Beverley Specsavers has continued to support a local athletics club for the third year running, sponsoring a popular 10k race.

Specsavers in Beverley will once again be supporting Beverley Athletics Club by sponsorship the Walkington 10k, a race held every July in the area.

When is the race taking place?

The race takes place on Friday 12th July, 2019 starting at 7.30pm at Little Weighton Road, Walkington. The race covers an undulating, picturesque, rural route, takes in a loop to Little Weighton and back to Walkington for a village playing fields finish.

As the official main sponsor of the race, the Specsavers store on Toll Gavel will provide sponsored shirts complete with Specsavers logo to participants on completion of the race.

A word from the Chairman of Beverley Athetics Club

Rob Reid, Chairman of Beverley AC, said: ‘We are delighted to have Specsavers as sponsors of the Walkington 10k road race for a third year now. The support shown by such a well-known national brand towards our club and the race means that the club can carry on promoting well-managed, popular events locally, drawing people in from a wide area.’

A word from the store director

Store director, Jeremy Beesley, says: ‘Beverley Specsavers is delighted to continue to sponsor causes and clubs local to the town, and we’d really encourage those of all sporting levels to take part.

‘I’ve been a member of Beverley AC for a few years now and it’s fantastic to have the opportunity to give something back and support this brilliant local event.’

For more information or to book an appointment at the Beverley store please visit, call 01482 679 933, or visit the store at 52 Toll Gavel, Beverley, East Riding, Yorkshire, HU17 9BN.


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