The 2019 Inflatable Colour Dash supported by Western Power Distribution hits fundraising target milestone

3rd May 2019

The Inflatable Colour Dash is supported by Western Power Distribution for the fifth year.

The 2019 fun filled, messy 5K run, held at the Lincolnshire Showground will see 2,500 people raising vital funds for St Barnabas Hospice. The runner’s efforts will bring the total fundraised figure to £750,000. All the donations will go towards offering free, compassionate end of life care to the people of Lincolnshire.

Western Power Distribution says;

“As well as our dedication to keeping the lights on, we are committed to supporting the local communities that we serve across our region. We’ve been supporting St Barnabas Hospice for over six years now and this is our fifth year of sponsoring the Colour Dash.

We are so delighted that the event continues to be supported by so many people each year and are proud to support it once again. Over the last five years of the Colour Dash it has raised a phenomenal £750,000 and is down to the efforts of the organisers at St Barnabas and everyone who has taken part and raised money.

We do hope that you all enjoy the event this year and continue to support St Barnabas.”

Caroline Swindin, Corporate and Community Lead continues;

We would like to say a huge thank you to Western Power Distribution for another year of incredible support.

Event sponsorship from corporate partners, such as Western Power Distribution and event sign ups and fundraising from over 10,000 runners has given us the chance to offer more people in Lincolnshire a dignified death whether that is at home, or in the Hospice. Mass participation events such as the Colour Dash support us in reaching our £5.5 million fundraising target each year.

Thank you to everyone who has chosen to support us and if you have not yet signed up, there is still time.”

The Inflatable Colour Dash pre event sign up is open until Sunday 5th May 2019 from the St Barnabas website Sign up is from £10. Suitable for all ages, from 5 years. On the day sign up is subject to availability.


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