Great day for race-goers at Royston in Blue bonanza
PUBLISHED: 17:24 28 June 2016 | UPDATED: 09:44 29 June 2016
A snaking trail of runners dressed in blue lit up the Heath on Sunday.
Runners and walkers, young and old, took part in the Royston in Blue 5k to raise money for the East Anglian branch of Teenage Cancer Trust.
Chairman Lisa Thompson said: “It was wonderful to see the people of Royston come out and support this fantastic event once again this year and the rain held off so everyone could have a great day.
“I would like to thank everyone who took part, from the entrants to the sport leaders from Freman College, thanks must go to Andrea Roach for again organising this – the children are a credit to the school.
“Thanks also to Meridian School Band and Royston Runners who helped marshall and lent us their equipment.
“To Toby Snowden and Heath Sports Centre for allowing us to take over the club, The Rotary Club, volunteers and of course all the sponsors because without their support this event would not happen.
“We have had some truly wonderful feedback saying what a well organised fun event this was, and this means a great deal to me and all the committee members as it means all their hard work has paid off. Special thanks to Helen Bearfield-Swift, Judith Anderson and Jenny Townsend from Teenage Cancer Trust.”
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