Sport Relief Northamptonshire: What's happening where this weekend

It's time to dig your gym kit out '“ Sport Relief 2016 is taking place this weekend and there are a whole host of events taking place across the north of the county.

Saturday, 19th March 2016, 5:27 am
Sport Relief 2016

Here is a rundown of the runs and walks in your area to help you choose an event to take part in.


WHAT: The Kettering Mile – run or walk a distance of one mile, three miles or six miles.

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WHERE: Market Place, Sheep Street.

WHEN: Sunday, March 20, at 12.30pm.

ADMISSION: £7 adults, £3 children, £17 family (two adults, two children).


WHAT: The Wellingborough Mile.

WHERE: Redwell Leisure Centre, Barnwell Road.

WHEN: Sunday, March 20, at 11am.

ADMISSION: £7 adults, £3 children, £17 family.


WHAT: The Corby Mile.

WHERE: Rockingham Triangle Athletics Stadium, Jimmy Kane Way.

WHEN: Sunday, March 20, at midday and 12.15pm.

ADMISSION: £7 adults, £3 children, £17 family.

East Northants

WHAT: The Barnwell Country Park and AWB Mile.

WHERE: Barnwell Country Park, Barnwell Road, Oundle.

WHEN: Sunday, March 20, at 11am (one mile) and 11.05am (three/six miles).

ADMISSION: £7 adults, £3 children, £17 family.

To enter an event online, click here.

There are also swimathons at Kettering Swimming Pool, Waendel Leisure Centre in Wellingborough, Splash Pool in Rushden and The Nene Centre in Rushden.

Entry for these events is closed but spectators are encouraged to cheer on the swimmers.

For those still wishing to do their bit for Sport Relief by swimming or cycling, enter SimplySwim and SimplyCycle, at any time between now and April 30, by clicking here.

Sport Relief is a biennial charity event from Comic Relief, in association with BBC Sport, which brings together the worlds of sport and entertainment to raise money to help vulnerable people in both the UK and the world’s poorest countries.

To donate, click here.