Run Alton Towers 10K

Join Team St Ann’s and take on the BRAND NEW Run Alton Towers 5K, 10K and Half marathon at the UK’s largest theme park! You are guaranteed a great day out with theme park entry and access to all the rides included in your entry!!

 

HALF PRICE REGISTRATION FEE OFFER –  £19.76 (inc booking fee)

We ask that you aim to raise £150 for vital funds for St Ann’s Hospice

Location:  Alton Towers, Farley Ln, Alton, Stoke-on-Trent ST10 4DB

Date: Saturday 12th November 2022

Join Team St Ann’s and you’ll get loads of perks, including:

  • A #TeamStAnns running vest
  • A fundraising pack with fun ideas and tips
  • Training advice
  • Temporary tattoos to decorate yourself with for the run
  • A friendly events team here to support you all the way

Sign up for your place and run for St Ann’s here

For more information on how to join Team St Ann’s for the Run Alton Towers 10K contact our Events Team at events@sah.org.uk or call us on 0161 498 3631. 

For information on how we process your data, please visit our privacy policy here: www.sah.org.uk/privacy-policy

 

100km in September Challenge

We are challenging you to complete 100km throughout September to help us reach our £2 million target for our new Heald Green hospice. 

You can walk, run, swim, cycle or combine all four, in your own time and at your own pace.  There is no registration fee and every penny you raise will help us to build our new hospice.  

We’ll send you a FREE t-shirt to wear with pride throughout the challenge too!  We would love you to join in and raise what you can to help us build it together! 

How it works 

  1. Join our Facebook group and follow the instructions to register for the challenge.
  2. We’ll send you a FREE t-shirt to wear with pride throughout the challenge.
  3. Complete your challenge during September and share your progress in our private Facebook group, where we’ll support you all the way.
  4. Ask your friends, family, colleagues and neighbours to sponsor you throughout the month
  5. Don’t worry if you’re not on Facebook – you can still register here.

Frequently asked questions 

  • What is the 100km in September Challenge all about? 

100km in September is a fundraising challenge for St Ann’s Hospice.  Join hundreds of incredible St Ann’s Hospice supporters in taking on 100 kilometres in the month of September.  You can complete your kilometres however you like – run, walk, cycle or swim (or a combination of all four)!  The important thing is to get out and get moving to raise funds for St Ann’s Build it together Appeal. 

  • How do I get started? 

The first thing to do is join our Facebook Group.  Just click Join Now and then you’ll be able to register, get your free t-shirt, meet other amazing fundraisers, and get loads of tips and ideas for your challenge. 

  • Do I have to be on Facebook to take part? 

You can still take part if you aren’t on Facebook by registering with this link  If you are on Facebook, we would prefer you to fundraise through that platform, as we will be able to provide you with more support and it helps us keep an accurate track of our team fundraising total. 

  • Do I have to use Facebook Fundraising or can I set-up a JustGiving page? 

As the challenge is being run through Facebook we would prefer all participants to fundraise through the Facebook fundraising pages provided as it helps us to easily monitor and to minimise costs.  However, if you have a strong desire to use JustGiving, you can register and set up your JustGiving page using this link

  • Is there a minimum fundraising amount? 

For this challenge we have set a sponsorship target of £150 however we just ask that you set up a fundraising page and do your very best! Your fundraising will go to St Ann’s Hospice Build it together appeal to help us reach our £2 million target. 

  • Can I be sponsored by someone who is not on Facebook?

If someone would like to donate to your challenge and they don’t have Facebook the best thing is to collect their donation offline and then donate it directly to your fundraiser yourself.  We will also send out sponsorship forms, in case people prefer to sponsor you that way.

  • Can I include my normal daily steps as part of my distance? 

Yes! We are happy for you to make the challenge personal to yourself, so if it makes sense for you to include those steps, we are happy for you to do so. 

  • How should I track my kilometres? 

It’s completely up to you!  There are lots of apps and trackers available, or you could go for good old fashioned pen and paper, why not ask others in the Facebook group? 

  • I want to do more than 100 kilometres – can I still take part? 

Of course!  This challenge is your challenge, so if you want to increase the target, go for it! Every kilometre you complete will make a difference, the important thing is getting out and raising vital funds for St Ann’s Hospice. 

  • I’m not able to complete 100 kilometres – can I still take part? 

Of course!  This challenge is for everyone, and every kilometre you complete will make a difference, the important thing is getting out and raising vital funds for St Ann’s Hospice. 

  • Any other questions?

Get in touch events@sah.org.uk 

Manchester Marathon 2023

Run on behalf of St Ann’s in the Manchester Marathon! The course will take you on a 26.2 mile loop into the city centre, allowing you to experience some of the city’s most iconic landmarks including the Manchester Opera House, Spinningfields, Albert Memorial Hall and The Midland Hotel.

You’ll pass thousands of supporters cheering you on along the way and cross the finish line at the amazing Emirates Old Trafford ground, making this an event you’ll remember forever.

