Runners breeze home in Mrs E’s Big Wheeze

PUBLISHED: 10:08 24 July 2014 | UPDATED: 10:08 24 July 2014

Competitiors in the 10k race at  Mrs E's Big Wheeze

Competitiors in the 10k race at Mrs E's Big Wheeze

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Race event raises £1,300 to buy new sports equipment for Uplyme Primary School

Amy Greenhalgh who was the first female to cross the 10k finish line in Mrs E's Big Wheeze Amy Greenhalgh who was the first female to cross the 10k finish line in Mrs E's Big Wheeze

Supporters of Uplyme Primary School pulled on their running shoes and raised more than £1,000 for new sports equipment for the pupils.

They were taking part in the second ‘Mrs E’s Big Wheeze” organised by the PTFA.

Some ninety people took part in the 10k, multi terrain, race while 23 competed on the 5k course. There was also a 2k fun run.

Event organiser Sarah Vincent thanked everyone who supported the fundraiser and said: “The weather was amazing and the runners turned out in good numbers.

“We raised £1,300 for sports equipment and the school is really pleased as it will make a big difference to the resources we have.”

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