Wiltshire Air Ambulance has special discounted places – costing just 22p – for people who would like to run the Devizes Half Marathon.

The event takes place on Sunday 7 April and this is the second year the charity is involved.

Kenresa Stratford, events co-ordinator at Wiltshire Air Ambulance, said: “We’re delighted to be involved again with Devizes Half Marathon. Last year’s event raised £3,415 in sponsorship for us by 11 participants and there was a great atmosphere, with people coming out to support the runners all around the course.

“As well as the half marathon there is a family race, which we are extremely grateful to be the beneficiary. The Devizes Half Marathon is a popular event so we would encourage runners interested in having one of our places to book quickly. Thanks to a special discount it costs just 22p to sign up and we ask our runners to commit to a minimum fundraising target of £200.

“We are a charity and rely on donations to keep saving lives. In 2018 the number of missions that our aircrew undertook increased by 26% and in the Devizes area we were called out once a week on average.”

The Devizes Half Marathon starts at 9.30am from Church Walk, takes in surrounding villages and finishes on The Green in Devizes.

For more information about the Devizes Half Marathon visit our website where there is a link to sign up, using the special discount code WAA2019

https://www.wiltshireairambulance.co.uk/events/waa-events/devizes-half-marathon/

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