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Caphouse Colliery Coal Carrying Race


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The Caphouse Coal Race is a traditional coal-carrying race event held on Saturday 26th May for Men, Women and Children.
Men carry 40kg of coal, women 20kg, youths 10kg and children 5kg in weight. There will be a special 'Coal and Spoon Race' for young children who can be entered on the day
The race will start at the main reception and continues for 800m to finish at Hope Workshop. The childrens' and youths races will start at the main reception and finish opposite the roundabout.
Please will all entrants please arrive in good time to fill out your entry forms befofre the start of your race. Booking essential for Adults, youths and children can enter on the day.
Please phone Reception for details and to book on 01924 848806