replacement with you. the beaver
  • Score: 66

8:14am Fri 6 Jun 14

ConcernedOssy says...

Jerzei Balowski wrote:
Great idea. Nothing like a warmonger firing a gun to make you set off running very quickly.
He might be starting it with a Banana !!!he seems to favour them just now hope he doesn't get mixed up though he could blow his head off !!!!
[quote][p][bold]Jerzei Balowski[/bold] wrote: Great idea. Nothing like a warmonger firing a gun to make you set off running very quickly.[/p][/quote]He might be starting it with a Banana !!!he seems to favour them just now hope he doesn't get mixed up though he could blow his head off !!!! ConcernedOssy
  • Score: 58

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