Boys in Years 10 and 11 at West Bridgford School have raised over £600 by donning blue shirts and taking part in a Fun Run in aid of Nottingham Hospitals Charity’s Prostate Cancer Appeal. The ‘Boys in Blue’ race, which took place on Friday 12 December, was organised by the school’s Sports Coordinator, Malcolm Kemp, after the boys expressed a wish to raise funds for charity.
‘Each year, girls from Year 10 at West Bridgford School take part in “Stride for Life” in aid of breast cancer research,’ explains Mr Kemp. ‘The boys wanted to do their bit for charity too, so they decided to support Nottingham Hospitals Charity’s Prostate Cancer Appeal, which funds vital research into this devastating disease.’
Around 120 boys took part in the Fun Run, joined by their Head Teacher, Mr Peacock, who was keen to get involved. Other pupils who chose not to run in the race made their own contribution by paying £5 sponsorship money and volunteering as race marshals.
To find out more about the Prostate Cancer Appeal, please download the appeal leaflet here or call 0115 962 7905.