Last chance to sign up!

We are sounding a klaxon today… registration for the St Hugh’s Hospital Cleethorpes Family Fun Run, taking place on Sunday, September 18, closes tomorrow.

Taking in one of the most scenic routes on the east coast, the fun run is raising money for the amazing RNLI, the charity which keeps us safe while we enjoy the seaside on our doorstep.

It’s organised by the award-winning Tape2Tape and is taking place as part of the longer ABP Humber Coastal Half Marathon and 5k. We’ve said it before but it’s worth repeating – our event really does put the ‘fun’ in fun run… it’s a one-mile route along the wheelchair and pram-friendly Cleethorpes Coastal Footpath. Expect stunning scenery, famous landmarks, and a fitting finish line under the arch on the promenade with a medal as a prize.

Gary Allington, the hospital’s facilities manager and community officer, said: “This brilliant scenic route is a point-to-point along the resort’s coastal footpath, and the finish line is in exactly the same place as the half marathon and 5K, underneath the imposing archway on Cleethorpes Promenade.

“The course is a mile: long enough to have some fun, yet short enough for people of all ages and abilities to participate. As with all our fun runs, there is no upper or lower age limit, or a requirement to run – walk, stroll, run, push a pram, or take part in a wheelchair.

“You complete it in your own time, at your own pace… whatever you feel comfortable with. It’s the taking part that counts. It’s also ideal for those who might have been runners in the past, competed in road races over the years, but are looking for something gentle to participate in with the younger generations of their family.

“We get many friendship groups signing up, too, and work colleagues. With a medal, sweets, and a drink for finishers, this is all about community and togetherness, and good health.”

So, what are you waiting for? The St Hugh’s Hospital Cleethorpes Family Fun Run starts at 10am on King’s Road, Cleethorpes, a five-minute walk from the nearby leisure centre. To enter, or for more information and route details, visit and  

Registration closes tomorrow (September 15).