Days Gone By: When the BBC Sport Relief Mile took over Ipswich in 2006

Participants in the 2006 BBC Sport Relief Mile moving through Ipswich Cornhill. Picture: JERRY TURNE

Participants in the 2006 BBC Sport Relief Mile moving through Ipswich Cornhill. Picture: JERRY TURNER - Credit: Archant

Have we pictured you in our gallery of the BBC Sport Relief Mile in Ipswich in 2006?

Participants in the 2006 BBC Sport Relief Mile moving through Ipswich Cornhill. Picture: JERRY TURNE

Participants in the 2006 BBC Sport Relief Mile moving through Ipswich Cornhill. Picture: JERRY TURNER - Credit: Archant

Sport Relief kicks into action this Saturday, with hundreds of individuals, businesses and community groups set to get moving to do their bit for the cause.

Participants in the 2006 BBC Sport Relief Mile moving through Ipswich Cornhill. Picture: JERRY TURNE

Participants in the 2006 BBC Sport Relief Mile moving through Ipswich Cornhill. Picture: JERRY TURNER - Credit: Archant

This was certainly the case in 2006, when the BBC Sport Relief Mile was held in Ipswich.

Participants in the 2006 BBC Sport Relief Mile moving through Ipswich Cornhill. Picture: JERRY TURNE

Participants in the 2006 BBC Sport Relief Mile moving through Ipswich Cornhill. Picture: JERRY TURNER - Credit: Archant

The race was started at Christchurch Park by Ipswich Town manager Jim Magilton, and runners of all ages tore through the town centre - some in fancy dress.

Participants in the 2006 BBC Sport Relief Mile moving through Ipswich Cornhill. Picture: JERRY TURNE

Participants in the 2006 BBC Sport Relief Mile moving through Ipswich Cornhill. Picture: JERRY TURNER - Credit: Archant

The BBC Sport Relief Mile was designed to give anyone the chance to take part, regardless of ability or age.

Participants in the 2006 BBC Sport Relief Mile moving through Ipswich Cornhill. Picture: JERRY TURNE

Participants in the 2006 BBC Sport Relief Mile moving through Ipswich Cornhill. Picture: JERRY TURNER - Credit: Archant

More than 423,000 people took part across the country that year, making it one of the biggest mass participation events in history.

Participants in the 2006 BBC Sport Relief Mile moving through Ipswich Cornhill. Picture: JERRY TURNE

Participants in the 2006 BBC Sport Relief Mile moving through Ipswich Cornhill. Picture: JERRY TURNER - Credit: Archant

Sport Relief 2018 is taking place from Saturday, March 17 to Friday, March 23.

Participants in the 2006 BBC Sport Relief Mile moving through Ipswich Cornhill. Picture: JERRY TURNE

Participants in the 2006 BBC Sport Relief Mile moving through Ipswich Cornhill. Picture: JERRY TURNER - Credit: Archant

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Did you take part in the BBC Sport Relief Mile in Ipswich in 2006, or do you recognise someone you know in this gallery?

Participants in the 2006 BBC Sport Relief Mile moving through Ipswich Cornhill. Picture: JERRY TURNE

Participants in the 2006 BBC Sport Relief Mile moving through Ipswich Cornhill. Picture: JERRY TURNER - Credit: Archant

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