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June - Race for Born Free 5K

June - Race for Born Free 5K

Regular entry price £0.00 £13.00 Special Offer

 

 

This June we are asking you to Race 5k for Born Free, for Elsa, and for Virginia McKenna OBE, co-founder of the charity.

Virginia McKenna OBE is a wildlife campaigner, actress and author, well known for starring as conservationist Joy Adamson in the 1966 film Born Free with her late husband Bill Travers MBE.

Deeply immersed in animal conservation and welfare issues, Virginia co-founded Born Free in 1984 alongside her late husband Bill Travers MBE, and eldest son Will Travers OBE

This June Virginia will be celebrating her 90th Birthday and we are delighted to have teamed up with Born Free to create this very special challenge to celebrate her birthday, and to raise vital funds for this amazing wildlife charity.

As a very special thank you, the first 90 entrants to sign up will be sent a Born Free Charity Ribbon when they claim their medal reward.

How does it work?

Sign up today and between 1st June and 30th June you must complete 5k.  This can be a run, walk, cycle or swim.  One session or multiple.

Simply upload proof of completion before the deadline of the 4th July 2020 and we will post your amazing medal reward.

Virtual Racing UK have been fundraising for Born Free by donating from our races since 2018, and we are absolutely thrilled that we can continue to work with them and honour their co-founders 90th Birthday with a truly special challenge.

The Born Free Foundation is an international wildlife charity, founded in 1984 by the actors Bill Travers MBE and Virginia McKenna OBE, stars of the iconic film Born Free, and their son, Will Travers OBE, the charity’s President.

Born Free takes action worldwide to save lives, stop suffering and protect species in the wild.  Born Free never forgets the individual.

The Born Free Foundation is an international wildlife charity, founded in 1984 by the actors Bill Travers MBE and Virginia McKenna OBE, stars of the iconic film Born Free, and their son, Will Travers OBE, the charity’s President.

Born Free takes action worldwide to save lives, stop suffering and protect species in the wild.  Born Free never forgets the individual.

www.bornfree.org.uk

Payment is to enter the race and medals are posted as a reward for submitted evidence by the above deadline.