Preston charity raises £5,000 through Workoutathon fundraiser

Rainbow Hub Workoutathon

A charity fundraiser saw over 80 people take part and raise almost £5,000 for the charity.


The Rainbow Hub held its eighth Workoutathon where participants participated in three hours of workouts including Rockbox, Zumba, HIIT, Body Combat/Attack and Freestyle Yoga.

The Rainbow Hub provides rehabilitation services for children and youth with physical and neurological disabilities.

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The event was supported by JMW Solicitors LLP and Furness Building Society and took place at The Great Room, Preston North End Football Club, Sir Tom Finney Way, Preston on Sunday 20th February.

This year saw the return of the in-person event after it went virtual last year due to the pandemic.

Classes were attended by qualified fitness instructors – Rachel Burrows, Joanne Berends-Sheriff, Gill Walmsley, Roz Edwards, Steve Jenkinson and Rachel Holland – who all volunteered their time.

A raffle with fabulous prizes raised more funds thanks to Yoga Leggs, Clitheroe Cryo, Neom Organics, Victoria Cakes, The Market Ale House, BonBons Coffee Bar and Lavender & Thyme Artisan Catering.

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Lyndsay Fahey, Managing Director of Rainbow Hub, said, “This fantastic event has been popular from the start.

“We would like to thank everyone who supported the event, especially JMW Solicitors and Preston North End Football Club for allowing us to use their facilities.

“We are also extremely grateful to everyone who gave their time to help, especially the instructors, Ultrasec for assisting in providing first aid if needed, Gareth Edwards Photography and Kat and Emma from our fundraising team who organized the event so well.”

Participants were also able to register for the annual Rainbow Hub Ramble which will take place on May 21, 2022.

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