Sport Relief 2014

Sports Relief non-uniform day at Crossley Heath School, Halifax.
Sports Relief non-uniform day at Crossley Heath School, Halifax.

People of Calerdale are joining in with rest of the nation in actively fundraising for Sport Relief 2014.

The Comic Relief charity has asked you to swim, cycle or run to raise funds for disadvantaged children and young people in the UK and abroad.

Tonight on BBC1, local golden girl and Paralympian Hannah Cockroft will swap her usual sports gear for sequins and glitter as she joins other Paralympians in a Sport Relief does Strictly special dance challenge.

Many of you charitable, wonderful human beings have already been working hard to raise some cash for the national charity campaign from March 21-23.

Crossley Heath School, Halifax, held a non-uniform day and a week full of sport activities - culminating in a Friday Fun Run, today.

Pupils at Hipperholme Grammar School are working hard to raise some cash in a one hour aerobics session led by a DW Gym Halifax, instructor for year 7, 8, and 9 students.

Members of Halifax’s Next Step Trust - day care centre for young adults with complex needs, wore sporty getups for donations, yesterday.

Pupils at Copley Primary School, Halifax, are dressing as their favourite sports hero and skipping, jumping and hula-hooping a mile for Sport Relief.

HS Group Fitness, Halifax, held pirate and pyjama fancy dress exercise classes for exercisers in mid-week nightly classes with donations going to Sport Relief.

On Sunday morning, there’s a chance for you to put some leg work in - in the Calderdale Mile run at Spring Hall athletics track. You can run, hop or jump one, three or six miles around the track.

Stainland Lions Running Club is hosting Ogden Water Mile challenge where participants can run one mile around the reservoir, three miles through woodlands or take part in a six mile run across moorland.

To take part in any of these events see

Rastrick High School is joining in the fun and games for Sport Relief - even if a little late; better than never.

A week after the commencement of official celebrations, Rastrick High pupils will don their sports gear and dress as their favourite sports star. Over lunch, students will take part in a giant Zumbathon and continue getting active for charity with games including Beat the Teacher Goalie and a Basketball shootout.

In 2012, Rastrick High was one of the largest fundraising schools in the country.

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