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March Hare Dash and Free Family Fun Day at DW Stadium, Sunday 16 March

Newsdate: 3 February 2014 

The March Hare DashWrightington, Wigan and Leigh (WWL) NHS Foundation Trust’s Three Wishes charity and Staff Engagement Team are partnering with the DW Stadium to host the first March Hare Dash and Family Fun Day.

Both events come under starters orders at the DW Stadium on Sunday 16 March and promise fantastic entertainment for people of all ages, as well as raising funds for the Three Wishes hospital charity appeals.

As well as a packed entertainment programme, everyone coming along to the event at the DW Stadium on Sunday 16 March gets the chance to ‘Win a Mini’, thanks to the generous people at Utility Warehouse.

The March Hare Dash will see competitive runners race against the clock to complete a 5-kilometre course which finishes inside the DW Stadium. Registration is just £15 with all proceeds going to Three Wishes.

Not running? Join us for ‘Wheels ‘n’ Heels’ instead

Making sure Sunday 16 March at the DW Stadium offers exciting activities for people of all ages, the ‘Wheels ‘n’ Heels’ will be a non-competitive fun run for Registration is just £5 for adults with free enter for children accompanied by an adult.

No matter your age or fitness level, everyone can enter the Wheels ‘n’ Heels Fun Run, a non-competitive 1-kilometre stroll for adults and children to walk, cycle, jog, skateboard or wheelchair around the DW Stadium. Wheels ‘n’ Heels entry is just £5 for adults and free for accompanied children. All entry fees are donated to Three Wishes.

Both the 5k March Hare Dash and 1k Wheels ‘n’ Heels Fun Run finish inside the DW Stadium, ensuring everyone taking part has the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of their Wigan Warriors and Wigan Athletic sporting heroes.

For everyone who prefers to enjoy Sunday at a more leisurely pace, the Family Fun Day promises lots of fun with stalls, competitions, entertainers and free giveaways to make certain everyone enjoys the March Hare Dash.

Looking forward to the event, Three Wishes Manager Elizabeth Titley said: “On a day when the fun never stops, the March Hare Dash, Wheels ‘n’ Heels Fun Run and all the entertainment on offer at the DW Stadium gives hospital staff and the people of Wigan the chance to show their support for their local hospitals.”

The 5k race starts at 10.30am, the 'Wheels and Heels' 1k race starts at 12.00pm and the family fun is open from 10.00am until 2.00pm.

Information and Downloads  PDF Document Download the March Hare Dash Entry Form
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