On Sunday 22nd May members of the PSD Manchester office ran the
Manchester 10km run.
It was a sunny
morning (surprisingly), and together with 30,000 other runners we successfully
arrived at the finish line. Simon, however, arrived at least an hour and a half
early to soak up the atmosphere!
As the race got underway the atmosphere
around the course, as always, was amazing. Banners, lots of cheering and
spectators shouting out our names really helped us all get around the
Unfortunately at the 2km mark, Anthony took a fall and picked
up a pretty nasty sprain which required medical attention, however the rest of
us kept running.
To nobody's surprise, Terry won with a great time of
41 minutes - 50 seconds, and the dark horse Simon came in 2nd with a brilliant
time of 44 minutes - 21 seconds. Everyone ran a great time and both Rachel and
Jack managed to get around in 55 minutes or less, which was fantastic as both
trained hard to finish in under 1 hour!
After the race we had a
well-deserved drink thanks to Paysure, and the celebrations commenced!
Through running the race and an office cake sale (both activities don't
necessarily go together, however some people like cake and some people like
running) we have managed to raise just over our £500 target.
thanks to everyone who ran and those who supported us. Cash for Kids is an
amazing charity and the money directly helps underprivileged kids in the
Greater Manchester area.
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