North West Air Ambulance Charity throws down
THE North West Air Ambulance Charity has been announced as
the nominated cause for the 2016 Gauntlet Games and event organisers are calling
for people from across the region to crawl, swing and slide their way through a
wacky obstacle course, in an effort to keep the charity's helicopters in the
The Gauntlet Games takes place in Manchester's Heaton Par, on Saturday, 3
September 2016. 5km or 10km of inflatable, water and climbing obstacles stand
between the start and finish lines, with real Gladiators to compete against.
Obstacles to negotiate include the 'Flume of Doom' water slide,
rocking see saws and even a joust pit.
With no time limit, the 5km race is suitable for participants of all fitness
levels, and is billed as a hilarious day out for friends and family, with the
10km option throwing in some extra challenges.
Participants who choose to compete as part of the North West Air Ambulance
Charity team receive exclusive discounts, as well as raising vital funds to keep
the charity's fleet flying 365 days a year. They also receive a T-shirt, water
bottle and medal to wear with pride.
Linda de Sa, Challenge Events Officer at the North West Air Ambulance Charity,
says:- "The Gauntlet Games are a real 1 off event and we're thrilled to
have been selected as their nominated charity. When else will you get the chance
to try out such a brilliant range of obstacles; all while raising money that
goes straight to save lives all over the North West? Last year, we flew over
2,000 rescue missions throughout the region, funded entirely by public
donations. We encourage anyone who's looking for a day out with a difference to
join our Gauntlet Games team now and be part of a truly lifesaving adventure."
The Gauntlet Games take place in Heaton Park on Saturday 3rd September, with
start times between:- 9:30 and 11:30. To sign up, visit:-
TheGauntletGames.Co.UK, and sign up to join
the:- 'North West Air Ambulance Charity' team. Use the code:-
'NWAA5' to secure your discount.