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Fun Run 2017

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Annual YMCA Charity Fun Run
Sunday 30 April 2017 – Reigate Priory Park from 10.30am

Adult 5 mile and 1 mile | Junior 1 mile races

The community running event of the year! The 5 mile adult road race starts in beautiful Priory Park, Reigate and follows a circular route along local quiet roads. Both the adult and junior 1 mile follows a safe, traffic-free circular route within the perimeter of this stunning and historic local park. Chip timing, bespoke running shirt and commemorative medal for ALL participants. Bouncy castle, face painting and the Reigate and Banstead Sports Festival make it the perfect family day out!

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Race Times

• 10.30am – Adult 5 Mile Fun Run (ages 16+)

• 11.30am – Adult 1 Mile Fun Run (ages 16+)

• 12.00pm – Junior U16 1 Mile Fun Run (ages 13 – 15)

• 12.30pm – Junior U12 1 Mile Fun Run (ages 10 – 11)

• 1.00pm – Junior U10 1 Mile Fun Run (ages 8 – 9)

 • 1.30pm – Junior U8 1 Mile Fun Run (ages 6 – 7)

 • 2.00pm – Junior U6 1 Mile Fun Run (ages 4 – 5)

Please note entries on the day are not guaranteed and do incur a surcharge (see below), therefore to avoid disappointment please book in advance.  Depending on availability, off-line bookings via reception will be opening January 2017.

Prices

• Adult 5 mile | £15 in advance, £20 on the day

• Adult 1 mile | £10 in advance, £15 on the day

• Junior 1 mile | £7 in advance, £10 on the day

Race information and collection of race numbers

This year, to keep costs down and ensure runners receive their numbers, no numbers will be sent through the post. All numbers can be picked up the week before the race from reception at YMCA East Surrey Sports and Community Centre, Princes Road, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 6JJ at the following times.

• Tuesday 25 April between 9am – 9pm

• Wednesday 26 April between 9am – 9pm

• Thursday 27 April between 9am – 9pm

• Friday 28 April between 9am – 8pm

• Saturday 29 April between 8am – 2pm

If you are not able to come to the YMCA, numbers will be available from the information tent in the park on the day, please arrive at least 20 minutes early to collect. Collection of numbers for all entries received after 9am on Friday 21 April will need to be collected at Priory Park on the day.  All races will be chip timed and results can be found here at 5pm on Sunday 30 April. Full information on the event will be sent to you by email on entry.  Prizes will be awarded to all race winners with ALL participants receiving a bespoke YMCA East Surrey Race T-shirt and commemorative medal.

Fancy Dress

We love any excuse for fancy dress, so come along dressed up as your favourite character and make the day even more fun. We’ll be giving out prizes for the best fancy dress in each race, so make sure you stand out from the crowd!

Fundraising

Money raised from all our events this year will help us create a brand new, disability sports, fitness and wellbeing facility, designed to inspire and support people of all ages and ability to be more active and healthy.

This will be a centre of excellence for families, those suffering from learning and physical disabilities, people with emotional and mental health issues, the elderly and people recovering from chronic illness. The purpose-built, fully accessible facility will offer a wide programme of disability sports, rehabilitation and preventative health activities, delivered by specialist, friendly staff and inspiring volunteers. Our aim is to create a wonderful culture of inclusivity, where everyone feels welcome and is empowered to create healthy, active and fulfilling lives.

Read more about the Inclusive Sports Facility

There is no minimum sponsorship for this event, but we hope you will be inspired by what we are planning to build and raise as much as you can. Our specialist team is on hand to help you every step of the way and remember every penny you raise will help make a difference to a life in the community.

The best way to fundraise is to set up your unique Virginmoneygiving fundraising page. If you prefer the more traditional method of fundraising, please download your official sponsorship form. Alternatively, you can make a donation to YMCA East Surrey to help fund this important community facility.

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Read more about our tips on fundraising or speak to a member of our team who will be more than happy to help you as you raise money to raise hope and opportunities for vulnerable and disadvantaged adults, children and young people across East Surrey.

Booking

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2016 Results

Adult – 5 mile
Adult – 1 mile
Under 16 – 1 mile
Under 12 – 1 mile
Under 10 – 1 mile
Under 8 – 1 mile
Under 6 – 1 mile

2016 Race Photos

Routes

Fun Run map – 1 mile route

Fun Run map – 5 mile route

Find out more

For more information, please contact the Events Fundraising Team.

T 01737 779979