First Broadway hill climb is great success

The first ever Broadway Hill Climb event.

The first ever Broadway Hill Climb event.

First published in News

DOZENS of runner completed the first ever charity Broadway Tower Hill Climb on Wednesday (May 21)night raising hundreds of pounds for the Worcestershire Breast Care Unit.

In total 97 runners completed the five mile off road course, of which two mile were uphill.

The runners climbed uphill to the picturesque Broadway Tower and the remaining pretty much all downhill.

The race was well supported by local runners from Evesham Vale Running Club, Tewkesbury Athletics Club, Black Pear Joggers and Malvern Joggers.

First to the Tower and the overall winner was Andrew Kendry, who completed in 33 minutes and the first lady was Sheila Barbour, both of Evesham Vale Running Club.

The race was organised by Liz Day, who was treated successfully with a mastectomy and latissmus dorsi re-construction in 2012.

Mrs Day has now raised £6,000 with numerous fund raising events over the last two years. She now is looking forward to handing over the large cheque in July.

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