People of Cheshire East to walk, run and swim themselves proud for Sport Relief
The Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile is back – and it’s coming to Crewe, Holmes Chapel, Knutsford and Macclesfield with the help of Everybody Sport and Recreation. The centres are set to host the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile on Sunday 20th March, and need local people to come together by entering now at: www.sportrelief.com.
Local heroes from Crewe, Holmes Chapel, Knutsford and Macclesfield will be walking, running and swimming themselves proud during the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile and Swimathon to raise life-changing money for Sport Relief 2016.
Setting off from Everybody Sport and Recreation’s leisure facilities each event is set to be a great success!
Event details and locations:
The Crewe Mile: Athletics Track at the Cumberland Arena, 20th March
The Crewe Swimathon: Crewe Swimming Pool, Flag Lane, 18th -20th March
The Holmes Chapel Mile : Holmes Chapel Community Centre, 20th March
The Knutsford Mile: Knutsford Leisure Centre, 20th March
The Macclesfield Mile: Macclesfield Athletics Track, 20th March
Heather Robbins, Duty Manager at Everybody Sport and Recreation is organising the Crewe Mile and commented, ‘The Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile is here and it’s your time to walk or run yourself proud. From little ones with their mums and dads, to runners up against the clock there’s something for everyone to make themselves feel proud on this special day.’
Everybody Sport and Recreation is hosting lots of family activities at the events including making your own healthy smoothie recipe on a ‘Smoothie Bike’, children’s bubble bike, prize draws, fitness challenges and more!
Centre Manager, Richard Jones hopes it will encourage people of all ages to get active in Crewe and surrounding areas, ‘We are looking forward to soon opening our brand new lifestyle centre and we hope Sport Relief encourages our community in Crewe to come together and get active more often. We also recently launched a community athletics session at the Cumberland Arena for children aged 8-12 which is growing in popularity and this event helps us to provide more information to families of how to get involved.’
Crewe Swimming Pool is also hosting a Swimathon with participants picking a challenge to swim between 60-200 lengths of the swimming pool. You can enter either as part of a team or an individual and complete the challenge between 18th-20th March 2016!
To enter visit: www.sportrelief.com
Everybody Sport and Recreation Media Contact
Name: Jade Griffin, Content Marketing Executive
E: [email protected]
T: 01270 685945
NOTES TO EDITORS
Everybody Sport & Recreation – Everybody is a charitable trust established to run public leisure services in the Cheshire East area. The trust aims to provide ‘leisure for life’ by changing lives through healthy recreation. The charity operates 15 leisure facilities as well as leisure development and outreach programmes and the new Everybody Academy, providing local training and career opportunities. For more information please visit: www.everybody.org.uk or follow on twitter @ebleisure
ABOUT THE SAINSBURY’S SPORT RELIEF GAMES
The second Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Games is taking place from Friday 18th to Sunday 20th March 2016. The public can join the fun and games by running, walking, swimming or cycling their way to raising cash at over a thousand venues around the country, including the landmark events at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Entry fees for the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Games:
|Event||Adult||Children (under 16)||Family (2 adults, 2 children)|
|The Local Mile||£7||£3||£17|
|The Flagship Games||£11||£5||£27|
|25 Mile Cycle||£35||n/a||n/a|
|50 Mile Cycle||£35||n/a||n/a|
|Family Cycle (3 Miles)||£11||£5||£27|
|Team Entry (2-5 people)||£26||£19.50|
For further information on sport Relief, please contact the Comic Relief Media Team:
020 7820 2500
Out of hours number: 07984 510473