Staff from St Crispin’s Leisure Centre have raised over £10,000 for WheelPower, the UK’s leading wheelchair sports charity. Having already completed a London to Bournemouth cycle ride and a 100km charity walk along the Thames, the team have surpassed their £10k target by taking finally part in the Welsh Ironman competition on Sunday 14th September […]
LOCAL LEISURE CENTRE MAKES A SPLASH FOR MARIE CURIE CANCER CARE AND SPORT RELIEF
Carnival Pool Leisure Centre and Loddon Valley Leisure Centre in Wokingham are diving into the world’s biggest fundraising swim this April to raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care and Sport Relief.
- The swimathon will take place on the weekend of 27th- 29th April and will give thousands of swimmers the opportunity to raise vital funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care through Swimathon’s established Distance Challenges and for Sport Relief with the new ‘Big Splash Mile for Sport Relief’
- Swimathon Weekend participants swimming for Marie Curie Cancer Care can choose from the 5k, 2.5k or Team 5k challenges and those opting to raise money for the ‘Big Splash Mile for Sport Relief’ can take part individually or as part of a team to complete a Mile
Tony Penge, Contract Manager at Carnival Pool Leisure Centre and Loddon Valley Leisure Centre, said:
We all know that 2012 will be a very special year for sport in Britain and the swimathon will be a good way to get people raising money for two great charities. There’s still time for people to get involved in the Swimathon, get sponsored and raise as much money as possible for charity.