Calling all Evertonians! Whether you already love to run, want to take it up or just want to raise some money for a fantastic charity, there are a number of events you can take part in to do just that.
Everton in the Community relies on the fundraising and support of individuals throughout Liverpool to be able to continue delivering the award-winning programmes that help to change the lives of vulnerable people across Merseyside every year.
There are a number of running events taking place across Liverpool throughout 2017 and it would be great for you to get involved and help support Everton in the Community at the same time. Some of the events taking place include:
- Liverpool Half Marathon, Sunday 2 April
- Liverpool 10 Miler, Sunday 2 April
- Run for the 96 and 1 mile Fun Run, Sunday 14 May
- Rock ‘n’ Roll Liverpool Marathon, 27 – 28 May
- Tour of Merseyside, Saturday 2 June – Sunday 8 June (six races)
- Port Sunlight 10k/5k, Sunday 18 June
- 1k, 2k, 3k Fun Run, Sunday 4 September
- Whistle Shop, Tour of Wirral – Friday 8 September – Sunday 10 September (three races)
- Wirral Half Marathon, Sunday 10 September
- Merseytunnel 10k, Sunday 1 October
- Liverpool Santa Dash, Sunday 3 December
Everton in the Community is one of the UK's top sporting charities and firmly established on the world stage of community sports development. As the Blues' official charity it is considered one of the Premier League’s leading community schemes due to the quality and reach of its various programmes.
Through its 120 dedicated full-time staff, 72 casual staff and 144 volunteers, the charity offers 60 programmes covering a range of social issues including health, employability, anti-social behaviour, crime, education, dementia, poverty, youth engagement, youth justice and disability.
Operating 7 days a week, 365 days a year, Everton in the Community supports the most vulnerable and underprivileged members of local communities, and the charity aims to instil confidence in others by creating life-changing opportunities. Thousands of people have already benefited from the magnificent work they do.
The charity's work is vast and includes providing routes into education, training and employment, steering young people away from crime and anti-social behaviour and engaging children and adults, regardless of ability, in physical activity. In addition to helping individuals, Everton in the Community helps other charitable groups improve the lives of local people.
For more information on any of the races and how you can support Everton in the Community please contact the Fundraising Team on 0151 530 5253.