Colour Rush returns after selling out last year

  |  Published: Jul 25th 2016

Following a very successful event last year, Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity (FNHC) is once more hosting the family favourite Colour Rush, a colourful 5km run, jog or walk – with a ‘Mini-Rush’ for kids –  on Sunday 9th October, at ALF Green Park, Aston Clinton. This year’s event is set to be bigger and better than before, with runs taking place at both 11am AND 2pm!

Every kilometre there is a colour station where the runners get showered with multi-coloured powder so everyone becomes a rainbow by the finish!

The event has proven to be a hit with families looking for a fun day out. “It is a brilliantly organised, family fun way to raise money for such a worthwhile cause,” said previous participant and mum of two, Caroline Gearing. “Colour in the sun, what an awesome day for children and adults alike! Great day, will be back this year and thanks for such a fantastic opportunity.”

Organisers highlight that the Colour Rush plays a vital role in supporting Hospice services. Fundraising Manager Frankie Hockham comments, “Without events such as the Colour Rush and the wonderful support from our volunteers and participants, we would not be able to ensure the continued funding of in-patient and at-home palliative care services for patients battling life-limiting illness.”

Local businesses which partner with Florence also enable the event to run smoothly. “We were delighted to see how many local businesses got involved last year by manning and sponsoring colour stations,” says Frankie. “It’s a great chance for them to meet with families, and makes a huge difference to how much money can go back to the Hospice.”

You can register to take part for £25 per adult, £12 per child over 5 years and £2.50 for children under 5. There is also a special group rate: register 10 people for £225, plus a family of four can register for £65.

Each participant will receive a Runners Pack, which includes a white t-shirt, bag of coloured powder and neon sunglasses to wear on the day.

Money raised from the event will support the funding of local palliative care services at Florence Nightingale Hospice.

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