Feel good, do good for Sport Relief
PUBLISHED: 09:00 13 February 2008 | UPDATED: 21:30 15 June 2010
MARK Sunday, March 16, in your diaries. Honiton will be shaken by the sound of hundreds of competitors taking part in the town s Sport Relief Mile events.
MARK Sunday, March 16, in your diaries. Honiton will be shaken by the sound of hundreds of competitors taking part in the town's Sport Relief Mile events. Honiton Running Club are promoting the one, three and six mile events and are expecting a mammoth turnout from the population of Honiton and East Devon. Hundreds of thousands of people across the country will take to the streets at the same time in a nationally televised event and go the distance. The Sainsbury's Sport Relief Mile challenge events will be starting in Honiton High Street and finishing in New Street and will hopefully be the biggest event of its kind ever to have hit the town. The mile challenge, which starts at 10.30am, will be based on a loop of High Street and King Street while the three and six mile challenges start at 11.30am and will cover a loop of High St, Sidmouth Road, Battishorne Way, Weatherhill Rd, and Church Hill - once for three miles and twice for six miles. Sport Relief harnesses the power and passion of sport to change lives for the better. By doing sport, having fun and raising money, everyone can do good and feel good. All the money raised is spent by Sport Relief to help vulnerable people living incredibly tough lives both at home in the UK and across the world's poorest countries.Organiser and Honiton Running Club Secretary Alan Nicholls said: "This challenge is not just for runners but for the whole community. "We are hoping that everyone gets behind us and joins in the fun. We want kids, mums and dads, grandmas and grandpas, teams and clubs to get out, have a great time and raise lots of cash for this worthwhile cause. We also need people to help with marshalling the longer events on the day." If you can help then email Alan at Secretary@Honitonrc.com So don't delay. Get your entry in now. Go online to www.sportrelief.com and enter the Honiton Mile event, buy a Sport Relief T-shirt, get some Sport Relief socks, download a sponsor form and start fundraising. There are lots of ideas on the website for raising funds so rise to the challenge and join the hundreds of thousands of people at Sainsbury's Sport Relief Mile events taking place across the whole nation.