This August bank holiday, children aged between 5 and 11 years old are invited to Beamish to take part in a very special run and day of celebrations, all for free!
The 1.5 mile run, takes place on Saturday 29 August 2015 and marks the end of a year spent honouring Great North Greats - extraordinary people from the north east who have all been recognised by Great North Run Culture as part of their ongoing series of events following the GNR Million Ceremony in 2014.
The run will take place around the museum grounds, passing through areas such as 1820s Pockerley and the 1900s Town. Children who participate in the run are able to get free entry into Beamish for the day and one parent or guardian per child entry can purchase a discounted day ticket for Beamish at just £6.00.
After the run which kicks off at 9.00am on Saturday 29 August, a number of other free activities will take place across Beamish, including live sing-a-longs in The Pit Village and a parade which commemorates sport throughout bygone ages.
The Go Run For Fun team are part of a the Great Run company who travel around the world encouraging children to take-up running and inspiring the athletes of tomorrow, the run at Beamish is made possible through support from Port of Tyne, Arts Council England and Heritage Lottery Fund.
If your child fancies putting on their running shoes click here to register a place.
All participants receive free entry to Beamish, a goodie bag, a Go Run For Fun t-shirt and a medal after the race!
Terms and conditions can be found on the Go Run For Fun website, we advise you read through these before signing up for the race. http://www.gorunforfun.com/terms-conditions/
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