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South Wootton Junior School GEARs up for the 15th anniversary

South Wootton Junior School GEARs up for the 15th anniversary

Published by KLFM
11:40am 22nd January 2020.

They're GEARing up for the 15th anniversary.

The Great East Anglia Run is back in King's Lynn in May (3rd) and it was launched yesterday (21st January) with the help of South Wootton Junior School.

The 10k course has become a regional tradition and you still have time to enter. 

gear 2019
2019 GEAR

The day will be kick started by the Mini GEAR 1.2 mile run. Children aged 6 and above are all welcomed, with those under the age of 8 accompanied by and adult. 
Thanks to title sponsors Bespak, 150 places are available to local schools to allow pupils to take part for FREE; each school is eligible for 10 complimentary entries.

1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes are awarded to the 3 schools with the highest percentage turn out of pupils on their registers, these prizes come in the form of cash pots to purchase educational equipment for the school, with 1st place taking away £1000.

The Bespak Corporate Challenge will also be back for 2020. 

This fight for the fastest firm has become a featured favourite and sees teams comprising a minimum of 5 runners, battle it out for the crown, with team averages taken from the 3 fastest times within each team used to calculate the winner. There are also prizes for the quickest male and female runners.

Team Bespak GEAR 2020
Team Bespack

Michael Earl, Commercial Vice President at Bespak Consort Medical said: 

"We are delighted to be supporting both events again this year. Along with promoting a bit of friendly rivalry, the Bespak Corporate Challenge contributes to the brilliant race day atmosphere. It's also a great opportunity to fundraise for local charities. The Bespak Mini GEAR is such a fun event that all the family can get involved in. Good luck to all who sign up - we look forward to taking part with you or cheering you along on the day."

Organised by Jane Tomlinson's Run For All, the GEAR 10K forms part of the Asda Foundation series of runs which, along with King's Lynn, includes events in Lincoln, Sheffield, Leeds, York, Hull, Derby, Nottingham, Burnley, York, Middlesbrough.

You can find out more here.

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