The annual ROC 5k (3 mile) charity fun run will take place after work on Tuesday 25 June 2019, starting
and finishing at Lemon Quay, Truro. The ROC 5k includes people of all abilities and minimum entry age is
11 years old.
All funds raised will be for United Response ROC Wellbeing Services specifically towards ROC Welcome Social Club and our overall target is £40,000.
You will find lots of tips on how to fundraise as well as download a sponsor form and of course tips on how to get fit for the run
The United Response ROC 5k charity fun run is held in Truro every year and is supported by so many businesses and local community groups. The ROC 5k includes people of all abilities and minimum entry age is 11 years old. All funds raised will be for United Response ROC Wellbeing Services specifically towards ROC Welcome Social Club and Boscawen Farm.
You will receive your running t-shirts within the next two to three weeks.
Please do check out our training tips from our resident personal trainer.
You will receive your hoodies if ordered within two to three weeks.
17:00 Registration opens 18:00 Registration closes 18:10 Warm up by Tammy McDermott, from Truro and Penwith College 18:20 Course Director briefs the runners 18:25 Make way to the start 18:30 Race starts – Bishop of Truro starting the race 19:15 Trophy presentation by Vice Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall
There will be a stall with crafts made by people who attend Boscawen Farm. Live music before and during the run provided by Truro and Penwith College Music department. There is a Physiotherapy tent which is kindly hosted by physiotherapy students from Truro and Penwith College. At the end of the run you get a pasty, kindly provided by Warrens, Skinners Beer and or Cornish Orchards Apple Juice or Elderflower Juice or water – all FREE and part of taking part. Check out Xen Noodle Bar kind offer for runners on the night. Water station halfway round the course. If you want extra t-shirts you can buy them on the night. You can drop off your sponsorship money on the night in the registration tent. Check out our fundraising tips on our webpage – download your sponsor form.
Please let us know of any medical information we need to be aware of when entering.
Please let us know how your training is going? Share your photos and stories – we would love to hear from you. Get your friends and family to join you on the night, help us spread the word about the run. Contact Sarah Hampton 07812 377 110 or Sarah.Hampton@unitedresponse.org.uk
Much anticipation has been around this year’s t-shirt colour and students from Truro and Penwith College have kindly been part of the reveal!
Sam Mitchell, Pastoral Tutor, Truro and Penwith College said “The ROC 5K is a great charity event that is truly inclusive. It has been great to see a huge amount of students from Foundation studies taking part and the amount of participants has grown from year to year. The students were very proud to help out with the T-Shirt reveal and are now getting excited for race day!”