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Running Club and Traybakes team up again for Stoneybeck 10k

Eden Runner training at Hallin Fell with some Tray bakes! Justine Carruthers (front left)

[P]enrith based Eden Runners running club have announced that they are staging, for the 3rd year, a 10k road race based at the Stoneybeck Inn near Penrith. This year’s race has once more secured sponsorship from the local Traybakes bakery. Every finisher of the 10k will receive a delicious slice of tray bake cake.

The Managing Director of Traybakes Ltd, Justine Carruthers, who has herself joined the Eden Runners Club said: “We were really delighted to support such a well organised and friendly event in Cumbria. As a keen runner  myself,  and a member of Eden Runners, the 10k distance is attainable and attracts a wide variety of people, making it a very popular and enjoyable event. The two Traybakes bars chosen to reward the runners on the day are; All Butter Flapjack and our brand new Granola Bar. Both are firm favourites with sporting enthusiasts from all disciplines. Happy running!”

The news of a Traybakes bar, for all runners in the race, was announced at a recent club training event at Hallin Fell.

The online race booking system launched a few weeks ago, so the race is already filling up fast. Anyone interested in entering, can do so through the Eden Runners club website or by visiting The race costs just £8 to book in advance for affiliated club runners, and £10 for non-club runners.

The race director for the Stoneybeck 10k race, Wade Tidbury said: “We are absolutely delighted to be hosting this race for the 3rd year in succession. With it now becoming a regular event, runners have it in their calendar, and we are hoping that all 200 places will fill up before race day. Indeed, lots of people are already booking online.

“Already over 50 places have been booked, I think it is the idea of a sweet treat at the end!”

A host of other prizes are up for grabs, with prizes going to category winners: 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes for male and female winner, juniors 15-17 and seniors 40-49/ 50-59 / 60+.

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