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

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

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Cambs Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Cambs Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Cambs Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Archant General Election Survey

With a month to go before the 2015 General Election we want to know your views.

Yesterday, 14:52
Una Crown.

A coroner has passed comment on the killing of Una Crown, 86, describing initial handling of the murder by Cambridgeshire police as “unfortunate”.

26 minutes ago
Sponsored head shave at Burrowmorr Primary

A pair of primary school pals have proved they are a cut above by raising more than £400 through having their heads shaved.

32 minutes ago
Aimee Bannon receives her trophy.

Members of a youth club have been taught a new sport ... short mat bowls.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Cambs Times e-edition today E-edition