ADT College run for local charity
700 pupils, parents and staff from ADT College on West Hill,
Putney, braved the weather to take part in a 3.5mile fun run
around Wimbledon Common
The Start and Finish lines were at the Royal Hospital for
Neuro-disability, also on West Hill, Putney. The College hopes
to raise £5000 from the run which took place on 19th
May for the hospital, which is a national medical charity
and not part of the NHS.
of the participants dressed up for the event in costumes ranging
from 70s Disco to a Dalmatian (see picture right) and a Giant
Panda! Others aimed for fast times. In the Race A, for years
9 upwards, the first three runners were Jamie MacRae, Daniel
Alloway-Carr and John Brice.
Race B, for years 7-8, the first three runners were Dylan
Peterson, Max-Vincent Wentzel and Jack Pryor. The fastest
teacher was Mr Roberts and the fastest parent was Mr Chapman.
Included in the parents was Kate Caseley who ran this year's
London Marathon raising £3000 for the hospital.
Glasson, Curriculum Manager of Humanities at ADT College,
organised the event. He said: "I'm delighted that so
many students chose to take part in the fun run. As well as
being an enjoyable event it is an opportunity to support the
work of the Royal Hospital. Well done to all those who took
part and thanks to the parents and other supporters."
in Putney (which recently was voted Putney's Shop
of the Month April 2003) supported the event by providing
refreshments for all those taking part in the fun run.
Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability is a national medical
charity based in Putney, southwest London. It specialises
in assessing and rehabilitating adults with traumatic brain
injuries and provides both treatment and long-term care for
people with severe and complex neurological conditions, including
Huntington's disease, Multiple Sclerosis and Cerebral Palsy.
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