New date for poultry race

THE Loftus Poultry Run is to take place this coming Sunday (13 Feb) after the wintry weather forced the popular pre-Christmas race to be cancelled.

The seven-to-eight mile multi-terrain race - a big attraction for runners in the Whitby area - starts at 11am at Loftus Leisure Centre.

Entry costs are attached runners £10, unattached runners £12, late entries on the day extra £3.

Entry forms are available from and

Prizes are available for all age groups, including for fancy dress.