DISCOUNTED REGISTRATION FEE OFFER –  £41.60 (inc booking fee)

We ask that you aim to raise £300 for vital funds for St Ann’s Hospice

Location: Emirates Old Trafford, Lancashire County Cricket Club

Date: Sunday 16th April 2023

Join Team St Ann’s and you’ll get loads of perks, including:

  • A #TeamStAnns running vest
  • A fundraising pack with fun ideas and tips
  • Training advice
  • Temporary tattoos to decorate yourself with for the run
  • A friendly events team here to support you all the way

Sign up for your place and run for St Ann’s here

For more information on how to join Team St Ann’s for Manchester Marathon 2023 contact our Events Team at events@sah.org.uk or call us on 0161 498 3631. 

For information on how we process your data, please visit our privacy policy here: www.sah.org.uk/privacy-policy

 

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Altrincham 10K

Barbara Thackray 10K run fundraising

Join Team St Ann’s and run the Altrincham 10K this September. Starting and finishing in the centre of Altrincham Town, take this unique opportunity to run a 10k around the closed roads of Altrincham.  The event village and start line are within walking distance from the metro, making this event easily accessible for all.

HALF PRICE REGISTRATION FEE OFFER –  £13.52 (inc booking fee)

We ask that you aim to raise £150 for vital funds for St Ann’s Hospice

Location:  Altrincham Town Centre

Date: Sunday 4th September 2022

Join Team St Ann’s and you’ll get loads of perks, including:

  • A #TeamStAnns running vest
  • A fundraising pack with fun ideas and tips
  • Training advice
  • Temporary tattoos to decorate yourself with for the run
  • A friendly events team here to support you all the way

Sign up for your place and run for St Ann’s here

For more information on how to join Team St Ann’s for the Altrincham 10K contact our Events Team at events@sah.org.uk or call us on 0161 498 3631. 

For information on how we process your data, please visit our privacy policy here: www.sah.org.uk/privacy-policy

Tour de Manc

Are you ready for a proper Northern knees up? Support St Ann’s by taking part in the 2024 Tour de Manc Charity Bike Ride!

Location: Manchester

Date: Sunday 5th May 2024

Cost: Prices start from £30.00 depending on your chosen route but whichever you chose, you get £5 off Tour De Manc prices when you sign up with St Ann’s Hospice.  

With your discounted place we ask that you aim to raise a minimum of £150 in sponsorship.

Take in the sights of Greater Manchester and enjoy the fantastic, welcoming atmosphere at this proper Manc cycling sportive, all while fundraising for our patients. There is a variety of distances to suit riders of all abilities.

There are four routes you can choose from:

  • Northern Quarter – 52km/32 miles
  • Manc Challenge – 120km/75 miles
  • Classic Full Manc – 175km/108 miles
  • Mad Manc – 205km/126 miles

Register below to take part and we’ll send you your code to sign up for your chosen route on the Tour de Manc website.

If you have any questions about the event please contact our Events Team at events@sah.org.uk or call us on 0161 498 3631. 


 

Complete 5km a day this Hospice Care Week

We are challenging you to complete 5km a day during Hospice Care week (9th – 15th October) to help us reach our £2 million target for our new Heald Green hospice.  You can walk, run, swim, cycle or combine all four, in your own time and at your own pace. There is no registration fee and every penny you raise will help us to build our new hospice. 

We’ll send you a FREE St Ann’s snood to wear with pride throughout the challenge! We would love you to join in and raise what you can to help us build it together! 

How it works 

  1. Join our Facebook group and follow the instructions to register for the challenge.
  2. We’ll send you a FREE St Ann’s snood to wear with pride throughout the challenge.
  3. Complete your challenge during Hospice Care week and share your progress in our private Facebook group, where we’ll support you all the way.
  4. Ask your friends, family, colleagues and neighbours to sponsor you throughout your challenge.
  5. Don’t worry if you’re not on Facebook you can still register here.

Frequently asked questions 

  • What is the 5km a day  in October Challenge all about? 

The 5km a day in October Challenge is a fundraising challenge for the St Ann’s Hospice Build it Together new hospice appeal.  Join hundreds of incredible St Ann’s Hospice supporters in taking on this challenge from 9th – 15th October.  You can complete your Kilometres however you like – run, walk, cycle or swim (or a combination of all four)! The important thing is to get out and get moving to raise funds for St Ann’s Build it together Appeal. 

  • How do I get started? 

The first thing to do is join our Facebook Group.  Click Join Now to register, get your free snood, meet other amazing fundraisers, and get loads of tips and ideas for your challenge. 

  • Do I have to be on Facebook to take part? 

You can still take part if you aren’t on Facebook by registering with this link and then setting up a JustGiving page. However if you are on Facebook, it really helps us if you fundraise through that platform. We’re a small team and using the platform helps us provide you with more support and it helps us streamline our admin.  

  • Do I have to set up a JustGiving page? 

If you would prefer to raise money using a sponsor form that’s no problem.  Sponsor forms will be sent out when you register or will be available to download.

  • Is there a minimum fundraising amount? 

