Join Olympian Tessa Sanderson in Classic 10k run taking in East End sights

11:55 08 March 2012

Medallist Tessa Sanderson

Medallist Tessa Sanderson

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Get set for another sparking event, and join the fun in what has been dubbed The People’s Run.

The Tessa Sanderson Foundation and Academy(TSFA) is pleased to announce 4th edition of Newham Classic 10K Run.

Entry is open now for Newham Classic 10K Run 2012 which will be held on April 15.

If getting fit and healthy is your aim then Newham Classic 10K run is the perfect event for you.

Entries are now open for the run which starts and finishes in West Ham Park and takes in all the all the historic sights of Stratford.

Olympic gold medallist Tessa is once again hosting the run is encouraging all standards of runners to enter.

She said: “Come and join us again for another fun filled Sunday. Entries are already coming in so don’t miss out. You can enter online now

or send us your entry by post.”

Newham Classic 10K is aimed to be known as the most eye catching enjoyable 10k run in the UK. It provide a healthy pathway to an energetic young and old population of east London.

Said Tessa: “Newham Classic 10K is a celebration of freedom, convergence of multicultural communities and joining up of minds and bodies for numerous social causes with a single notion of raising charity awareness through running.

“Run for cause, Run for love, Run for friends, Run for London, Run for fun, Run for your dreams, Run for performance, Run for England, Run for your team, Run for your star, Run for your charity, Run for Cancer awareness, Run for peace, Run for solidarity, need any more reasons to run? Register today.”

NC10K is an ideal platform to raise fund for charities. You can use nC10K to raise fund for any cause close to your heart. The race was launched in 2009 and was successful again in 2010 and last year. Having spent the last few years seeking out otential champions through her Foundation and Sports academy and is now inspiring the wider community into sport, regardless of their age, gender or ethnic

background.

The run is supported by the Newham Recorder and is designed to be enjoyable for beginners, but will also suit experienced runners

who are looking to set personal bests or get in practice for the following week‘s London

Marathon.

Tessa added: “The race is great for all talents. People new to running or nervous anbout

the distance won‘t be overawed because we make it fun.”

Serious runners will also have a good time because there will be some amazing athletes taking

part. The race time is 9.00 to 11.30am on the day at West Ham Park in Upton Lane.

Entry fees and more details on the website www.newhamclassic10k.com

Tessa has been staging a successful series of runs around West Ham park on Sundays to get people in the mood.

The website also gives details of other charities that you can support.

There’s a Facebook discussion group about the run and also a training programme aon the website to follow to

help with preparation. Payment details are available

on the website, There are cash awards for top 3 places in each category and the top three 3 Clubs with maximum finishers will receive special cash awards. Come on. Join in the fun now. The website again is www.newhamclassic10k.com

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