THE ORGANISERS of the annual fun run in aid of Bromsgrove Bloodwise have hailed the event a massive success.
So far more than £17,200 has been raised but the full amount will not be known until September.
More than 500 took part in either the 5K or 10K runs which began from Bromsgrove Rugby Club and this is the 28th year they have been held.
The 10K was won by Chris Silver who completed the course in 34mins and 57 secs. Mark Woodus was second and Ashley Ross was third.
The best female went to Sian Khan who had a time of 40mins 41secs. Second in the women’s section was Lindsay Browning and third was Jo Scott.
Carl Hatton came home first in the 5K with a time of 22mins and 25 secs, closely followed by the best male junior – Joshua Wiseman (22mins and 38secs).
The women’s 5K was won by junior Natalie Hatfield who completed the course in 25min 49secs.
Organiser Nicole Harris said: “The event went well but we had a few casualties because of the heat which went up from 21 degrees to 26 while the runners were running.”
She added they had all since recovered from the heat and said: “People have been so generous and supportive and it was a great atmosphere on the day –