This might be of interest to some people
Please let me introduce myself. My name is Paul McGee and I am the group scout leader for the 25th Ormesby Pathfinder Scout Group as well as a running enthusiast.
As a scout group we have organised the Pathfinder 25 Challenge Hike and Trail Marathon. This comprises of a circular route around the picturesque North Yorkshire Moors from the event HQ at Ravengill Scout Campsite – Commondale. Recently we have also introduced a 15 mile course which has become quite popular..
This is the 32nd year we have ran this event but unfortunately over the last few years interest has started to diminish. I have concluded that this may be due to the fact we have targeted hill walkers by advertising through the likes of the LDWA. I am now seeking to promote our event to the running community.
The event takes place on the 8th October and costs £12.50 – this includes
· a fully marshaled course
· 5 liquid refreshment checkpoints
· 2 food checkpoints
· 2 course meal afterwards.
· A certificate of completion
· Trophies are also awarded to the fastest male and female walkers and runners for both courses.
I would really appreciate it if you could make your members aware of our event. We have received a lot of very positive feedback after recent events and I feel we have just been advertising in the wrong places. If you can think of anywhere suitable to raise awareness I would really welcome your comments.
Thank you for taking the time to read this a I look forward to hearing from you in the near future.
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Group Scout Leader – 25th Ormesby Pathfinder Scout Group