Take 10 volunteers and 303 energetic generous people and what have you got – Mad March Hare 2021 1st Official Virtual Event! As all Mad March Hares leap in to April the team would like to say a massive THANK YOU. Walkers, Runners and Children’s Activity Trailers showed great support for our event and have helped us raise over £2,500 so far for our chosen charity Breast Cancer Now. Sponsorship is still arriving at the Mad March Hare burrow so our total will rise. A big thank you to our supporters and sponsors who have helped us ensure 100% of registration fees goes to Breast Cancer Now. Keep an eye on the website and local media for an announcement of our final total soon.
Why not join us for a curry at Lalbagh Indian Cuisine Fundraising Dinner NightMonday, 4th February 2019 at 7pm kindly supported by Lalbagh Indian Cuisine171 Rodbourne Road,Swindon SN2 2AY
The annual Mad March Hare quiz kicks off fundraising On 1st November 17 teams hopped over to the Mad March Hare annual quiz night which was held at Swindon Town Football Club launching fund raising activities for the 2019 event with a total of £854. The Mad March Hare team also took the opportunity to announce that the total raised at the 2018 event was £9,636. The room was packed with friendly competitive quizzers and Quiz Master Bill Gibbons put the teams through their paces with rounds that included quiz favourites History, Geography, Sport and Film. Everyone enjoyed the popular ploughman’s supper which has now become a tradition with Mad March Hare Quizers. I attended the evening with my husband and a group of friends….
Remember, you can pay to enter Mad March Hare at the event on the day but make sure to bring your pennies as it’s cash only.
Sightings of a wild Mad March Hare reported in Swindon Reports are coming in from Swindon of multiple sightings of a wild, human sized Mad March Hare. Although large it is said to be very friendly and happy to pose for selfies. Here we find the wild Mad March Hare in it’s natural environment. Have you guessed what the Mad March Hare is trying to tell us? We believe it’s telling us to get out and about, get some exercise and at the same time raise some money for Breast Cancer Now. How do you do that? Well, by registering for this years Virtual Mad March Hare Event. Click the button below to go to our Events Page.
Thirteen wasn’t an unlucky number for the Mad March Hare Event as the team were determined to do all they could to continue their fundraising quest! The annual event based at Lydiard Academy welcomes over 500 participants walking, jogging or running a 5k or 10k route around West Swindon and raises money for Breast Cancer Now. Our fundraising up to 2019 stood at over £113,000. However, this year in response to the Government guidance around COVID 19 and after taking advice from organisers of other large events, the Team took the sad decision early in March to cancel the event scheduled for Sunday 22nd March. We were very disappointed to have to take this action but we considered it was appropriate under the circumstances. Registration for the event closed…