Be a Gunner. Be a Runner. 2014
Saturday, 5 April 2014 from 09:30 to 12:30 (BST)
London, United Kingdom
If you're looking for a challenge to kick-start 2014, then look no further than Be a Gunner. Be a Runner - Arsenal Football Club's annual charity fun-run in aid of The Arsenal Foundation.
Gunners supporters and keen runners young and old are encouraged to come down to Emirates Stadium on Saturday, 5 April, to take part in the event which is now in its sixth year and which continues to grow in popularity every season.
This year's version is set to be another great occasion for all the family, with separate races for adults and children on the day as well as other entertainment.
**PLEASE NOTE THAT WHILE ENTRY FOR THE EVENT REMAINS OPEN, ANYONE THAT REGISTERS BETWEEN 12NOON ON MONDAY 24 MARCH AND FRIDAY 4 APRIL WILL NEED TO COLLECT THEIR OFFICIAL RACE PACK ON THE DAY FROM THE RACE HQ AREA**
Junior Race (10.30am start)
Open to all youngsters aged 14 and under, this year's event will once again be split into a one-lap race (for those aged 6 and under) and a two-lap race (for those aged 7-14 years).
All those runners taking part in the one-lap race must be accompanied by a parent/guardian for the duration of the race, while those taking part in the two-lap race can enter unaccompanied.
Adult Race (11.15am start)
Open to anyone aged 15 or over, the adult race sees runners complete ten laps of Emirates Stadium, the equivalent of 6.4km.
Registration and check-in:
Medals and Trophies
All adult runners that would like to take part in Be a Gunner. Be a Runner. are advised to commit to raising a minimum of £150 in sponsorship to help the event meet its fundraising target! While this is not essential, we would strongly encourage all runners to raise what they can to make the event a success!
Entrants to the junior race are also encouraged to raise sponsorship (no minimum requirement).
All proceeds from the event will be used by The Arsenal Foundation to support even more projects in the UK and overseas that help to transform the lives of young people.
To set up your personal fundraising page, please visit www.justgiving.com/thearsenalfoundation and follow the online instructions.
Alternatively, you can download paper sponsorship forms by clicking here:
To find out more about the type of projects that you will be helping to support by entering, please visit www.arsenal.com/thearsenalfoundation..
If you have any queries about the event, please call 0207 704 4015 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check out some of the images from last year's event at Emirates Stadium below:
The Arsenal Foundation focuses on work that motivates and inspires young people - often through education and sport - to help them reach their potential and become the best they can be.
Since it was launched, The Arsenal Foundation has committed more than £1million to support a range of projects both in the UK and overseas that are directly supporting in excess of 100,000 young people.
These initiatives include those of the Club's official charity partners, Save the Children and Willow Foundation, as well as community projects closer to home.
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