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Take on the challenge of completing 10 rounds of 5k in your local parks.  

Join our online community of fundraisers who are running, hopping, stepping and cycling, 10 x 5k, all in aid of Leeds Hospitals Charity and in partnership with Great Run. 

All you need to do is: 

  • pay your sign-up fee of £10 
  • set up your fundraising page
  • don your new Leeds Parks Challenge t-shirt and get moving

Everyone who signs up will receive a dedicated Leeds Parks Challenge t-shirt. Once you’ve ticked off the whole 50k, you’ll also receive a high-quality medal from us.

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You manage the challenge: 

  • All you need is at least one space close to home - this is a chance to get to know your local area a bit better.
  • You have until 17th March to hit your target. Some will complete 5k each week, others will do 50k in 2 days - the choices are endless!
  • The goal is yours to set - if you’re not a runner, you can also find another type of exercise - whatever takes your fancy!
  • Join our Facebook group and feel part of something bigger. Help spur each other on by sharing personal bests, ideas, pictures and celebrations!

Help Leeds Teaching Hospitals: 

Once you’ve signed up, you’ll receive support to set up a fundraiser page to share with your family and friends. The money you raise will support teams across our hospitals – here are some examples of where your money could be used: 

  • Raising £100 for Leeds Hospitals Charity could pay for a wig for someone experiencing hair loss during cancer treatment, along with specialist support from the on-site hair loss service.  
  • Raising £200 for Leeds Hospitals Charity could pay for arts and craft supplies for the play specialist team to use on a ward, helping to make hospital less scary for some of our youngest patients.