Radio presenters set to run for good cause

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PRESENTERS from south coast radio station Wave 105 are putting on their athlete gear for this year’s Bupa Great South Run.

Wave 105’s Rick Jackson, Mark Collins, Jason Beck, Shireen Jordan, Sarah Hampton and Gemma Williams will be running in aid of the radio’s Cash for Kids cause.

This year, Wave 105 Cash for Kids is raising money for the charity Whizz Kidz, which provide support for disabled children.

The runners hope they can raise enough money to provide wheelchairs and training for the kids so they can experience freedom and independence.

Rick Jackson, who is also a News columnist, said: ‘I am really looking forward to running in the Bupa Great South Run again in October.

‘It was a fantastic experience last year and one that benefits the Whizz Kids charity too.’

Wave 105, the official radio station for this year’s run, is calling on listeners to tune in on the day to find out how the presenters get on.

The 10 mile run will see the team join thousands of others as they pound the streets of Portsmouth between October 29-30.

Participants will start on the Southsea seafront and take in the sights of Portsmouth Cathedral, Gunwharf’s Spinnaker Tower and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

There is a £38 registration fee to take part. Adult runners must raise over £200 for charity and junior runners - between three and fifteen years old - must raise over £50. To enter contact 01489 481082.