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Stamford Striders St Valentine's 30k race reduces plastic in bid to help town achieve 'plastic-free' status

A road race that attracts up to 750 competitors is embracing green initiatives to make it kinder to the environment and support a 'plastic-free' campaign.

The St Valentine’s 30k, organised by Stamford Striders Running Club, is one of the most popular running events in the region, with the 2020 event having sold within a few hours of opening to entries.

Taking place on February 16, the race will fulfil some of the criteria to help Stamford's bid to become a ‘plastic-free’ town - a campaign launched this year to minimise single-use plastic.

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