Reading Track League likely to end unless volunteers found

Since 1955 track racing has taken place at Reading's Palmer Park track but the Track League's future is in doubt with a lack of volunteers

The Reading Track League could cease to exist if volunteers cannot be found, bringing to an end 60 years of racing.

The Track League has been running since 1955 at the town’s 459m Palmer Park outdoor track, with competition between the spring and the autumn.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.