I trust you are safe and well as we all do our bit to get through the current health crisis. I wanted to update you on our plans for the rescheduled Bolton Marathon and Bolton Marathon 10k.
As a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic the Bolton Marathon and 10k will not take place in 2020. This decision has not been taken lightly. The impact on our NHS, local authority services, local businesses plus the continued uncertainty about when restrictions will be eased means we’re unable to guarantee a safe event for later this year even if life can go back to a semblance of “normality”. (more…)
Sorry we’ve been off the radar a little over these past few days, but as I said in my social media video on Saturday, we have been taking stock of all the options and advice available to us and are working hard to put the right plan into action for these challenging months ahead.
Schoolchildren in Bolton will be the first people to take part in the town’s resurrected marathon, 33 years after it was last run.
Sixty primary schools and one special school across the borough have pledged to get active with the help of Bolton Marathon organisers in an exciting challenge.
From Monday February 24, the youngsters are being challenged to take part in 15 minutes of activity a day. (more…)