24 Hour Tennis Marathon

19th – 20th June 2021, from midday until midday

The third Bubwith Tennis Club 24 Hour Tennis Marathon

Once again we took to the court for 24 hours of non-stop tennis action, all in the name of raising much-needed funds for three causes. Alongside the tennis club itself, the principal beneficiary this year was the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Lots of people joined us and got involved in various ways – from picking up a racket and playing their part on court, to sponsoring someone else to do the hard work or by buying a cake or refreshments from the Friends of Bubwith School stall (proceeds from these sales went directly to FOBS).

Even eating gelato was a way of supporting the event!

24 hour tennis marathon poster

Everyone was welcome – not just members of Bubwith Tennis Club

We wanted everyone to get involved; non-members were welcome as were local families, members of other local tennis clubs – anybody who wanted to have some fun whilst supporting three good causes.

But that’s not all – there was a lot going on (on and off the courts):

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Radio coverage on YorkMix Radio (17.06.2021)

1st prize:

  • 1x large Wimbledon 2020 purple and green towel with carry bag (complete with tags!)
  • 1x bottle of Pimms No.1
  • 1x large plastic Pimms jug,
  • 2x small Pimms and lemonade cans
  • 1x small fruit drink
  • 1x miniature cocktail bottle

2nd prize:

  • 1x small Folkington cloudy lemonade
  • 1x tin of Mr Men hot chocolate and cookies
  • 1x Llama mug for hot chocolate
  • 1x bag of jelly beans
  • 2x chocolate cars
24 hour tennis marathon raffle prizes

How the money was divided:

Money raised through sponsorship and raffle ticket sales was divided equally between Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Bubwith Tennis Club. Friends Of Bubwith School (FOBS) had a stall at the event with FOBS retaining all proceeds from their sales.

Yorkshire Air Ambulance logo
FOBS logo

Photo gallery, timetable and sponsorship form

We took quite a few photos over the event with 253 making the final cut! Have a look at them in our Google Photos gallery.

If you still require a sponsorship form, a PDF can be downloaded below. You can also see how the schedule worked through the 24 hours by taking a look at the online timetable.

Our thanks to:

Anna's Happy Trotters logo
Suitably Sporty logo
The Groovy Moo logo
I can play tennis logo
Jug & Bottle logo
LTA logo
Wmbledon logo
Jug & Bottle, Bubwith

Bubwith Tennis Club is kindly sponsored by The Jug & Bottle at Bubwith