Thursday, 9 June 2011
Peterhead Running Festival!!
The Peterhead Running Festival & Fun Day will take place on Sunday, September 11 at Catto Park playing fields and running track. Building on the success of last year’s Peterhead Half Marathon, and with the support from Shell as the main sponsor, this year’s event will include the Shell 5K race, jog or walk and the Shell School Fun Runs- in partnership with Active School. The festival hopes to attract 100s of schools kids hopefully to Peterhead's first every running festival , all competitors will be electronically time by Leisurelend, and receive a specially designed Peterhead Running Festival & Fun Day medal, as well as all the children receiving goodie bags from Shell. Also, the school with the greatest percentage of pupils per head of school roll taking part on the day will receive a £200 cheque to spend on Sports Equipment. All parents/guardians must complete and return an entry form to your school by Friday, September 2 to enter the running festival. All pupils entering the Shell School Fun Runs must be accompanied to the event by a responsible adult. So get your kids school involved please. You know me i have a passion for getting kids active!! We are really excited about bringing this new running festival to this area, and we would like to thank Shell for their financial support and enthusiasm in planning this event. All profits from the day will go to Scottish Spina Bifida Association”. So far planned for the day is the • Shell School Fun Runs- in partnership with Active School this free event will be open all primary and secondary people from the Peterhead area. • Shell 5km and Fun Run, Jog or Walk enter online here • Peterhead Half Marathon enter online here • Small Marquee with lot of eats/tea and coffees etc. • Children’s play area- bouncy castle/face painting etc. • Health and Activity Fair in a large marquee giving lots health and advice to encourage to you get more active. • Waves Radio live broadcast, We now have entry forms for the Shell 5km and Peterhead Half Marathon and all the schools in our area will be issued forms through Active Schools in next few weeks. Please put this date in your diary it promises to a great day for all the family.