Triathlon organisers’ £1,000 gesture for disabled kids

29 Jul Triathlon organisers’ £1,000 gesture for disabled kids

THE Sunshine Fund was handed £1,000 by organisers of the first ever Newcastle Triathlon for helping out with the event.

A team of workers with Winn Solicitors also took part in the event to raise cash for the charity, which buys equipment for disabled children.

Gary Wright, from the organiser of the triathlon at Northumberland’s Woodhorn, said: “We were pleased to work with the Sunshine Fund on the triathlon.

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Managing Director at Winn Solicitors, Jeff Winn, said: “Winn Solicitors has a well established relationship with The Chronicle Sunshine Fund as we know what a positive difference it makes to people across the North East. Our staff are always keen to raise money for this worthwhile cause.”

Caroll Pattison, the charity’s fund director, said: “We are delighted to have been the benefiting charity from the first ever Newcastle Triathlon.

“Thank you so much to VO2Max Racing Events for their support.”

Winn Solicitors has also partnered up with Total Racing Events to sponsor three of this summer’s biggest regional sporting events. The Ponteland Sprint Triathlon, Bamburgh’s Castles Challenge Triathlon and The Spanish City Triathlon in Whitley Bay will now all be sponsored by Winn Solicitors.

Phil Gray, founder and managing director at Total Racing Events, said: “Support from a company of their size and calibre is fantastic news for us.”

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