Our annual 10k and Fun Run will take place on Sunday 21st July 2019 in and around the beautiful Danson Park in Bexleyheath.
Course information and registration details will be published here when available.
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Since 2017 we have supported Bexley Mencap. Each entry included a donation to the charity. The Bexley Mencap team had several runners taking part in in the event, supported by Bexley AC.
Thirty Bexley Mencap members and their supporters took part in Bexley AC’s annual 3k Fun Run and 10k Race around beautiful Danson Park.
Members got very wet as it rained a lot but didn’t mind – as those sun caps came in handy to protect them from the rain. Members all got to meet the Mayor and Mayoress who handed out medals to all finishers in both events. Bexley AC again kindly sponsored Bexley Mencap with 50 pence from every entrant to both races being donated back to Bexley Mencap.
It was great to see so many members taking part especially those who have being keeping fit and active as part of Bexley Mencap’s going Healthy Lifestyle programme and Keep Fit classes at Crook Log Sports Centre, which Nick Marsden, a Bexley AC runner, helps to run. Members also met several runners from Bexley Goodgym, who they join up with on Monday evenings to keep fit as well as carrying out good deeds in the local community. Several members also regularly take part in 5k parkrun around Danson Park.
A special mention to Luke and Matt who both ran in the full 10k race. Luke ran in 1 hr and 6 mins and Matt finished in 1h and 10 minutes. Matt’s time was 5 minutes faster than last year when he was the only Mencap member top run the full 10k. Indeed Matt was the only person to take part in both the 3k and 10k race this year!
Bexley AC’s continued support of Bexley Mencap is an excellent example of local groups combining to work together to promote Healthy Lifestyles for all sections of the community. Here’s a link to last year’s report