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Hundreds pound the streets of Kesgrave in annual 5km fundraiser for Kate Moyes Memorial Fund

PUBLISHED: 14:59 06 May 2018 | UPDATED: 14:59 06 May 2018

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Chloe Barry

Did you take part in the annual 5km fundraiser in Kesgrave today? If so, you could be pictured in our gallery.

Two of the competitors approach the finish line. Picture: CHLOE BARRYTwo of the competitors approach the finish line. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Charlie Chaplin was among the characters spotted in Kesgrave today as the town held its annual 5km run.

The Fenn Wright team. Picture: CHLOE BARRYThe Fenn Wright team. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

A total of 380 people took part in the race, which raised more than £1,500 in entry fees alone for the Kate Moyes Memorial Fund at St Elizabeth Hospice.

Participants in the Kesgrave 5km race near the finish line. Picture: CHLOE BARRYParticipants in the Kesgrave 5km race near the finish line. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Debbie McCallum, landlady at The Bell Inn in Kesgrave, who helps to organise the event, said: “It was a brilliant day – there were plenty of people on the sides of the roads cheering them on – it was great to see so many families out doing it.

Participants were awarded medals at the end. Picture: CHLOE BARRYParticipants were awarded medals at the end. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

“I think it has become an established Kesgrave event – people look forward to it, even just from people watching it and supporting people running round.

The race came to a close close to The Bell Inn and Fenn Wright on Main Road, Kesgrave. Picture: CHLOE BARRYThe race came to a close close to The Bell Inn and Fenn Wright on Main Road, Kesgrave. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

“This year was quite an emotional year as two of our helpers we lost to cancer. Peter Moyes and Adrian Ramsey were huge parts of the fun run.”

The race was undertaken by people of all ages. Picture: CHLOE BARRYThe race was undertaken by people of all ages. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

The two runners came joint first as neither wanted to beat the other so they crossed the line together.

A duo approaches the finish line. Picture: CHLOE BARRYA duo approaches the finish line. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

They were Jack Grady and Matthew Snowden in 18m 11s.

A pair cross the line. Picture: CHLOE BARRYA pair cross the line. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

The quickest ladies were Emma and Rose Mortimer, who also crossed the line together in 20m 53s.

A pair hold hands as they cross the line. Picture: CHLOE BARRYA pair hold hands as they cross the line. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Today’s event takes the total amount raised for the Kate Moyes Memorial Fund to nearly £120,000.

Participants in the annual 5km fun run in Kesgrave. Picture: CHLOE BARRYParticipants in the annual 5km fun run in Kesgrave. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

The total amount raised from the day, including personal donations and fundraising, has not yet been confirmed.

'Charlie Chaplin' was among the fancy dress outfits. Picture: CHLOE BARRY'Charlie Chaplin' was among the fancy dress outfits. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

A young girl approaches her medal. Picture: CHLOE BARRYA young girl approaches her medal. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Some of those who took part in the event. Picture: CHLOE BARRYSome of those who took part in the event. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

A young boy receives his medal at the end of the race in Kesgrave. Picture: CHLOE BARRYA young boy receives his medal at the end of the race in Kesgrave. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Runners on Main Road, Kesgrave. Picture: CHLOE BARRYRunners on Main Road, Kesgrave. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

A large crowd turned out to support runners. Picture: CHLOE BARRYA large crowd turned out to support runners. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Approaching the finish line on Main Road, Kesgrave. Picture: CHLOE BARRYApproaching the finish line on Main Road, Kesgrave. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

A sprint finish. Picture: CHLOE BARRYA sprint finish. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

'Spiderman' took on the challenge. Picture: CHLOE BARRY'Spiderman' took on the challenge. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRYHundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRYHundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRYHundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRYHundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

A runner crosses the finish line. Picture: CHLOE BARRYA runner crosses the finish line. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Crossing the finish line in the Kesgrave 5k fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRYCrossing the finish line in the Kesgrave 5k fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Some of the runners wore tutus. Picture: CHLOE BARRYSome of the runners wore tutus. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

'Captain America' and 'Iron Man' cheered on runners as the finished the race. Picture: CHLOE BARRY'Captain America' and 'Iron Man' cheered on runners as the finished the race. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

This runner finished in fourth place.  Picture: CHLOE BARRYThis runner finished in fourth place. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Race winners Jack Grady and Matthew Snowden cross the line. Picture: CHLOE BARRYRace winners Jack Grady and Matthew Snowden cross the line. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

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