Law firm tackles 35 mile run and climb for charity

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12 May 2016


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Jefferies Solicitors hike up Snowdon for charity

Jefferies Solicitors has raised nearly £1,000 for charity by running the Manchester Marathon and hiking up Snowdon.

The charitable team at the Altrincham-based solicitors firm has run and walked 35 miles altogether for their chosen charity – The Children’s Adventure Farm Trust.

Four keen runners took part in the Manchester marathon on 10 April led by director Nina Ramsden, and a 19-strong team took part in the Snowdon climb on 23 April.

CAFT is Jefferies Solicitors’ chosen charity and the team has been committed to fundraising on its behalf for several years.

Nina Ramsden comments: “Running and walking over 35 miles across both events was certainly challenging but it was a great opportunity to raise money for a charity that’s close to our hearts.

“We have been involved with CAFT for many years and we’re proud to be helping such an important charity in the community.”

CAFT was established in 1985 by Founding Patron Tim Grundy. It is based in the grounds of a beautiful 17th Century Farmhouse in Millington, Cheshire and offers free adventure breaks and activities to children who are disadvantaged by illness, disability and poverty.

For more information on CAFT, visit www.caft.co.uk

 



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