Go the extra mile for Sports Relief 2012

Go the extra Mile for Sport Relief 2012 to celebrate the UK’s biggest year of sport

As the nation celebrates the biggest ever year of sport, the entire country can join in the fun with Sport Relief 2012 from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th March.  With the help of Milo, the super-cute sock character, kids all over the country will be warming up for three jam-packed days of energy, entertainment and events finishing with the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile on Sunday 25th March. And the best bit is, all the money raised will help people living really tough lives in the UK and across the world’s poorest countries.

A whole host of famous faces have already pulled up their socks to show their support including JLS, Sam and Mark, Olly Murs, Gary Lineker, Helen Skelton and Barney Harwood, Amir Khan, Fearne Cotton, Alexandra Burke and James and Oliver Phelps aka the Weasley Twins from Harry Potter – just to name a few. There will also be loads of exciting Sport Relief telly on CBBC for kids to watch.

Go The Extra Mile

Sport Relief is inviting kids and their families to enter the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile, taking place on Sunday 25th March. With hundreds of Mile events happening across the UK,  Everyone can come together and complete 1, 3 or 6 miles – from tiny toddlers to top-notch sports pros! Whether kids walk it three-legged with their mates, in fancy dress or with their whole family, they’re guaranteed to have fun. What’s more, there’ll be a whole host of Mile and fundraising activities planned at schools across the land on Friday 23rd March.  Highlights will be beamed out to living rooms across the UK in the BBC’s Mile Show on the Sunday evening – so those who have taken part in the Mile might make it onto the telly, too. Kids can grab a grown up and enter the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile now at http://www.sportrelief.com

Kids’ Website

This Sport Relief there is a brand new website for kids at http://www.sportrelief.com/warmupworld. The site encourages kids to get warmed up for the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile with Milo in his Warm-Up World. Kids can complete training laps and collect medals by exploring and playing in Milo’s World. They can also compete against friends on fun games, create and dress up their own characters, watch exciting videos, get Mile training tips from celebrities, make a Sport Relief promise and feature in Milo’s hall of fame. The website also helps to teach kids why Sport Relief is so important. Go to http://www.sportrelief.com/warmupworld to enter and check out the fantastic free games to help kids get warmed up for the Mile.

To get involved in Sport Relief, just grab a grown up and enter the Mile! For more information go to http://www.sportrelief.com

Posted by Clare Kersey

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