Running For a Life
08 May 2012
Sky Sports News presenter and sports fanatic, Charlie Webster is
working with seven young people aged 17 to 19 from the Brixton area
- training them to take on a 48 hour endurance challenge. Charlie
set up Running For a Life based on her experience growing up and
the impact running and sport had on her life.
Running For a Life's 48 hour endurance challenge is from 8 to 10
June 2012 in London. There are opportunities for other sported.
Members to come and join in a section of the challenge whether it's
the Duathlon, the Boris bike test, the stair climb or the Circle
Line half marathon.
Running For a Life will soon become an official charity, however
the 48 hour endurance challenge in June is supporting a local
project. Money will be raised for the seven young people's local
charity, the St Matthew's Project in Brixton.
St Matthews Project engages with over 100 young people every
week, overcoming estate rivalries and hostilities, has developed
over 50 F.A qualified coaches, encourages and leads girls football
in Lambeth, consistently provides free, fun football activities to
young people living within one of the most deprived 15% SOAs in the
Charlie and the 'Magnificent 7 young people' would love as many
of you to get involved during the event. Check out their Facebook page and keep checking back for
updates and follow the group on twitter, @runforalife.