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Run one mile in London for Sport Relief 2010

Sport Relief 2010
You can find a Sport Relief run in a city near you

The Sport Relief Weekend takes place from Friday, 19 to Sunday, 21 March and brings the nation together to get active, raise cash and change lives.

It all kicks off on Friday as the nation gets active, raises cash and has a ball at home, at work or at school.

Then, settle down to watch a night of top Sport Relief telly on BBC One.

Then it's the big one, when everyone is invited to do one, three or six miles at the Sport Relief Mile events. These will be taking place on Sunday.

London will be playing host to one of 16 Flagship Miles, and there are loads of other Miles happening across the capital - you can search
for the Mile closest to you here>>

Sport Relief's vital help

Sport Relief's vital help

Elayne Kirschel, mother of autistic twins Giverny and Aaron, explains how the Sport Relief grant awarded to KEEN London helps her, and her 12 year-old children.

Briggo's Sport Relief Challenge

Speedway legend Barry Briggs is undertaking a marathon motorcycle ride covering the length of the UK for Sport Relief.

The 75-year-old will be calling at Speedway tracks along his way, with an aim to raise cash for the charity and ex-speedway riders in wheelchairs.

The London 'City' Mile

The Sport Relief Weekend is taking place from Friday 19 to Sunday 21 March 2010
Official Sport Relief T-shirts have been designed by the Beckhams this year
Sport Relief is one of the UK's biggest fundraising events
Since its launch in 2002 over 1.25 million people have taken part in Sport Relief, helping to raise over £75 million
Special editions of Strictly Come Dancing and Question of Sport will be shown on BBC TV on Friday 19 March.

The city is set to host one of Sport Relief's flagship Sainsbury's Sport Relief Miles on Sunday 21st March, and needs Londoners to show their support by entering now at www.sportrelief.com .

The London Mile sets off from the stunning Victoria Embankment, taking in some of the capital's most iconic sights along the way.

Boxer and Olympic gold medallist James DeGale, from Harlesden, has pledged his support and will be rising to the challenge by doing a Mile on the day. He said: "The Sainsbury's Sport Relief Mile in London is back and it's your time to shine. Show your mates that you're fitter and faster by challenging them to enter the London Mile and see who makes it across the finish line first. You could even really raise your

Our family had a great time designing the T-shirt range and we hope it will raise much needed funds for many important causes.
David Beckham

game by pledging to run the 6 Mile option. Come on London, it's time to make your city proud!"

Sport Relief T-shirts

This year the official Sport Relief T-shirts have been exclusively designed by the whole Beckham family. Victoria and David, along with their boys, have created a series of one-off designs with the hope of

David Beckham
David Beckham and his family have designed the Sport Relief T-shirts

inspiring the nation to rise to the challenge for Sport Relief 2010.

All net profits from sales will go towards helping people living unimaginably tough lives both across the UK and the world's poorest countries. The T-shirts go on sale today exclusively in-store and online at Sainsbury's and TK Maxx and www.sportrelief.com.

David Beckham said: 'Victoria and I are excited to be involved with Sport Relief again this year. Our family had a great time designing the T-shirt range and we hope it will raise much needed funds for many important causes. The most important thing is that the money raised will make a genuine difference to people's lives.'


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