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Mayor to present Beachy Head Marathon Cheque of £6300 to Charities
On Tuesday 21 January, Cllr Mike Thompson, Mayor of Eastbourne will present cheques to the voluntary groups and charities who assisted with the Beachy Head Marathon in 2013.
A total of £6300 was raised, showing a 12% increase on the previous year and will be given to Rotary Club of Hailsham, Eastbourne Voluntary Lifeguards, Maritime and Coastguard Agency for Birling Gap and Eastbourne, Chestnut Tree House Hospice, Beachy Head Ramblers, Seaford Striders, Eastbourne Sea Cadets, Tuesday of Hara Fund, The Mayor of Eastbourne’s charities and St John Ambulance.

These organisations assisted on providing the checkpoints around the course, stewarding both the marathon and new 10k race and supplying first aid and lifeguard cover.

The Mayor of Eastbourne, Cllr Mike Thompson said “The successful Beachy Head Marathon has once again raised an impressive sum of £6300 for local charities and groups who helped ensure the success of the event. My grateful thanks to everyone involved.”

The cheque presentation takes place in Hardwick Suite in the International Lawn Tennis Centre at 6pm. The volunteers who assisted on the day of the marathon are also invited to the presentation.

The Beachy Head Marathon and 10k will return on 25 October 2014 and entries are now open on
28 January, 2014

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