Race for Life Comes to Corby
Posted: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 12:00
Corby has been chosen by Cancer Research UK to host the Race for Life 5k and 10k in the town for the very first time.
This huge event will take place on Sunday 20th May 2018 at Corby's very own West Glebe Park, Cottingham Road and local women are being urged to sign up for this brand new event now to help make it a roaring success.
Race for Life events are non-competitive and participants can choose to walk, jog or run around the course. Whether you plan to pound the pavements or stroll to the finish, every step you take will help to support life-saving research. Race for Life brings millions of women together to support our life-saving research. Just by signing up you'll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters.
Corby Borough Council's Lead Member for Community, Cllr John McGhee, said; 'We are very excited to be chosen to host such an amazing and high profile event. The Race for Life events really do bring millions of women together and every single penny that is raised helps to fight Cancer!
'Sadly we have all been affected or have someone close to us that has been affected by Cancer but with events such as Race for Life we can help more people beat it. So we would urge women across the Borough and further to sign up today and let's make this one of the biggest events that Corby has seen.'
Sign up online today you can claim your early bird discount which takes your entry fee down to just £9.99! Just head to www.raceforlife.org , search for Corby and choose your event. If you would like some more information and would like to meet the team then come along to the Cancer Research Race for Life open evening at West Glebe Park Community Centre on Tuesday 23rd January 2018. Drop in between 5pm and 6.30pm to hear about Race for Life, sign up to take part or volunteer, get some training tips and receive some free goodies to take away with you.
New to jogging or haven't run for a long time?
We've got the solution for you. Jog Northants is a programme which will guide you through a progressive course of gentle walking and jogging all led by a qualified Jog Northants Leader. So whether you just want a little help to get started, want the safety of a group run, train for an event or like the social part of meeting others whilst getting active then one of our Jog Northants groups could be for you!
The Jog Northants group Body Magic Marvels have a 12-week beginners Learn to Jog course which is free to sign up to. Follow the link here to sign up.
Start: Tuesday 30th January (12 weeks)
Meet: West Glebe Sports Pavilion, Corby
Cost: FREE- Places are limited