The Whissendine 6ix (six mile) road race and walk was first staged in 1985 and has become a popular event in the running calendar. The event starts and finishes in the Rutland village with the course following a natural circuit bordering Stapleford Park. All entrants receive a race memento and bottle of beer supplied by race sponsors Grainstore Brewery in Oakham, there will be prizes for all category winners. The village Brownies will provide a barbecue on race night.
For further information check out the Whissendine 6ix website. The site contains details of previous winners and all other information you may need to know to keep you up to date.
NEW FOR 2018 – Automatic timing chips will be used for the first time in 2018, giving accurate timings for all race entrants.