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Winston’s Wish proud to be Devil Mud Run’s charity partner for fourth time

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Winston’s Wish, the charity for bereaved children, is pleased to announce that they have been chosen as the Devil Mud Run’s charity partner for the fourth time. The event is a great chance to raise awareness and much needed funds for the charity’s support of children who have been bereaved.

The Devil Mud Run, the popular obstacle run, returns to Cheltenham in September. They have partnered with Cheltenham-based national charity Winston’s Wish for the fourth time in the event’s history.

The partnership has already raised over £18,000 for Winston’s Wish, providing much needed support for children who have been bereaved. Over 100 children are bereaved of a parent every day in the UK and Winston’s Wish provide the support needed for children to come to terms with the loss and lead a fulfilling life.

Winston’s Wish are welcoming runners to raise funds on behalf of the charity. Anyone looking to take part should contact Lucy French on 01242 546 187 or lparish@winstonswish.org.uk.

The Devil Mud Run takes place on the 17th and 18th of September in Cheltenham. For more information, please visit www.devilmudrun.com.

Co- Organiser Dan Harvey, feared he would never walk again after breaking his spine in three places during at accident at work. Doctors were worried he would not survive and he spent months in hospital.

“My little boy was just five weeks old when my accident happened. I know that, had anything happened to me, Winston’s Wish would have helped him get through it. This is a great opportunity for runners to come and have fun, but also raise much needed funds for this great cause.”

Lucy French, Events Fundraiser at Winston’s Wish, said:

“We’re delighted to be chosen as the charity partner of the Devil Mud Run for the fourth time and can’t wait for this year’s event! Our runners have risen over £18k towards our support for children who have been bereaved and hope that September’s event will be the best yet.”

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