Leeds 10k 9th July Swegway Pro UK

ASDA Foundation Leeds 10k Charity Race Event

Leeds based #1 Swegway and Hoverboard company would like to congratulate everybody who took part in the amazing Jane Tomlinson’s original legacy run. Known as the ASDA Foundation Leeds 10k Charity Race Event, people from across the country came to Leeds to take part between Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th July 2017.

We’re particularly proud of this charity run, because it’s based in our home-town of Leeds. HOVERBOARD-PRO UK was established here, so we always love to get involved in local events like this.

For those who are unaware of who Jane Emily Tomlinson is, she was an amateur English athlete who raised £1.85 million for charity by completing a series of athletic challenges, despite suffering from terminal cancer (see more here).

After partaking in such a run, one wonders what would happen if we had covered the full 10k run on a Swegway or Hoverboard. Would it be possible?


Leeds 10k Run on a Swegway UK

Leeds 10k Run on Hoverboard or Swegway UK

Some may be wondering if it’s at all possible to partake in the Leeds 10k Run on a UK Swegway. The quick answer to this is perhaps not. Why you ask? It is primarily due to the licensing prohibitions of riding the Hoverboard on UK roads. In addition to this, it kind of defeats the purpose of a charity run! To ride a Swegway at a speed of up to 10km/h, whizzing past everybody on foot consistently is hardly enduring enough to be considered a charity race.

However, what would happen if we did, and how long would it take you to complete the race on a UK Swegway? Well, our UK Swegways for sale can go to speeds of up to 12km/h! Conveniently, the length of the charity race is 10km, so the math is easy.

Our official Samsung batteries within the Hoverboards have a range of about 8-12 miles. This is dependent on the weight of the individual and the gradient in which you use the Swegway. Therefore, it is in fact possible to ride along the whole 10k length of the Charity Run without having to recharge the Swegway.



HOVERBOARD-PRO is the UK’s No.1 Trusted Hoverboard and Swegways supplier. We provide high quality premium Swegways to UK Consumers. Due to this, all our Hoverboards are specially designed and tested for the UK market. Furthermore, our Swegways for sale are fully UK SAFE Certified and Compliant. All our Hoverboard come with original Samsung heavy duty batteries, UL Certified Chargers and BS1363 fused UK plugs. When you buy a UK Swegway from our shop, you also get free 1 year warranty and next day delivery.

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