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Preston North End to host Rainbow Hub’s eighth annual Workout-athon

Posted on - 26th January, 2022 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Preston News, Preston North End, Sport, What's On in Preston
Rainbow Hub pre 2020 Workoutathon

The eighth annual Rainbow Hub Workout-athon is returning to Preston North End FC next month after going virtual last year.

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Supported by JMW Solicitors, the event takes place on Sunday 20 February, from 10.00am to 1.00 pm, in The Great Room, Preston North End Football Club, Sir Tom Finney Way.

Rainbow Hub’s Workout-athon is back live with challenges to help residents get fit for 2022 and raise funds for the Mawdesley-based charity that supports children and young people with physical and neurological disabilities.

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Rainbow Hub pre 2020 Workoutathon

Lyndsay Fahey, Chief Executive of Rainbow Hub, said: “This is a fantastic event that has grown from the beginning.

“Sadly, we had to go virtual last year due to the pandemic, but it was still a success, and we expect a great turnout next month.

“We would like to thank everyone for supporting the event, especially JMW Solicitors and Preston North End Football Club, for allowing us to use their facilities.

“We are also grateful to everyone who is giving up their time to help, especially the instructors, Ultrasec, for attending the event to provide first aid, and Gareth Edwards of Gareth Edwards Photography.”

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The event will include three hours of energetic workouts, including Rockbox, Zumba, HIIT, Body Combat/Attack and
Freestyle Yoga (subject to change).

The closing date for postal entries is Thursday 17 February, and the deadline for online entries is 12 noon on Friday 18 February. Alternatively, entries can turn up on the day.

Sponsorship is not compulsory but is encouraged, as participants can raise more funds for Rainbow Hub by getting family and friends to support them.

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There will be a raffle and prizes to be won on the day, and qualified fitness instructors will run the classes.

The organisers thanked Rachel Burrows, Joanne Berends-Sheriff, Kurt Mcdonnell, Roz Edwards, Steve Jenkinson and Rachel Holland.

The Annual Rainbow Hub Ramble will take place on 21 May 2022.

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Entry is £10 in advance or £15 on the day, and entry forms are available online.

To enter, email parish@rainbowhub.org, ring 01704 823276, or visit – www.rainbowhub.org/event/workoutathon/

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