Are you a Sporting Superstar?

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Roy’s Superstars is a one day sporting event based on the classic and very successful BBC television show, Superstars. It is an all-around sports competition that pits members of the public against one another in a series of athletic events.

The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation are looking for 16 contestants (8 male and 8 female) to compete in 6 events to prove who will be the ultimate all–rounder. The event is aimed at competitive male and female sporty people from across the city aged 18+.

The event is supported by Lifestyles and will be a one day event based that will take place at Wavertree Sports Park on Saturday 27th April 2013 from 10am-4pm.

Over the course of the day competitors will compete in six events:

  • 800 metre run
  • 50 metre swim
  • 5km Bike race
  • Javelin (Men only)
  • Long Jump (Women only)
  • 100 metre sprint
  • Gym Test- number of burpees and pull ups completed in 60 seconds.

Competitors will be asked to raise a minimum of £350 sponsorship to take part in the event. Spectator tickets will be sold for friends, family, colleagues and members of the public to attend the event. All proceeds will go to the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation.

For further information, please contact: Jenny Roberts on 0333 323 7200 ext 112 or email: jenny.roberts@roycastle.org

About Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation gives ‘help and hope’ to people affected by lung cancer. The charity has a dual focus - saving lives and supporting people living with lung cancer.

It saves lives through funding research, helping people to quit smoking & encouraging young people not to start smoking, campaigning for better outcomes for lung cancer patients and raising awareness of the importance of early diagnosis.

It supports people by providing information materials to the NHS, running lung cancer support groups across the UK, supporting nurses, providing patient relief grants and offering telephone and online support.