For this challenge we have set a sponsorship target of £150, all we ask is that you fundraise as best as you can.  Your fundraising will go towards our Build it Together appeal to build a new St Ann’s Hospice at Heald Green. 

  • Can I be sponsored by someone who doesn’t use JustGiving? 

If someone would like to donate to your challenge and they don’t use JustGiving, they can donate via our website and comment that they are sponsoring you. Or you can collect their donation offline using the paper sponsor forms that will be provided.

  • Can I include my normal daily steps as part of my distance? 

Yes! We are happy for you to make the challenge personal to yourself, so if it makes sense for you to include those steps, we are happy for you to do so. 

  • How should I track my kilometres? 

It’s completely up to you! There’s lots of apps and trackers available, or you could go for good old fashioned pen and paper, why not ask others in the Facebook group? 

  • I want to do more than 5 kilometres a day – can I still take part? 

Of course!  This challenge is your challenge, so if you want to increase the target, go for it! Every kilometre you complete will make a difference, the important thing is getting out and raising vital funds for St Ann’s new hospice. 

  • I’m not able to complete 5 kilometres a day – can I still take part? 

Of course! This challenge is for everyone, and every kilometre you complete will make a difference, the important thing is getting out and raise vital funds for St Ann’s new hospice. 

  • Any other questions?

Get in touch events@sah.org.uk 

Trafford Palazzo Abseil

Put yourself outside your comfort zone and raise money for local patient care.

Location: Trafford Palazzo, Trafford City, Greater, Manchester, M17 8AS

Date: Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th June 2023

Cost: Discounted price of £30

Minimum sponsorship: £250

If you’re looking for your next exhilarating fundraising event then join us at one of the largest abseil events in the North West. The Trafford Palazzo abseil is great for a team building day or your next challenge, you will be abseiling 170 feet down the side of Barton Square Tower.

We have limited places, so sign up today by filling out the form below.

Training will be provided on the day, and all safety equipment and guidance is included in the discounted ticket price of £30. We do ask you to raise a minimum of £250 sponsorship to help support our patients. You can set up your fundraising page here and we will support you along the way.

Once you have booked your place, we will be in touch closer to the time to confirm your allocated time slot.

You cannot participate if you are:

  • Under 11 years old
  • Pregnant
  • Under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs

If any of the following apply, you must seek professional medical advice before abseiling and sign a non-standard waiver:

  • High blood pressure
  • Heart condition
  • Suffer from dizziness or epilepsy
  • Damage to neck, back, spinal column, legs or eyes
  • Asthma
  • Medication – if you are taking any form of prescribed medication, please inform us of how this may affect you
  • Aged 50 years or above: we strongly advise that you seek medical advice prior to taking part.


 

Fundraising Tips

Worried about reaching your target? Don’t worry we’ve got a Fundraising Guide with all the ideas and tips you need for successful fundraising and are here to help you create a fundraising plan and get you on your way!

By joining #TeamStAnns you’ll get loads of fantastic perks, including:

  • A friendly events team who will support you every step of the way
  • A #TeamStAnns t-shirt or running vest 
  • Fundraising support plus a fundraising pack full of inspiration and ideas

For more information on how to join Team St Ann’s contact our Events Team at events@sah.org.uk or call us on 0161 498 3631. 

London Marathon 2022

Run the iconic London Marathon in 2022 and help raise vital funds for St Ann’s Hospice. Join thousands of runners from all around the world and take on this epic 26.2 mile challenge around the capital city.

We have sold all of our places for 2022, however if  you have your own place in the Marathon, you can still join #TeamStAnn’s and run for St Ann’s, just let us know you have a place.  

We are here to support you every step of your marathon journey, giving you all the perks below whilst you help to raise vital funds for St Ann’s and the Greater Manchester community.

Run for St Ann’s and you’ll get loads of awesome perks, including:

  • A #TeamStAnns running vest
  • A fundraising pack with fun ideas and tips
  • Training plans and advice
  • A dedicated Events and Fundraising Team here to support you all the way!

Join #TeamStAnns and do something incredible for your local hospice!

For information on how we process your data, please visit our privacy policy here: www.sah.org.uk/privacy-policy

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For more information please contact our Events Team by either emailing events@sah.org.uk or by calling 0161 498 3631.

Run your own marathon!

Calendar Clash? Go Solo for St Ann’s!

Want to show your support for the hospice by running the famous 26.2 mile distance in your own time? We appreciate that not everyone is able to take part in our events in person but still want to take part and support us. We’d be delighted to welcome you onboard and appreciate your efforts for the hospice and all those we help. Simply set-up a JustGiving page on our campaign site, with lots of exciting details about your training and fundraising, remembering to explain that your event runs alongside the Manchester marathon and share your story with St Ann’s and the world.

Volunteering!

We’re always looking for volunteers to help us out with our events, with numerous opportunities to get involved. A particular highlight is manning our fabulous and friendly cheering station, helping to power our runners around the course. If you would like to register your interest to volunteer for this event, please contact the events team – events@sah.org.uk