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Great Eastern Run 2023

Peterborough’s Great Eastern Run is taking place again on Sunday 15 October. Run, walk or skip round the half marathon or take part in the 5K Fun Run. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking for a challenge as well as raising funds for a good cause. You can take part on your own, with friends and family, or maybe participate in a group with work colleagues.

How to get involved

  1. Register your place in either the half marathon or the 5km fun run by visiting the Great Eastern Run website
  2. Once you’ve registered, head over to our JustGiving Campaign page
  3. Click on the ‘Start Fundraising’ button
  4. You’ll then be asked to log into your Just Giving account or sign up if you don’t have one already

What next?

  1. Give your page an unique URL name
  2. Choose whether you would like to be kept informed of Light Project Peterborough’s future events and campaigns
  3. Personalise your page with a title, a story behind why you’re fundraising for us and add a photo(s) or video
  4. You can connect your Strava or Fitbit device/account to your page so you show your supporters how your training and preparation is going ahead of the event
  5. Share your page on social media, let us know, and don’t forget to tag us in your posts!
  6. Contact matt.edgley@lightprojectpeterborough.org.uk to arrange for one of our running tops to be delivered to you.

How can you support others?

Don’t worry if you’re unable to participate in the event, you can still get involved and make a difference within your community. You can sponsor someone who is running in either event or you can visit our campaign page and donate direct.

Visit our campaign page

You can also support us by sharing our social media posts regarding the event and spreading the word to your friends, family and colleagues.