Racing Together

Record Participation For Racing Together Community Day

The Racing Together Community Day was held on Thursday, May 5 and featured a record level of participation. The event, on hiatus due to the pandemic since 2019, is an opportunity for a range of racing businesses and charities in the UK to engage with and support their communities through local volunteering activities. Over 65 organisations from across the sport gave their time to help others and it was coordinated by Racing Together. Activity ranged from refurbishing a local primary school's garden to sign-cleaning and supporting local food banks. John...

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Yorkshire Racing Launches 'Beacon' Programme

Go Racing and Racing Together have launched the Yorkshire Racing Beacon Programme, a series of community-driven events that support local communities. The initial event, held at Wetherby Mar. 31, centered around WiSE, Wetherby in support of the Elderly. The Yorkshire Community Beacon Programme will include a range of activities, including college visits and art projects, behind-the-scenes racecourse experiences and internships. The Beacon will promote volunteering as part of Racing Together Community Day, work with community groups and on fundraising events, as well as involvement in established and emerging community programmes....

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Racing Together Launches Third Webinar of Series

A webinar titled "The power of sport to help people: what did we learn from racing's response to Covid-19 in support of communities?" was launched by Racing Together on Thursday. The upcoming program, which is hosted in partnership with Racing2Learn, will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Dec. 2. Hosted by Hayley Moore, the panelists are EFL Trust CEO Mike Evans, BHA Chair Annamarie Phelps OLY CBE, RCA Raceday Experience & Communications Manager Paul Swain, and Berkshire Community Foundation CEO Jon Yates. To register, please click here.

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British Racing Survey Launched

A survey, which aims to create a source of information and inspiration for people in the industry and to showcase the scale and value of racing's contribution to wider society, was launched on Wednesday. Racing Together, The Racing Foundation, and Godolphin-with the help and support of industry leaders--will manage the resulting directory, which will include the work that racing people and organisations across Britain are doing in areas of education and community development. The survey is available for all racing organisations and participants and can be completed here. For more...

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