A fun-filled day of bubbles, foam, gunge and fantastic colours will await participants in this summer’s first 80s Messy Madness event in Droitwich.
The frothy family fun event on Saturday, August 4 will raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice’s care of patients and their loved ones in the county.
Participants are being asked to dress up in the brightest and boldest 80s outfits to walk, skip, dance or run around the 5km course at Churchfields Farmhouse Ice-cream site in Salwarpe, near Droitwich.
Kelly Johns, Fundraiser said: “We had hundreds of people join our previous Rainbow Runs and Superhero events and we are looking forward to welcoming everyone to another fantastic, colourful and fun filled day – this time with a new 80s twist.”
The hospice is going back to its roots having started in Droitwich in the 1980s and recreating the spirit of the decade on the day.
A DJ will be providing classic 80s entertainment and there will be additional family activities along with the opportunity to participate in the maize maze at a discounted price.
Participants will set off in two waves, the first at 10am for families and young children aged five and above, and the second wave at 11am for adults and children aged over 12.
On finishing the run, participants will receive a medal and a scrumptious Churchfields ice-cream.
Peter Reeves, from event sponsor Majestic Bingo Worcester in Derwent Close, said: “St Richard’s Hospice is an organisation close to many of our staff and customers’ hearts and it is an honour to be the main sponsor for this year’s 80s Messy Madness event.
“We are looking forward to doing our bit along with encouraging as many people to partake as possible.”
There is a special early bird rate of £20 for adults and £15 for children for a limited time.
Participants are encouraged to raise sponsorship in support of the free, specialist care provided to patients, loved ones and bereaved people by St Richard’s.
Those keen to take part can register at www.strichards.org.uk/event/80smessymadness
St Richard’s Hospice provides free specialist palliative and end of life care for patients living with life-limiting illnesses and supports their loved ones. Each year the hospice team supports more than 3,000 patients, family members and bereaved people in Worcestershire.
The hospice strives to provide the best medical, practical, emotional and social support they can to help people live life to the fullest, as independently as they can, for as long as they can. They care for people with a range of illnesses including heart failure, Parkinson’s, and motor neurone disease as well as cancer.
St Richard’s is an independent charity and is grateful for all donations to help it continue its work.
Find out more at www.strichards.org.uk