Festival of Sports returns to Welwyn Hatfield on Sunday

PUBLISHED: 16:27 24 May 2013 | UPDATED: 21:16 24 May 2013

THE first sports festival in Welwyn Hatfield for 25 years will be held this weekend.

Hercules Events and Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council have worked together to bring back the day, which will include a 1.5km children’s fun run, three triathlons and three open water swim races.

The Festival of Sports will take place at Stanborough Park, in Stanborough Road, WGC, on Sunday.

Councillor Darren Bennett, lead member for sports, who is competing in the 10k run, said: “After Britain’s successful Olympic year, Welwyn Hatfield is following suit with its own fun festival and bringing sport back to the borough for both young and old and the fit and the not so fit.

“So whether you are a champion swimmer or just starting out with a family fun run, this is a chance for everyone to sign up and take part.”

The events will kick off at 7.30am and most prizes will be given at around 11.30am.

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