Stroke series back

The 2013 A Step Ahead Physiotherapy Stroke and Stride series is approaching.

The popular event will be held on Wednesdays, 7, 14 and 21 August.

The Stroke and Stride is a charity fundraiser race held annually with the start and finish at Sunset House and attracts a wide range of abilities.

Race 1 is a 400-metre swim and two-mile run, Race 2 is a 600-metre swim and two-mile run and Race 3 is a 800-metre swim and two-mile run, all starting at 5.45pm.

Minimum age on race day is 13. Participants under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Ten points are awarded to the first finisher in each category, nine for the second, eight for the third and so on until one point for tenth place. Overall results are calculated by total points and then by total time if all races have been completed.