Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 5°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Kesgrave: Fenn Wright supports fundraising for St Elizabeth Hospice

16:21 09 May 2014

The Fenn Wright team from the Kesgrave fun run

The Fenn Wright team from the Kesgrave fun run

Archant

The biggest yet Kesgrave Fun Run yet saw a team of 14 of Fenn Wright’s staff members and some friends romping along the 5K route.

shares

Mark Drummond from Fenn Wright Commercial in Ipswich was the first of the Fenn Wright team to complete the run in an unofficial time of around 19 mins 20secs, finishing in, he believes, sixth place behind overall winner Jason Berry.

Fenn Wright sponsored the event and handed out goody bags to all finishers. The largest number of entrants was recorded – 374 in all – raising £1,439 for the Kate Moyes Memorial Fund at St Elizabeth Hospice.

Event organiser Debbie McCallum and friends instituted the Kesgrave Music Festival and related events such as the Fun Run eight years ago in an effort to raise £100,000 for the Hospice in memory of her friend Kate, who died of an aggressive form of cancer in 2005. Debbie has now exceeded her original target, and she and the team of other organisers thanked Fenn Wright for their participation.

Fenn Wright’s own fund raising efforts amounted to £403.

Those taking part from Fenn Wright were Toby Spencer Campbell, Sophie Young, NIchola Faulkner, Emma Ruddell, Alistair Mitchell, Stella Mitchell, Mark Drummond, Gavin Keats, Charlene Goudkuil, Davinia Crack, Rebecca Tang, James Hockey, Drew Olley and Charlie Everest.

Toby, residential sales manager at Kesgrave, said everyone had thoroughly enjoyed the day, which had proved a great success for the organisers.

“Our participation was just part of our efforts to integrate with the local community and support a worthwhile cause,” he said,” and we hope to have a presence at many more similar local events. We will certainly hope to be involved next year entering a Fenn Wright team.”

shares

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other East Anglian Daily Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by East Anglian Daily Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique East Anglian Daily Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Keith Norman, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ business development manager (back row, centre) launches the company'’s sponsorship of Suffolk FA’s Walking Football initiative at Whitton Sports Centre in Ipswich.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has become a sponsor of Suffolk FA’s Walking Football initiative.

Sam Parnell and Max Shelley of Measured Brilliance

Digital Marketing ‘meetup’ group SIMS teams up with Measured Brilliance and Ipswich Borough Council to help businesses in 2016.

developer John Howard

Town centre homes plans for important Ipswich town centre site close to the Waterfront

Matt Hampson
, founder of the Matt Hampson Foundation, which is being supported by Adnams through sales of its limited edition beer Prop Hop.
Photo: Jason Bye

Southwold brewer Adnams has reintroduced its limited edition beer Prop Hop to coincide with the start of this year’s Six Nations rugby championship.

Oil and Gas platform

The energy industry in the East has issued a high-level plea urging the prime minister to support the region “as a matter of urgency”.

Most read

Fred Olsen Travel Sale

cover

Click here to view
the Fred Olsen
Travel Sale

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24