THE annual Fordingbridge Fire Station 10k race will this year include two children’s races alongside the main event.

One event will be for five to ten year olds, starting at 10am on April 27, and covering lap up Marl Lane and around the Forres Sandle Manor grounds – a distance of two miles. The second event, for 11 to 16 year olds, will start at 11.10am and will be three miles long.

There is no charge to enter but completed entry forms must be received by April 23.

Entry forms are available through Burgate School, Fordingbridge infant and junior schools and Forres Sandle Manor. They are also available by emailing

See for more details and to enter.