Combine exercise with a good deed and sign up for one the region’s fun charity races in summer 2019.
Ipswich Zip Slide, 31 May
Challenge yourself by taking part in EACH’s zip-slide at Portman Road, Ipswich from the top of the football stadium to the bottom. Be brave and let gravity take control as you travel through the air. Registration is £35 to enter and £100 suggested sponsorship. Entrants will have to complete a medical consent form.
Register at www.each.org.uk/get-involved/events-diary/details/ipswich-town-stadium-zipslide
EACH Bubble Rush, Norfolk, 16 June
It’s bubbles galore on Sunday 16 June at The Walks, King’s Lynn as the EACH’s Bubble Rush returns. A 5k fun run with a difference, participants head off amongst a sea of bubbles, before passing four bubble stations where cannons pump out foam to create a four-foot (1.2-metre) deep bubble bath!
The event will also take place at at Walden Park in Saffron Walden, Essex on Sunday 29 September.
Tickets start from £7.50 per child and £18 per adult. Register at www.each.org.uk/bubblerush
East Anglian Dragon Boat Festival, 31 August
Team up with your family, friends or colleagues and compete in this summer’s annual dragon boat race on Oulton Broad in Lowestoft. Take to the water as you’re cheered on by the supportive crowds!
No previous experience is required, just plenty of team spirit and enthusiasm! The dragon boats, qualified helms and all racing equipment are provided and each crew is guaranteed a minimum of three races. For further information and an entry form, visit www.dragonboatfestivals.co.uk/eastanglia
Perkins Great Eastern Run, 13 October
There’s no better time to start training for a marathon than during the summer. Use those long, light evenings to build on your distance, speed and technique. The Perkins Great Eastern Run has quickly established itself as one of the most popular half marathons in the country.
Whether you’re taking part, know someone who is or just want to cheer on participants – this is an event not to be missed! Sign up at http://www.perkinsgreateasternrun.co.uk