For the Fit and Adventurous
Do you run for fun or to keep fit? Are you looking for a new challenge? A sponsored run could be great fun. You may know of a local event that you could
join, or google ‘The Running Bug’ and search for an event. You can choose from 5k, 10k, half-marathon,
marathon, under 6 miles and over 6 miles.
Maybe, you would like to walk? Not all of us are runners but many of us
enjoy a walk in the countryside, especially in the summer months. There are lots
of organised walking events. To find a walk in your area you can visit
Ramble On. Increasingly, country parks and Forestry
Commission sites set up marked walks for the public to follow and indicate the
distance to be covered. Why not do a
sponsored walk at your favourite park or forest, or what about a coastal walk?
Cycling is an excellent way to get fit and to keep healthy
with regular exercise. Many people are now taking to cycling. There are numerous
cycle rides maintained by local councils in their parks, and cycle trails through
the national Forestry Commission
If you would like to enter an organised cycling event near
to you or around the UK check out UK Cycling Events or
the latest craze and these events are held all over the UK. The best way to
find an event near you is to search on google. Tough Mudder, for example, is a 10-12 mile mud and obstacle course which will
certainly drag you out of your comfort zone. They test your physical strength, stamina, and mental grit. It’s not
about how fast you can cross the finish line, it’s rather, can you cross the
line and finish the challenge which relies on camaraderie, true grit and
When you have registered for your event, let us know and
we’ll then provide you with support throughout your challenge.
To receive a
copy of our fundraising information pack please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
or telephone: 01604 251 620.