Taking hospice children to Eurodisney
Dragon Boat Racing
Dragon boat racing on the River Medway
Rotary Club of Folkestone's Half Marathon
Santa Fun Run
Medway's Charity Santa Fun Run
Sittingbourne 10K Race
Sittingbourne Invicta's 10K Race
Rotary SE clubs organising a range of events for their community
Rotary Organised Community Events
Rotary clubs are ideally placed within most areas to organise community events. Some examples include:
On Your Bike
On Your Bike in Gravesend
Each year the Rotary Club of Gravesend organise a cycle ride in support of the local Elenor Hospice.
This event has been running for 30 years and the wheelpower of riders have helped Gravesend Rotary Club raise close to £500,000 for charities across that thime.
Next ride: 9th April 2017.
For details, please visit the On Your Bike website
Folkestone Half Marathon
Each year the Rotary Club of Folkestone hold a half marathon event as a fundraiser for a number of local charities. The next race will be on Sunday 24th September 2017.
For more details, please visit the Folkestone Half Marathon website
Dragon Boat Challenge & Food Festival
Dragon Boat Challenge on the River Medway
The Rotary Club of Medway Sunlight hold their Dragon Boat Challenge and Food Festival in May each year.
This is their 'flagship' charity event with races run throughout the day over a short course of 250 Metres of Basin No 2 in Chatham Maritime. The Dragon boats are forty foot long and elaborately decorated.
For details, please see the Rotary Club of Medway Sunlight website
Sittingbourne Invicta 10K Race
The Rotary Club of Sittingbourne Invicta organise a 10K race and 2K fun run each year. The next Sittingbourne 10K Race will be on Sunday 14th May 2017.
For details please see the Rotary Club of Sittingbourne Invicta webiste
Santa Fun Run
The Rotary Club of Medway holds an annual Charity Santa Fun Run as a fundraiser.
The run is along Rochester High Street in November and attracts well over 800 red clad Santa’s.
This year's event raised £8000 which will enable a few more EuroDisney trips for children from a local hospice.