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Coronavirus Kent: Outdoor events at Milton Creek Country Park, near Sittingbourne, cancelled

A number of outdoor events have been cancelled as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

Milton Creek Country Park, near Sittingbourne, has called off everything in its calendar due to take place in March, April, May and June.

Milton Creek Country Park, near Sittingbourne
Milton Creek Country Park, near Sittingbourne

In addition, a Colour Me Purple 2020 5k run, where participants are doused in colourful powder, has also been postponed.

The annual fundraiser, which brings in cash for The Friends of Wisdom Hospice, will now take place on October 18, rather than April 26.

The early-bird discount runs until September 18 with adult entry costing £15 and children £10.

A t-shirt, medal and sachet of paint are all included in the fee.

A Friends of Milton Creek spokesman said of the cancelled events: "We will endeavour to reschedule them when we are advised it is safe to do so.

"We will endeavour to reschedule them when we are advised it is safe to do so."

"This includes all organised events by other organisations that use the park like parkrun and the weekly health walks.

"The weekly volunteer tasks will also not be taking place until it is considered safe to do so."

The Great British Spring Clean, which was due to take place on Sunday, March 22, has been postponed until September with an exact date still to be confirmed.

For more about the Colour Me Purple 2020 run, click here.

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