Following a couple of very successful trots, Joule’s is getting into the Christmas spirit by hosting their third annual CharityTurkey Trot. The 5K Christmas fun run will take place on Sunday 13th December starting and finishing at the brewery.

There will be warm ups and coffee from 10am at the Red Lion, Market Drayton and the local Girl Guide district will be singing carols from 10.30 am with the Trot starting at 11am; this festive fun event its deffinetly one not to be missed.

The 5K Trot which can be walked, jogged or ran through the historic town of Market Drayton, will leave the Brewery at 11am. All troters are encouraged to dress in festive attire for the occasion, with the proceeds of the event to be donated to local charities. Event organiser Mark Stevens from Fix Auto said, ‘The Turkey Trot is back by popular demand for its third year, it’s a great pre christmas get together for the community and a fantastic event for novice runners also.’

Local businesses, Shepleys Butchers & Fix Auto, Market Drayton have very kindly donated 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes for both male & female runners. Joule’s have also donated a ‘Beer in Box’, containing 36 pints of  Joule’s Ale, for the best fancy dressed adult runner and a bucket of sweets for the for the best fancy dressed child. All trotters will be given a voucher for a free pint or soft drink and mince pie at The Red Lion Inn to enjoy after the fun run.

The Red Lion Brewery Tap have arranged an afternoon of festive treats for everyone to enjoy. They will serving Christmas Turkey Baps and a Sunday Carvery from 12pm and local singer Heidi Browne will be performing from 4pm, so the event is full of festive fun.

Entry to the Trot is £6 and forms can be found at The Red Lion Inn Market Drayton or Fix Auto Market Drayton, however there is limited availability and therefore it would be encourgaed to get a trot on and sign up to avoid disappointment. Nevertheless entry on the day should still be possible but of course this will be subject to availability.

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