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Superhero Run

Be Our Hero!

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No it’s YOU dressed as Catwoman running 5 or 10K to raise money for your chosen department at the Royal Free, Barnet or Chase Farm Hospitals. Invite Thor and the Green Lantern to get a team going.

Your fundraising supports services such as trained volunteer dementia companions, complementary massage therapy for cancer patients and patient support groups. If you or a loved one has benefitted from treatment by one of the heroes at the Royal Free London, then you can say thank you by signing up today.

Over 2,000 people are expected to take part in the event and no previous experience is required. The spirit of the event is 'taking part' not 'winning' so you can run, jog or walk, 5K or 10K - you decide! Free costumes will be provided on the day. Don’t forget to grab yours when you book in on the day – or bring your own, all superheroes welcome.

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Key Info

Date: Sunday 14th May 2016

Location: Regent's Park, London

Registration Fee: £25 (includes superhero costume)

Minimum Sponsorship: £100

Registration Deadline: Thursday 11th May 2017

Set up Your Fundraising Page: justgiving.com/royalfree

Share Your Progress with us on Twitter: @RoyalFreeChty

Further Info

When and where?
The 2016 Do it for Charity Superhero Run will take place on Sunday 14th May in London’s Regent’s Park. This parkland venue offers a perfect setting for you to enjoy your run on behalf of Royal Free Charity! Costume collection will be from 9:45am with the run due to start from approximately 11:00am.

How fit do I need to be?
Hundreds of thousands of people take part in 5K and 10K runs every year - many of them for the first time. It's therefore perfectly achievable for the 'average' person to take part in this event but in order to maximise your enjoyment we do recommend you do some training!
Check out the Do It For Charity Fitness Pages and the Royal Free Charity Recreation Club

What kit will I need?
Running is one of those great sports where you won't need lots of expensive equipment. A good pair of running shoes should last for around 500 miles which is 8 months on an average 15 miles/week training schedule.
Check out the Do It For Charity Kit Advice

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