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We’re Charity Partner of Asda Foundation Yorkshire Marathon

The Children’s Air Ambulance (TCAA) has been unveiled as a charity partner of the Asda Foundation Yorkshire Marathon, Yorkshire 10 Miles and the Sheffield 10K and is now offering runners the opportunity to take up one of its sought after event places.

The Sheffield 10K run, organised by Run for All, will take place on Sunday 22nd September. The Yorkshire Marathon and 10 Mile run, also organised by Run for All, both take place on Sunday 20th October and TCAA wants people to be a part of its “crew” on the day.

The charity is offering numerous guaranteed places at a cost of £18.00 for the Sheffield 10K and £40.00 for the Yorkshire Marathon, both are open to runners of all abilities and ages.

TCAA is a unique national charity flying critically ill babies and children from local district hospitals into specialist centres such as Sheffield Children’s Hospital. It is the only dedicated neo-natal and paediatric helicopter emergency transfer and is based in the north (Doncaster) and south (Oxford) of the country.

The free of charge service works closely with NHS transport teams, such as Embrace in Yorkshire, to help fly neo-natal and paediatric patients to specialist treatment thanks to the bespoke equipment on board which turns the helicopters into flying intensive care units.

When a child is too sick to fly, TCAA can also fly a specialist team to the patient.  With flight times commonly around four times quicker than a transfer by road, the time saved means a life saved.

TCAA is also seeking to recruit a number of volunteers to help support and marshal this event while asking runners already registered to choose Children’s Air Ambulance as their charity of choice.

Help us keep hope alive for our patients by joining our teams today, to register for the Sheffield 10K run visit https://the-air-ambulance-service.charitycheckout.co.uk/cf/Sheffiled-10k, for the Yorkshire Marathon please visit https://the-air-ambulance-service.charitycheckout.co.uk/cf/Yorkshire-Marathon and for the Yorkshire 10 Mile run please visit https://www.runforall.com/events/10-mile/yorkshire-10-mile/

If you have already secured your own place but would like to run for us and support The Children’s Air Ambulance please call us on 0300 304 7729 or email Sharon.evans@theairambulanceservice.org.uk

On average, two children a day could benefit from our transfer service.

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