27th Jun, 2022

Charity mile organisers thank supporters as Plas Dol-y-Moch set to benefit from youngsters' efforts

ORGANISERS of a Charity Mile in Coventry City Centre have issued a heartfelt thanks to a Coventry company which is supporting the event.

Around 1,000 school children are set to put their best foot forward when taking part in the Dol-y-Moch Mile on Sunday, March 19, as part of the Coventry half marathon.

HBT Communications is supporting the event by sponsoring by sponsoring the t-shirts which all young participants will be wearing on the day.

Coventry Sports Foundation is organising the run in partnership with Coventry City Council – and the foundation has sent out a special thanks to the Courtaulds Way-based firm for its assistance.

Wendy Jackson, community development manager at Coventry Sports Foundation, said she is thrilled the event has been backed.

She added: “We would like to say a huge thank you to HBT Communications for joining in and showing support for the hundreds of youngsters that are taking part.

“Not only is the mile the perfect opportunity to raise funds for such a good cause, but it is also a chance to promote exercise and a healthy lifestyle to children.

“This is something that Coventry Sports Foundation is striving to do and that is why we are pleased to be organising the event for 2017.”

The Dol-y-Moch mile will see children completing a one mile route around the city centre, starting and finishing in Milennium Place by Coventry Transport Museum.

Raising cash for the Plas Dol-y-Moch centre in Wales, this year’s event will mark the 50th anniversary of the centre which provides a residential outdoor education service to Coventry, it’s schools, communities and young people.

The cash generated in March by children will help the Plas Dol-y-Moch create better facilities and provide more opportunities for more young people from Coventry to take part in fun courses.

Visit www.coventryhalf.com for further information about the Coventry Half Marathon or the Dol-y-Moch Mile.

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