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Perth Active Charity Races 2022- Save The Rhino/ For Rangers

14 Aug 2022

Organiser's Description

Perth Active Charity Races.

 

About Perth Active Charity Races

 

Perth Active Charity Races are a family organised, non profit 5K (£10) walk/run, 10K (£15) and Half Marathon (£23) which are one, two and four+ ‘figure 8 shaped’ laps (respectively) of the beautiful North Inch Recreation Park that skirts the stunning river Tay in Perth to raise money for important charities.

 

All proceeds from entries will be donated to Save the Rhino and For Rangers and no profit is gained from these events.

 

About Save the Rhino 

 

Save the Rhino International works to conserve viable populations of critically endangered rhinos in Africa and Asia.
They recognise that the future of wildlife is inextricably linked to the communities that share its habitat.

By funding field projects and through education, the goal of Save the Rhino is to deliver material, long-lasting and widespread benefits to rhinos and other endangered species, ecosystems and to the people living in these areas.

 

The aims of Save the Rhino are:

To increase the number of rhinos in genetically viable populations in the wild

To enhance the integrity of ecosystems

To ensure that local communities benefit from conservation activities

 

Primary objectives of Save the Rhino:

To provide financial support for on site projects focused on all five of the rhinoceros species

To encourage and enable the sharing of information, experience and skills between rhino programmes, ex situ and conservation organisations

To measure and improve the effectiveness of Save the Rhino's grant-making and charitable activities

To raise awareness of the need for rhino conservation and communicate the work of Save the Rhino

 

 

About For Rangers 

 

In partnership with Save The Rhino International, ForRangers are a dedicated group of individuals who are aiming to raise funds and awareness to ensure that rangers across Africa, who risk their lives daily to protect Africa’s endangered species, are adequately equipped with top-quality basic equipment, well paid, incentivized and trained.

 

Wildlife rangers are on the frontline of conservation. Yet, despite the importance of their work, and the dangerous situations they deal with,  rangers often don't have the appropriate kit, training or support.

 

In the past decade, it's estimated that more than 1,000 rangers have been killed in the line of duty with many more severely injured.

 

Founded in 2015, For Rangers was a concept developed by Sam Taylor and Peter Newland, with a view to undertaking extreme endurance events to raise funds and awareness for Africa’s rangers - everyday heroes who put their lives on the line so that our wildlife can continue to exist.

 

For Rangers have provided than US $2m worth of kit, equipment and training, provided to 2,500 rangers across sub-Saharan Africa.

They have provided 1,200 life insurance policies

and over US $200,000 worth of training to rangers across Africa.

They have assisted in 30 operations throughout 14 African countries.

 

 

 

Event Details

 

North Inch Perth (just along from Bells Sports Centre)

14th August  2022

 

12 Noon Start for all races

 

Registration

 

Registration takes place on the day of the race from 11am at the start area.  

The Half Marathon start point is a couple of minutes walk from the registration area so please allow for this.

 

 

Headphones

 

Headphones are permitted for this event but we do ask that you be conscious of other park users and race participants.

 

 

Facilities

 

Perth Active will NOT be providing exclusive facilities for this event however there are toilets at a nearby sports center (Bells) and plenty of parking in the local area within easy walking distance. 

 

Bag drop and changing facilities will NOT be provided so please make prior or alternative arrangements

 

Water will be available for all finishers and for participants or the 10K and Half Marathon at each lap point if required but may be provided in cups rather than bottles.  (Bowl for dogs)

 

Dogs and Children

 

Family/ dog (canicross) friendly.  (No charge for under 6s all other children to be registered by guardian)

Both dogs and children are very welcome at this event but it would be appreciated if these start towards the back to avoid blocking or tripping other participants.

Please let us know if you have dogs or children taking part so that these can be adequetly catered for.

 

Route

 

Follow the Perth Active signs around a figure '8' shaped loop of the North Inch.  We will aim to provide marshals at key areas but if this is not possible we will clearly mark route with signs, floor arrows, cones and tape

 

Finish

 

All finishers will receive a medal and goodie bag.

 

FINALLY

 

We look forward to seeing you on Sunday 14th August 2022 and wish you lots of luck with your run 

 

Lou 

Perth Active 

Prices

Until
12 Aug 2022 23:59£10.00

To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

Dates and Status

Date: 14/08/2022

Status: Open

Total Places: 150

Organiser

Louise Cole

07969525441

North Inch recreation park, Hay St, Perth, PH1 5HS