Bedford Running Festival

Bedford Running Festival: Go #FurtherFasterGreater

Following the success of the 2019 Bedford Running Festival, Magpas Air Ambulance are delighted to announce we have  places available in the 2020 Bedford Twilight 10k and the 2020 Bedford Half Marathon!

The backdrop to these two running events across the weekend of Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th September will feature live music, street food, yoga classes, a bar, and more. It’s fun for all the family and whether you’re a serious runner or fancy setting yourself a challenge for 2020, it’s definitely the place to be this summer weekend!

We have 25 places available for the Bedford Twilight 10K run on the Saturday afternoon and 16 places available for the Bedford Half Marathon on the Sunday morning. We request that all our runners raise a minimum of £300 for us.

For more information about the event or to book your place to run for us today, #AskEmma and please email our lovely Community & Events Officer at [email protected]

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All funds raised for Magpas Air Ambulance can help our advanced medical team travel by land or air to people who need it most, like 8 year old Bedfordshire-based Maddy, who was just 8 years old when she was impaled on some railings whilst playing with friends. Maddy suffered severe abdominal injuries and urgently needed the specialist skills of the Magpas Air Ambulance medics. The enhanced doctor and paramedic team provided Maddy with advanced pain relief at the scene, before airlifting her to hospital.

Maddy has made a full recovery and is now a happy, confident, 16 year old and a perfect example of the critical difference our charity can make. Maddy said, “I couldn’t be more grateful for everything Magpas Air Ambulance did for me and I want to do everything I can to help the charity’s amazing cause.”

Magpas Air Ambulance is not government funded and we’re only able to do what we do thanks to the generous donations of our supporters and fundraisers.

We need your help to be able to continue to provide services that help change the lives of people in need of urgent pre-hospital emergency medicine, both in and around the Bedfordshire area and also further afield in the areas we serve.

So sign up today and challenge yourself to go #FurtherFasterGreater to help keep the Magpas Air Ambulance flying.

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