Hundreds take part in Royston in Blue 2018

PUBLISHED: 11:19 27 June 2018

Royston in Blue 2018. Picture: Chloe's Photography

Royston in Blue 2018. Picture: Chloe's Photography

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This year's Royston in Blue charity run has been hailed as the "best ever".

Robin Kazer, aged six, with his ice cream after the run. Picture: Carol StanierRobin Kazer, aged six, with his ice cream after the run. Picture: Carol Stanier

Around 800 people took part in Sunday’s run on Therfield Heath in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Organiser Lisa Thompson, who started the 5km event in 2012, said: “It was great to see that sea of blue across the heath.

Winners on the day. Picture: Chloe's PhotographyWinners on the day. Picture: Chloe's Photography

“Thanks must go the committee, our sponsors, Royston Runners, Freman College for providing sports leaders, Meridian School Band, the Army Cadets and all the other volunteers, as well as Toby Snowden and all the staff at the Heath Sports Club for being so accommodating.”

Royston’s Carol Stanier, whose six-year-old son Robin Kazer took part, said: “He ran with some other members of 1st Royston Beavers and the Beaver leaders. I was impressed at his enthusiasm and how speedy he was – he really earned the ice cream!”

Golden shirts: Kate McAuliffe and David Paterson. Picture: Chloe's PhotographyGolden shirts: Kate McAuliffe and David Paterson. Picture: Chloe's Photography

For more information on Royston in Blue go to http://roystoninblue.co.uk.

Royston district councillor Ruth Brown after the run. Picture: Carol StanierRoyston district councillor Ruth Brown after the run. Picture: Carol Stanier

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