Video: Sport Relief Harborough

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Sport Relief on Sunday saw the district get active to raise funds for a good cause.

Harborough, Broughton Astley and Fleckney all held events where people could run a choice of distances to raise money for the Sport Relief charity.

Under starters orders...Sam Ruddock and Rosita Page start the Sports Relief race at Welland Park. (MHMP MAIL PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER)
Under starters orders...Sam Ruddock and Rosita Page start the Sports Relief race at Welland Park. (MHMP MAIL PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER)

People were also able to take part in swimathon events at Harborough and Lutterworth Leisure Centres to raise funds for the charity.

At the event in Harborough, which was held in Welland Park, people had the chance to meet paralympian Sam Ruddock who got the event underway.

Hundreds of people signed up to take part in events all over the district.

At the event, which was attended by County Council chairman Rosita Page, people in Welland Park also had the chance to take part in sporting challenges including table tennis and basketball.

Former professional boxer, Kelton Mckenzie motivated runners in Harborough before the event got started by leading a mass warm up.

 

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