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Half Marathons in the City

We are excited to announce that Breathing Matters in partnership with Run for Charity are able to offer you one free place at the Vitality North London half marathon on Sunday, 15th March 2015 and one free place at the Vitality Run Hackney half marathon on Sunday, 10th May 2015.

These are two of the biggest half marathons in the UK this year.

Mo-Farah-960x440The Vitality North London half marathon takes you on a stadium to stadium tour of North London, running from the Allianz Park stadium in Barnet, all the way to Wembley Stadium and back to the Allianz Park stadium to a celebratory stadium finish in front of thousands of cheering spectators!

For more information on the event and route, please visit: http://northlondonhalf.com/

Hackney HMVitality Run Hackney is the fresh new half marathon to hit the capital!  Lace up, for a flat run through Hackey and the iconic Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

For more information on the event and route, please visit: http://runhackney.com/half-marathon/

The deadlines to apply for one of these half marathons are:

  • North London Deadline: 24th February 2015
  • Run Hackney Deadline: 13th April 2015

Who’s up for the challenge?

Contact Breathing Matters directly on info@breathingmatters.co.uk to register before places run out!

 

 

Cyclotopia!

REGISTRATION IS NOW LIVE!!

When:    Sunday, 14th June 2015, 10am-1.30pm

Where:    Lee Valley VeloPark, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Cyclotopia brings you an incredible opportunity to visit Lee Valley VeloPark which brings together three cycling disciplines of road racing, mountain biking or track cycling in the iconic Velodrome. Follow the world’s top cyclists at the UK’s leading cycling hub – and raise money for Breathing Matters!
This event has something for everyone from complete novices to experienced cyclists.
Bikes available at the VeloPark.

 

•    Road Circuit road 2

How many times can you go around the brand new one mile road circuit?

  • Timing tags available at a cost of £2.50 to pay on the day
  • Suitable for all levels
  • Children welcome
  • Bike and helmet available at no charge (NB: fleet minimum height 142cm). Can bring own bike
  • Registration: adults £10, families £20
  • Minimum sponsorship: adults £30, families £60

•    Mountain Trail mountain 2

Challenge yourself to conquer 5 miles of off-road traffic-free mountain bike trail.  Not for the faint hearted! 

  • Blue level recommended
  • Suitable for experienced cyclists
  • Minimum age 9 years
  • Bike and helmet available at no charge (NB: fleet minimum height 142cm). Can bring own bike
  • Registration: adults £10, families £20
  • Minimum sponsorship: adults £30, families £60

•    Velodrome velodrome 1

Experience the Velodrome and cycle on the same track where Sir Chris Hoy and his Team GB and Paralympics GB teammates received their Olympic Gold medals in 2012. This is the fastest Velodrome in the world!

  • For all levels
  • Age 12 and upwards
  • Velodrome package: £50
  • Minimum sponsorship: £50
  • Includes bike and helmet.
  • Package includes one more cycling discipline (road circuit or mountain trail)
  • Only 32 places; first come, first served
  • Timings 10.30am-11.50am & 12pm-1.20pm. Registration 20 minute before time slot.

PLEASE REGISTER HERE FOR ALL CYCLING OPTIONS 

This bespoke event is a first for Breathing Matters and UCLH Charity and we want as many people to join us to raise awareness and money.
Please raise as much as you can – there is a prize for the top fundraiser!  You can set up a Justgiving page via www.justgiving.com/breathingmatters

PRACTICAL INFORMATION:

For any queries please contactDonna Basire at  breathingmatters@ucl.ac.uk

 

 

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