You can hike, climb, run, drive, swing or quiz for the Community Sports Foundation, with a whole host of fundraising events taking place across the year. Check out the lineup as it stands, with more events to be revealed in the New Year.
Story added: 11th August 2021
A team of walkers raised over £7,000 to support the Foundation’s work for people with disabilities, as part of last weekend’s Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge.
Aided by four volunteer support walkers and a support team, the eleven walkers climbed the peaks of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, all part of the Pennine range in Yorkshire.
Battling driving wind and rain, the team set off from their accommodation at 6am, and were finished approximately 12 hours later, covering an incredible 24-miles and gaining a total altitude of 5,200ft.
Emma Fletcher-Dungay, Senior Fundraising & Events Manager at the Foundation, said: “What an achievement! This has to be one of the worst weather conditions we have experienced in the 10 years of running these type of challenge events.
“I really am so proud of every single one of our walkers, who had to deal with really strong wind and rain to achieve the challenge. Credit to them all for not giving up when they so easily could have.”
Funds from the challenge will fund an array of programmes and opportunities for disabled and disadvantaged children and adults across the region.
Walkers: Julie Donnelly, Tina Halpin, Terri Christian, Dave Thomas, Becky Coman, Sarah Martin, Lauren Jordan, Sian Kensell, Lee Clark, Amy Jenkins, and Alex Guest
Support Walkers: Roly Clark, Debbie Tooke, Simon Ludkin, Jackie Thornton
Sports Therapist: Lisa Payne
Support Team: Emma Fletcher-Dungay, Aneliese Chapman
"What an amazing trip…Yes, it was hard, but with the amazing support team, leaders and fellow walkers, we did it!"
24th September 2021
A glorious day of golf at Royal Norwich led by Norwich City FC legends Dean Ashton and Bryan Gunn helped to raise an amazing £12,450 for the Foundation.
21st September 2021
Orange Fox Electrical have been unveiled as a main sponsor for the Foundation's golf day at Royal Norwich.
2nd September 2021
The Foundation's team took some time on Wednesday to acknowledge those who have provided their support for the charity in recent years.