Hospice's fundraising 5k


Hospice at Home West Cumbria will be staging a fundraising 5k race tomorrow as part of its 30th anniversary celebrations.

The Eaglesfield 5k road race will set off at 7pm from near Eaglesfield Paddle School. More than 100 runners are expected to take part.

Hospice is using a run route previously used by Sam Ayers of BodyFit Cumbria. A second race will take place on Wednesday, July 12.

Sandra Sedgwick, head of marketing, fundraising and income generation for the charity, said: "This is the first event of its kind organised by HHWC, we promise everyone who enters a warm welcome and a race with fantastic support. We would like to thank Sam Ayers for her support."

The route is suitable for runners over the age of 11. Entry is £8 to UKAA registered runners, and £10 to any non-affiliated. Prizes have been donated by New Balance.

Entry is available on the night at the school, up until 6.30pm, and online through the Hospice at Home West Cumbria website. For more information call 01900 873173.

Hospice at Home West Cumbria was established in 1987 to provide palliative care for local people, give support to their loved ones, and help families to cope with bereavement. There services cost more than £1.2million a year - a quarter of this comes from the NHS, the remainder has to be raised through fundraising activities and charity shops.

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 3:55PM
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