The Stafford Half Marathon which was postponed due to the wintry weather last month goes ahead this Sunday, 15 April. The 2018 Stafford Half Marathon will start in Stafford Street (town centre) at 10am. The route will head off from the town centre on traffic-controlled roads, incorporating two steady climbs before returning to the Market Square via the iconic Victoria Park. There’s full details of the event here, www.staffordhalf.com
The following Sunday it’s the London Marathon on 22nd April and there’s great news that someone from Stafford is running in this years London Marathon raising money for a local charity.
Ollie Growcott-Smith has run the marathon several times for different charities over the years including Cancer Research UK. Exciting news this year that Ollie is running the marathon to raise money for Stafford’s House of Bread (Hob). Ollie decided to support Hob when he became aware of the range of services’ Hob offers the vulnerable and homeless in Stafford.
Will Morris Director of Hob says ” The funds raised will go directly to the front line work we do in Stafford and make a difference in the lives of the marginalized – Go, Ollie!”
If you wish to donate and support Ollie on his quest to raise money for Hob, look out for his page on VIRGIN MONEY GIVING