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The Isabella Grace Children's Fun Run

Newhall Primary School, Bradford

Sunday 15th July 2012

The Isabella Grace Fund is pleased to announce that the fun run held at the above location was a fantastic success. Despite the horrific weather we had experienced in the days leading up to the race, the grounds at Newhall were in excellent condition. The circuit was marked out on the football pitch used by Dudley Hill Rangers FC.

In total 106 entrants took part in the race. The youngest competitor being just a few months old and the eldest being 14 years of age. A number of entrants took part in there football kits, fancy dress such as bumble bee's, Harry Hill, Buzz Light, Batman, Spiderman, Iron Man to name but a few.

The under 4's race took place first. They had to complete one circuit of the track marked out. The second race was the age 5-7 years, this age group ran the circut twice. The final age group was the 8 and above race who again completed 2 laps.

£20 Toys R Us vouchers were on offer for the best fancy dressed entrant. In the under 4 section this went to Ava Mae-Robinson who was dressed as a Ladybird.

In the 5 - 7 age group this award went to Preston Fish who was dressed as Super Mario. Finally in the 8 and above section the award went to Jake Softley who entered as Harry Hill.

The children had a fantastic mornings entertainment, which was started with an entertaining warm taken by Tigger and his friends, Fi Fi, Snow White, Captain America, Princess Fiona, Pingu and Captain Hook to name a few.

During the course of the race, refreshments were on offer which were kindly provided by Dudley Hill Rangers. The Isabella Grace Fund and it's supporters had baked buns to sell during the morning. We are pleased to announce that the sale of buns raised a fantastic £125. A big thank you to everyone who baked and assisted on the morning.

The smaller children were entertained with a bouncy castle that was on site.

At the end of the Fun Run, the children were presented with a certificate, Isabella Grace 2012 medal, crisps, chocolate bar and a drink. Each entrant was also entered into a free prize draw.

Prizes included a signed Bradford City Ball, 2 sets of match tickets to watch a Bradford City game. Build-a-bear voucher, family pass to Eureka Halifax, toys donated to the Isabella Grace Fund by Toys R Us, a famly pass to Peppa Pig World, £10 Pizza Hut voucher, a goody bag donated by Disney and a number of soft toys.

A big thank to everyone who donated prizes and helped as volunteers on the day.

We will provide an update after the 15th August 2012 with the funds raised from the morning once all sponsor money has been received.

In the mean time please look through the photograph's taken on the day.

A big thank you to all that helped on the day in what ever role you carried out, a big thank you to Newhall Primary School and Dudley Hill Rangers FC.

Children, parents and families who attended on the morning. A massive thank you for taking part and supporting the Isabella Grace Fund.

Ryan & Lyndsey Senior

Proud Parents to Isabella Grace.