The Les Witton Dartford 10 road race is set to take place this weekend
The Les Witton Darford 10
race attracts several hundred runners every year
Runners should finally take to the
roads of north Kent this weekend for the re-arranged Les Witton
The race, originally scheduled for
January 20, was postponed because of heavy snow.
It was the third year running race
director Dave Behagg had been forced to find a new date. In 2011,
there were problems regarding road closures, while traffic
management issues forced the 2012 race to be moved back to
He said: "Because of the busy
calendar, people have their dates booked so we’ve had to try to
find one that’s relatively clear. We are still clashing with other
"The main things we need to have in
place, because we’re on roads close to London, are traffic
management, road closures and marshalling staff."
Sunday’s race starts at 9.30am on Darenth Lane in Dartford.