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TCRC members swap running trainers for hiking boots to help fundraise

By Fenland Citizen Reporter

Three Counties Running Club members swapped running trainers for hiking boots to help fundraise for the Oncology Unit at Peterborough City Hospital.

TCRC teamed up with friends, family and the staff from the ambulatory care unit from Peterborough City Hospital to help support fellow club runner and friend Tracy Pratt.

Tracy, who is a nurse practitioner, was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and is currently receiving treatment on the haematology/oncology unit.

3C member Tracy Pratt with some of TCRC (6802200)
3C member Tracy Pratt with some of TCRC (6802200)

Her work colleagues had organised a cake stall, head shave, 100-mile static bike ride and a 5k charity walk around Ferry Meadows who also kindly let them have the use of the cafe area and facilities to accommodate everyone who came.

So far they have managed to raise £2,443 and if anyone would like to still donate the link is open until February 13. https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/communicationstream1

Pictured is club member Tracy Pratt with some of the TCRC. hikers

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A sunny but fresh Junior Parkrun on Sunday morning saw a great turnout of 46 runners with 12 of them being TCRC junior members. First home for the club in second place was William Durkin 9:08PB; followed by Maisie Macdonald 9:44, Hayden Hall 10:19, Keira Fines 10:21PB, Casey Grange 11:04(2nd in age), Sarah Clough 11:09, Stephanie Harbord 11:38, Issac Western 11:40, Rebekah Clough 12:02, Kallum Hall 14:15, Jack Petts 17:05 and Laurence Durkin 24:12.

The Junior Parkrun is a free timed 2k race for 4-14 year olds and takes place every Sunday at 9am at Wisbech Park.


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