It's not too late to take part, if your free today, why not pop down and join us??

- arrive at for 9/9:30am to register for the 1K or 5k 10am run

- arrive at 12/12:30 to register for the 1K or 5k 1pm run

Those who have registered in advance will have a quicker sign in, however as a charity we will not turn away anyone wanting to take part to raise funds for lifespan through our fun colour run today 😊.

Make sure you bring

✅Sun Crean


✅Sonething white or bright to wear

✅something clean to change into


How about THROWING THE POWDER PAINT ONTO OUR RUNNERS? join our volunteers (families & individuals) as a paint thrower

✅let organisers know you'd like to volunteer on arrival

✅make sure you wear something you don't mind getting messy in

✅prepare to throw!! 🤣

Lifespan 2017 ColourRun Minsteracres DEADLINE removed

Did you fancy taking part in our 2017 ColourRun this Saturday (27th May) but have missed our original deadline for registration on the 19th May? 

NO PROBLEM, we have removed the deadline and will take all email registrations up until Friday and will try our very best to take registrations on the day (please arrive by 9am to register for any 10am race and by 12midday for any 1pm race).

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 💥💥💥1 DAY TO GO!💥💥💥

Until our Lifespan Colour Run BERWICK, and we are in our way up to begin setting up.

⭐️We did say pre event registration only, however we will set up a sign in & separate registration desk for tomorrow am in case you haven't booked yet, just make sure arrive by 9am to complete your entry form.

**and we do require a parent/guardian signature for all under 18's. We have lots of forms with us **

⭐️Entry only £12 per adult £8 per child.

We won't turn anyone away! Entry fee includes your goody Bach, run and your 2017 LIFESPAN ltd edition colour run medal

See you there! 

Lifespan 'Exercise for Charity' group receive a special visit from Professional Film Maker at their local class.

Our MATURE MOVERS 'Exercise for Charity' group at Blackhall Mill Community Centre, received a visit from Professional Film Maker Oliver this morning, who is working with JLJFitness-UK Manager & Lifespan Fundraising Officer Laura Jane Jenkins to highlight the charities 'Exercise for Charity - Dance & Wellbeing Project'. 

JLJFitness-Uk run children and adult dance, fitness & wellbeing classes across the North Easta And work in partnership with Lifespan to offer a 'Exercise for Charity' class on a Monday 10-11am at Blackhall Mill Community Centre and on a Friday 10:30-11:30am at Rowlands Gill Community Centre. 

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SATURDAY 27th MAY is the date for your diaries for our 2017 Lifespan ColourRun at Minsteracres. 

Time now to get booked in people 🏃🏼🏃🏼‍♀️

Chose from either the:

- 10AM 1K

- 10AM 5K

OR the

- 1PM 1K

- 1PM 5K



£714 raised for Lifespan

Over one weekend, £714 has been raised through Community Fundraising for Lifespan Charity.

Thanks to Darren, Ian and staff at The Travellers Rest, Slaley hosting a fundraising Pub fun day for Lifespan on Saturday 10th September.  A wonderful amount of £150 was raised in only three hours of fun pub games, hot dogs, donations and Live music from Helen and her co artist who very kindly played the Northumbrian Pipes throughout the event.

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New ENewsletter now available thanks to FlyMeDigital

After securing the support of FlyMeDigital, Digital Marketing Company. Lifespan Complementary are delighted to announce that we have a new ENewsletter available each month to keep supporters up to date with our fundraising efforts, news and events. 

To subscribe to our ENewsletter click here

Our monthly edition will also be available via post should this be more convenient to supporters. To receive a postal edition please call or email our office directly. 

Lifespan would like to offer our sincere thanks to FlyMeDigital for offering to share their expertise with our charity. We are delighted that they have chosen our Lifespan as their charity to support this year. 

Find out more about FlyMeDigital by clicking on their website 



3 new dates announced for August & September Fundraising Events

Lifespan are delighted to announce three new event dates for August & September 2016. 



Wednesday 24th August is our 1st joint fundraising family day ran in partnership and at Bill Quay Farm, Gateshead. The day will be a fun day out for all the family with food, games and entertainment with an all around good old county Hoedown theme. Kids, teens, parents, grandparents and freinds all welcome.

Tickets cost £12 for Adults & £10 for children or £8 for multiple children. Ticket price includes a hog roast or homemade pizza from the clay oven, entry, games and line dancing fun. All proceeds from ticket sales are split between the two charities. To book email or call 01434 673777



Saturday 27th August 12 midday - 3pm Minsteracres Peace Garden, Minsteracres DH8 9RT. The Lifespan team and supporter Pauline Mulholland of Holland House Event Services are delighted to release the date of the 1st Lifespan Summer Garden Party.

With Live music, Pimms & Prosecco, Fresh Lemonade & a stunning Old English Lunch of Honey Glazed Salmon, Sliced Turkey Breast & Gammon, Homemade Waldorf Salad & Thick Cut Coleslaw followed by Fresh Fruit Salad, Moreish Summer Fruits Pavlova & Fresh Strawberry & Whipped Cream Tower, we know that this event will be one of our finest.

Tickets cost £28 per person which includes:

- Crudités on arrival

- 2 Drinks per person from the Mimosa bar

- Lunch

- Live Music

Funds are raised for Lifespan through tickets sales. Tickets can be booked individually or as tables of 12. To book email or call 01434 673777. DRESS CODE: Summer Lights. 



Friday 30th September, The Biscuit Factory.  

After the success of our 10th Anniversary Dinner, Auction & Dance in 2015, we are delighted to announce that we are working with long term supporters The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle to host the event once again this year in September 2016.

Tickets cost £45 per person and include:

- Bubbly on arrival

- Three course Dinner

- Auction

- Dance & Entertainment  

Tickets can be booked individually or as a table of 10. To book tickets email or call 01434 673777.  We would be delighted if you could Join us. DRESS CODE: Black Tie. 



Here at Lifespan we are searching for volunteers who would be willing to organise small or large fundraising events within their own community. 

If you or a group of friends feel that you could arrange a sponsored walk, cycle, swim, or organise a charity night or afternoon tea/coffee morning for Lifespan or would like to see any of our past events in your area and would work with our fundraising team to help this happen, contact our Community Fundraiser Laura Jane, who will happily discuss any idea with you: 

T: 01437 673777