Staff at RSPCA Greater Manchester Animal Hospital in Salford are doing a 260km run, cycle and horse ride as part of the ‘2.6 Challenge’ starting this weekend. 


The London Marathon would have held its 40th annual event on Sunday (26 April) so a week-long fundraiser is kicking-off to help raise money for charities instead. Participants are being asked to do some kind of challenge around the number 2.6 or 26. 


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An RSPCA inspector is taking on an epic challenge next week, with three fundraising events in three days, to raise money to help the RSPCA help animals in need.


Sarah Bagley, who is the local inspector for Bradford, Brighouse and Mirfield in West Yorkshire, is swimming two miles across Lake Windermere, Cumbria as part of the Great North Swim on Friday 12 June.


She’ll cycle 140 miles coast-to-coast from Whitehaven, Cumbria to Tynemouth, Tyneside on Saturday 13 June…. Continue reading…

The RSPCA is offering runners the chance to take part in the now sold-out Leeds Half Marathon. The organisers announced they have no more places available for the race on Sunday 11 May earlier today (Monday 24 March).


The news means the only places still available are those held by charities.


RSPCA fundraising manager for the North Amy Weaver-Tyler said: “If you were intending signing up but never got round to it, you need not be disappointed.

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