Clanfield weekend charity run success

OVER 900 runners competed in the Clanfield Challenge to raise money for good causes and promote wellbeing.

Tuesday, 22nd May 2018, 7:00 am
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 8:39 am

Friends and families came together at South Lane Meadow on Sunday before embarking on one of the five routes of varying standards resulting in £2,800 being raised.

Now in its third year, the Clanfield Challenge has become renowned for being a friendly, family orientated event with its beautiful yet challenging routes through the stunning countryside.

Clanfield Junior School were one of the organisations to benefit with it awarded £500 towards its wheelchair accessible picnic bench for pupils.

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Race director Ken Finlay, from the Clanfield Joggers, said: ‘It has been wonderful to see so many people take part in this year’s challenge and to have such a great community atmosphere at the event.

‘It has become like one big annual family outing. I am especially pleased to see so many children running and having fun and the great comnments from those running.’