Group hopes to shine in night-time charity trek

11:36 25 September 2012

Jackie Bagnall, Jane Shannon, Karen Smith, Aaron Vella, Helen Patterson, Fran Fallowfield, Debbie Vella and Braunton Academy student, Aaron Vella are taking part in a night-time walking marathon on Saturday.

Jackie Bagnall, Jane Shannon, Karen Smith, Aaron Vella, Helen Patterson, Fran Fallowfield, Debbie Vella and Braunton Academy student, Aaron Vella are taking part in a night-time walking marathon on Saturday.

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Friends to take on walking marathon around London on Saturday night.

A GROUP of friends from Braunton are heading to the bright lights of London to take part in a special night-time walking marathon being held on Saturday.

Jackie Bagnall, Jane Shannon, Karen Smith, Aaron Vella, Helen Patterson, Fran Fallowfield and Debbie Vella will be following a 26.6 mile course around the streets of the capital, starting and finishing in Battersea Park.

Braunton Academy student, Aaron Vella, 13, will also be joining the group at the Shine event, being held for Cancer Research UK.

Since 2010 roughly 25,000 people have taken part in Shine to raise £6 million towards beating all 200 types of cancer.

To sponsor the team, www.justgiving.com/JaneShannon

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