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Northampton Lottery

November 09, 2019

Only £1 a ticket, with 50p going to our charity. The draw takes place every Saturday evening with a chance to win up to £25,000.

As long as you are in the UK and over 16 you can play. You don't have to just live in Northampton. 

To get your tickets click the link below:

 Northampton Lottery 
 

The Lewis Foundation Coffee Mornings & Donation Drop Off

January 01, 2020

Our whole year coffee morning dates below:

 

Coffee Morning- 9.30am - 12pm

15.2.2020
14.3.2020
25.4.2020
23.5.2020
20.6.2020
18.7.2020
15.8.2020
26.9.2020
24.10.2020
21.11.2020
19.12.2020

A charity coffee morning for people to get together over a drink and cake. Dietary options catered for.


Members of The Lewis Foundation will be there if you want to have a chat.
It is an opportunity to drop off items for our charity during the event.

There will also be a Tombola, DVD sale, CD sale, Book sale or either a Table top to raise funds for our free gift packs.

STANWICK LAKES SPRING RUN 2020

March 15, 2020

The Run At Stanwick Lakes Spring Run is ideal for the recreational runner perhaps entering a run for the first time or the competitive runner looking for a personal best!

Stanwick Lakes is the ideal running course with purpose built tracks and the additional feature of being on a nature reserve with stunning views.

There are three separate distances to choose from – 5K, 10K and Half Marathon 

All runners are timed and receive a finishing medal.

Our Visitors Centre café is open from 8.30am on run day serving pre run drinks and food.

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MK Half Marathon and Festival of Running

March 15, 2020

The Milton Keynes Half Marathon and Festival of Running takes place on Sunday 15th March 2020 starting at our wonderful Xscape city-centre venue and we hope you will come and join us!

The festival consists of a gentle or super-swift 5k event, our classic 10k distance race, our ever popular half marathon distance race and our 20 miler for those who like to go long.

If you’re running the Virgin London Marathon, Brighton Marathon or one of the other big spring marathon races, the longer races are ideal races for you to add to your preparation programme. The courses are mainly flat, fast and well marshaled to ensure you get any assistance you need.

We also have some wonderful experienced pacers running in the half marathon and the 20 mile event to help you achieve your goals. All you’ve got to do is hang on!

The races start on the central dual-carriageways of Milton Keynes then winds through some beautiful scenery. We hope you will gain plenty of inspiration along the way whatever your race-day goal – fun run, stepping stone to full marathon, personal best time or just to finish!

Milton Keynes is conveniently located just 30 minutes from London by train and just off Junction 14 of the M1, 40 minutes from the M25 and Birmingham. The Xscape centre is just 5 minutes from the motorway and has plenty of parking spaces available.

ALL events will be chip timed and every runner will receive a finisher’s medal.

Running GP Bedford Autodrome March 2020

March 22, 2020

Join us for the Running Grand Prix at Bedford Autodrome on Sunday 22nd March 2020!

Perfectly timed for those training for Spring marathons, come and run a chip timed 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, 16 mile, 20 mile or marathon around the flat and fast Bedford Autodrome.

 

Designed from scratch by former F1 driver Jonathan Palmer, there is nowhere else in the world like Bedford Autodrome. Join us at the one and only Bedford Autodrome and enjoy the thrill of running a this unique course and racing your way to a new chip timed personal best on this smooth traffic free tarmac motor racing.

Included in your entry fee is a Themed medal, event T-shirt, water and post race goodie

The Lewis Foundation Volunteer Recruitment Event

March 30, 2020

As we are having a number of queries about volunteering, we have decided to host a volunteer evening where we can share more information about our charity and how you can get involved.


This will take place La Terraza Tapas Bar - Upton on Tuesday 31st March 2020, at 7pm - 8.30pm
The address is 53 Latchet Lane, Upton, Northampton NN5 4GF.


If you would like to attend, please email to let us know:

 

thelewisfoundation@outlook.com

Northampton Cakeathon

April 10, 2020

The course is a mix of very high quality bike paths and grassy trails along the River Nene and around several flood reservoirs, so plenty of wildlife and views to be seen. It's pretty flat, only about 40' of climb per lap.

A modest sized bit of cake we are thinking per lap! The event will have a six hour time limit for you to run as many, or as few laps as you wish. With a timed event, as long as you complete one lap, you are an official finisher!

There will be cake, and we encourage participants to bring their own cake creations. There will be a prizes for the best cakes of the day!

These will be

1) Best cake

2) Best cake featuring marzipan

3) Best marzipan creation

4) Best cookie/brownie

5) Best vegan cake/creation

LocationHoliday Inn Northampton, Bedford Rd, Northampton NN4 7YF 

Northampton Chocathon

April 11, 2020

We love chocolate almost as much as we love cake! We love chocolate things. We're not so keen on the calories, which is why many of us run, so we can indulge and at this running event, you can indulge! Run a lap, eat some chocolate, run a lap, eat some chocolate, you see the theme? And when you finish you'll receive a very special chocolate themed medal (not edible! lol) and a hefty chocolate themed goody bag!

Following the huge sucess of our runs in Kent we are now having to expand to cope with the demand and the number one request we've had is can there be more outside of Kent, so here it is. Middle of England, Northampton!

The course is a mix of very high quality bike paths and grassy trails along the River Nene and around several flood reservoirs, so plenty of wildlife and views to be seen. It's pretty flat, only about 40' of climb per lap.

The event will have a six hour time limit for you to run as many, or as few laps as you wish. With a timed event, as long as you complete one lap, you are an official finisher!

