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YMCA North London Santa Run

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YMCA North London Santa Run

Time: December 8, 2018 from 10am to 1pm
Location: Alexandra Palace Park (Start and finish at the race arch in the area of the Farmers’ Market of Alexandra Palace Park. Pedestrians, please enter via the Hornsey Gate entrance off Priory Road. )
Street: Priory Road
City/Town: Crouch End
Website or Map: http://www.ymcanorthlondon.or…
Phone: 020 8340 6088
Event Tag: family, fun runs, charity, sports, homelessness
Posted By: YMCA North London
Latest Activity: Nov 16

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Event Description

We bring you news that YMCA North London will stage our first ever Santa Run– 3 family fun runs set in the grounds of Alexandra Palace. We think it is the first Santa Run to be held in North London.

This will appeal to fun runners, parents, and children, with a 5k for ages 16+, a 2.5k for young people aged 10-15, and a 1.k for children aged 5-9.

We hope to reach our Santa Run fundraising target of £15,000.

It’s the season of goodwill and giving, so we hope it won’t be too difficult to raise sponsorship, particularly if you and your friends and family pictures of your runners training and taking part in your Santa suit!

The Santa Run 2018 will be raising money for our housing charity (which operates the hostel for young people at risk of homelessness), as well as our health and well-being programme, that last year, gave out 19,500 concessions for local people and families on low incomes at our adult fitness centre, at our children’s activity centre, and our out-of-school childcare programme.

£6 could help provide three children from a deprived background with a meal at our breakfast club
£15 could provide three wash kits for young homeless people
£50 could buy a pair of work boots needed for work in construction
£80 could support discounted after-school club sessions for parents on low incomes
£150 could allow a young person to attend a two - week work placement in the City

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