News from Congleton Harriers running club

Congleton Harriers have hosted and organised the Cloud Nine hill race for more than 30 years and in its history only once has it been cancelled and that was due to the outbreak of foot and mouth disease (writes Nigel Poole, the Cloud Nine race director).
There being no beast from the east in sight this year (unlike last) meant the run-up to the race was less stressful for the race director. Though a major water leak at the leisure centre occurring during the night before the race did cause more of a “minor distraction” on the day than a problem, some runners commenting it was a bit OTT for a boot wash!

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