Big Fun Run
July - October 2017
18 locations across the UK
Go from couch to 5k and have fun taking part in a run within scenic settings.
The Big Fun Run series is all about relaxed exercise - no times, no pressure, just lots of fun! These 5k runs are being staged in parks all across the UK throughout the summer.
The whole family can take part: jog, skip, push a buggy or be daring and wear fancy dress. Under 5's can even run for free!
To run for MHA and raise much needed funds to help improve the lives of even more older people apply online at www.bigfunrun.com. Choose a location, then select MHA as your chosen charity from the drop-down list.
Various park locations across the UK
Entry fee: £5
Under 5's run for free
Minimum sponsorship: £100
If you have your own place in the Big Fun Run and would like to fundraise for MHA, please contact the MHA Fundraising Team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 01332 221641.
Apply online at www.bigfunrun.com - choose a location and then select MHA as your chosen charity from the drop-down list.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Can I bring children to the event? Yes, everyone is welcome. You can walk, jog, skip, push a buggy – whatever you like!
What level of fitness is required to participate? We would suggest doing some training before the run although you can walk or jog, just take it at your own pace.
If you have secured your own place in the event, we would love to welcome you to the MHA team. Sign up now by completing our online form or contact the MHA Fundraising Team by emailing email@example.com or calling 01332 221641.
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