Hundreds pound the streets of Kesgrave in annual 5km fundraiser for Kate Moyes Memorial Fund

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

Did you take part in the annual 5km fundraiser in Kesgrave today? If so, you could be pictured in our gallery.

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

Charlie Chaplin was among the characters spotted in Kesgrave today as the town held its annual 5km run.

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

A total of 380 people took part in the race, which raised more than £1,500 in entry fees alone for the Kate Moyes Memorial Fund at St Elizabeth Hospice.

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

Debbie McCallum, landlady at The Bell Inn in Kesgrave, who helps to organise the event, said: “It was a brilliant day – there were plenty of people on the sides of the roads cheering them on – it was great to see so many families out doing it.

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

“I think it has become an established Kesgrave event – people look forward to it, even just from people watching it and supporting people running round.

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry


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“This year was quite an emotional year as two of our helpers we lost to cancer. Peter Moyes and Adrian Ramsey were huge parts of the fun run.”

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

The two runners came joint first as neither wanted to beat the other so they crossed the line together.

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

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They were Jack Grady and Matthew Snowden in 18m 11s.

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

The quickest ladies were Emma and Rose Mortimer, who also crossed the line together in 20m 53s.

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

Today’s event takes the total amount raised for the Kate Moyes Memorial Fund to nearly £120,000.

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

The total amount raised from the day, including personal donations and fundraising, has not yet been confirmed.

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Hundreds of people took part in the Kesgrave 5km fun run. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

This runner finished in fourth place. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

This runner finished in fourth place. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

Race winners Jack Grady and Matthew Snowden cross the line. Picture: CHLOE BARRY

Race winners Jack Grady and Matthew Snowden cross the line. Picture: CHLOE BARRY - Credit: Chloe Barry

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