Location At Holiday Inn Northampton, Bedford Rd, Northampton NN4 7YF 

Quirky Races Easter Chocolate Run 2020

April 04, 2020

Back for the third successive Easter, The more you run the more chocolate you earn! Run as many half mile laps as you like in one hour. You will get chocolate at the end of each lap but whether you run one or 20 laps you'll earn a Easter themed medal at the end. You can also take breaks between laps if you wish. The Easter bunny will be in attendance, free photos will be published on our Facebook page and there is free parking.

This is a fun run for all ages. Great for families. The event will run alongside the Obelisk Easter fete which you’ll also get free entry to with food, drink, craft stalls and more: https:

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Event details and schedule:

11am- Easter fete and run registration opens

12pm- Run starts

1pm- Run finishes (you can finish the lap you're on)

3pm- Fete ends
 
The course is all on grass around the playing fields.

Enter here:

 

https://endurancecui.active.com/new/events/67434551/select-race

Leicester Big 10k

April 18, 2020

This beautiful and significantly flat 10K takes place in stunning Abbey Park in Leicester.

 The 2019 race had over 1200 entrants choosing to take part in Leicester’s Big 10K either as their first ever 10K race or else the more experienced runners choose it to try and beat their PB’s.

Location at Abbey Park, Leicester, LE4 5AQ

Northampton 10k

May 09, 2020

Northampton Race Course, Kettering Road, Northampton, NN1 4LG

2.4k Plus 3 laps around Northampton Racecourse Park
Accurately measured course
T'Shirts and Medals supplied - Trophies for the first 3 runners
Directions: Nr British Rail Northampton
Toilets and drop off area. Registration between 9am-9.45am
 
First Aid
England Athletics Affiliated
Water stops
Track and Field Terrain
Results provided post race
Ample Parking
Charity: Umbrella Fair

 

Course records:
Jamie Farmer 35:26

Ulya Krajunska 44:01

LEICESTERSHIRE CHASE THE SUN 5K & 10K MAY 2020

May 13, 2020

WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE CHASE THE SUN SERIES WILL BE RETURNING TO PRESTWOLD HALL ON THURSDAY 14TH MAY 2020.


Run 5k, 10k or the Move Mile around the flat and fast Airfield at Prestwold Hall and battle to get around the course before the sun goes down. This is a perfect venue for testing yourself over a new distance or going for a personal best!

Each kilometre is accurately marked out with distance flags and we have plenty of helpers to keep you on track and to encourage you on your way to the finish. At the end of the race you will each get a themed medal, water, fruit & flapjack and free event photographs!

This is a chip timed race and all runners will receive an accurate official time!

BRAND NEW MEDAL TO BE REVEALED!!

International Waendel Walk 2020

May 07, 2020

🚶The Waendel Walk will return to Wellingborough this May

Put your best foot forward and join walkers from across the globe for the annual event, which will take place from Friday 8 – Sunday 10 May. 

Find out more: www.wellingborough.gov.uk 

Colour Obstacle Rush UK 2020

May 29, 2020

The most fun run on Earth – the only one with 20 obstacles, 8 colour stations, 20 music zones, foam and more​ – will be back in the UK in 2020! And it’s even bigger, better, louder and more colourful than ever!

colour festival

We’ll introduce 20 diverse and crazy fun obstacles in 2020! Also, you’ll get doused with colour at 8 stations while the music around the whole 5k course keeps you pumped up all the way to the finish!

fun 5k

There’s a lot happening outside the 5k course too.

In addition to the 8 on-course colour stations, you’ll get coloured up during Warm-ups and Colour Festivals!

Northampton Fun Colour Rush 2020

July 25, 2020

Northampton Fun Colour Rush 2020! ⚡✨
Join the U.K's Biggest & Most Colourful 5K Tour!
- The Fun Course is Designed for All Ages & Abilities
- Summer Feel Good Tunes in our Awesome Event Village
- Probably the Best Bling on the planet!
- Exclusive Fun Colour Rush T-Shirt
- Wheelchair & Pushchair Friendly route

TIMINGS
Registration Opens - 9:30am
(Arrive approx 15mins before your wave time)
Green Wave Warm Up & Go! - 10:00am
Pink Wave Warm Up & Go! - 10:15am
Blue Wave Warm Up & Go! - 10:30am
Orange Wave Warm Up & Go! - 10:45am
Red - Wave Warm Up & Go! - 11:00am
Purple Wave Warm Up & Go! - 11:15am

Charity Ball 2020

October 02, 2020

Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 6:30 PM – 12 AM


Park Inn by Radisson Hotel, Northampton Town Centre
Silver Street, NN1 2TA Northampton, Northamptonshire

After the success of 2019’s Charity Ball we have decided to host another one.

This year we will be raising money for The Lewis Foundation & Cynthia Spencer Hospice. 

Dress Code: Black Tie 

Arrival Drink
3 Course Meal
Evening Entertainment & Live Music 


Tickets will cost £50 each or a table of ten for £450.

To purchase tickets please email charity-event@outlook.com or call 07581408113 

Northampton Half Marathon 2020

September 26, 2020

A tour of Northampton's Heritage and Countryside
The Northampton Half Marathon is back for it's eighth year and is established as the town's showcase running event, as well as more charities and local communities getting involved. 

The Town Centre start will be in the shadow of The Guildhall and loops out to the race course, the town's home of park run, before returning to the Guildhall and then taking in the Shoemakers Museum and the Theatre before heading out of town for some picturesque countryside running and an inspiring finish on the front lawn at Delapre Abbey making a terrific backdrop for the Northampton Half Marathon.

With close proximity to Junction 15 of the M1, travel to and from the event is straightforward.

Importantly, the race has become a platform for many charities, raising funds for good causes.

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