Wisbech students ‘run to Wembley’ to raise funds for cancer charity set up in memory of former teacher
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WISBECH sporting students ran the distance between the town and Wembley stadium to raise funds for a charity set up in memory of a former teacher who lost his life to cancer.
Members of the Uniformed Services Department at College of West Anglia, Wisbech, had four hours to complete the 104 miles by playing 5-a-side football, 5-a-side Frisbee, cricket and running.
Their efforts raised £300 for ‘doitforkev’, a charity set up in memory of Kev Graves, a sports lecturer at the college, who lost his battle with Oesophageal cancer last year.
The students calculated the distance carried out by each person during each sport and then finished by running the last 35 miles round the track at Lynnsport in King’s Lynn.
The event was organised by Thomas Clarkson school students on the Increased Flexibility scheme who are in the final weeks of their course before gaining a BTec First Diploma in Uniformed Public Services.