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Easter Festival of Running gets under way

Port Erin 10km race first up for competitors

A number of competitors from off-Island have signed up for this year's Easter Festival of Running.

The event gets under way this evening with the 10km race in Port Erin, before the Peel Hill race on Saturday and the 5km road races in Douglas on Sunday.

More than 500 athletes have already signed up to take part.

Organiser Dave Griffiths believes the event has great appeal for many people:

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