Fundraisers from Brentwood get muddy for charity

The Mountnessing and Ingatestone Netball Club

Tony Davison from Matchroom Sport

First published in News

TEAMS of fundraisers from Brentwood got dirty in aid of St Francis Hospice.

The charity based in Havering-atte-Bower hosted their Mud and Madness day at Stubbers Adventure Centre in North Ockendon.

The event sees people tackling a number of army style drills over a 7.5km course with activities including kayaking and archery.

Among the 120 participants were a group from Mountnessing and Ingatestone Netball Club who raised £1,000 for the hospice.

One team member, Helen Gallagher, said: "We decided to take part because we are always looking for a challenge and are keen to support local charities.

"We know Saint Francis Hospice provides amazing support, empowering families affected by life-limiting illness with its medical support."

Also rolling around in the mud were Mandy Fox and Tony Davison from South Weald-based Matchroom Sport.

 

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