The power of the pen
Who would have thought that a letter to the Guernsey Press by a slightly irate resident of the King’s Mills area of Castel, Guernsey would lead to a community movement that raised thousand of pounds for two local charitable causes. Well that’s just what happened.
After a letter appeared in the Guernsey Press runners started frequenting the lanes of this corner of the Castel parish, taking cheeky selfies and before long a Facebook page emerged and gained hundreds of members. Epic Challenges saw the opportunity to harness the community spirit for a charitable cause and on foul Sunday morning at the beginning of January hundreds of runners turned up and raised £4,657.15 for two young Guernsey people – Anthony McMahon and Jonah Gillingham who have serious medical conditions.
Facebook page : Kings Mills Jogging Club
Charitable organisation : Epic Challenges Guernsey
Guernsey Press: News Article
Images courtesy of Facebook, Epic Challenges, The Kings Mills Jogging Club