Two Potters ’Arf Marathon trophies will include tributes to event founder Don Shelley, who died aged 84 in February this year. His granddaughters, Beth and Eve Darlow, are also planning to take part in the event’s walking section in his memory, while special race t-shirts will also carry a tribute to the inspirational organiser. Mr […]
Organisers of the Potters Arf are looking at plans to pay tribute to the founder of the race. Don Shelley from Stone, passed away earlier this month at the age of 84. He founded the Potteries Marathon in 1982, which went on to become the Potters Arf in 2005.
And Stoke-on-Trent’s iconic half marathon, which was cancelled due the Coronavirus pandemic last year, is due to return in 2021 but on a new date. The ‘Potters Arf’ normally takes place in June but organisers have revealed plans for the race to be held on September 26 following the latest Government and national sporting body […]