Final preparations for the Sport Relief Mile in Avenham Park

Posted on - 16th March, 2014 - 8:00am | Author - | Posted in - Avenham, Charities, City Centre, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston

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The Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile takes place in Preston’s star attractions, the Avenham and Miller Parks.

Sainsbury’s is proud to be the official sponsor of the first Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Games 2014. They raised £5.5 million for Sport Relief 2012

Your mile, your choice. Whether you are toddling along with the toddlers or hotfooting it, the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile has a distance for everyone.

1 Mile, if you are looking for some simple fun raising fun.
3 Miles, step it up a little with family and friends to raise a bit more cash.
6 Miles, almost 10k, your chance to up the pace more and raise serious cash.

If you go your chosen distance collect your medal at the finishing line.

Jimmy Khan, Head of Sport and Leisure at Preston City Council, said: “We are delighted that so many people have already signed up but we want even more people in Preston to take part and make it the best Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile yet. So let’s show the rest of the country what we can do and raise as much money as we possibly can for this incredible cause!”

Also taking place at Fulwood Leisure Centre, Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Swimathon.

The Swimathon is a nationwide swimming challenge that encourages swimmers up and down the UK to swim a variety of challenge distances at their local pool and raise money for charity.

Enter the Swimathon at:

Enter the Preston Avenham and Miller Park Miles at:

Sunday 23 March
9:30am to 12:30pm

Entry Cost for the Run:
Adults – £6
Children – £3
Family – £15

Entry cost for the Swim:
Adults – £11
Team – £25
Concession – £6

The Preston Avenham and Miller Park Mile
Avenham Park
Miller Park

Fulwood Leisure Centre
Blackbull Lane

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