Black Country charity in the running for marathon fundraiser

Black Country charity in the running for marathon fundraiser

Black Country charity in the running for marathon fundraiser

First published in News

A BLACK Country charity is in the running for a marathon fundraiser to pound the capital’s pavements for cash.

The Beacon Centre for the blind has a space for a runner reserved in the 2015 London Marathon and is looking for a dedicated athlete to drum up a healthy total in sponsorship before taking part in the race.

The 35th London Marathon will take place on Sunday April 26 2015, when around 36,000 runners will take to the streets of London and run 26.2 miles in front of approximately 750,000 thousand spectators.

Beacon Centre spokesperson, Lucy Barton, said: “The marathon is an extremely competitive race and is always oversubscribed every year, so we want to make sure we find the perfect candidate who will use their ballot place to raise funds to help us support local people with sight loss live fuller and more independent lives.

“We’re looking for someone whose life ambition is to run the London Marathon, someone who can represent Beacon, and perhaps have an affiliation with the charity, or know someone who has benefited from our services.

People can apply for the place by contacting Beacons’ fundraising team on 01902 880 111 or emailing fundraising@beacon4blind.co.uk, the deadline for applications is Thursday August 31.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree