The Saint Gobain Weber team taking part in the CRASH half marathon.

CRASH half marathon brings fundraising to Windsor Castle

Published:  06 October, 2015

A recent half-marathon for industry charity CRASH has raised over £19,000 for the homeless.

More than 90 runners took part in the 33rd Windsor Half Marathon, which took place on 27 September to raise money for CRASH.

Teams from patron companies including British Gypsum, 8Build, AECOM, Areen Design, Imtech and Knauf took part in the event, completing the 13.1 mile route through the grounds of Windsor Castle. To date, the event has raised £19,000 to help homeless men and women throughout the UK.

A special mention goes to this year's fastest runner, Justin Reid-Simms of Saint Gobain, who finished in an impressive personal best time of 1 hour, 25 minutes, 55 seconds.

CRASH's fundraising and events manager, Jenny Vaidya, said: "It was a wonderful day and we are so grateful to everyone who got involved raising a great amount of money for CRASH."

The full list of results can be found here http://www.runwindsor.com/the-event/previous-events/2015-windsor-half-marathon

CRASH would like to say a special thank you to Patron companies Imtech and AECOM, who sponsored the marquee and refreshments; Carillion, 8Build, Hewden, Areen Design and Dickies Store for their generous donations towards the runners' bags, and Builders' Merchants News for their invaluable support.

If you would be interested in participating in the 34th Windsor Half Marathon next year, please contact Jenny Vaidya on fundraising@crash.org.uk.

 

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