Fun Run

Date published: April 03, 2018

Vice-Chancellor's Fun Run

FRIDAY 25th MAY 2018
12noon until 2pm

Vice-Chancellor, Professor Helen Marshall invites you to join her in the 2018 Vice-Chancellors Fun Run raising money for children’s cancer research charity Kidscan.

Participants can join the Vice-Chancellor by running, walking or jogging their way along the new 5K route taking advantage of re-developed Peel Park.

You can sign up at and entry is £8 for colleagues, students and members of the community, the closing date for online entries is Thursday 24th May.

Daley O’Neal from the Sports’ Centre and member of DSAS Events said, “We hope to build on the tremendously successful events in 2016 and 2017, by generating better engagement from participants and spectators. Furthermore the VC’s Fun Run provides a platform for improving staff and student wellbeing. Making this a truly fun run”

Registration will take place from 12noon on the day with the race starting at 1pm from outside University House.

The Vice-Chancellor added, “I am really pleased to once again present the 5K Fun Run supporting Kidscan! Through sport and wellbeing activities we are able to come together for a great cause and create a great sense of community on campus. I look forward to taking part in the new route this year taking advantage of the Peel Park developments.  I am also hoping that now the date is a little later the weather will finally be on our side. I look forward to seeing you at the start line”

We encourage you to support our runners by heading to the Broadwalk for 1pm and where you will be entertained by Shock Radio.

For more information and training guides contact the Sports Centre on 55060.  If you have any other enquires please contact DSAS Events

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