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Virtual Purple Wave

by | Jun 9, 2020 | Sport News | 0 comments

On Sunday 6th September 2020 UoM Sport will be hosting a Virtual Purple Wave in place of the purple wave that should have been happening as part of the Great Manchester 10k. The Virtual Purple Wave is an opportunity for the Universities students, Staff, Alumni and wider community to run, walk or jog distances of 2.5k, 5k, 10k or a half marathon wherever they are in the world. The challenge UoM Sport has set is cover the distance of an around the world trip, stopping at destination linked with the Universities Social Responsibility projects. Leading up to the 6th of September the UoM Sport team will be providing resources, advice and guidance to support people taking up walking, running and jogging so that they be a part of this fantastic virtual event, and help us to send a Virtual Purple Wave around the world. On the day take a picture of the distance you have ran, walked or jogged and send to us. UoM Sport want the Virtual Purple Wave to be as inclusive as possible. You can run as a family, do shorter or longer distances, or take part in however best suits you. It is a chance to bring the UoM community together across the world. For more information regarding the event and registration visit the UOM Sport website http://