This year the Montane Lakeland 100 competitors have raised in excess of £42,000.00 for Epic Kidz. The Lakeland 100 event has a huge and dedicated team of hard working volunteers and this year we have asked all of the checkpoint owners and checkpoint managers from the event to nominate a group or charity to receive an Epic Kidz donation. Over the past few months we have been blogging about all the donations made to all the good causes nominated by the Lakeland 100 family.
Our next donation in the series has come from Gail, the owner of the Seathwaite Checkpoint, the first checkpoint on the Lakeland 100 course. Gail has chosen Broughton Primary School to receive her £500 donation
Broughton C of E Primary School is a very small, friendly, caring school based in Broughton in Furness. They have 67 children at the school that are taught in 3 classes. They are currently involved in a massive push to get children more active and leading a healthy lifestyle. The Epic Kidz/Lakeland 100 Competitors donation of £500 will be spent primarily on funding the introduction of a new school project called “Sparkstart 100 mile Challenge”. The challenge is aimed at getting all the children active and completing 100 miles on foot, bike or by swimming. The donation will be used to buy the starter packs, posters and certificates as well as to buy extra resources and equipment to help the children meet the challenge.
Broughton Primary School said “many thanks for the kind donation which will hopefully help build a school of super fit, super healthy children (and parents)”