Martha Trust has partnered with Summerfields Leisure Centre to deliver a calorie-busting, three-hour ‘Spinathon’ on Sunday 16th February from 9am-12noon. The trust, which offers residential care for young people with profound disabilities, is asking participants to raise whatever sponsorship money they can to help make a difference to the lives of these young people. 

“We really encourage people to raise sponsorship if they can,” says Martha Trust Events Officer, Kerry Banks, “as all the monies raised goes directly into the care of our very special residents and will make such a difference to their lives.”

Participants can sign up to ‘Martha’s Spinathon’ as individual riders or enter as a tag team of three or six riders, costing £10 per person. 

There will also be a raffle on the day and the fundraising team are looking for donations of prizes. Anyone who can assist should get in touch with the fundraising team or just drop off prizes at Summerfields Leisure Centre on Bohemia Road.

Contracts Manager for the centre, Matt James, says he is delighted to give the venue for free, describing Martha Trust as “a great local charity”. 

Summerfields fitness trainer Paul McCleery will be running the event. Paul is himself heavily involved with charitable work and met Kerry at the Hastings Round Table. “Exercise is becoming increasingly more popular these days,” he says, “so why not sign up to work out whilst using it as a fundraiser for Martha Trust – all abilities welcome!”

Book online by visiting the website www.marthatrust.org.uk/events/marthas-spinathon,
call the fundraising team on 01304 610448 or email [email protected]


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