Pet insurance staff to take on charity 5k run

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STAFF from a pet insurance provider are joining the fight against cancer by supporting Race For Life.

Nine women from Ultimate Insurance, in Kingston Crescent, Portsmouth, have formed a team to enter the Portsmouth 5k Race For Life on Sunday to raise money for Cancer Research.

Director of operations Jacqui Buchanan said: ‘We’re excited to be taking part and are so proud of our runners supporting a local Portsmouth event.

‘We like to put the fun into insurance and doing our bit for charity is part of that.

‘It’s a brilliant cause and we’re hoping to raise as much as we can. Please donate – or even join us on the day and cheer us on.’

They have already reached over half their £1,000 target. To make a donation go to

Ultimate is part of Markerstudy Group of Companies, voted 29th in the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies To Work For 2016.

The company also recently donated 1,000 tins of pet food to charity during National Pet Month.

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