Staff run 10k in memory of Portishead’s teenager

PUBLISHED: 09:04 16 May 2019

A team from Aspire Europe ran the Bristol 10k in memory of Theo Young

A team from Aspire Europe ran the Bristol 10k in memory of Theo Young


Staff at a Portishead business raised money for people suffering with mental health problems in memory of a teenager after his death.

A team from consultancy and training firm Aspire Europe, in Newfoundland Way, tackled the gruelling Bristol 10k on May 5 - paying tribute to Portishead 19-year-old Theo Young, who died last year.

The team, joined by Theo's dad Gary, ran the race in support of charity Off The Record, which runs a drop-in centre to help people suffering with mental health issues.

The runners' efforts have raised more than £500 so far, and they hope more donations for Off The Record will be made in the coming days.

The race took in the picturesque sights of Bristol's harbour and Avon Gorge.

More than 13,000 people took part in the city centre event, raising money for a variety of causes.

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