Racecourse was the venue for the Annual International Cross Country
Championships in 1906, 1911, 1922, 1933 and 1951.
Pictured left is the cover of the souvenir program for the 38th
annual race, held on Saturday 31st of March 1951.
be interested in an old photo (maybe as old as 1880) showing
runners lined up for the start of a race outside the town hall.
Follow this link.
the 1951 race: follow this link.