The Movement Centre launches virtual running event

The Movement Centre has launched an exciting virtual running event that will take place through the month of April, with participants receiving a fantastic medal if they complete the challenge.

Curtis Langley of The Movement Centre with a Monty Medal
Curtis Langley of The Movement Centre with a Monty Medal

Those taking part in Monty’s Virtual Running can run, jog, or walk 5k to receive a bespoke Monty Medal.

Virtual running works exactly the same as any other type of running event but the difference is that a virtual race can be run at any location, at any pace, inside on a treadmill or outside on road or trail.

To enter the challenge runners must provide evidence that they have completed 5k by sending The Movement Centre a screenshot of their activity. This can be done with a picture of their activity watch or screenshot of a phone running app.

The Movement Centre is a charity providing a specialist therapy for children, called Targeted Training. The children who come to The Movement Centre have a disability that affects their movement control, such as Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome or Global Developmental Delay. This means they may be unable to lift their head, to sit without support or find it challenging to stand or take their first steps.

To enter visit EventBrite, and search for Monty’s Virtual Running or visit their Facebook page. Once participants have completed their 5k run, jog or walk they must send proof of completion and address to curtis@themovementcentre.co.uk to receive their medal.

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