Solihull's tastiest fun run returns - The Solihull Observer

Solihull's tastiest fun run returns

Solihull Editorial 30th Aug, 2017   0

CHOCOLATE-LOVERS can rejoice as Solihull’s tastiest fun run returns to the borough.

The fun run with a tasty twist – the Chocolate 5k – will take place on Sunday September 3 around Elmdon Park Nature Reserve on Tanhouse Farm Road.

Registration begins at 9.30am in the reserve’s car park, with the run taking off 11am.

At the unique event organised by St Mary’s Hospice, sweet-toothed Silhillians will be able to run, jog, or walk around the scenic route, picking up treats from chocolate stations along the way.




On finishing the course, victory will be sweet, as runners will receive a commemorative medal and gooey chocolate pot as a reward.

All funds raised will go towards the hospice charity, which provides vital care to individuals and families living with terminal illness.


Events manager Lucy Watkins said: “Solihull certainly has a sweet-tooth as our last two events have been incredibly popular, helping to raise an impressive £20k for our Hospice.

“Whether you’re a running enthusiast or a complete beginner, our event is a fun way of mixing chocolate with running, allowing you to enjoy tasty treats completely guilt-free.

“Even better, your generous support will make a huge difference to local families living with terminal illness, as every penny raised will help us to continue to provide our free, vital services.”

Tickets cost £15 for adults and £10 for children, or free for under fives. Family tickets, which are for two adults and up to three children, cost £45.

Visit: www.birminghamhospice.org.uk/choc5ksolihull to book a place.

All pictures pictures courtesy of Aaron Scott Richards Photography.

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