Lincoln 10K 2016 runners raise over £100,000 for charity

Charities across Lincolnshire and the rest of the region have received over £100,000 in donations thanks to the generosity of those who took part in the Lincoln 10K.

Thousands of spectators cheered on the 5,500 participants as they ran, jogged and walked around the course on Sunday, April 17.

Organisers of the event have hailed the 20th race of its kind in Lincoln a fantastic success, with entries for next year already open.

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Charlie Tatman, event manager with organisers Run For All, said: “We are delighted with the support shown for the 20th City of Lincoln 10K.

“It has been a memorable day and huge thanks must go to the many volunteers who gave their time to make the event such a success.”

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Councillor Donald Nannestad, Portfolio Holder for Recreational Services and Health at City of Lincoln Council, who took part, said: “It was excellent to be part of the City of Lincoln 10K’s 20th birthday.

There was a real buzz out on the course and the support provided by the spectators was wonderful. Everyone involved really did themselves and Lincoln proud.

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Asda Foundation Manager Julie Ward added: “The event was a super success and a fitting way to mark the 20th birthday run. The runners are to be congratulated, not only on completing the run but also on raising so much money for charity.”

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite


Take a look back through the race in our picture gallery.