Mums’ Marathon Hopes to Inspire Local Primary School Children

Mums’ Marathon Hopes to Inspire Local Primary School Children
Mums’ Marathon Hopes to Inspire Local Primary School Children

8 mums from a school will be taking part in this weekend to try and inspire their own children and raise much-needed funds for their school.

They have been training throughout the year running various 10k races and a half marathon in preparation for the challenge.

All of them have their own reasons for taking part. Mum of three, (photo attached) says she is trying to show her children how to overcome challenges and believe in themselves.

She said: ‘I’ve not had the best few years due to personal difficulties and life is challenging juggling work and 3 kids! Running and exercise have saved me in terms of my mental health. I never thought I could progress from a 6-mile chat and run with friends to 26 miles of endurance running! Yet here I am! Believe and you will achieve is what I tell my kids.’

The team taking part in the full marathon is , Jenny Henderson, Suzy Rawling and Caroline Walker. Another team will be running the marathon as a relay. Michelle Moody, Gemma Horsley, Laura Bassett and Rebecca Meilhan will be running 8 miles or 6 miles each.

The 26.2 miles will take the runners from the , through Hessle and will end in East Park.

The team would like to thank Thermal Insulation Contractors who have sponsored them £250 to pay for their running vests.

The mums are hoping to raise £2,000 to go towards building a new outdoor classroom for . To sponsor them to go to; https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/schoolrunningsbeverleyminsterprimary?utm_id=2&utm_term=nVQ295eK9



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