Grim Up North

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The 64 hectare site, situated near Royston in South Yorkshire, is home to an array of wildlife – including newts, snakes and herons. Over 90 years ago, I was born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, to a working-class family. Poverty was as natural to us as great wealth and power were to the aristocracy of that age. Like his father and grandfather before him, my dad, Albert, eked out a meagre existence as a miner, working hundreds of feet below the surface, smashing the rock face with a pickaxe, searching for coal’ how times have changed… Rabbit Ings is a country park located on the former colliery yard and spoil heap of the Monkton Colliery and then the Royston Drift Mine, which closed in 1989. The 64-hectare site, situated near Royston in South Yorkshire, is home to an array of wildlife – including newts, snakes and herons., Another example of Yorkshire been anything but grim

Saturday 13th April 2019
10:00 am – 12:30 pm

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£10.50
£8.50

5K

Saturday 13th April 2019
12:30 pm

Old Colliery Canter

  • Aged 18 and over
  • Only 30 places remaining
  • Difficulty rating
£21
£19

10k

Saturday 13th April 2019
12:30 pm

Old Colliery Canter

  • Aged 18 and over
  • Difficulty rating
£31
£29

20 miles

Saturday 13th April 2019
11:00 am

Old Colliery Canter

  • Aged 18 and over
  • Difficulty rating
£25
£23

Half Marathon

Saturday 13th April 2019
11:00 am

Old Colliery Canter

  • Aged 18 and over
  • Difficulty rating
£35.50
£33.50

Marathon

Saturday 13th April 2019
10:00 am

Old Colliery Canter

  • Aged 18 and over
  • Difficulty rating