28 April 2015
|This year’s Virgin Money Giving Mini London Marathon saw 1,500 youngsters competing with the London Borough of Hounslow represented by 48 young runners, some of whom had some outstanding results.The top performances of the day were by Charlotte Buckley in the Under 13 race who ran an impressive time of 18.42 and finished fifth, closely followed by Mohamed Nagi who ran his race in 15.49 finishing tenth in the Under 17 boys race.The Virgin Money Giving Mini London Marathon is the official British Athletics 5km road championships for young athletes aged between 11 and 17 took place on Sunday 26th April. The course stretched from Old Billingsgate through to the main marathon course finishing line at The Mall.Team Hounslow finished a fifteenth out of 33 boroughs which was a fantastic achievement by the local athletes.A special mention goes young local residents Charlotte Cooney Quinn who raised over £500 for the British Heart Foundation, Millie and Tomas Giglio who raised £475 for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research and Moataz Aljohani who raised £155 for Great Ormond Street Hospital.Rebecca Townsend, from Fusion’s Sports Development Team said:“A huge congratulations goes out to all the young runners who took part, all received a marathon medal, goody bag and finishers t-shirt. We’d like to pass on a huge thank you to all of the runners who represented the London Borough of Hounslow and their family and friends who supported them both in the run up to the event and on the day. We would also like to say a huge thank you to all the volunteers who helped out as team managers.”For more information about becoming involved in athletics or other sporting activities in the borough; including representing the London Borough of Hounslow at the Balfour Beatty London Youth Games please contact Rebecca Townsend or Chris Jones on 0845 4562856/7, visit the community pages at www.Hounslow-Leisure.com/Community or follow us on Twitter @TeamHounslowLYG.
Please see full Hounslow results below:
Fusion Lifestyle was formed in April 2000. It is an independent registered charity created specifically to promote the benefits of active lifestyles and encourage participation in sport and physical activity. Fusion now provides sport and leisure management services at over 80 community facilities throughout London, the South East and the Midlands, on behalf of 19 partners, including local authorities, schools and colleges, and other public sector organisations.
Fusion also delivers a range of public health services including exercise referral, cardiac rehabilitation, healthy walks, cancer rehabilitation, health checks and related activities. The organisation is intent on providing top-quality services and encouraging access for everyone, by delivering services that are enjoyed by all members of the community at a price they are able and willing to pay. For more information, visit www.Fusion-Lifestyle.com