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Brent Mayor to run 27th marathon in aid of Cricklewood charity

13:12 24 February 2014

Clly Bobby Thomas is the Brent Mayor

Clly Bobby Thomas is the Brent Mayor

Archant

The borough’s sporty mayor will be donning his trainers once again by taking part in the London marathon for a charity in Cricklewood

Cllr Bobby Thomas, Brent Mayor, (pictured at a previous event) will be running the London Marathon for Ashford PlaceCllr Bobby Thomas, Brent Mayor, (pictured at a previous event) will be running the London Marathon for Ashford Place

Cllr Bobby Thomas will be tackling his 27th marathon to raise funds for Ashford Place, which was formerly Cricklewood Homeless Concern.

Ashford Place offers a variety of resources to the Brent community including services for elderly and isolated residents, engaging with young people, helping vulnerable people back to work and public realm improvements.

Cllr Thomas is a veteran to the 26.2 mile challenge as he has completed 10 in London, five each in New Forest, Harrow and overseas and one in Kingston.

The Labour councillor for Kensal Green aims to raise £10,000 for the charity.

To sponsor Cllr Thomas visit http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/BobbyThomas or alternatively you can send a cheque to the Mayor’s office payable to “The Mayor of Brent’s Charity Appeal 2013/14”.

The address is: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, HA9 0FJ.

The London Marathon takes place on April 13.

Are you a Brent resident or worker who is taking part in the marathon.

If so you can call the newsdesk on 020 7433 6228 or email lorraine.king@archant.co.uk.

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