Collection For Charity To Take Place On Saturday
On Saturday we’re delighted to welcome the EFL’s official charity partner, Prostate Cancer UK, to Bloomfield Road.
Volunteers will be collecting funds outside the ground and with the funds raised, Blackpool fans will be helping to stop the most common cancer in men being a killer.
The collectors are raising money to go towards their Football to Amsterdam fundraising pot. In June they’ll be riding 145 miles over two days from either London or Barnsley to Amsterdam. They’ll be joining 500 football fans, staff and legends of the game in a pedal-pilgrimage that takes place on 9-11 June.
Fancy trading your football shirt for the lycra?
It’s not too late to sign up and you can help us climb the F2A league – www.prostatecanceruk.org/F2ALeagueTable.
David Hayhurst, Senior Development Officer, for the Blackpool FC Community Trust is one of those already signed up to take part. You can sponsor his efforts by visiting - https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/haybeard1981
Places for the ride are running out fast so if you want to join David in representing Blackpool this June, then make sure you sign up soon. Visit www.prostatecanceruk.org/Amsterdam for more info.
Cycling not your thing? Try marching with Stelling instead.
Want to go a step further? You can do just that – literally! Jeff Stelling is back and this time he’s walking 15 marathons in 15 days, plus he’ll be dropping in at Bloomfield Road.
After marching his beloved Hartlepool United to Wembley Stadium last year, Jeff is on the move again, kicking off at St James Park in Exeter and finishing at St James’ Park, Newcastle.
On Day 9 of his March for Men, on Saturday 10 June Jeff will kick off from Blackburn Rovers before finishing at Bloomfield Road and you can join him. Find out more at: www.marchformen.org/jeffsmarch
By the time he reaches the Magpies’ ground on 16 June 2017, he will have walked almost 400 miles, visiting 40 clubs on the way.
Whether you walked last year or you are new to his 2017 challenge sign up for Jeff Stelling’s March for Men and help stop prostate cancer being a killer.
Join Jeff on his March for Men www.marchformen.org/jeffsmarch