Arena Group Leeds Mini & Junior Runs – Saturday 7th July

It’s been a few years since Sunshine & Smiles were the partner charity for this fab children & young people’s event which is run the same weekend as Leeds 10k – why not make it a weekend of family running as we have a few Leeds 1ok places left too!!

It was fantastic to witness the sea of Sunshine & Smiles families in their running vests & t-shirts heading out from Leeds dock in 2015 and even though we’re not the partner charity this year it would be wonderful if we could get a Sunshine & Smiles team together to run!

New for 2018, both the mini and junior events will take place at the John Charles Centre for Sport in South Leeds – easily reached from across the city and with ample onsite free parking.

Youngsters aged 3 to 8 can tacke a 1.5km course – they’ll need a grown up to take part too, Those aged 9 and above can take on a 2.5km course and don’t need an adult to run with.

Run For All events aim to be entirely inclusive, regardless of ability. So, if your child has mobility or other issues or has any other special considerations, please get in touch so we can help you and them have the best experience.

The atmosphere is set to be electric, the perfect confidence booster for all the little ones (and some of the bigger ones!) crossing the line. Every finisher will also receive a goody bag and finisher’s medal to show the world they did it!

To find out more & register to run you need to go to the Run for All website 

Once you’ve registered you can set up your very own fundraising page for Sunshine & Smiles via our Local Giving site and we have running t-shirts for children & adults plus paper sponsor forms too … just let us know if you would like any fundraising resources by emailing

We hope to see you on the start line!!