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Last Call to Sign Up For Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile in Scarborough

Sport Relief Mile in Scarborough

There are just two weeks to go until the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile in Scarborough on Sunday 20 March.

Lots of local people have already signed up to run one, three, or six miles, but there’s still time to secure a place, don your deeley-boppers and do yourself proud!

Matt Hewison, Scarborough Borough Council Sports Development Officer said:
“We are delighted that so many people have already signed up, but we want even more people in Scarborough to take part and make it the best Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile yet. So let’s show the rest of the country what we can do and raise as much money as we possibly can for this incredible cause!”

This year’s event will take place in Peasholm Park with everyone meeting near the boat deck and café for an 11am start. The route will take in the picturesque lake winding through the glen and bridges before finishing back at the boat deck.

In February, marathon man Eddie Izzard embarked upon his staggering attempt to complete a gruelling 27 marathons in 27 days across South Africa for Sport Relief. This epic challenge will see Eddie aim to run over 700 miles in temperatures of up to 30°C, tracing the story of Nelson Mandela’s life. Comedienne Jo Brand ‘did herself proud’ by taking on a Sport Relief Challenge, which saw the 58-year-old walk an incredible 150 miles, coast-to-coast across the country from Hull to Liverpool.

On Friday 18 March the BBC will treat the nation to a special night of Sport Relief TV, with James Corden’s character ‘Smithy’ making a big comeback and announcing his intention to run for FIFA President. In an exclusive sketch for BBC iPlayer, some of football’s greatest names have come out in support of Smithy’s vision for the future of the beautiful game, including; England World Cup winning hero Sir Geoff Hurst, Brazilian football legend Pele, England icon Steven Gerrard and the ‘Special One’ himself, Jose Mourinho. In the spoof sketch, Smithy shares his dream for the future of the game and how he believes it can restore itself to its former glories on the world stage. His announcement went live on BBC iPlayer on Saturday 20 February and will be shown during the Sport Relief night of TV on BBC One on Friday 18 March from 7pm.

Then on Sunday 20 March it’s over to you Scarborough to come together and take part in the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Games. Now it’s your turn to get sponsored and help transform the lives of people living here in the UK and around the world. Enter a running event now in Scarborough or at one of more than 500 locations across the UK at

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