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LOROS Hospice is challenging adrenaline seekers to push themselves to new limits this Spring by racing to the top of Leicester’s tallest and most iconic building.

The charity’s ‘LOROS Tower Run’ is set to take place in the city on Saturday, March 26, with participants challenged to ‘run, walk or crawl’ up to the top of St George’s Tower.

The iconic, which sits on St George’s Way, consists of 351 steps, and those taking part are encouraged to get to the top as fast as they can, whilst raising funds for the charity’s amazing work.

Picture: LOROS

“Tower Running is one of the toughest, most intense workouts you can do and leg burn is guaranteed, but everyone is welcome to take on the tower!” Said a spokesman for LOROS, which delivers free care and support to over 2,500 people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland each year.

“Whether you’re chasing the fastest time of the day or just want to make it to the top, the most important thing is having fun whilst supporting your local Hospice.”

Participants will be rewarded with a Tower Run medal as well as a glass of prosecco once they reach the top of the tower.

The event hub will be based on the concourse outside of the Premier Inn at the base of the building, with the start on the ground floor just around the corner.

Participants will start at regular intervals and you will be able to choose a preferred ‘early’, ‘middle’, or ‘late’ start slot during registration.

Picture: LOROS

The event will take place between 10am and 2pm.

Entry is free if you pledge to raise £50. Otherwise there is a £17 entry fee.

To sign up or to get involved, visit:

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