Sheffield is to benefit from one of the largest installations of running routes in England thanks to a new city-wide partnership which has secured over £100,000 of funding from England Athletics. The first phase of this trailblazing project will be completed next month (April), with eleven new run routes (ranging from 1km to 10km in length – a total of 27 Kilometres in trails) marked across seven locations in The Outdoor City. Our aim is to build over 20 new run routes in Sheffield by March 2017.

As Sheffield’s reputation as The Outdoor City grows in stature, the run routes initiative exemplifies how partnership working between local government, businesses, land owners, sport, health and community organisations can produce an outdoor recreational offering of national significance…read more on:

http://welcometosheffield.co.uk/business/news/2016/mar/29/the-outdoor-city-secures-over-100-000-for-major-run-route-project