Over 900 runners take part in the 2010k

Photo of the Staffordshire University running team represent the University Quarter project during the 2010k

OVER nine hundred people turned out for the 2010k run, an event to celebrate the federation of the centenary of Stoke-on-Trent.

The event, sponsored by Staffordshire University and officially started by Honorary Doctor Lee Pearson CBE, was launched by Stoke-on-Trent City Council as part of the City’s Festival of Sport.

The 10 kilometre race started in Stoke Town Centre, moved up through the University Quarter towards City Centre, before passing through Hanley Park and returning to Stoke. The winner was former Staffordshire University student Dan Dalmedo.

Staffordshire University Deputy Vice-Chancellor Paul Richards said: “The 2010k was a great way to bring the community in Stoke-on-Trent together as well as attract people from the wider area to the city. It was a great success and we are proud to be involved. Our congratulations go out to the winners.”

Open to everyone, the 2010k also featured a 2km fun run and there was a range of family friendly activities in Stoke Town Centre.


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