PUBLISHED: 19:00 11 Might 2019 | UPDATED: 19:06 11 Might 2019
Runners are being set a novel problem – to see what number of miles they’ll clock up in a day, and the way a lot they’ll elevate for Suffolk charities within the course of.
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Jo Reeder of Age Uk Suffolk
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Run or Cycle Occasions has teamed up with Age UK Suffolk to create the mass participation problem which is open to solo athletes or groups of two to eight individuals.
The inaugural ROC24 – Suffolk 2019 will happen within the grounds of Culford College, close to Bury St Edmunds from 10am on Saturday, June 1 to 10am on Sunday, June 2.
Greg Cooper, Run or Cycle Occasions director, mentioned: “ROC24 – Suffolk 2019 is designed to supply a pleasant and inclusive ‘working pageant’ setting for contributors of all talents and can happen throughout the magnificent grounds of Culford College.
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“Registration opened on October 1, and we have now had a tremendous quantity of people and groups from far and large enter already.
“That is nice information for us and our charitable companion Age UK Suffolk after all. We’ve all been affected by the challenges confronted by family and friends in later life, and so we’re very proud to assist assist the fabulous providers supplied by this nice charity.”
Jo Reeder, head of fundraising and advertising for Age UK Suffolk, mentioned: “We’re delighted to be partnering with Run Or Cycle Occasions for his or her inaugural occasion ROC24, which we hope will see individuals of all ages participate, and assist to boost funds for Age UK Suffolk.
“ROC24 is a unique sort of problem, and one which we’re encouraging individuals from all throughout Suffolk to participate in – whether or not you’re a seasoned athlete, or a novice, this occasion is a good way of getting concerned, retaining match and elevating very important funds for a service that’s supporting an ageing inhabitants.
“As a charity, we’re significantly eager on partnership and staff working, and would like to encourage groups of rivals to participate.”
Groups of as much as eight are invited to join the Enterprise Group Problem, and people who select to assist Age UK Suffolk because the featured charity for this occasion will obtain further promotional alternatives and advantages.
For extra info on how you can enter ROC24, go to www.runorcycle.co.uk