Leicester Tigers Foundation Set Fundraising Challenge For Leicester 10K
9 November 2023
9 November 2023
Leicester Tigers Foundation are appealing for participants to help them raise £21,000 at next year’s Leicester 10K to support its new Down Syndrome and Wheelchair Rugby teams.
The Tigers Foundation have been confirmed as a returning partner for the event which will take place on Sunday 3rd March. The Leicester 10K will boast a city centre route which will start and finish at Jubilee Square.
The Leicester Tigers Foundation utilises the power and expertise within Leicester Tigers Rugby Club to help make a positive difference to the lives and opportunities of thousands of individuals and groups every year. The focus of the foundation is driven by its core values helping others across five key areas, Disability in Sport, Community Cohesion, Health, Education and Charities.
Commenting on the partnership, Sam Swift, Chief Executive Officer of the Leicester Tigers Foundation said: “2024 promises to be an incredibly exciting year ahead for the Leicester Tigers Foundation, with the brilliant additions of our Down Syndrome and Junior Wheelchair Rugby teams, respectively.
“As with many of our programmes, we rely heavily on the support of our generous donators, to sustain the exciting initiatives and allow them to grow. In response to this and in partnership with Run For All, the Leicester Tigers Foundation, will aim to raise £21,000 during the race, linking the significance of the number 21 to the Down Syndrome community, into this inspirational campaign.”
Treve Whitford, Head of Marketing Operations at Run For All said: “We are delighted to be partnering with the Leicester Tigers Foundation for the 2024 Leicester 10K.
“Providing fundraising opportunities for charities is the primary objective of every Run For All event, ensuring that the money being raised by the event stays local and supports the causes that need them most.
“These are two fantastic causes at Leicester Tigers Foundation and we hope that the event attracts are many fundraisers as possible.
“We look forward to welcoming all participants to the start line on Sunday 3rd March.”
Entries for the 2024 Leicester 10K are open. To sign up and check the route out click here