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Get involved: Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Games

February 27, 2016
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The Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Games returns with a fantastic line-up of events from 18th – 20th March 2016, so get involved and help raise vital funds by taking part in a run, cycle or swim.

The fundraising event which encourages the Great British public to do themselves proud will take place across the country and participants will have the chance to walk, run, swim or cycle in the steps of their favourite athletes to raise money and help to transform people’s lives across the UK and the world’s poorest communities.

This year there are more ways than ever before to get involved with flagship events at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London, and in Belfast, Cardiff, Glasgow, Norwich and Sheffield. There are also hundreds of local event across the nation, so there’s no excuse not to sign up and get involved!

Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile
The public can walk or run at the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile. With a host of events to take part in, fundraisers can make every step count with events covering  one, three and six miles so people of all ages and abilities can join in and help change lives.

Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Cycle
Budding bikers can take part once again with the return of the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Cycle. Cyclists across the UK will be securing sponsorship and saddling up to raise much needed cash across the country. The pedal powered events offer a number of distances for first time cyclists and enthusiasts alike:
· 3 mile Family Cycle for those that to prefer to ride as a team
· For all yellow jersey wannabes there’s the opportunity to sign up for 25 miles or 50 mile challenges, raising the heart rate and some serious sponsorship
· Simply Cycle where participants can set their own goal

Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Swimathon
Finally for those that favour the water, the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Swimathon, the UK’s biggest swimming event, will welcome eager entrants. With over 600 venues across the UK, including the London Aquatics Centre at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, there will be no shortage of opportunities to get involved across a variety of distances:
· 1.5 km for novice swimmers
· 2.5 km for those who want to up the ante
· 5 km for those looking to go to great lengths
· Those who prefer to swim as a team can join a relay over 1.5 km, 5 km or simply set their own distance in Team Swim and splash their way to super sponsorship

Find out how to get involved here: www.sportrelief.com

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