GALLERY: March Royal British Legion Club’s 24 hour pool marathon raises more than £1,200 for club and FACET

PUBLISHED: 15:03 19 August 2014 | UPDATED: 15:03 19 August 2014

March Royal british Legion 24 hour pool marathon and fun day. Pool team ready for the marathon. Picture: Steve Williams.

March Royal british Legion 24 hour pool marathon and fun day. Pool team ready for the marathon. Picture: Steve Williams.

Archant

Fifteen enthusiastic pool players alternated for 24 hours to raise more than £1,200 for the March Royal British Legion Club and a local charity.

As well as the 24-hour pool marathon, which ended at 1pm on Sunday, the club also staged a children’s fun day with a bouncy castle, assault course, pirate ship, barbecue, cream teas and stalls.

Monies raised this year will be split between the club and FACET, a charity which supports people with disabilities in the Fenland area.

Organiser Gary Brinn said: “The day went very well. The boys were flagging a bit at 4am but nobody feel asleep and we all lasted until 1pm.”

Have you ever taken part in a marathon fund-raising effort? E-mail James.Podesta@archant.co.uk

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