Get Fit and Raise Money for Stockdales
If you fancy setting yourself a challenge, then do it in aid of Stockdales, raising money and directly make a difference to people with learning disabilities. Get fit and fundraise at the same time! How good is that?
There are many things you can do but we’ve selected a few to give you some ideas about what’s out there.
2nd April – Asics Greater Manchester Marathon
Named the “Flatest, Fastest and Friendliest UK Marathon”, you’ll need sweat and determination to tackle the 26.2 miles of this epic Manchester giant! Sign up here
23rd April – Virgin London Marathon
Another giant – this time in our fabulous capital city. Take in the iconic sites of London whilst you’re running and ‘doing good’. The ballot entry for 2017 race is closed so you’ll only be able to run for us if you already have a place.
28th May – Great Manchester Run 10K and Half Marathon
On your marks, get set, go!! This 10K is a well established race and a firm favourite with runners from all over the region. The half marathon is a new addition. What better way to experience our wonderful city?! What are you waiting for? Enter today!
9th June – Great North Swim
Imagine swimming 5K, 10K, 1/2 mile, 1 mile or even 2 miles in the UK’s longest lake – Lake Windermere. This is open water swimming at its’ finest, so get your goggles ready! Sign up here
1st July – The Color Run
“The Happiest 5K on the Planet” is what this race is. Run, walk, skip or dance through the 5 ‘Color Zones’. You’ll hardly recognise yourself by the time you finish! You can enter this colourtastic event here
9 & 10th September – Tough Mudder
How TOUGH are you? You can prove it by doing this seriously hard challenge in Cheshire safe in the knowledge that you’re pushing yourself for an incredibly worthwhile cause. Enter here if you think you’re tough enough.
10th September – Great North Run
This is the world’s biggest half marathon. Join thousands of other runners to take on this 13.1 mile challenge in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. You’ll need to have secured a place in this event as the ballot has now closed.
You can fly solo in events or do them with your friends, family or work colleagues. Last year, Specsavers in Sale did a team effort in the Tough Mudder challenge and raised over £3,000.00 for Stockdales, so it just shows what’s achievable.
When you’ve picked your challenge, you’ll need to set up a Justgiving Page.Or we can send you some good ol’ fashioned sponsor forms if you prefer. We can promote you on our website, social media pages and maybe get an article in the local paper.
Get in touch with us today on 0161 973 2296 or email us here. Thanks for your support!