Accrington & Rossendale College Sponsor Blackburn Road Runners

Accrington & Rossendale College is excited to be sponsoring Blackburn Road Runners for 2011.

Blackburn Road Runners is a small, friendly club consisting of runners of all abilities. The club was founded in 1986 and now has around 80 members. Blackburn Road Runners is affiliated to the North of England Amateur Athletic Association.

The main aim of the club is the promotion of running whether it is for competition or just to keep fit and healthy. We hope to offer companionship and encouragement to all abilities of runner. We cater for individuals who want to participate in road running, cross-country running, fell and hill running and relay races.

Deputy Principal, Lynda Mason said, “Blackburn Road Runners are a great community organisation and we are thrilled to be sponsoring them throughout the coming year.  As a college we are 100% committed to the idea of healthy living and fitness and welcome the opportunity to get involved with organisations who inspire others to follow their example.”

In addition to the sponsorship deal accross will be entering a College team in the upcoming Winter Warmer 10k race which takes place on February 6th 2011 at Witton Park in Blackburn.