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Decathlon Confirmed as Sponsor for Northants 5K Race Series

Posted: Fri, 03 Mar 2017 09:28

Decathlon Confirmed as Sponsor for Northants 5K Race Series

Northamptonshire Sport is delighted to confirm that Sport and Leisure retailer "Decathlon" will be sponsoring the Northants 5K Race Series.

The 4 race series consists of 5K running events at Irchester Country Park, Salcey Forest, Brixworth Country Park and Delapre Abbey each month between April and July this year. Runners receive a medal on completion of each race and those who book all four races with receive a free T-shirt.

Decathlon already partner with Northamptonshire Sport in much of their work around the Workplace Challenge Programme, they encourage staff to get involved in workplace activities, they have a gym on site and a Basketball court where employees can take breaks and as a European company, they provide English lessons to their employees.

The 5K race series kicks off at 11am on Sunday 23rd April at Irchester Country Park, and there is also a children's 2k race at this event for 8-10 year olds at 10.30am. Children aged 11 and 12 can enter all events but must be accompanied by an adult. For full details of each race, routes, rules and how to book, visit www.northamptonshiresport.org/5k

Northamptonshire Sport is on the search for volunteers for each event and a free place will be given to any entrant who provides a volunteer. If you think you might be able to do this, please contact Will Heckford on Will.Heckford@FirstForWellbeing.co.uk

Decathlon will be at each of the events promoting their products but also promoting themselves as a business, they are currently recruiting and want to explore more connections with the Community in Northampton. For more information on the opportunities available with Decathlon, please visit https://jobs.decathlon.co.uk/

They also have a store in Milton Keynes and retail in a large number of different sports including running. The European retailer opened 10 new stores in the UK last year and are looking to expand further in 2017.

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