Lung Run returns to country park

The Mick Knighton Mesothelioma Research Fund (MKMRF) is holding its annual Lung Run at the Rising Sun Country Park.

The run, on Saturday, August 31, invites competitors to take part in either a 2.5k or 5k run through the Benton park.

This year, Team GB 2012 boxing captain Thomas Stalker will be presenting runners with their rosettes and MKMRF’s new patron Lisa E Moss, jewellery designer to the stars, will be there to show her support.

Entry is £5 for adults, £3 for children and £14 for a family of four.

Registration and run instructions are at 10am and the run begins at 11am.

To enter call (0191) 263 7386 or email