Get your running shoes on for Martin House Hospice Care for Children and Young People

Put on your running shoes and raise cash for Martin House Hospice Care for Children and Young People this year.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 16th January 2020, 2:05 pm

From 10Ks to full marathons, Martin House has the right challenge for everyone who enjoys running – with the chance to raise money to support babies, children and young people with life-shortening conditions.

The hospice offers places at the Jane Tomlinson Run for All events, including Leeds and York 10Ks, Leeds Half Marathon and the Yorkshire Marathon. It also has places in the Simplyhealth Great North Run.

Sara Cracknell, events fundraiser at Martin House, said:

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“By taking part as a Martin House runner, your sponsorship helps our care team to support families from local communities, giving them the chance to enjoy time as a family and create special memories together.

“The care we give means so much to families, but we can only do it with the support of the public, as we have to raise most of the £9 million we need to run Martin House each year.”

Martin House cares for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions from across West, North and East Yorkshire, as well as supporting their families.

Runners who sign up to support Martin House each receive a fundraising pack to help them reach their sponsorship target, along with a Martin House running top. The Martin House team will also be on hand at runs with a hospitality tent for participants.

To find out more about the running places on offer, contact [email protected] or visit