A mental health support group has been given a £1,120 boost by members of Burnham-On-Sea Harriers running club.

It comes after The Harriers set up a 10km running event called the Pawlett Plod two years ago to raise funds for good causes.

“This year’s event helped ‘Rusty Road 2 Recovery’, a non-profit organisation based in Bridgwater, which helps people suffering from mental health challenges,” says Mark Benton from Burnham Harriers.

“It helps a group of people strip an old wreck of a car and restore it into a classic to hopefully help them restore their health.”

The cheque was presented to a member of the Rusty Road team by the Burnham-On-Sea Harriers at the ‘Parkrun’ at Apex Park on Saturday August 31st.

Vince from Rusty Road 2 Recovery thanked the group and said: “This is a great gift and will help us in our work.”

Pictured: Saturday’s cheque handover at Apex Park in Highbridge (Mike Lang)

 

 

 
Subscribe to our news updates and join our other subscribers.
No spam, we promise. You can unsubscribe at any time and we'll never share your details without your permission. View our privacy page