Spire Bushey Hospital is delighted to be sponsoring the 2012 Bushey Quarter Marathon again this year which will take place on Sunday 1 July. The event, now in its 26th year, is aimed at runners, joggers and even walkers of all standards. The popularity of this event continues to grow and it is encouraging to see so many faces, old and new, support this now well established and reputable local fun run.
All competitors will receive a commemorative medal from David Lloyd Pacers, and Spire Bushey will be giving away a goodie bag to all adults and children who complete the race.
Following the success of the fun runs introduced a few years ago there will an under 10's 0.75 mile run and an under 12’s 1.5 mile run.
The race organiser, this year is David Lloyd Pacers who have chosen to support the ‘Help For Heroes’ charity which helps support wounded servicemen and women returning from Afghanistan and Iraq. There will be a range of people from the armed forces supporting the race on the day, raising money for Help For Heroes.
"We are delighted to continue to sponsor the quarter marathon" said Melvin Robson, Hospital Director of Spire Bushey Hospital "it is a fantastic opportunity for us to support our local community and support and encourage healthy activity for both adults and children alike. We are also very pleased to be supporting Help For Heroes who do such great work in injury rehabilitation for wounded soldiers.”
On the day there will also be local children from Signpost Counselling which is a locally based charity, which helps support young people by providing confidential counselling for many types of issues such as bullying and abuse. Some children from the charity will be manning the water station on the day for the runners. Spire Bushey will also have a number of physiotherapists there on the day offering fitness and exercise advice.
To enter the race please visit www.busheyquartermara.ik.com