Double or Quit

Date : 26th August 2017 5pm Start

Race Charity

We have two reasons for running the Double or Quit race - 1 to have fun and 2 to raise some money for charity. We raise money by running the event as a not for profit event. We take all the entry fees - take off the expenses for things like - goody bags, advertising, course booking, first aid and ARC Licenses and whats left goes to charity. Please find details below of the fundraising we have done over the past few years.

2016 nominated charity - Ryan Lee Trust

Ryan Lee Trust

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We are delighted to announce that we raised £2448.41 for The Ryan Lee Trust from our 2016 race.

In August 2009, 14 year old son Ryan was diagnosed with Glioblastoma Multiforme Brain Tumours, five in total with the main tumour being on his brain stem. Having struggled to obtain some useful and essential aids that would have enhanced Ryan's care the charity was set up to make sure people could get the things that they need during the difficult times.

More information can be found by visiting their web site Ryan Lee Trust

2015 - Charity

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We are delighted to announce that in 2015 the profits from our Double or Quit race will be donated to Ben's Den.

Ben’s Den is a dedicated children’s charity based in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, and set up in memory of Ben Parker, who sadly passed away in 2003 following a battle with leukaemia.

The aim of the charity is to support the families of children fighting leukaemia or cancer, by gifting them a free holiday and allowing them to spend much needed, quality family time together away from the overwhelming hospital environment

Learn more about the charity here »

2014 - Charity

In 2014 we supported the Woodhead Mountain Rescue and North West Air Ambulance charity for the second year running.

We raised just over £1500 from your race entry fees and split this £775 each

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2013 - Charity

In 2013 we donated £500 to Woodhead Mountain Rescue and £500 to North West Air Ambulance charity

pdf Thank you letter from Woodhead Mountain Rescue

pdf Thank you letter from North West Air Ambulance charity

2013 was a particularly poignant choice of charities. After the tragic death of former member Darren Holloway whilst competing at a race in Cumbria in October 2012 we are donating this years profits to two charities chosen by his family.

The profits from the 2103 race were divided equally between the woodhead mountain rescue and north west air ambulance.

The first cheque of £500 being donated last week to the Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team.

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Woodhead Mountain Rescue

North West Air AmbulanceThe team provides an essential service, not only to walkers and climbers, but also to the local community. The primary function of the team is to provide a search and rescue service in upland mountainous areas and assist police in the search for vulnerable missing persons in lowland areas.

 

 

North West Air Ambulance charity

Air AmbulanceIs the medical emergency service covering Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Merseyside, Lancashire and Cumbria. Costing £4m a year to run, it serves all major road and traffic incidents, serious sports accidents and incidents in area with poor and restricted road access.

2012 - Charity

The profits from the 2012 race, £700, went to the Royal Derby Lung Cancer Fund.

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2012