Join us for a Picnic Fun Day and sponsored Walk n’ Roll n’ Wag event to celebrate NMC Midlands 2nd Anniversary!!

Date: Sat 6th Sept 2014

Time: 12pm till 3pm

Place: Coombe Country Park, Brinklow Rd, Coventry, Warwickshire CV3 2AB

This is a really informal, fun day in a beautiful space with lots of activities including:

  • cake sale
  • tombola
  • bottle auction
  • henna artist
  • ‘guess the teddy bear name’ game
  • ‘guess the weight of the cake’ game
  • ‘guess the number of sweets in a jar’ game
  • sponsored Walk n’ Roll n’ Wag event
  • + much, much more!!

Enjoy a scenic st’roll’ around the park and raise money for the centre at the same time by getting sponsored (dogs welcome on leads) – reward your hard work with a lovely picnic! (Download Sponsorship Form here.)

So come and join in the celebrations! Bring along family and friends, food and drink to share, any donations (see below), the sunshine!!

Please RSVP at:
We hope to see you there!

Accessible restrooms and parking near picnic area (£3.70/car or £1.90/Blue Badge holder). All park paths and buildings accessible. Chairs available, please bring blankets, tables, umbrellas etc.

If you would like to print a poster of the event to share with friends, family and colleagues, please click here.

We would like everyone to be a part of making this a fun and happy outing for all. Your ideas and donations are invited and much appreciated! We need the following:

  • Cakes for the cake sale
  • Bottles for the auction (anything from ketchup to whiskey! please bring in a sealed bag!)
  • Tables
  • Gazebo
  • Gift bags
  • Tombola Prizes
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Saturday 16th August 2014


The Color Run 5k is coming to Birmingham for the first time! The only question is “Are you ready for the craziest, colorful, 5k of your life?” You bet you are. Race it solo or with your Color friends. Check out the race details below & we’ll see you all squeaky clean at the start line.

Date: Saturday 16th August, 2014

Time: 11am

 How does it work?

The Color Run event is a one of a kind experience that is less about speed and more about enjoying a colour crazy day with your friends and family. For our events, it is about participants of all different speeds, ages, shapes, and sizes toeing the start line. Whether you are a casual Sunday morning walker or an Olympic athlete, the 3 miles of The Color Run course will be the most enjoyable 3 miles you’ve travelled in a VERY long time.

 Race Rules

Rule #1 All participants are welcome… fast, slow, runner, walker, old, and young.
Rule #2 White shirt dress code at the official start line and ready to roll!
Rule #3 Completely coloured Willy Wonka goodness at the finish.

*The Color Run™ Birmingham – Pricing & Deadlines** Registration deadline to be confirmed shortly.

Solo Runner/Walker
£25.00 Entry Fee
£4.99 Postage & Packaging

Team Runner/Walker
£23.00 Entry Fee
£4.99 Postage and Packaging

*Children aged 5 and under go FREE!

You can set up your online fundraising page with either BT My Donate:

or Local and help raise vital funds for NMC Midlands.

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Sunday 19th October 2014

Join 18,000 runners at the Midlands’s leading half-marathon, as they take to the streets of Birmingham city centre, taking in major landmarks, cheered on by thousands of supporters, and with live music from bands en route to help every step of the way.

We provide support with your fundraising from the day you sign up, helping you set up your online fundraising page and plan other fundraising ideas. We will provide materials, running shirts and promote your fundraising online and in the press where possible. We can even offer a complimentary well-earned massage after the race!

Signing up

1. A payment of £33 is required to enter with the Bupa Great Birmingham Run, which is open for entries now. Visit here to register with Bupa.

2. We ask all our team members to raise a minimum of £100 to support vital services for people with muscular dystrophy. To join the NMC Midlands team today, please contact our fundraising team on 02476 426 084 or email us.

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Sunday 26th April 2015

If you are lucky enough to secure a public ballot place for the 2015 Virgin London Marathon and would like to run for the Neuromuscular Centre Midlands, please get in touch! You will not be tied to a minimum sponsorship target, but your support, no matter how big or small, will make a real difference to us.

We will support you every step of the way with your fundraising, including helping you to set up your online sponsorship page and giving you ideas for other fundraising initiatives. We will provide you with all the necessary materials, a running vest and will be there to cheer you on when the big day arrives!

This is a great opportunity to take on an immense personal challenge and do something wonderful for people living with muscular dystrophy at the same time. To support us, please contact our fundraising team on 0845 600 5551 or email us.

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