Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity Partners with National Running Show

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A new partnership has today been announced between The National Running Show and Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity.

The National Running Show Birmingham is held annually at the NEC and brings together a community of runners looking for inspiration, motivation and expert advice. The event is for all runners of all abilities whether you are at the beginning of a journey, an ultra-athlete or you are running for a cause.

 Mike Seaman, CEO of event organiser Raccoon Events said: “We are thrilled to be working with Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity and to be able to promote and support the incredible work that they do, especially at a time when the NHS has been hit hard. People run for many different reasons and there are incredible mental wellbeing and physical benefits in doing so. There are so many unsung heroes who run incredible distances to raise money for charity, and we hope to encourage people in Birmingham to run their next race for this incredible hospital.”
Birmingham Children’s Hospital is one of the UK’s leading specialist paediatric centres, caring for 90,000 sick children and young people every year. Rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC in February 2017, it is a world leader in some of the most advanced treatments, complex surgical procedures and cutting-edge research and development. It is also home to one of the largest Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in the country.
Miranda Williams,Head of Public Fundraising at Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity, said: “We’re delighted to be partnering with The National Running Show for the first time. Running is a huge passion for so many of our supporters, young and old, and in the last 10 years over 7,000 of them have pulled on their trainers and gone the distance, raising over an incredible £2million for our sick kids. We can’t wait to share our enthusiasm inspiration with the Running Show’s community as we’d love to motivate even more people to join our team.”

The fourth edition of The National Running Show Birmingham takes place on 22-23 January 2022. Tickets cost £10 and are valid for both days.