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TESCO Lichfield Depot Sports Day – 31st Aug 2014

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TESCO Depot Lichfield are holding a charity fund raising Sports Day on 31st Aug 2014 at the Lichfield Cricket and Hockey Club, Collins Field, Eastern Avenue WS13 7SQ.

This fun day out is open to anyone, but the team sports events require pre-entry. You can download team application forms here: for ADULT and CHILDRENS’ teams.

Entry is a minimum donation of £5 per person and net proceeds go to Diabetes UK.

Contact Pete Tomkins at Tesco Lichfield for further info. pete.tomkins@uk.tesco.com

There will be all sorts of fun events to take part in and enjoy:

TEAM RACES – Inflatable Assault Course, Zorb Ball Race, Sausage Race, Gladiator Challenge, Inflatable Horse Racing, Tug-o-War.

STALLS – Tombola, Food and Drink, Alcohol, Cake Stall, Bric-a-Brac, Books and Toys, Raffle, Barbecue, Ice Cream Van, Dog Food.

SIDE ATTRACTIONS – Penalty Shoot Out (Football), Golf Chip Competition, Penalty Shoot Out (Hockey), Bouncy Castle, Bulls Eye (Darts), Play Your Cards Right, Basket Ball Shoot Out

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Event – 25th August 2014 – The World’s Shortest Superhero Fun Run World Record Attempt – in Burntwood

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55 PACES, 25 SECONDS, 1 WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT

The Virgin Active “World’s Shortest Fun Run” World Record Attempt in Aid of The Local Charity “We Love Lichfield Fund”, Around Princes Park, Burntwood

You can register by emailing paul@kpevents so we can allocate a time slot to run your lap in.

KP Events are staging a World record attempt; the Virgin Active World’s shortest Superhero ‘fun run’ on Monday 25th August 2014 from 10am,  to raise money for the charity We Love Lichfield Fund. Sponsored by Virgin Active – health clubs, gyms, spas and tennis.

The fun run is around the UK’s smallest park – Princes Park off Church Road and Farewell Lane in Burntwood, and follows on from the hugely successful initial Worlds Shortest Fun Run held round the same venue last May

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It will only take approx 55 strides to get around Princes Park, in approximately 25 seconds; and everyone who takes part will be a record holder, once it’s verified by the Guinness Book of World Records.

Everyone taking part of any age any ability must dress up as a superhero of some shape or form and prizes are on offer in two ‘best of categories, firstly:

BEST EXISTING SUPERHERO, the best costume worn for a Batman Superwoman or other existing superhero OR

BEST ORIGINAL SUPERHERO, the best costume for a newly named new original superhero created by the person wearing the costume.

Virgin Active will select the two winners on the morning of the event.

To PLEDGE MONEY for the We Love Lichfield Fund when participating please click on ‘We Love Lichfield Fund’ logo on the right.

Details of how to help raise funds will be available in due course.

For more information contact Kevin Wilson at kevin@kpevents.net, 07971-100973.

For sponsorship opportunities contact louise@kpevents.net as media interest is expected to be high.
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News – No Dash Event this year

Unfortunately there won’t be a Dash event this year as it has been impossible to finalise arrangements with suppliers and sponsors. This is due to long standing commitments from ourselves and others to a point where, with only a few weeks to go, we are unable to guarantee that we can stage the event to the standard ourselves and others would expect. The decision has not been easy, interest has been high from the public and the running and cycling communities and until very recently, we had hopes that the dash would go ahead as planned but realism has to guide our decision not romanticism for a much loved sporting institution. We can only stress that the dash has not been consigned to the history books just yet, the work begins now to seek a new date in 2015.

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Results – Lichfield Half-Marathon 2014

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Alice Bradshaw Smith 3rd Hannah Bridger 1st Deborah Gilman 2nd

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Alec Bednall

BEDNALL BEDS DOWN FOR HALF-MARATHON VICTORY

The 4th annual Lichfield Half-Marathon in association with Virgin Active witnessed a win for Alec Bednall who took the lead between 3 and 4 miles and then simply ran away in fine style to finish on Stowe Field in 1;16;26 and have over 2 minutes in hand over second placed James Coombes from Lichfield Running Club in 1;18;42 who had a narrow win over 3rd placed Alastair Payne in 1;18;50.

The women’s race was won by Hannah Bridger in 1;27;05 who was well in front of second placed Deborah Gilman in 1;29;50 with Alice Bradshaw-Smith in third in 1;31;08.

Kevin Wilson of organisers KP Events was delighted with the event and the atmosphere created; “Lichfield and the surrounding villages of Whittington and Fradley really turned out in big numbers to support the half marathon and it was great to experience a real buzz at the finish on Stowe Field under the gaze of the city’s magnificent cathedral, truly unique a finish as there is to any running event in the UK and the city can be proud to host an event that pulls in over 3000 people in runners and friends and family, really fantastic all round”

NEW TROPHY HANDED OVER

The newly named Geraldine Agnew Trophy was presented to winner Alec Bednall (2nd left) by brother Phillip Cass. Geraldine, a marathon runner and gym manager at Lichfield Health and Fitness Club in the city, tragically died of a brain aneurysm on holiday in Vietnam in December 2013 and organisers KP Events felt it would be a fitting tribute to rename the trophy in her honour.

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Full Results can be found HERE

Click MORE for Mini Marathon Results

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Event – The Lichfield Half-Marathon – 4th May 2014

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The Lichfield Half-Marathon 2014

In association with VIRGIN ACTIVE

Click the MORE button – for further information and a route map.

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News – Postponed Event – The World’s Shortest TRY-athlon World Record Attempt – Burntwood

The World’s Shortest Try-athlon which was to be on Bank Holiday Monday May 5th – Please note this event has now been postponed with a probable relaunch in late summer this year, confirmation of new arrangements will be posted on the website when they have been agreed. Refunds will be returned to anyone registered who cannot make any proposed new date.

KP Events apologises for any inconvenience caused and thanks sponsors Virgin Active and charity partner the We Love Lichfield Fund for their continued support and understanding.

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Event – Birmingham Fun Run – Sept 21st 2014

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2014 Birmingham Fun Run

Organised by the Birmingham Insurance Institute in aid of Acorns Children’s Hospice Trust (Charity Number. 700859)

This event starts in 1 month, 27 days, 12 hours, 20 minutes, 28 seconds

You can ENTER THIS EVENT now.
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  • DATE: Sunday 21st September 2014
  • TIME: 10am Registration for 11am Start
  • STARTS & FINISHES AT: Sutton Park, Town Gate, Park Road, Sutton Coldfield, B74 2YT
  • ENTRY FEE: £5 for 5K, £10 for 10K
  • INSURANCE: Full Public Liability
  • TROPHIES: To First Male & First Female of 5K & 10K
  • PRIZES: To First Two Males & First Two Females of 5K & 10K
  • MEDALS & GOODIE BAGS: For All Finishers

Sponsorship form and T&Cs will appear here soon.

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Event – Tamworth 10K – Sunday October 12th 2014

The Tamworth 10k – Sunday Oct 12th 2014

Event starts in 2 months, 18 days, 11 hours, 50 minutes, 28 seconds

Start: Tamworth Castle Grounds at 10.30am

You can ENTER THIS EVENT now.

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Event – Kingsbury Water Park 10k – Sunday the 30th Nov 2014

The Kingsbury Water Park 10k – Sunday the 30th Nov 2014

Event starts in 4 months, 5 days, 11 hours, 50 minutes, 28 seconds

You can ENTER THIS EVENT now.

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