The Great Father Christmas Run…for the Fatherhood Institute!

8 September 2011

Fathers have had a bad press recently, blamed for riots and all manner of social ills. Well now’s your chance to stand up for dads – or more accurately, to run for them. It’s time to get festive, dress up as Father Christmas and raise a minimum of £100 each by running (or walking…or wheeling*) 5k or 10k for the Fatherhood Institute!!

We need people to help us raise funds by taking part in a massive charity fun-run on 4 December in London’s Greenwich Park or 11 December in Manchester’s Heaton Park. If you work with families, this could be a great opportunity to get them motivated around a common cause – especially in the wake of all the bad publicity about dads in the wake of the riots. It also makes for a brilliant and fun day out.

Staff from the Fatherhood Institute will be running – come and join us making fools of ourselves and raising money to support positive father-child relationships! Oh and by the way, the Santa suits are free…

Download more details from this link: Santa-Run-Info-Pack-2011 (London and Manc), or register online here for London or here for Manchester.

If you have any questions, please contact our fundraising manager, Kate Tanner – send her an email or call her on 0792 052 5686.

* Please note that while both courses are buggy and wheelchair-accessible, they both contain hilly sections which could be difficult to manage if bad weather makes them muddy and slippy.

To donate directly to the Fatherhood Institute without having to leave your sofa or dress up in a silly costume, click here!

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