Norwich and King’s Lynn will be awash with bubbles again this year as EACH has confirmed it is bringing back the exciting fundraiser that saw almost 3,000 people in Norfolk get covered in coloured foam last year.
Bubble Rush is a 5k fun run with a difference as participants head off amongst a sea of bubbles, before passing four bubble stations where cannons pump out foam to create a four-foot (1.2-metre) deep bubble bath!
Last year’s events were the first of their kind in Norfolk and, such was the furore to get involved, they raised in the region of £70,000.
In 2019, EACH will host a Bubble Rush on Saturday, 18 May at Eaton Park, Norwich. That will be followed by one on Sunday, 16 June at The Walks, King’s Lynn. At both, runners will go off in two waves at 11am and noon.
Emma Benstead says: “Tickets for the Bubble Rush events this year will be sold in three stages, so the earlier you book the cheaper it is! Registration fees help cover the costs of your participation, so we’d like everyone to raise as much money as possible.
“All money raised from the Norwich Bubble Rush will go towards the nook appeal, our campaign to raise £10 million and build a new hospice in Framingham Earl, transforming children’s palliative care for Norfolk. Whilst that appeal’s ongoing, we still need to raise money to continue providing care and support at our existing Norfolk hospice in Quidenham. Money raised from the King’s Lynn Bubble Rush will go towards this.
The Norwich Bubble Rush is being sponsored by Bateman Groundworks and also supported by Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure and One Broker. The King’s Lynn one is being sponsored by Vancouver Quarter, with additional support from Bespak, Alive Leisure, Chalcroft Construction and the solicitors Kenneth Bush.
Head to www.each.org.uk/bubblerush for more information. Online registration will close midnight on Thursday, 16 May for Norwich and midnight on Thursday, 13 June for King’s Lynn.