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Leighton Fun Runners 4Louis

On Tuesday evening Leighton Fun Runners held a presentation of their charity fund raising for last
year to the 4Louis. The total amount raised was £17,140.77 which set a new record for the club’s
fund raising.


The CEO and charity founder Bob Bob McGurrel and his wife travelled down from Sunderland
where the charity is based to receive the cheque and made a moving speech about the work of the
charity and how it all started. 4Louis is a UK charity that works across the country to support anyone
affected by miscarriage, stillbirth and the death of a baby or child providing memory boxes and
specialist equipment. They also work to improve the care bereaved families receive from health care
and other professionals. The charity was nominated by a Club member who had had cause to
appreciate their assistance and inspirationally led the fundraising.
Money was raised throughout the year by members through a variety of activities including the
Clubs 10k race from Pages Park in September, sponsorship of members running in races such as
London Marathon, The Great North Run, London Landmarks Half Marathon and the Great South
Run. Spencer Johnson made a great contribution through the sale of his amazing photographic
Christmas cards, and members donated through taking part in a number of social events such as the
annual Breakfast Run a quiz night and monthly 5caKe nights. The club thanked companies that have
sponsored them: Wood Venner, Austin & Carnley Solicitors , Studio 77 , M&M and London
Northwestern Railway.
Leighton Fun Runners (LFR ) is a local running club for adults and offers a range of sessions for all
running abilities, from beginners taking their first steps into running, right through to Ultra
marathoner. New members are always welcome, more details can be found here.