17.Feb.12 Sumo Run hits Manchester!
The wobbliest fundraising event in the world is coming to Manchester’s Heaton Park on April 21st 2012 and Run England groups across Manchester are getting ready to take part!
The Sumo Run is a 5k charity fun run which sees participants dressing up in inflatable sumo suits and raising money for UK educational charity Gemin-i (www.gemin-i.org). The 2012 runs will support Gemin-i’s HIV360 project - educating children around the world about HIV and AIDS. It's all about piling on the pounds to raise some pounds!
It brings a refreshing change and that extra bit of fun and best of all it is open to everyone (over 18) from complete beginners to running fanatics. To get involved with this great event, register online at www.sumorun.com. The cost of the event is £25 and will include your sumo suit! Bargain! Participants will be asked to fundraise £175, 100% of which will go to Gemin-i.
The Sumo Run is also coming to London’s Battersea Park on 23rd June 2012!