School’s char­ity run

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Front Page - www.ken­ton­line.co.uk

More than 300 chil­dren took part in a Race For Life event at East Stour Pri­mary School last Wed­nes­day.

Mar­garet Stew­ard, head teacher, said pupils, fam­i­lies and staff be­came ‘run­ning he­roes’ as they raised cash for Cancer Re­search UK, com­plet­ing a five-kilo­me­ter course.

She said: “They ran, walked and some pushed bug­gies around the field 20 times.

“Many of our fam­i­lies ran for loved ones and I couldn’t have been prouder of ev­ery­one who took part.

“This is the sec­ond year we have run this event and we look for­ward to hear­ing how much has been raised.”

She added: “A spe­cial thanks to Julie Steele, with­out her de­sire to help this event wouldn’t have got off of the ground.”

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Frankie Grif­fiths with brother Jae-Jae Grif­fiths

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Ge­orge Tan­tum, Timmy Rus­sell, Ash­ley Ruszkowska and Amelia Ruszkowska

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Daisy Goodes with her medal

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Alan Ma­jidi with his medal

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Thirsty work

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Girls from Kestrel’s class

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Speed­ing round the course

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Lucey and Lil­ley Townsend

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