Builders' merchants wins running award

A TEAM of runners from a builders' merchants have won an award for their involvement in the Chichester Half Marathon.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 5:55 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 5:33 pm

The team from Covers in Chichester were presented with The Evans Weir Works Trophy, which is awarded to the corporate running team achieving the fastest combined team time.

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Justin Walsh, Mat Sherry and Sam Cole tackled the 13-mile course and raised £1,500 for charity Children on the Edge, with Justin achieving a personal best of 1hr 45mins and Sam and Mat coming in at 1hr 51mins and 2hrs 18mins respectively.

Assistant manager Justin said: ‘We are absolutely delighted.

‘We put our all into getting the best times possible, so it’s a great feeling to know that all our hard work paid off whilst supporting such an important charity.’