The HERTS 10K and Half Marathon is one of Rennie Grove Hospice Care’s flagship fundraising events, attracting hundreds of runners and walkers every year and raising valuable funds to support the charity’s services across Herts and Bucks, which in the current climate are needed now more than ever. We would be delighted if you could support us in continuing to grow the success of the event, now in its 16th year!
Why we need you now more than ever?
Whichever challenge you choose, you will be supporting Rennie Grove Hospice Care deliver a vital service to your community. Throughout the pandemic, we have continued to provide specialist care and support to adults and children with life limiting illnesses. Through our unique Hospice at Home service, available both day and night, we are able to continue to support our patients to live the best quality of life they can, with the choice of where they are cared for towards the end of their life.
So sign up, take part, and give it your best shot to fundraise for a local charity that needs you!
The virtual event will start on Sunday 10 October. We are encouraging participants to set off on their desired distance on Sunday morning, choosing a route that suits you – challenge yourself to some hills, or pace around a flat path, the choice is yours. However, if you’re unable to complete your chosen distance in one go, or make the Sunday date, you will have the opportunity to complete the event over the course of the following week.
By taking part in the event and helping to support a local charity, you will also receive the following:
- Receive a unique Virtual Herts 10k & Half Marathon t-shirt
- The opportunity to join our Herts 10K Facebook page and join a community of like-minded runners
- Have the opportunity to compete against your own best times and that of others taking part, by being showcased on our leader board table
- Be provided with nutritional tips and running advice to keep you motivated throughout your event journey
- Creating a gallery of everyone’s achievements showcasing pictures from everyone’s runs and walks on our social media
- Provide all finishers with an iconic medal.
Junior Division for Herts 10K
We are encouraging the younger generation to take part in the event and there will be a Junior Division for the virtual Herts 10K. This will be for ages 12 – 18 years.
Get a group of your friends involved or challenge your class mates to see who can fundraise the most or achieve the fastest time!
All participants of the Herts 10K virtual event must be 12 years old or over. Participants who are under 18 must have consent from a parent or guardian to take part.
Please note, this event is to raise money for Rennie Grove Hospice Care’s only. Fundraising for other charities through participation in this event is not permitted.
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