Want to put your mark on the Ikano Robin Hood Mini Marathon?

Mini marathonThe organisers of the Ikano Robin Hood Half Marathon and Mini Marathon have announced that they are giving youngsters the exclusive chance to design the race t-shirt for this year’s Ikano Mini Marathon and Schools Challenge.

The Ikano Mini Marathon, which takes place alongside the Ikano Robin Hood Half Marathon in Nottingham on Sunday 30 September, encourages people to run, walk or jog a 1.5 mile course, giving everyone the opportunity to be part of race day and experience the buzz of taking part in a mass participation event.

In celebration of the Ikano Mini Marathon and in order to inspire creativity in young people the race, organisers are calling all children aged between 4 and 16 years to create and submit a design for the race t-shirts. The prize package for the winner includes a special individual trophy, free entry to the Ikano Mini Marathon and £100 for their School's Art Department, as well as the unique opportunity to see their design on race t-shirts proudly worn by over 1,500 runners on race day.

“Every participant taking part in the Ikano Mini Marathon receives a t-shirt, and it’s always a great sight to see runners of all ages at the start line in their race t-shirts,” said Vivienne Saunders, Communications Manager at Ikano Financial Services. “This year we wanted to inspire and encourage children to get involved in a creative way and we look forward to receiving lots of exciting designs.”

A template can be downloaded from the website, please go to: http://www.robinhoodhalfmarathon.co.uk/community/tshirt-competition.htm for details on how to enter the design competition and for the full terms and conditions. All entries need to be submitted by 30 June 2012.

For further information and to take part in the Ikano Mini Marathon and Schools Challenge, please visit www.robinhoodhalfmarathon.co.uk. You can also like the Facebook page through the following link