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24 teams of runners 'race the sun'

Sat, 19 May 2012

Drivers on the Island are warned to watch out for runners who're taking in the Race the Sun relay today.

24 teams are aiming to complete a lap of the Isle of Man in between sunrise and sunset.

The first leg began at Peel at 5.08 this morning and the teams have until 21.22 to make it back round the coastal path, the Raad ny Foillan.

Funds are being raised for the Children's Centre.

Motorists should watch out for runners on the roads.

They'll be at Maughold and Ballaglass between 10.00 and 13.00, the Main Road between Laxey and Baldrine from around 11.00 to 14.00.

They're expected on the Old Castletown Road between 12.30 and 15.00 and the Niarbyl to Glen Maye Coast Road from around 18.00 till 20.00.




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