Runners put their best foot forward in aid of Headway - The Solihull Observer

Runners put their best foot forward in aid of Headway

Solihull Editorial 3rd Apr, 2018   0

FITNESS fanatics got their running shoes on for the third Easter Fun Run in aid of a brain injury charity.

A record 150 runners took part in the 5km route around Crofton Park, many in Easter themed costume, helping to raise over £1,500 for Headway Birmingham and Solihull the charity as they completed the 5km route.

Julie Wedgbury, Fundraising Manager at Headway Birmingham and Solihull, said: “We were so lucky with the date we chose for this year’s fun run.

“It was a lovely spring day, and everyone seemed in great spirits despite the occasional muddy patch along the course and losing an hour’s sleep due to the clocks moving forward.”

She thanked the local supermarkets for donating bottled water and Easter eggs to give to participants, and Birmingham company Frenkel Topping who sponsored the race numbers and medals.

All proceeds from the event will go towards Headway’s specialist brain injury services.

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