THE COUNTDOWN IS ON TO PORTSMOUTH BUBBLE RUSH!

With just a week to go until Portsmouth Bubble Rush, fundraisers at Naomi House & Jacksplace are encouraging families from Portsmouth and the surrounding area to sign up for the foam-filled family fun run which will take place at Southsea Common on Saturday 11th May.

Bubble Rush is a fun run with a difference: It starts in a sea of foam, and along the course are four bubble stations pumping out masses of coloured bubbles. It’s not a race, the event isn’t timed and there’s no pressure to run. The two-lap course is pushchair and wheelchair-friendly, so everyone in the family can take part.

Over 1400 people have already signed up to take part, and registration closes on Thursday (9th May) at midday. The 11am start wave is already sold out, however there are still places available for the second wave, which starts at midday. There is no minimum fundraising requirement to take part, but Naomi House & Jacksplace are asking people to get sponsored or make a donation to show their support for the work of the charity.

Naomi House & Jacksplace hospices provide expert hospice care to more than 525 life limited and life threatened children, young adults and their extended families from Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorset, Berkshire, West Sussex, Surrey and the Isle of Wight. The charity needs to raise £8.5 million a year to help provide care for local families who need it most. This includes respite and emergency care, end-of-life care and ongoing bereavement support, provided thanks to a dedicated nursing and family support team.

Tickets for Portsmouth Bubble Rush can be purchased online until Thursday 9th May. The entry price includes a Bubble Rush t-shirt to wear at the event and a finisher’s medal.

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About Bubble Rush:

Bubble Rush is a 5K family-friendly fun run featuring four bubble stations pumping out different coloured bubbles. The events are organised in partnership with local charities. In 2018, more than 60,000 people took part in 43 events around the UK, raising over £1.5 million for the charities. Bubble Rush is a registered trade mark of Extreme Adventure Ltd, a specialist events company based in Cheshire.

About Naomi House & Jacksplace:

When a child or young adult is diagnosed with a life limiting condition, Naomi House & Jacksplace becomes their home from home. Our teams take the time to really get to know the family and fully understand their wishes. We offer them vital respite support, giving them the chance to recharge their batteries and regroup in a calm, fun and welcoming environment. In times of emergency Naomi House & Jacksplace is there, giving families the help they need through difficult times. And at the end of a child or young person’s life, we pull out all the stops to give them a pe

 

 

 

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