DCSIMG

Craig runs for the charity that helped his late mum

Craig Skipp finishes his run from Thetford to Bury in memory of his mum Julie

Craig Skipp finishes his run from Thetford to Bury in memory of his mum Julie

Craig Skipp marked the anniversary of his mother’s death by helping the charity that helped her.

The Thetford Academy teacher ran the 13 miles along the A134 from his mum’s home in Ford Place, Thetford, to Headway’s base in Northgate Street Business Park in Bury St Edmunds on Sunday.

He did the equivalent of a half marathon in 1hr 25min and hopes to raise £1,500.

Craig’s mum, Julie, spent almost 10 years with Headway after sustaining a brain injury following an accident at home.

Craig, 28, said: “I just want to say a huge thank you to everyone at Headway for all the support they provided mum over the years.

“It’s a great feeling to know I have completed the run in honour of Mum.”

Dave Taylor, manager of Headway West Suffolk, said: “Members and staff remember Julie with great affection and her mischievous sense of humour.

“ She regularly came to us three times a week from Thetford to Bury.

“The money will help fund a third of our pottery activity. Julie had pottery at heart and loved the sessions, so we feel this is a fitting way to use what has been raised.”

For more on Headway call 01284 702535 or visit www.wsheadway.com

 

Comments

 
 

Back to the top of the page