Sport Relief 2016: All the North West weekend events that you can take part in

If you're looking to get active for charity and do your bit for Sport Relief, there are plenty of events to get you moving in our region.
Davina McCallDavina McCall
Davina McCall

This week, thousands of runners, swimmers and cyclists across the country will be getting ready to take part in some exercise to raise much-needed money for charity.

But if you haven't decided what to do yet, why not choose from one of these events in the local area?

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Sponsored by Sainsbury's, this years Sport Relief Games are launching on Friday, with activities running until Sunday.Take a look at our list of what's on in the North West - and let us know what you're getting up to.


All of these events are taking place on Sunday, March 20 and have a choice of 1 mile, 3 mile or 6 mile routes.

The Preston Avenham & Miller Park Mile: Preston, PR1 8JT

The Chorley Mile: Chorley, PR7 1XA

The Barrow Park Mile: Barrow-In-Furness, LA13 9DT

The Blackburn Community Mile: Blackburn, BB1 8LA

The Burnley Mile: Burnley, BB11 3RQ

The Kendal Mile: Kendal, LA9 7HX

The Lancaster and Morecambe Mile: Lancaster, LA1 5JS

The Lytham St Annes Mile: Lytham St Annes, FY8 1BD

The Blackpool Stanley Park Mile: Blackpool, FY3 9HQ

The Thornton YMCA Mile: Thornton Cleveleys, FY5 3SX

The Clitheroe Castlefield Mile: Clitheroe, BB7 1BA

The Wigan Mile: Wigan, WN5 0UH

The Ormskirk Mile: Ormskirk, L39 4QP

The Pendle Mile: Nelson, BB9 7YT

The Rochdale Millipede Mile: Rochdale, OL16 1UT

The Clitheroe Castlefield Mile: Clitheroe, BB7 1BA


All of these events are taking place between Friday, March 18 and Sunday, March 20 and have a choice of 1.5k, 2.5k and 5k swims.

Swimathon at Fulwood Leisure Centre: Preston, PR2 9YA

Swimathon at Rural Splash YMCA: Lancashire, PR4 2HA

Swimathon at Brinscall Swimming Pool: Lancashire, PR6 8QU

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Swimathon at Blackburn Sports and Leisure Centre: Lancashire, BB2 1LQ

Swimathon at Darwen Leisure Centre: Lancashire, BB3 1PW

Swimathon at Palatine Leisure Centre: Lancashire, FY4 2AP

Swimathon at Fleetwood Leisure Centre: Lancashire, FY7 6HF

Swimathon at Pendle Leisure Centre: Lancashire, BB8 9NP

Swimathon at Heywood Sports Village: Greater Manchester, OL10 4TW

Swimathon at Castle Leisure Centre: Manchester, BL9 0EZ

Swimathon at Rishworth Sports Club: Calderdale, HX6 4QA

Swimathon at Salt Ayre Sports Centre: Lancashire, LA1 5JS

Swimathon at Fleetwood Leisure Centre: Lancashire, FY7 6H

Swimathon at Nye Bevan: Lancashire, WN8 6LP

Swimathon at The Jason Kenny Centre: Lancashire, BL3 5BN

Swimathon at Farnworth Leisure Centre: Bolton, BL4 9DZ

Swimathon at Irlam Leisure Centre: Greater Manchester, M44 6BR

If we've missed your event please let us know, email [email protected]

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