North Norfolk Sensational Sport Relief Challenge

Over 200 people entered the North Norfolk Sport Relief Mile challenge on Sunday, in Cromer. The starting line was at North Lodge Park and people had the choice of a one mile, three mile and six mile run.

Cromer Town Council’s deputy clerk , Janet Warner, helped organise the annual event and was delighted with the turn out “It seems to get bigger each year” She added “It’s great to see so many people pull together for a worthy cause”

11-year-old Martha Shawyer from Sheringham came in first running a mile in around 10 minutes. Martha, is a member of the North Norfolk Harriers Athletics Club.

In second place was seven-year-old Jacob Minns from South Walsham, who was running the mile with his dad Chris, 46.
Cromer Mayor Tim Adams was at the finish line to award medals to those completing the challenge.

He said: “It is great to see so many people raising money for a charity which helps causes across the UK.”

A former Miss Teen raised the challenge by completing the Sports Relief mile, starting and finishing at Cromer Pier, on stilts, dressed as superwoman.

Gabbi Ryan, 20, is originally from Swafield, near North Walsham and was Miss Teen Norfolk in 2014.