Places Still Available For Ealing's Sports Relief Mile
Get involved and help raise funds to help the poorest communities
There's still time to get involved in the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile in Ealing on Sunday 20th March.
There are places still available and you can run (or walk) one, three or six miles, volunteers are needed to help on the day.
This year’s Mile will take place at the Bunny Park (Brent Lodge Park) with everyone meeting at the bandstand. The route will take in the local landmarks including St. Mary’s Church and Wharncliffe Viaduct.
Runs start on the hour from 12noon until 3pm and there will be entertainment in the park afterwards with live DJ sets and representatives from local leisure centres and sports clubs. Those interested in getting involved are advised to enter online at www.sportrelief.com or can enter on the day.
Event Manager Ben Farmer, 17 of Hanwell said: “We’ve put flyers everywhere, talked to anyone who will listen and really got the word about about Sport Relief 2016. We are delighted that over 400 people have already signed up but we want even more people in Ealing to take part and make it the best Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile yet by beating the total raised in 2014. So let’s show the rest of the country what we can do and raise as much money as we possibly can for this incredible cause!”
In February, marathon man Eddie Izzard embarked upon his staggering attempt to complete a gruelling 27 marathons in 27 days across South Africa for Sport Relief. This epic challenge will see Eddie aim to run over 700 miles in temperatures of up to 30°C, tracing the story of Nelson Mandela’s life. Comedienne Jo Brand ‘did herself proud’ by taking on a Sport Relief Challenge which seen the 58-year-old walk an incredible 150 miles, coast-to-coast across the country from Hull to Liverpool.
8th March 2016