Re­tailer backs colour-run fundraiser

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Helping Others -

Shop­pers in Ash­ford’s County Square were en­cour­aged to sign up to take part in the KM Colour Run when a pro­mo­tional road­show in­volv­ing staff and volunteers from Spec­savers and the KM Char­ity Team greeted fam­i­lies.

The an­nual event chal­lenges adults and chil­dren to take on a 5km course while be­ing cov­ered in coloured corn-starch pow­der paint.

Runners take part rais­ing spon­sor­ship for any char­ity or good cause they choose, with a small slice of the funds go­ing to­wards chil­dren’s lit­er­acy projects in the county.

Molly Sal­ter, of Spec­savers Ash­ford, said: “The KM Colour Run is fun for all the fam­ily. We are re­ally glad to be a part­ner in the event, and very much look­ing for­ward to plas­ter­ing every­one in coloured pow­der paint.”

Spec­savers is spon­sor­ing the event, en­abling Ken­tish Ex­press read­ers to re­ceive a dis­count when book­ing on­line. Use code Spec­saver­sVIP when vis­it­ing www.km­char­i­ty­chal­lenge.co.uk

Pic­ture: Si­mon Dolby FM4730872

Molly Sal­ter (cen­tre) and Spec­savers staff en­cour­age shop­pers to sign up for the KM Colour Run

Pic­ture: Phil Pike

It’s a Knock­out fun

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