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MHA Larking Gowen Runners raise over £800 for Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk

MHA Larking Gowen Runners raise over £800 for Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk

Monday, 17 September 2018

Eight runners from MHA Larking Gowen entered the Great East Half Marathon, which took place in Ipswich on Sunday.

The dedicated team ran the gruelling course raising money for Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk in aid of St Elizabeth Hospice, which supports people with a progressive or terminal illness.

“Many of us know about the Hospice through their incredible work with family members and the wider community, but the service relies on public donations,” said MHA Larking Gowen Partner, Becky Ames. “We’re lucky to have such a fantastic hospice here, and my colleagues and I wanted to help,” she adds.

The team of eleven raised £895, making a significant contribution towards MHA Larking Gowen’s fundraising target of £3,500.

“We’ve been hugely encouraged by the donations we’ve received so far” says MHA Larking Gowen Director Jo Fox, who began running with the team 14 weeks ago “The training was a challenge, of course, but it’s was also a lot of fun. Above all, we know every penny given to support us will be spent on patients and their families,” she adds.

It’s not too late to getting behind the MHA Larking Gowen team – go to their Just Giving page. https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/larking-gowen-elmerhalfmarathon

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