THE ACTIVE SUNDERLAND BIG 3K RUN – PUTTING THE ‘FUN’ INTO BEING ACTIVE – SUNDAY 13 MAY 2018
Sunderland is getting Active again with the 2018 Active Sunderland BIG Events and Festivals programme starting in the city this May.
The programme will start with the Active Sunderland BIG 3K Run being held on the 13 May. The run takes place just before the Siglion Sunderland City 10K and Half Marathon events, starting at Keel Square at 9.00am.
Sunderland City Council Portfolio Holder for Public Health, Wellness and Culture, Councillor John Kelly said: “The Active Sunderland BIG 3K Run is part of the Run Sunderland Festival 2018 and is a fantastic complimentary event to the Siglion Sunderland City 10K and Half Marathon events being held the same day.”
Councillor Kelly added: “The Active Sunderland BIG Events and Festivals programme for 2018 is a wonderful, varied series of participation events with a wide range of activities designed to appeal to all.”
In addition to the 3K Run, the Active Sunderland programme will also include the popular, annual BIG Bike Ride and BIG Walk and fantastic series of BIG Community Sports and Activity Festivals during August.
The BIG 3K Run offers everyone the opportunity to take part in a great programme of runs in the city over the day , and is suitable for people of all abilities including children aged five years and over.
The Active Sunderland BIG 3K will use the same start and finish line, and takes place In part of the same city centre closed road course, as the Siglion Sunderland City 10K and Half Marathon.
Entry is only £10 per person and includes an Active Sunderland BIG Events technical t-shirt, medal and a goody bag. Entries are open until Monday 7 May!
Over 16s are also encouraged to enter the Siglion Sunderland City 10K or Half Marathon. Visit www.sunderlandcity10k.com for further details.
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY, THE ACTIVE SUNDERLAND BIG EVENTS AND FESTIVALS 2018
- BIG Bike Ride, Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 June
- BIG Walk, Sunday 30 September
- BIG Community Sports and Activity Festivals, every Wednesday from 1 – 29 August
For further information on The Active Sunderland BIG Events and Festivals programme please visit www.activesunderland.org.uk . You can also check the Active Sunderland Facebook page, email firstname.lastname@example.org or ring a member of the Active Sunderland Team on 5614578.