Perkins Great Eastern Run 2017


‘Be a Hero’ Join Team YMCA and take on Perkins Great Eastern Run 2017

  • When: Sunday 8th October 2017
  • Where: Peterborough City Centre
  • Entry Fee: Half Marathon: Adult – £29.00 or 5k Fun Run: Child £6.00, Adult £11.00 + fundraised donation to YMCA

*Exclusive offer: Join Team YMCA and if you raise £150,as a thank you we will refund your entry fee!


We are looking for member of the local community to join Team YMCA and take on fundraising challenges to raise vital funds for future youth projects in the county. As a valuable part of Team YMCA you will be helping to raise funds to support projects that inspire the lives of young people in YOUR community. This could be projects that tackle youth domestic violence, youth clubs, youth counselling services, holiday clubs and homeless projects.


We see the young people we work with as hero’s as they battle through life’s challenges to get to the other side. This is your chance to ‘Be their Hero’ and take on a challenge and make a difference in your community.


What to expect from us

We know that training and running the half marathon is a big challenge to undertake so we’ll be with you every step of the way. As part of Team YMCA you will receive:

  • A fundraising and training pack full of tips and advice
  • FREE high-quality YMCA running vest/ T Shirt
  • FREE 7 Day Gym Pass
  • Access to FREE Training Sessions provided by Perkins Great Eastern Run Team.
  • Regular phone calls and email newsletters with personalised support
  • Support on the day from our dedicated cheering points
  • A post-race reception where you can enjoy a well-deserved refreshments.
  • Dedicated Facebook group to share experience and top tips.
  • Click here to download your FREE YMCA Community Fundraising Pack

The support I received from YMCA was excellent and far more personalised than other charities I have run for.” Sarah Carrington, Team YMCA Runner.

Once you have registered your place don’t forget to let us know so you can benefit from the great package Team YMCA has to offer. To start your fundraising simply set up a BT My Donate Page then tell all your friends and family what you are doing.

To register your place for Team YMCA in this year’s Perkins Great Eastern Run click here.


Useful Information:

FREE Training Session Information

Training Plans

About Pacers

Parking Information

Sponsorship Form



Unable to run? Want to make a difference to YOUR Community? Donate to Team YMCA here!