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Mental Elf 2024: The Leas Event

We’re excited to launch our first ever Mental Elf 5km event!

Sunday 1 December
Main race: 12:00

Take part in the festive family 5km fun run at The Leas

You can choose to walk, run or wheel around our 5km route on Sunday 1st December on The Leas. As well as the fun run, you can also enjoy live entertainment. The event is open to all abilities and ages, children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Discounts are available for family and group/corporate teams.

Sign up to take part

Register your interest today by emailing [email protected] with the subject line Mental Elf.

Booking starts on Friday 23 August. The event link will be available from this date.

Location

The Leas, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2DZ

Travel by bus:

Folkestone Bus Station, Bouverie Square. 5-10 minute walk to The Leas.

Find out more about bus routes to Folkestone Town Centre here

Travel by train:

Folkestone Central Train Station, CT19 5HD. 15 minute walk to The Leas.

Find out more about trains to Folkestone Central here

Travel by car:

Parking is available close by.

The Leas Photo 1 Mental Elf Webpage
The Leas Parking Mental Elf Webpage

Race route

Race route ME website

Pricing

Eager Elf Adult
£15

Eager Elf Child
£10

Eager Elf family
£45

Eager Elf team
£80

Adult ticket
£18

Child ticket
£12

Child under 5
Free

Dog
Free

Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children)
£50

Team Ticket (Up to 8 people)
£100

Corporate opportunities

Main event sponsor - £1,000

  • Logo to appear on all event promotion including our website, social media, leaflets, press releases, staff email signatures (which can also be used by your staff) and medal lanyards.
  • Quotes from your organisation within website news articles and press releases.
  • Quotes can also be provided by South Kent Mind for any PR you wish to do around your sponsorship.
  • Your signage at the event.
  • Option to include marketing materials within the participant goody bag.
  • Dedicated social media posts thanking your organisation for its support.
  • Mentions of your support during the day through the PA system.
  • Half-price entry to the 5km race for up to five employees.

Finish line sponsor - £500

  • Logo to appear at the finish line.
  • Quotes from your organisation within website news articles and press releases.
  • Quotes can also be provided by South Kent Mind for any PR you wish to do around your sponsorship.
  • Your signage at the event.
  • Dedicated social media posts thanking your organisation for its support.
  • Mentions of your support during the day through the PA system.
  • Half-price entry to the 5km race for up to three employees.

Goody bag sponsor - £500

  • Sponsor sticker on outside of bag.
  • Goody bag sponsor card to appear in each bag.
  • Option to include marketing materials within the goody bag.
  • Quotes from your organisation within website news articles and press releases.
  • Quotes can also be provided by South Kent Mind for any PR you wish to do around your sponsorship.
  • Your signage at the event.
  • Dedicated social media posts thanking your organisation for their support.
  • Mentions of your support during the day through the PA system.
  • Half-price entry to the 5km race for up to three employees.

Event signage sponsor - £250

  • Your logo on event signage.
  • Dedicated social media posts thanking your organisation for its support.
  • Mentions of your support during the day through the PA system.
  • Half-price entry to the 5km race for up to two employees.

Product donations

We are asking local businesses to donate snacks which can be included in the participant goody bags at the end of the race. Ideally, we are looking for quantities of 300 for each item.

Any businesses who donate will receive:

  • Dedicated social media posts thanking your organisation for their support.
  • Mentions of your support during the day through the PA system.

For more information about Mental Elf sponsorship packages and to sponsor an event element please contact [email protected]

Team entry

Are you looking for something that can bring your employees together? Something that can create a sense of unity and build teamwork after a challenging year? Do you want to support a local charity, have fun, and help others this festive season?

Entry:

  • Group and company sign up (up to eight people) is £100 (further discounts given on larger groups.)

Thank you to Lancashire Mind who created the original concept of Mental Elf.

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South Kent Mind 24-26 Dover RoadFolkestoneCT20 1JQ

Phone 01303 250090

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