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Southend half marathon raises £60,000
8:49am Monday 11th June 2012 in News
HUNDREDS of runners had a load of fun and helped raise thousands of pounds by competing in the annual Southend Half Marathon yesterday.
The athletes consisting of a mix of fun runners and serious running club members circled their way around Shoebury, Thorpe Bay and Southend seafronts in glorious sunshine to raise money for Havens Hospices.
More than £60,000 was gathered from the event which also featured a children’s fun run, musical entertainment and massages for people pushing their bodies to the limit.