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PUBLISHED: 18:00 25 August 2020

Frank Bruno signs autographs at the Sport  Relief event at Chantry Park, Ipswich in 2004 Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL/ARCHANT

Frank Bruno signs autographs at the Sport Relief event at Chantry Park, Ipswich in 2004 Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL/ARCHANT

Did you take part in the Sport Relief event at Chantry Park in Ipswich in July 2004?

Fancy dress costumes at the Sport Relief event at Chantry Park, Ipswich in 2004 Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL/ARCHANTFancy dress costumes at the Sport Relief event at Chantry Park, Ipswich in 2004 Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL/ARCHANT

More than 2,600 runners ran a mile for charity, raising money to help disadvantaged people both in the UK and abroad.

Warming up for  the Sport Relief event at Chantry Park, Ipswich in 2004 Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL/ARCHANTWarming up for the Sport Relief event at Chantry Park, Ipswich in 2004 Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL/ARCHANT

While many runners wore standard sporting gear, others donned fancy dress, including fairy outfits and a Pink Panther costume.

Warming up for  the Sport Relief event at Chantry Park, Ipswich in 2004 Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL/ARCHANTWarming up for the Sport Relief event at Chantry Park, Ipswich in 2004 Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL/ARCHANT

Boxing legend Frank Bruno was one of the stars who took part, signing autographs before the run.

Warming up for  the Sport Relief event at Chantry Park, Ipswich in 2004 Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL/ARCHANTWarming up for the Sport Relief event at Chantry Park, Ipswich in 2004 Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL/ARCHANT

Darts star Bobby George and Olympic swimmer Karen Pickering also took part, as well as former Ipswich Town stars Bryan Hamilton and Simon Milton.

Runners at  the Sport  Relief event at Chantry Park, Ipswich in 2004 Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL/ARCHANTRunners at the Sport Relief event at Chantry Park, Ipswich in 2004 Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL/ARCHANT

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The crowd warmed up beforehand, led by staff from Fitness First.

The start of one of the runs at the Sport  Relief event at Chantry Park, Ipswich in 2004 Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL/ARCHANTThe start of one of the runs at the Sport Relief event at Chantry Park, Ipswich in 2004 Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL/ARCHANT

After completing their mile, they wound down with live music, with sporting demonstrations adding to the fun.

The start of one of the runs at the Sport  Relief event at Chantry Park, Ipswich in 2004 Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL/ARCHANTThe start of one of the runs at the Sport Relief event at Chantry Park, Ipswich in 2004 Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL/ARCHANT

Do these photos bring back memories? Email judy.rimmer@archant.co.uk or write to Judy Rimmer, Newsroom, 120 Princes Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1RS.

The start of one of the runs at the Sport Relief event at Chantry Park, Ipswich in 2004 Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL/ARCHANTThe start of one of the runs at the Sport Relief event at Chantry Park, Ipswich in 2004 Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL/ARCHANT

To order photos, visit archantsuffolk.newsprints.co.uk, or call Diane Townsend on 01603 772449.

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