Bracknell Samaritans Run Sponsors

Become a Bracknell Samaritans Run (corporate) Sponsor!

The Bracknell Samaritans Run is a very popular & fun running event for the local community, open to the whole family. Additionally, it is the key fundraising event for our local Samaritans branch, based in Bracknell.

 

Whilst Samaritans is a nationwide charity with 201 branches, many of those, including our Bracknell Samaritans branch, are independent charities in their own right; fully run by volunteers and entirely dependent on charitable donations to keep doing what we do.

 

The Bracknell, Wokingham, Ascot & District Samaritans Branch organises the Bracknell Samaritans Run for the local community every year and all profits raised directly benefit our local branch.

 

Did you know:

  • Samaritans of Bracknell, Ascot, Wokingham & districts are fully self-funded and run 100% by volunteers

  • It costs around £25,000 each year to keep operating

  • In 2018 we answered 15,231 calls

  • We listened to our callers for 3728 hours

  • There are over 125 local people who volunteer at our branch

Become a (corporate) Sponsor

The operational costs to set up & deliver the Bracknell Samaritans Run is expected to be in the region of £6500 - £7000 this year. As a charity event, with all profits raised benefiting our local Samaritans branch in Bracknell, we are looking to partner with local businesses who are able to sponsor the delivery of the Bracknell Samaritans Run either by making a monetary donation, offering services for free (or at a discounted rate) or by offering products in kind.

 

In return for your support, we can offer a range of opportunities including branding on our website & social media exposure, inclusion in event communications and on-the-day promotions, race entry & VIP opportunities to name but a few. The Bracknell Samaritans Run is a popular event and well attended. With 850+ runners expected to participate in the various races, with family and friends supporting them, and around 90 volunteers supporting us, it is a great opportunity to get involved with the local community.

 

If you, or your company, can help, please contact us today! Whether you can offer a little support or a lot, we would welcome the opportunity to discuss how we could work together & would love to hear from you.

 

Why we need your help

Samaritans work together to make sure fewer people die by suicide.

Every six seconds, Samaritans respond to a call for help. No judgement. No pressure. Samaritans are here for anyone who needs someone. Each day around 16 people take their life in the UK and Ireland. In the next hour, Samaritans will receive 600 calls for help.

Samaritans offer a confidential listening service to those having thoughts of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide. Our local Samaritans branch, based in Bracknell, offers support to our callers 365 days per year.

Bracknell Samaritans Run 2020 Sponsors:

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Follow our real life big teddy Sam and run, jog or toddle around our 1k course!

Follow our real life big teddy Sam and run, jog or toddle around our 1k course!

EVENT CANCELLED - COVID19

Regretfully we have taken the difficult decision to cancel this years' event.

 

This is not a decision we have taken lightly as it will have a significant impact on our fund-raising for 2020 but as I am sure you will appreciate it is very difficult to plan anything with any certainty in the current climate whilst maintaining the necessary levels of health & safety for all those involved. 

We will be in touch with everyone who has already entered over the next few days to discuss the options available.  Thank you for your patience, understanding and continued support of our charity.

We hope to see you at our 40th event on Saturday 26th June next year.  Please save the date!!

In the meantime, we hope you all keep well and stay safe.

Jackie Holland
Race Director

30.4.20

Bracknell Samaritans Run is organised by and on behalf of Samaritans of Bracknell, Wokingham, Ascot & Districts.

Samaritans of Bracknell, Wokingham, Ascot and Districts, a charity registered in England (1170901). Samaritans of Bracknell, Wokingham, Ascot and Districts is a recognised branch of Samaritans.

Email: samrunbrack@hotmail.co.uk

Registered Charity: 1170901

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