Running Festival races into town on Sunday

Kellie Gibson and Jack Janetzki cross the finish line at last year's Running Festival
Kellie Gibson and Jack Janetzki cross the finish line at last year's Running Festival

Running enthusiasts from around the region are set to descend on Forbes this Sunday for the annual Forbes Running Festival.

There's a distance to suit everyone with a 5km run, 10km run or the 21km half marathon on offer.

Organisers are only accepting online registrations for the 21km half marathon and are encouraging people to pre-register for the other distances. Registrations close midnight on Saturday, October 12.

For more information or to register, visit www.forbesrunningandtriclub.com/

All ages can take part and participants can register individually, however in the 5km event families can register together.

The start and finish line is located at the ski dam and all three distance events will take runners around Lake Forbes.

The event begins bright and early with the 21km half marathon commencing at 7am.

The 10km run starts at 8.30am, while the 5km begins at 8.45am.

All participants are advised to arrive well before the scheduled time of their run.