On Saturday 26th July, 30 members of St Crispin’s Leisure Centre embarked on a 100 kilometre charity walk to raise funds for WheelPower, a charity dedicated to using sport as a way of rehabilitating people with disabilities. The intrepid team, which was headed by David Covey – a recent finalist in the ukactive Spirit of […]
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.