Bolton Bulls looking for people for Run in the dark 2016


For the third consecutive year, Bolton Bulls Wheelchair Basketball team are entering a team into the Run In The Dark 2016 10km in Salford Quays on Wednesday 16th November. They are looking for anyone over the age of 14 to run for the charity.

The Bolton Bulls are a wheelchair basketball club currently playing within the 3rd division of the Great Britain Wheelchair Basketball National League. The club is based at Smithills Sports Centre, Smithills Dean Road, Bolton, BL1 6JS and trains every Thursday Night between 8.30pm and 10.30pm.

Being involved in a sporting activity provides the disabled people of Bolton/Bury and the surrounding areas with access to fitness, support from other individuals that may have knowledge of issues surrounding disabilities and also provides social interaction that is valuable to a person’s health and well being. This does not however; preclude the club only to involvement from the disabled community. The Bolton Bulls wheelchair basketball club is open to all irrespective of sex, race, religion, political persuasion or disability who will give active support in promoting sport and recreational activities for a wide range of physical handicaps and age groups. They currently have players ranging from 18-65 years old, both able bodied and disabled.

All funds they raise from Run in the dark 2016 will go towards much needed equipment for their new players and towards their ongoing running costs. The money Run In The Dark raise from the entry fees goes to the Mark Pollock Trust that are looking to find a cure for paralysis.

In return for a minimum of £20 sponsorship for Bolton Bulls, they are offering a subsidised entry fee of £10 for anyone wanting to take part on behalf of Bolton Bulls and raise funds for Bolton Bulls.

Please email or message their Facebook page if you have any questions or would like to enter and support two great charities. For more details about Run In The Dark 2016, please go to

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