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Charge Through 30 Cubic Metres of Brightly Coloured Bubbles on This 5k Run

· Emma Cooke · Culture

Do a 5k run while bubble canons blast out a colourful wall of obstacles.

Bubble Rush

With epic bubble cannons and blasters on site, the Leeds Bubble Rush is the ultimate way to release your inner child and it’s all for a good cause.

Ever charged through a humungous 4-foot deep wall of colourful bubbles? Here’s your chance. You’ll get to run through four bubble stations where your bright white t-shirt won’t stay that way for long. It’s part of a 5k fun run in Leeds to raise money for St Gemma’s Hospice. Grab your mates, round up the family and get yourself down to Harewood House on Saturday 27th April 2019 for one of the hospice’s biggest fundraisers of the year.

Bubble Rush

Leeds Bubble Rush will have four giant bubble canons. Each one produces a different colour – blue, yellow, pink or green. They blow out 30 cubic metres of frothy colourful bubbles, which you have to run through. Their specially trained bubble blasters are on hand to make sure you get covered from head to toe. Even better, the route is a 2.5-kilometre loop, so you’ll run through each colour twice.

Pete Watson, Senior Events Fundraiser for St Gemma’s Hospice, told us how you can expect the day to pan out, “There are two wave times that people can choose from, either 11am or 12pm. There will be a fun warm up to take part in before the run and lots of great party music to keep the atmosphere going. Everyone taking part will get a special Bubble Rush t-shirt too and medal at the end.” It’s an easy, cross-country route that’s more about having fun than competing, so the event isn’t timed.

Bubble Rush

But it’s more than just a race, you can make a full day out of it and get stuck into the activities in the events village while you’re at it. From cool inflatables for the little ones to fundraising stalls and food vendors, the grounds of Harewood House will be chock-full of treats for both spectators and runners.

St Gemma’s is Yorkshire’s largest hospice and supports both patients and their families at what is inevitably one of the hardest times in their lives. In-patient care is provided at their 32-bed unit and the community team provides essential out-patient support to people most in need, all in the local area. It costs around £10 million to keep the hospice up and running, so by taking part, you really can make a difference. So what are you waiting for? Get yourself signed up for a run like no other.

Leeds Bubble Rush will take place at Harewood House on Saturday 27th April 2019. Individual adult tickets are £24 and children are £10. You can also get a family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) for £60.