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Alton Water hosts spooky fun run this Halloween weekend

PUBLISHED: 17:08 27 October 2019 | UPDATED: 17:08 27 October 2019

The sun was shining on runners that decided to take on their weekly race at Alton Water with some scary additions Picture: RACHEL EDGE

The sun was shining on runners that decided to take on their weekly race at Alton Water with some scary additions Picture: RACHEL EDGE

RACHEL EDGE

Witches, superheroes and pumpkins have been seen on the shores Alton Water this weekend - as joggers took up the opportunity to run a 5k in a Halloween costumes.

Batman was running along with skeletons, witches and sausage dog pumpkins over the 2k and 5k courses at Suffolk's Alton Water Picture: RACHEL EDGEBatman was running along with skeletons, witches and sausage dog pumpkins over the 2k and 5k courses at Suffolk's Alton Water Picture: RACHEL EDGE

The Great Run Local at Alton Water, a free weekly two-kilometre or five-kilometre run, takes place every Sunday at the reservoir in south Suffolk, with all abilities, ages and their dogs welcome to take part.

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This week was a bewitching special occasion however, with runners donning their spookiest outfits for an added challenge and entry into a raffle.

Families rocked up in their best Halloween costumes, with petrifying pirates lining up next to spooky skeletons.

Dozens turned out for the Great Run Local Alton Water Halloween run Picture: RACHEL EDGEDozens turned out for the Great Run Local Alton Water Halloween run Picture: RACHEL EDGE

Some joggers went the extra mile and even dressed their pups and pumpkins for the run.

Winners walked away with tickets for the soon-to-open Alton Water crazy golf course, family swimming vouchers at ipswich's Crown Pools and 10-day iCard gym passes, letting people use the facilities at Holbrook sports centre and across Ipswich.


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