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Challenge yourself! Places available for local events

17 February 2019
Challenge yourself! Places available for local events Aiming to do something incredible this year? Good news! We have places available to take part in both the Great North Run and the Tyne Bridge Zipslide.

Cats Protection Gateshead and Newcastle Branch is giving you the opportunity to enjoy an amazing experience in 2019, whilst raising vital funds to help unwanted cats and kittens in the area.

Imagine taking off from the iconic Tyne Bridge and flying through the air above the River Tyne for over 230 metres... Sound exciting? Then the Zipslide event is for you!

The date for this year's exhilarating Tyne Bridge Zipslide is set for Sunday 14th April and you can reserve your place now. The registration fee is just £25 and the minimum sponsorship pledge is £120.

For those who prefer to keep their paws fimly on the ground, then how about taking on the Great North Run as a part of team Cats Protection?

Taking place on Sunday 8th September, the world's biggest half marathon is back for 2019 and if you missed out on a ballot place, now is your chance to sign up!

Whether you walk, jog or run the 13.1 miles from Newcastle city centre to South Shields, you'll achieving something awesome - both for yourself and the cats in our care.

The charity will give you access to a Facebook group to network with fellow cat loving runners and provide a branded yellow Cats Protection vest to train in plus ideas, resources and support to help you fundraise. 

For further information about fundraising for Gateshead and Newcastle branch, please contact fundraising@gateshead.cats.org.uk. Thank you!

Find out more and sign up to the Tyne Bridge Zipslide here.

Find out more and sign up to the Great North Run here.