Latest News The Running Bee Foundation’s 2020 races on sale now!

The Running Bee Foundation’s 2020 races on sale now!

19 February 2020

The Running Bee Foundation’s 2020 races on sale now!

If you are looking to fill out your running calendar for 2020, then The Running Bee Foundation’s race events are now on sale!

Sign up to the recently announced Knowsley 10K at Knowsley Safari on 15th March, the hugely popular Tour of Tameside from 11th – 14th June, City of Manchester 10K on 5th July, City of Salford 10K on 6th September and City of Preston 10K on 27th September.

Whether you want to join in on all the animal action at Knowsley, challenge yourself in the ultimate running festival in Tameside or beat your PB at Manchester, Salford or Preston, The Running Bee has your running events covered for 2020.

Stephen Owen, Operations Manager commented, ‘’we’re looking forward to a great year at the foundation. We are proud to have launched a brand new race, the Knowsley 10K that’s not only a great run, but brilliant attraction for all the family! Our popular Tour of Tameside is back, as well as our Manchester, Salford and Preston 10K’s which we are bringing back bigger and better than ever before!’’

For 2020, The Running Bee Foundation has launched The MoBee Series. The series features five of the foundations races – Knowsley 10k, Dr Ron Hyde 7, City of Manchester 10k, City of Salford 10k and City of Preston 10k, for one special price of £70.00 (£60.00 for club runners) All competitors will get a medal for completing all five in the series, plus the runner will the overall best time will receive a £500 donation for their chosen charity. 

Maybe a running event is something you’ve never done before, but looking to try out? The foundation has introduced its MyFirst™ Mile. This initiative has been created to encourage individuals and communities to complete their very first mile, whether they run, walk or jog, and take the first step towards having an active, healthy and happy lifestyle. Everyone who completes the mile, will receive a commemorative medal and e-certificate of achievement.

By running the foundation’s events, you will be supporting and helping communities in Tameside, Preston, Salford and Merseyside to create health and wellbeing initiatives, with all profits from the races going straight back into the local areas. The aim of The Running Bee Foundation is to improve the health and wellbeing of local communities and help tackle the rise of childhood obesity.