Prospect Hospice has been providing end of life care to the people of Swindon and north east Wiltshire for over 40 years. Find out more about where we've come from and who we are here.
Find out about the range of end-of-life care services that we offer to patients and their families. These delivered free of charge and are designed to provide compassionate, personalised support during every stage of a life-limiting illness in every kind of care setting, to anyone who needs it.
We couldn’t do what we do without considerable support from our local community. Find out all the different ways in which you can support Prospect Hospice, including fundraising, volunteering and purchasing from our shops. All contributions are greatly appreciated and enables us to deliver care that is free of charge to our patients and their families.
Raising money with every step
After pausing for the pandemic, our Spring Run returns in 2023 and this time runners will be able to choose between three distances: a 2.5km fun run or the 5km and 10km multi-terrain routes.
Whether you’re an experienced runner or new to the sport, this event is open to everyone who wants to challenge themselves to running a distance while helping raise vital funds to help care for local people living with a life limiting illness and, for the first time, will be chip timed by DB Max.
What: Prospect Hospice Spring Run 2023
Where: Stanton Country Park, Stanton Fitzwarren, Swindon SN6 7SF
When: Sunday 12 March 2023, 9.30am (fun run) 10.30am (5km and 10km)
All runners will receive a medal as they cross the finish line prizes/trophies will be awarded for the winners of the 10km run (see our FAQs below for the prize categories).
Early bird entry fees for the event are as follows:
Early bird deadline for sign up is Saturday 31 December 2022. From Sunday 1 January 2023, prices will rise slightly to £7 for the fun run, £15 for the 5km and £18 for the 10km.
As will all our events, the money raised will go towards ensuring local people continue to receive outstanding end of life care. We therefore ask all participants to raise sponsorship for Prospect Hospice to help continue these services for those living with a life limiting illness in your community.
To take part, please sign up by clicking the link below.
Sign up to our 2.5km fun run, 5km or 10km below.
What is the route?
Details of the route will be released in due course and sent to you on email.
Is there parking?
Yes there is parking at Stanton Country Park
What is the minimum age to take park?
For the purposes of safety, the minimum age for participants in the 10k and 5k is 15 years old; any child under the age of 18 must have emailed consent from an adult parent/guardian to the organisers to confirm they can take part on their own, at the time of registration. The minimum age for the 2.5k Fun Run is 6 years old; children of 6 – 14 years of age must have an adult parent or guardian registered in the event and running with them at arms-length throughout the challenge. Children of 15 to 18 years of age, must have emailed consent from a parent or guardian to the organiser that the child can take part in the 2.5k on their own, at the time of registration. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
What is the terrain like?
The terrain is a mix of some rough track, grass and woodland and is flat so good for PB’s. It can be muddy in some places depending on how wet the recent weather has been.
What time is the run?
The 2.5k Fun Run starts at 9.30am. The 10k and 5k start at 10.30am sharp.
Is the run chip timed?
The 10k and 5k are chip timed by DB Max. Results are available 2 hours after the close of the run. The 2.5k is not chip timed.
Do I have to fundraise?
This event is in aid of Prospect Hospice so we ask everyone taking part to raise £100 or as much as you can to help us deliver our services in the community.
Can I run with my dog?
Your furry, four legged friends are only permitted to run in the 2.5k fun run. Dogs must be able to run and must be comfortable and supervised throughout. Dogs must be kept under control at all times and you must clean up after them. Dogs are welcome with spectators on the lead. Dogs are not permitted in the 10k and 5k run.
When can I get my race number?
Your race bib which includes your chip timing strip is available on the day from 8.30am at our registration point (details to follow). There are no bibs for the 2.5k fun run.
What do I receive if I finish?
All runners receive a medal at the finish. Anyone who raises over £100 also receives a t-shirt.
Are there prizes for the winners? There are prizes/ trophies for the first male and female and the first veteran male and female in the 10k.
Are refreshments available?
Bottled water is available at a water station along the route and a free snack is available at the finish
Where can I read the terms and condition before signing up?
Click here to read the terms and conditions for this event.
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