Clevedon Poppy Run raises hundreds for Royal British Legion

PUBLISHED: 12:02 07 November 2017 | UPDATED: 13:13 07 November 2017

Clevedon Poppy Run.

Clevedon Poppy Run.

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Runners have raised hundreds of pounds for the Royal British Legion (RBL) Poppy Appeal.

Runners completed a 5km route to the Salthouse Fields.Runners completed a 5km route to the Salthouse Fields.

The Clevedon Poppy Run saw more than 70 people gather at the seafront on Sunday morning before stting off on the 5km route to the Salthouse Fields.

A minute’s silence was held at the start and a total of around £900 was raised for the poppy appeal during the event.

Organisers were delighted with the turnout.Organisers were delighted with the turnout.

Organiser Tracey-Anne Bath said: “I am so proud of every single one of them for raising much-needed funds for a cause which is close to many of our hearts.

“A special thank you to Tom Bullimore PT, owner of Bull Fitness, who gave up his Sunday morning to herd the troops and get everyone safely around the course.

Runners headed to the finish line at the Salthouse Fields.Runners headed to the finish line at the Salthouse Fields.

“Everyone earned their bacon sandwiches and chocolates at the end.”

Money raised will go to the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.Money raised will go to the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.

Around £900 was raised at the poppy run.Around £900 was raised at the poppy run.

More than 70 people took part in the poppy run.More than 70 people took part in the poppy run.

Runners gathered at the seafront for the start of the event.Runners gathered at the seafront for the start of the event.


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