THE opening race in this year's Stone Master Marathoners' Spring treble challenge goes ahead on Thursday, April 10.
Three five mile off-road races are planned, all starting at 7pm, the first the Hanchurch Hilly, a circuit of Hanchurch Woods, near Newcastle.
This race is over winding paths, woodland tracks and hills, the second event, on April 17, the Milford Murder, starting and finishing above Milford Common.
Final races in the series is the Barlaston Ups and Downs, starting from Oulton Cricket Club and taking in two laps around Barlaston Downs Bank.
For full details on entry and prizes, go to the Stone MM website at www.stonemm.co.uk